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Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly is NewmarketToday's community 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.

Recent Work by Debora

Number of COVID-19 patients in Southlake's ICU rises to 9

Number of COVID-19 patients in Southlake's ICU rises to 9

York Region cases total 141, with nine new COVID-19 cases confirmed March 27
Second COVID-19 related death occurs in York Region

Second COVID-19 related death occurs in York Region

A woman in Vaughan in her 80s died yesterday
COVID-19 cases near 1,000 in Ontario

COVID-19 cases near 1,000 in Ontario

An employee at a Vaughan Longo's has tested positive for COVID-19, CEO reports
Newmarket, Aurora see more COVID-19 cases as York Region total hits 137

Newmarket, Aurora see more COVID-19 cases as York Region total hits 137

Seven patients remain in intensive care at Southlake Regional Health Centre
Newmarket, Aurora see more COVID-19 cases as York Region total hits 137

Newmarket, Aurora see more COVID-19 cases as York Region total hits 137

Seven patients remain in intensive care at Southlake Regional Health Centre
York Region adds 14 COVID-19 cases; Ontario 170

York Region adds 14 COVID-19 cases; Ontario 170

The region continues to see a dramatic surge in cases, totalling 126 today
For COVID-19 safety, Newmarket food bank moving to hamper deliveries

For COVID-19 safety, Newmarket food bank moving to hamper deliveries

Clients need to book a delivery date, as they will not be able to pick up food at the Newmarket Food Pantry as of April 1
Need some signs of hope, Newmarket?

Need some signs of hope, Newmarket?

Help boost community spirit by sending us your photographs
2 more Newmarket COVID-19 cases among surge to 112 in York Region

2 more Newmarket COVID-19 cases among surge to 112 in York Region

As the predicted increase following March break continues, the number of health care workers with COVID-19 has jumped from eight to 12 
2 more Newmarket COVID-19 cases among surge to 112 in York Region

2 more Newmarket COVID-19 cases among surge to 112 in York Region

As the predicted increase following March break continues, the number of health care workers with COVID-19 has jumped from eight to 12