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Michele Weisz

Michele Weisz is NewmarketToday's social issues reporter. She has worked as a reporter and photojournalist in many communities across Ontario and in B.C. She is passionate about issues of diversity, social care, inequality and human rights. She believes that journalism can incite social change by shining a light on issues affecting the community.

Phone
905-895-1432 ext.1229
Email
michele@newmarkettoday.ca

Recent Work by Michele

'You make nursing shine': Southlake nurse one of Ontario's best

'You make nursing shine': Southlake nurse one of Ontario's best

Selected from 400 nominees provincewide, nurse practitioner Guangxia Meng has worked at the Newmarket hospital for 18 years and is currently pursuing a PhD
Clothing drive supports at-risk youth in York Region

Clothing drive supports at-risk youth in York Region

Donations can be dropped off at two locations in the region this Saturday, May 14
Tenants say they are being ousted from Newmarket neighbourhood

Tenants say they are being ousted from Newmarket neighbourhood

With a housing boom in Newmarket Heights — one of the few communities in town with affordable rent until recently — some landlords, new homeowners are using unethical tactics to get renters out, residents say
York public board launches Centre for Black Student Excellence

York public board launches Centre for Black Student Excellence

York Region District School Board online hub provides resources and specialized programs to students and parents
'If that's not a hero, I don't know what is': National week recognizes contributions of nurses

'If that's not a hero, I don't know what is': National week recognizes contributions of nurses

Newmarket nurses are being recognized for their loyalty and bravery in the face of unprecedented challenges during the pandemic at Southlake Residential Care Village
'Pets matter, too': Partners needed to expand York Region food bank pet food program

'Pets matter, too': Partners needed to expand York Region food bank pet food program

In 2021, FBYR collected and distributed more than 36,500 pounds of pet food
Youth Speak auction supporting youth mental health services needed 'now more than ever'

Youth Speak auction supporting youth mental health services needed 'now more than ever'

Auction for Action is Youth Speak's first annual fundraising auction
Celebrating Naked Gardening Day Saturday? Newmarket expert has some tips

Celebrating Naked Gardening Day Saturday? Newmarket expert has some tips

'You're communing with nature,' encourages local naturist; while New Roots Garden centre owner advises (with tongue in cheek) care needed when using hedge sheers
Free, virtual conferences to focus on prevention, education of intimate partner violence

Free, virtual conferences to focus on prevention, education of intimate partner violence

Newmarket's Abuse Hurts is bringing together experts, community partners and survivors from across Canada
Without volunteers Newmarket would be 'unrecognizable': mayor

Without volunteers Newmarket would be 'unrecognizable': mayor

National Volunteer Week ends April 30