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Town of Newmarket closes facilities, cancels all programs

Town of Newmarket closes facilities, cancels all programs

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Town of Newmarket will be closing all recreation and culture facilities, including the Magna Centre and public library, and is cancelling all programs, drop-in activities and March break camps
COVID-19 crisis prompts union to pressure for Casino Rama closure

COVID-19 crisis prompts union to pressure for Casino Rama closure

'It is our position that Ontario casinos should immediately cease operations and follow Quebec’s lead,' Unifor Local 1090 president says on Facebook
Vaughan woman in her 20s York Region's 9th COVID-19 case

Vaughan woman in her 20s York Region's 9th COVID-19 case

There is no evidence of community spread locally and the risk to residents of acquiring the virus in the community remains low, medical officer of health Dr. Karim Kuriji says
COVID-19 concerns postpone April 26 Run for Southlake

COVID-19 concerns postpone April 26 Run for Southlake

Southlake Foundation share the new date for the fundraising event once confirmed.
Events, concerts and other super fun things to do in Newmarket this weekend

Events, concerts and other super fun things to do in Newmarket this weekend

Going green for St. Patrick’s Day, a spring pop-up market, and pop culture collector shows just a few of the fun things happening in Newmarket this weekend
Every Student Counts Survey highlights YRDSB demographics

Every Student Counts Survey highlights YRDSB demographics

Results of the survey will be used to identify and eliminate systemic barriers to student success, school board says
Newmarket mayor in self-isolation, awaiting COVID-19 test results

Newmarket mayor in self-isolation, awaiting COVID-19 test results

'If you believe that you have had contact with me recently, and are concerned, please understand that once the test results are in, and if they are positive, York Region Public Health Officials will do a thorough investigation and follow-up with all relevant direct contacts,' mayor says
Fun ways to spend your March break staycation in Newmarket (UPDATE)

Fun ways to spend your March break staycation in Newmarket (UPDATE)

Looking for something fun to do with the kids on March break?
CANADA: How to keep your cellphones clean during COVID-19 outbreak

CANADA: How to keep your cellphones clean during COVID-19 outbreak

Experts aren't sure at this point how long coronavirus can be viable on surfaces
COVID-19 concerns halt Costco's free food samples

COVID-19 concerns halt Costco's free food samples

The popular program reportedly added a risk to both public and employee safety, as the number of COVID-19 cases continue to escalate here and and around the globe