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COVID-19 Relief Payment for Seniors

A reminder that Seniors eligible for the one-time tax-free payment from the Government of Canada should receive their payments beginning this week.  The payment will be made to your bank account if you are enrolled for Direct Deposit.  If you are … Continue reading

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In Need of Prescription Sun or Eye Glasses?

If you haven’t tried Warby Parker out yet, you’re probably overpaying for your glasses and missing out on some pretty cool frames. Warby Parker was founded in 2010 by Wharton School students who noticed that most of the “designer” glasses … Continue reading

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Reimagining Our Communities in a Just Recovery

The Social Planning Council of York Region and York Region Food Network invite you to participate in their COVID-19 recovery initiative, “Reimagining Our Communities in a Just Recovery“.   Those interested in supporting this effort can join in by emailing … Continue reading

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Canada Day

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Life Hack Videos

5 Minute Crafts is a popular YouTube Channel dedicated to ingenious hacks, diy-projects and fun crafts to do at home. Check out their 42 Holy Grail Hacks that will save you a fortune,  Garden Hacks and a full 40 minutes of the … Continue reading

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Mayor Interview in 2 minutes

He will be on in the next few minutes.

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Interview with Mayor Regarding Mandatory Masks – 10:00am Today

Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti with join Global News Radio at 10:00am to discuss his move to make masks mandatory. Listen live (click play symbol at top right of page) or tune in to 640am on your radio.

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Senior Discounts

Who doesn’t love a discount?  Dealhack Canada maintains a verified, up-to-date list of brands offering special discounts for those aged 50+.  Also see their list of over 70 brands offering Birthday Freebies!

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Supporting Ontarians’ Mental Health through COVID-19

The Ontario government has announced an expansion of online and virtual mental health supports, including BounceBack, to help Ontarians navigating the difficult realities in the wake of COVID-19. BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people … Continue reading

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Recognizing Local Heroes

Read a message from Logan Kanapathi, MPP for Markham-Thornhill.

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