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Healthy Smiles Ontario offers free dental care to children

Healthy Smiles Ontario offers free dental care to children

Since the program was first launched in January 2016, approximately 8,400 children aged 17 and under have received care
Got romaine lettuce in your fridge? Throw it out now, says Public Health Agency of Canada

Got romaine lettuce in your fridge? Throw it out now, says Public Health Agency of Canada

And don't buy any more. Over the last month, 18 people have fallen ill after eating romaine lettuce in Ontario and Quebec
Technology and you can combat rising crime in Newmarket

Technology and you can combat rising crime in Newmarket

Downtown Newmarket's draw as a hub where people like to be may be contributing to rising crime, York Regional Police #1 District Supt. Mike Slack says
Character Community event tackling sex trafficking, gangs, youth suicide

Character Community event tackling sex trafficking, gangs, youth suicide

The Nov. 27 Leading with Character breakfast learning series is taking aim at some of the most dangerous and serious issues facing youth in our community: guns and gangs, sex trafficking and rising rates of suicide
Markham restaurants, bakeries, food mart charged with food violations

Markham restaurants, bakeries, food mart charged with food violations

York Region public health inspectors laid seven charges under the food premises disclosure system Nov. 12 to 18
CMHA calendar monthly reminder to check your mental health

CMHA calendar monthly reminder to check your mental health

CMHA York South Simcoe's first fundraising calendar will help fund its mobile youth health clinic known as the MOBYSS bus
School community invited to share concerns about trustee-elect's comments

School community invited to share concerns about trustee-elect's comments

“Comments that are racist, xenophobic or evoke any other form of hate have no place in public education or anywhere in society ... and we look forward to this meaningful opportunity to hear from our stakeholders,” the York Region public school board chair says about the Dec. 3 special meeting
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

We will see some snow today and shifting wind overnight
New website increases access to York school board's human rights office

New website increases access to York school board's human rights office

The Human Rights Commissioner’s Office (HRCO), an arms-length department at York Region District School Board, has launched a new public website to provide information about the office and process for reporting complaints on issues of discrimination and harassment
Flags flying at half-staff to honour CYFS firefighter

Flags flying at half-staff to honour CYFS firefighter

Central York Fire Services, Town of Newmarket are mourning the sudden passing of active Aurora firefighter Mike Scott