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Joseph Quigley

Joseph Quigley

Joseph Quigley is NewmarketToday’s municipal reporter. He is a journalist who believes in the importance of local councils and is passionate about the political world, social justice and community service.

Joseph has reported in places across the country for five years, including Alberta and Haliburton, Ontario. He has contributed to award-winning newspapers and stories, including a runner-up for reporter of the year by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association.

Joseph is volunteer with the Haliburton Rotaract Club, completing service projects and acting as secretary. He has english and journalism degrees from Trent University and Loyalist College.

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905-895-1432 ext. 1226
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Recent Work by Joseph

Some Newmarket sports clubs welcoming town's policy mandating vaccinations for youth players

Some Newmarket sports clubs welcoming town's policy mandating vaccinations for youth players

Stingrays welcome the rule that addresses a provincial exemption, while other clubs were already planning to mandate them for 12 to 17-year-olds to participate
Anti-vaxxers led by Chris Sky storm Aurora LA Fitness to protest vaccine verification

Anti-vaxxers led by Chris Sky storm Aurora LA Fitness to protest vaccine verification

Police say they monitored the demonstration but could not confirm if charges were laid
Anti-vaxxers led by Chris Sky storm Aurora LA Fitness to protest vaccine verification

Anti-vaxxers led by Chris Sky storm Aurora LA Fitness to protest vaccine verification

Police say they monitored the demonstration but could not confirm if charges were laid
'It's sad that we need them': Newmarket paints Tom Taylor Trail to curb congestion concerns

'It's sad that we need them': Newmarket paints Tom Taylor Trail to curb congestion concerns

Trail split by yellow lines to help address conflicts between cyclists, pedestrians
Residents hear Housing York's pitch for affordable housing project in Newmarket

Residents hear Housing York's pitch for affordable housing project in Newmarket

Planning is in its early stages, but it's estimated 70% of the 115 to 250 units will be rent-geared-to-income supplemented and 30% at market rate
Vaccination verification comes with a price for some Newmarket businesses

Vaccination verification comes with a price for some Newmarket businesses

Local resturaunts, gyms begin enforcing new system with some pushback
York Region projects COVID-19 daily cases to triple by December

York Region projects COVID-19 daily cases to triple by December

Daily case counts could be at 245 by Dec. 1 based on modelling — a stark increase from the current 64 case average —though hospitalizations will be lower, public health officials say
'It almost feels like déjà vu:' Newmarket-Aurora pundits analyze election results

'It almost feels like déjà vu:' Newmarket-Aurora pundits analyze election results

While the number of seats is similar in the Liberal minority government, the election has shifted the balance of power to the NDP, says local political analyst
Newmarket takes extra step of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for organized youth sports

Newmarket takes extra step of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for organized youth sports

Town aiming to simplify and fill gaps in 'convoluted' provincial policy, mayor says
By the numbers: Newmarket-Aurora election results breakdown

By the numbers: Newmarket-Aurora election results breakdown

Liberal Tony Van Bynen garners slimmer margin of victory than in 2019; Green support collapses, People's Party of Canada vote improves