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COVID-19: 8 million Canadians rethinking retirement due to pandemic, report suggests

COVID-19: 8 million Canadians rethinking retirement due to pandemic, report suggests

While 54 per cent of adults planning to retire felt confident in their ability to do so before the pandemic, just 39 per cent feel that way now, according to the survey
Cutting back on maintenance can lead to pesky problems

Cutting back on maintenance can lead to pesky problems

Expert urges residents to take steps to make their properties less mosquito-friendly
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

Carpe diem
BEYOND LOCAL: Science fiction explores the interconnectedness revealed by the coronavirus pandemic

BEYOND LOCAL: Science fiction explores the interconnectedness revealed by the coronavirus pandemic

Faced with events that transcend borders, science fiction novels contend with interconnectedness around and beyond Earth
Butchers, bakers, barbers all thrived on Newmarket's late 1800s Main Street

Butchers, bakers, barbers all thrived on Newmarket's late 1800s Main Street

In this week's Remember This, the 2nd of a two-part series on Newmarket's thriving economy, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the many businesses of the era
You'll hear woodpeckers before you see them

You'll hear woodpeckers before you see them

Sometimes you get lucky, like Jon Vopni, and a large Pileated Woodpecker flies over your head
COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

1 more case in Newmarket, with 2 active travel cases; 4 new cases in York Region, resolved remain at 85%; Ontario new cases continue to decline, with 70 more yesterday
Enjoy the beaches this summer... but watch out for goose poop

Enjoy the beaches this summer... but watch out for goose poop

Innisfil's Line 9 beach is still posted with a swim advisory
'Please, mom, call someone': Distraught son sends message to still missing Aurora woman

'Please, mom, call someone': Distraught son sends message to still missing Aurora woman

The family of Helen Sedo, last seen leaving her home near Bathurst and St. John's on July 29, want to know that she is safe
BEYOND LOCAL: Coronavirus misinformation is spreading — what is Canada doing about it?

BEYOND LOCAL: Coronavirus misinformation is spreading — what is Canada doing about it?

With no effective weapon against the virus, fear and uncertainty have grown