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Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly is NewmarketToday's editor. She is an award-winning journalist and communications professional who is passionate about building strong communities through engagement, advocacy and partnership.
Debora has been recognized with international, national and provincial awards over three decades for reporting, column and editorial writing. The publications under her leadership as editor in chief were annually honoured with top international, national and provincial awards, including two Best Community Newspaper in North America awards by the Local Media Association.
She also has enjoyed serving in volunteer leadership roles for local non-profit organizations and has been honoured by the Character Community Foundation of York Region with a Character Champion award.

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debora@newmarkettoday.ca

Recent Work by Debora

Newmarket man sentenced to 25 years in 2018 homicide

Newmarket man sentenced to 25 years in 2018 homicide

A Richmond Hill man faces the same jail time after also being found guilty of first-degree murder, as well as forcible confinement and robbery with a firearm
<b>ONTARIO VOTES:</b> Got questions for a provincial election candidate?

ONTARIO VOTES: Got questions for a provincial election candidate?

UPDATE: PC candidate has declined to attend; Submit your questions for our in-person all-candidates debate May 19 in Newmarket
COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

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

Newmarket outbreaks drop to 3, as outbreaks resolve at Southlake, Amica, Newmarket Health Centre; Southlake reports majority of hospitalizations in the region; York Region reports death of man in his 40s, drop in hospitalizations to 68
Georgina man charged with human trafficking is RCMP officer

Georgina man charged with human trafficking is RCMP officer

Const. Yahsif Israel Mane Monter is a member of the RCMP's Toronto North transnational organized crime unit
COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

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

Outbreaks drop to 7 in Newmarket; Southlake reports increase in hospitalizations to 37, 4 in ICU; York Region reports 4 more deaths, hospitalizations rising to 87; Ontario reports no new deaths, and 1,213 hospitalizations
COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

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

Newmarket marks 72nd death, 2 outbreaks open at Southlake; Southlake hospitalizations rise to 32; York Region reports jump in hospitalizations to 83, and 41 outbreaks; Ontario reports 31 more deaths — highest number in last month — and declining hospitalizations of 1,698
COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

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

3 new outbreaks in Newmarket — Chartwell Barton, Eagle Terrace, Hillcrest; York Region reports 4 more deaths, including Aurora woman, as outbreaks rise to 38, hospitalizations rise sharply to 77; Ontario reports 23 more deaths, 1,684 hospitalizations, 212 in ICU
Bradford man, Toronto teen arrested for pharmacy robbery spree in York, Toronto, Peel

Bradford man, Toronto teen arrested for pharmacy robbery spree in York, Toronto, Peel

The suspects used verbal threats, physical violence four 'takeover-style' robberies, Toronto police say
COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

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

Man in his 50s is Newmarket's 71st fatality; Southlake reports slight rise in hospitalizations; York Region reports 2 more deaths, totalling 937, as hospitalizations drop to 59; Ontario reports 28 more deaths, spike in hospitalizations to 1,662
COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

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

Outbreaks rise to 4 in Newmarket; Southlake reports 24 hospitalizations; York Region reports jump in hospitalizations to 66, outbreaks rise to 21; Ontario reports 1 more death, rising hospitalizations to 1,486, 206 in ICU