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Underwater adventures a passion for dive shop owner (16 photos)

Underwater adventures a passion for dive shop owner (16 photos)

This Wednesday, meet Adventure Sports Newmarket owner/operator and dive master Jody Smith, as we launch a new regular feature, What's Up Wednesday, profiling interesting businesses, organizations and people in town
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

Cloudy to start but clearing in the afternoon with moderate winds and a high of 11C.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A decade of positive habits could change the face of our planet, expert says

BEYOND LOCAL: A decade of positive habits could change the face of our planet, expert says

Cities and countries aim to slash plastic waste within a decade, is it doable?
York public health braces for $4.1M shortfall, cuts to programs

York public health braces for $4.1M shortfall, cuts to programs

Strong public health systems make good economic sense, York Region's medical officer of health says
New long-term plan in place to protect York Regional Forest

New long-term plan in place to protect York Regional Forest

Region works with nature and its communities to support the 2,300 hectares of protected land, regional CEO says
120 to 200 people may have been exposed to measles: York public health

120 to 200 people may have been exposed to measles: York public health

No further cases of the highly contagious virus have been identified to date
Vaughan Thai restaurant charged with food premises infraction

Vaughan Thai restaurant charged with food premises infraction

York Region public health inspectors charged Thai Supreme April 15
Two pedestrians struck in Markham hit-and-run

Two pedestrians struck in Markham hit-and-run

One victim taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries
Newmarket council advised to sell Hollingsworth land to developer

Newmarket council advised to sell Hollingsworth land to developer

Town staff ask council to agree in principle to sell the land, to consider it part of a redevelopment proposal that could include a seniors residence, community space
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Is it time to modernize taxation for Canadian cities?

BEYOND LOCAL: Is it time to modernize taxation for Canadian cities?

The digital economy will impact the ability of cities to generate revenue through traditional land-based taxes. A new solution is needed