Earth Month

earthmonthApril is Earth Month and Markham is celebrating with online workshops, photo contests, energy saving rebate programs, free pick-up of tree seedlings & butterfly seed packets at local libraries and much more.

See full list and details of programs, events & activities.

Sunday Morning Trivia

FB-Header-2019This long running trivia show is a fun and interactive program where listeners can call in and answer trivia questions to win great prizes.

Listen online or on your AM radio at NEWSTALK 1010 Sundays from 9am-12pm.

Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake

Just a reminder that a 4-week provincewide shutdown comes into effect Saturday, April 3 at 12:01 a.m.  See details here.

Transportation Assistance for Vaccine Appointments

cta-transportationYork Region Residents who require transportation assistance for vaccine appointments can visit YRT Mobility On-Request or call 1-866-744-1119 to arrange a ride. Interpretation services are available if needed.

Additional transportation services are offered by community partners such as CHATS, Carefirst, Routes and Pinkcars.ca  For a complete list of community transportation options, call 211 or visit 211central.ca

Kindly share with those who may not have access to the internet.  Let’s work together to protect our community!  

City of Toronto COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Beginning Saturday, March 27 at 8 a.m., appointments at the City’s mass immunization clinics will be expanded to residents born in 1951 or earlier. Eligible residents can also be vaccinated at hospital immunization clinics or pharmacies.  Help is available by phone at 1-888-999-6488.

Canada’s Wonderland Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic

Located at 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive in the City of Vaughan, this new drive-thru clinic location will provide easy and efficient access to the vaccine; immunizing approximately 1,600 people per day when fully operational. This clinic format provides another option for residents who have mobility constraints to receive a vaccine from the comfort of a vehicle.

Starting Friday, March 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m., a limited number of appointments for York Region residents 70+ will be available by visiting york.ca/COVID19Vaccine or call 1-877-464-9675.

Please share this information with fellow members who may not have access to the internet. 

York Region Vaccine Clinics Now Booking 70+

As of March 23 at 8:30am, York Region residents 70 years of age or older (born in 1951 or earlier) are eligible to book appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  See the York Region website for details.

Vaccine Update

Updated Mar 22:  If you’re 75 or older in 2021, you now have the option to book your vaccine appointment at either a mass vaccination clinic or pharmacy.  If you’re 60 or older in 2021, you can book your vaccine appointment at a pharmacy.

See the Ontario website or call the Provincial Vaccine Information Line at 1-888-999-6488 (TTY 1-866-797-0007) for more info.

See also:

City of Toronto Vaccine Info

York Region Vaccine Info