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Hey, high school students! Want to win a $1K Give Back award?

Hey, high school students! Want to win a $1K Give Back award?

Magna International's Neighbourhood Network to award 20 graduating high school students who have made significant contributions to their communities
<b>CANADA:</b> Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

CANADA: Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

Duncan's announcement came shortly after a CBC investigation found over 200 coaches in Canada have been convicted of sexual abuse in the last 20 years and another 34 cases involving coaches are before the courts
Minds in Motion dementia program arrives in York Region

Minds in Motion dementia program arrives in York Region

The Alzheimer Society of York Region offers new, 8-week program for those living with early to mid-stage dementia and their care partners
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

Mainly cloudy with a chance of late day flurries.
<b>CANADA:</b> Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

CANADA: Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

The next part of the plan proposes a drop to 50 per cent of 2015 levels by 2030, which will require thought about how to "make more of a dent in those who are living in and with extreme poverty"
Police agencies team up to help prevent people from becoming victims of fraud

Police agencies team up to help prevent people from becoming victims of fraud

Regardless of age, gender or location, everyone can take basic steps to better protect themselves from becoming a victim of fraud, say police
Is a woodpecker destroying your tree? He's doing you a favour!

Is a woodpecker destroying your tree? He's doing you a favour!

Our outdoors columnist explains that these stealthy birds only target dying trees
Names of founding fathers, prominent citizens, local heroes live on in our parks <b>(8 photos)</b>

Names of founding fathers, prominent citizens, local heroes live on in our parks (8 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod continues his exploration of the history behind some of Newmarket's parks and recreational facilities
Top community leaders at helm of York Region's human services board

Top community leaders at helm of York Region's human services board

24 appointees to advise regional council on the provincially mandated community safety and well-being plan
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Maybe rare diseases are not so rare after all

BEYOND LOCAL: Maybe rare diseases are not so rare after all

Researchers are questioning whether it is time to abandon the word 'rare' and try something new