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Beloved horse equipment stolen Aurora’s Kayla Lanzillotta has been riding horses for 20 years. July 9, Ms Lanzillotta, 28, made her way up to an East Gwillimbury barn to ride her horse, Lucy. But when she got to her storage space, she received a terrible shock. “Oh, my God, everything is gone,” the Aurora resident recalled thinking. Her bridles, navajos, draw reins, side reins, spurs and several other pieces of equipment had vanished. But the loss that cut deepest was that of her saddle — a Circle A Western roping saddle made of light brown leather, with rawhide stirrups and rawhide on the pommel and cantle. A brass nameplate on the saddle bears her maiden name, Kayla Smith. The rawhide on the left front pommel has a light blue stain on it from a popsicle drip when she was young. 4To view Ms Lan“I bought it for my first zillotta’s Kijiji ad, visit horse,” Ms Lanzillotta said. In purely monetary terms, bit.ly/Me3ney the saddle was purchased for $2,000 about 15 years ago. “It was important to buy something that lasts for the rest of your life,” she said. “At 12, I was just ecstatic that I was even in this. It was every little girl’s dream to have a horse.” Despite moves and the twists and turns of life, riding has been a constant for Ms Lanzillotta. During the two decades she has been riding, she said she never felt the need to lock her equipment in storage spaces. “It was pretty awful,” she said of the theft. “I just couldn’t believe it.” As a self-described average 28-year-old, the loss of the saddle puts an obvious financial burden on her. But to Ms Lanzillotta, the saddle holds a much deeper value.
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Aurora’s Kayla Lanzillotta had her saddle and other tack stolen from the stable where she boards her horse, Lucy
Seven people, 150 years and one big party. Aurora council approved the seven citizens who will comprise the ad-hoc committee in charge of ensuring the town’s 2013 sesquicentennial celebrations will be an affair to remember. Each of the seven has a proud history of supporting the town. Marketing professional Greg Smith is putting his proverbial money where his mouth is as a member of the committee after urging councillors last month to let grassroots groups lead the 150th celebrations. The town previously considered spending as much as $100,000 to plan the party, including hiring a consultant. “When you give people ownership of something, it’s amazing what they can do,” he said following his appointment this week. “As long as the latitude is given to the group to put together ideas and have support from the town See CITIZEN, page 8.
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Former Aurora Mayor Phyllis Morris was back in court this week, battling with a pair of defendants over who should pay the costs resulting from their legal dispute. Attorneys presented their cases to case management master Thomas Hawkins as to who should pay approximately $34,000 in costs claimed by defendants Bill Hogg and Richard Johnson in relation to a defamation suit filed against them by the town when Mrs. Morris was mayor. Mr. Johnson said they expect to hear a decision in the next 30 to 60 days and he hopes there is no reason for anyone to appeal and the long saga will finally end. “I tried to get engaged and got very badly burned,” Mr. Johnson said about voicing his opinion on local political matters on the Internet. He, Mr. Hogg and Elizabeth Bishenden were named by the town in the suit regarding anonymous blog posts, dating to 2010. Following those online discussions, Mrs. Morris lost the Oct. 2010 election. The new council pulled the town out of the suit, leaving Mrs. Morris to go it alone. She asked the blog website to provide her with information proving the trio of defendants was involved with the site and protecting three anonymous posters. She alleged Mr. Hogg and Ms Bishenden acted as a moderators of the site and Mr. Johnson, a frequent writer. While she did not accuse any of them of defamation, she asked they reveal the identities of anonymous posters. The $6-million suit attracted widespread attention, raising concerns about privacy
rights and drawing in the Canadian Civil Liberties Association as intervenors. Also controversial was town council’s initial involvement, saying town staff and other councillors were also defamed. Although the current council backed out of the suit, the legal action cost the town $65,000. Mrs. Morris dropped the lawsuit in October after a court ruling found the rights to privacy and freedom of expression outweighed any public interest in having the anonymous bloggers unmasked. The ex-mayor could not be reached for comment but provided The Banner with a copy of the 24-page factum her lawyer submitted in court last week that continues to assert she was defamed. “A cursory review of the words pleaded to be defamatory clearly show the plaintiff was defamed and had an excellent case for defamation,” the factum reads. It cites a disparaging, personal attack posted by an anonymous blogger in response to an article by Mr. Johnson, but the bar is being set too low, Mr. Johnson said. “It’s quite concerning, for me, that they define defamation as anything that’s diminishing someone’s reputation in the eyes of someone else,” he said. “How do you debate politics ... if (politicians are) prepared to sue you for criticizing them?” A settlement was reached with Ms Bishenden and Mrs. Morris’ lawyers argued she was willing to settle with the other defendants if they provided the names of the bloggers; names Mr. Johnson said they don’t have. The refusal to do disclose the names should disentitle the defendants to costs, Ms Morris argues in her factum.
LIVING: Aurora ideal location due to transportation links
By L.H. Tiffany Hsieh
ichael and Selina Chow needed a bigger home to raise their three children. With a budget in mind, they moved to Stouffville from Markham. The family of five is happy living in a detached, four-bedroom house on the edge of York Durham Line, but if price wasn’t an issue, “we would definitely move closer to civilization”, Mr. Chow, a stayat-home dad, said with a chuckle. Not to Toronto, but Markham, Richmond Hill or somewhere close to a GO Station or Hwy. 404, he said. The Chows aren’t alone in their wishful thinking. An RBC-Pembina Institute home location study released this week shows 81 per cent of respondents would give up a large yard for a smaller lot or more modest home within walking distance of amenities, easy access to rapid transit and less time behind the wheel — if cost wasn’t an issue. The release of the survey coincided with Toronto Deputy Mayor Doug Holyday’s remark that downtown Toronto isn’t suited for raising children. While it isn’t about city versus suburbs, the survey shows most people prefer walkability and mixed-use in either an urban centre in the suburbs or in the city, said Cherise Burda, Ontario policy director at Pembina Institute, a Canadian non-profit think tank. “Twenty years ago, the dream was to get a big house with a private lot. People are now realizing that time is more precious,” said Ms Burda, who grew up in Markham, which she described in her report as an emerging “location-efficient” city. Aurora was also highlighted as a suburban neighbourhood that’s accessible by rapid transit, allowing commuters options to take a GO train to work and enjoy a walkable town at home. Fifty-four per cent of people surveyed would choose “locationefficient” neighbourhoods, even if it was more expensive, she said. It’s possible to build familyfriendly homes that are attached
‘Twenty years ago, the dream was to get a big house with a private lot. People are now realizing that time is more precious.’
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Location still rules for house hunters: survey
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The Chow family of Stouffville visits Cornell Cuts for Kids on Bur Oak Avenue in the Cornell development in Markham. Matthew gets a cut from Cornell Cuts co-owner Anita Golea as Jaiden, 2, (left), mom, Selina, Katelyn, 7, and dad Michael look on. or smaller and there should be more economic incentives for developers to build them, she said. “People want amenities,” she said. “Commute time showed up as a strong attribute (in the survey).” People are willing to pay extra to have the convenience, RBC client acquisition director John Sulug said. However, it depends on what type of amenities and not everyone minds a commute. Mrs. Chow, for example, travels more than an hour getting to work in downtown Toronto. “I can watch a movie or read a book,” she said of her commute. As for amenities, Mr. Chow said they’d choose parks, play areas and schools over stores because of the children, Katelyn, 7, Matthew, 4 and Jaiden, 2.
Besides, the family doesn’t depend on public transit to go places. The family never took Viva buses when they lived in Markham’s Mount Joy area and probably never will, as the buses run infrequently in Stouffville. “Everything is by car,” Mr. Chow said. Even in Markham’s Cornell, a new urbanism, mixed-use community, cars still appear to be the main mode of transportation, as people don’t necessarily live and work there. Nalayini Thanabalasinkam, owner of Daisy Mart on Bur Oak Avenue, lives in Scarborough and said she wouldn’t consider moving closer to work because her children are in Scarborough. Jane Kwong, owner of Poochie’s Paradise a couple of blocks down,
lives in Stouffville and drives 10 minutes to work. “I don’t mind living in Stouffville, because Markham is too busy,” she said. Nadine Awadalla, manager of Main Drug Mart on Cornell Park Avenue, lives in Richmond Hill and drives 15 minutes to work. One of the exceptions on the street is Anita Golea, co-owner of Cornell Cuts for Kids on Bur Oak. Ms Golea has operated the store while living upstairs for three years. Living and working in Cornell has its perks, “but sometimes I miss driving. People think I’m crazy”, she said. “The only time I get to drive now is when I visit my kids in North York, but considering the gas price now, I’m lucky.” York Region CAO Bruce
Macgregor, who lives in Don Mills and works in Newmarket, also considers himself lucky, in that his wife works near Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue in Toronto. “Live-work is not so simple with two-income families,” Mr. Macgregor said. The survey results align nicely with the province’s growth plan and the region and its municipalities’ official plans, he said. “We are very car-centric, there’s no question about that,” he said. “We are catching up to rapid transit.” In terms of building more compact housing options, Mr. Macgregor said none of the region’s ground-related developments are “traditional” in the way single family homes 20 years ago were built 40-feet wide. “You have to move the sprinkler around a few times to cover the whole yard,” he said of older homes. “Now, you just have put the sprinkler out once in the front and once in the back and you are done.”
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Kids around town, 7 to 8 p.m. at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. Bring the family and lawn chairs and enjoy entertainment and activities. Continues Tuesdays in July. Visit newmarket.ca
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Music in the park, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. Enjoy local entertainers. Continues Wednesdays and Sundays until Aug. 9. Wednesday performances are at Fairy Lake Park, Water Street. Weather permitting. Visit newmarket.ca
Family drop-in storytime, 10:30 a.m. at the East Gwillimbury Public Library Mount Albert branch, 19300 Centre St. Bring your children aged 0-5 for crafts, stories and more. Visit egpl.ca
Fantasy club, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the East Gwillimbury Public Library Holland Landing branch, 19513 Yonge St. Bring your children ages six to 10 for books, crafts and activities. Visit egpl.ca
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New home buyers in York Region and Simcoe will soon get an ecofriendly bonus. The Inspiring Greener Communities program launched this week by the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation is designed to connect residents of new developments to our watershed, inspire a more environmentally friendly lifestyle and promote low-impact and sustainable communities, foundation president Debby Beatty said. In partnership with builders and suppliers, the initiative will raise
funds for essential environmental programs and projects that will help to clean the air, land and water in our own back yard. Simple in design and sleek in concept, the program calls for participating builders to donate $250 to the foundation for every new residence constructed in the foundation’s coverage area. In turn, the organization provides new homeowners with twice the value in green products, memberships, coupons and educational information. To date, Geranium Homes’ Friday Harbour development in Inn-
isfil and Brightstar Corporation’s Crates Landing condominiums in Keswick have signed on. When completed and sold, the Innisfil project will raise $500,000 and the Keswick community will generate $37,500, foundation executive director Cheryl Taylor said. The first-of-its-kind, causerelated effort is open to developers and builders working in the Lake Simcoe watershed. Ms Taylor anticipates more construction firms will join, suggesting participation is an ideal way to heighten their profile, corporate citizenship and commitment to
being part of greener and cleaner communities. Brightstar Corporation chairperson and CEO Alan Chapple applauded the program. “It’s quite brilliant,” he said. “We’re happy to work with the foundation because they’re cleaning up the lake. The environment, the water, is important to unit buyers and all residents.” When the new homeowners take possession of their home, they receive a welcome package containing eco-friendly products, coupons for services, passes and environmental information provided
by local companies. Packaged in a reusable shopping bag from EcoGuardian, it’s a win-win for all, Ms Beatty said. Bradford Greenhouses, operating in the Lake Simcoe watershed for more than 50 years, is a partner in the program, owner Len Ferragine said. “We are thrilled to provide new homeowners with discounts on eco-friendly products and services to help protect the watershed and beautify their new homes,” he said. — for the full story, go to yorkregion.com
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Priest helps reaffirm faith Re: Religious promotion should not be allowed, letter to the editor by Jeff Harmsen, June 15. As a 13-year-old, my faith in God as creator was challenged by an atheist teacher. His arguments were similar to those of Mr. Harmsen and seemed quite convincing to my childhood mind. So, I decided to tell my parents I could no longer go to church, as I was no longer convinced of the reality of God. Wisely, my mother asked me to share my newfound doubts with our parish priest. Father J.J. Delaney gladly agreed to listen to me and my concerns about the existence of God. After much listening, he asked me to look around his wonderful library, full of books by scientists, philosophers, saints and theologists. Then Father Delaney asked me, “If I told you once upon a time, there was a huge explosion and when the dust
settled, this room with all its books and furnishings were the result, would you believe me?” My response was then and is now, “Of course not. These books needed authors and the furnishings needed carpenters to create them.” Father Delaney then showed me to the door on that sunny spring day. He said, “Have a look around on your way home and ask yourself if the perfection of the natural world was likely the result of an explosion or creation.” As I walked home, the grass was never greener, the skies never bluer, the flowers never more beautiful. I understood that God is real and He loves all of His wonderful creation, especially we poor humans. He loves Jeff Harmsen, too.
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esothelioma is a nasty cancer that affects the lining around a person’s lungs. It can also damage membranes around the abdomen, heart and testicles. The prognosis for those who have it is poor. It causes close to 90,000 preventable deaths a year. More than 90 per cent of cases are attributed to asbestos exposure. Asbestos is made up of tiny fibres that can be inhaled, penetrating the lungs. Because they are mineral-based, they can’t be broken down by the body’s natural defences, so they cause inflammation. The fibres also remain in the lining around the lungs and over time — often 20 to 30 years or more — may cause mesothelioma or other diseases. Because asbestos is a known carcinogen, it has been banned by more than 50 countries, including all members of the European Union. They appear to be getting along fine without it, probably because there are safe alternatives for construction, fireproofing and other asbestos functions. Canada and the U.S. have not banned it, but don’t use it much anymore. Although Canada doesn’t have a
David Suzuki domestic market for asbestos, the government actively supports the industry and promotes exports to other countries, especially India. In fact, Canada is one of only a few countries that still exports asbestos. And despite these times of government cutbacks, the Quebec government has even stepped in to keep the industry alive by agreeing to lend the Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Que. $58 million to restart and expand. The Jeffery operation is one of the last two asbestos mines in Canada. Both were shut down last year. Proponents also hope to restart the other, Lac d’amiante du Canada in nearby Thetford Mines. Quebec has one of the highest rates
of mesothelioma in the world. The federal government has also blocked international efforts to have asbestos listed as hazardous — against advice from Health Canada — by repeatedly voting to keep it off the UN Rotterdam Convention, a treaty listing hazardous substances and requiring exporting countries to inform importers of bans, dangers, and safe-handling methods. Asbestos may be good enough for export to Indonesia and India, but not for the politicians who support the industry here at home. The federal government has spent millions of dollars to remove asbestos from buildings on Parliament Hill and the prime minister’s residence. As for the stuff that will be removed from the Jeffrey Mine — more than 200,000 tonnes a year for the next 20 years — it will be sent to developing countries that may not adhere to safety standards for its use and handling. Interestingly, the Jeffrey Mine’s owner asked for a loan guarantee, but the government offered a direct loan. Maybe the private sector didn’t see much future in trading a known carcinogen that countries around the world are moving to ban. It also says a lot about the absurdity
of an economic system in which creating a few jobs and boosting wealth is a higher priority than preventing cancer, protecting health and having a clean environment. The Jeffery mine re-opening is expected to create just more than 400 direct jobs, each paying about $16 an hour. Is such a small economic boost worth the misery and death continued extraction and exports will cause? Many health and environmental experts from here and around the world don’t think so. The Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Public Health Association, Canadian Labour Congress and other organizations have called for a ban. Around the world, numerous health agencies, scientists, and doctors, including the World Health Organization, have recommended banning asbestos. We must urge the governments of Quebec and Canada to put the brakes on this deadly industry. Written with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation editorial and communications specialist Ian Hanington.
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Woman hits string Citizen of year on committee of unlucky events From page 1.
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“I’ve dragged it over southern Ontario,” she said, adding her horse and saddle even travelled with her to university. “It has a lot of sentimental value.” It was the latest in a string of unfortunate events for Ms Lanzillotta, who grew up riding horses. About a month ago, she said she received a phone call from animal welfare authorities informing her the barn at which Lucy was being boarded at the time was under investigation. Add to that a financial disagreement with the owner of that barn and it was time to make a quick change, she said. After finding the new barn in East Gwillimbury, she thought Lucy was set. Then, the theft occurred. “It’s really upsetting to go through this,” Ms Lanzillotta said.
“I’ve had that saddle longer than I’ve had my little sister.” In the aftermath of the crime, she contacted York Regional Police and posted a plea for the return of the equipment to Kijiji. Feed and tack stores have also been notified, she added. A report of the theft has been received by York police, Const. Rebecca Boyd confirmed. The riding community and the barn from which the equipment was stolen have been supportive of Ms Lanzillotta since the theft and she has gotten by, borrowing a saddle. She urged people who may have recently purchased a used saddle for what seems like a great deal to take a close look at it. If sold, she believes her brass nameplate will be removed, but the holes for it and the differently shaded leather could give it away. “I would love to take an anonymous call and go and pick it up.”
and the staff, it could be very successful,” he said. Mr. Smith, president of Aurora’s The Partnership Network, has previously worked on national and international celebrations, including Canada’s 125th birthday, the Canadian Red Cross’ 100th anniversary and the United Nations Year of the Child. The other members of the committee include Tim Jones, a former mayor who now serves as development director for Community & Home Assistance to Seniors. Also a former politician is Alison Collins-Mrakas, who served on council from 2006 to 2010. Lindsay McGuire is an events officer for Southlake Regional Health Centre, helping with events such as the Run for Southlake. In the past two months, Brian North was recognized with the Bob Hartwell Spirit Award for his work with the same run and then surprised to be feted as the town’s Citizen of the Year at a council meeting. It was his friend, Stewart McLaren, who lured him to the coun-
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for,” he said, noting what might be best is a year-long celebration plus one more focused event. Though 2013 is only a few months away, Mr. Smith thinks there’s still time to pull off a great party, as long as the committee can do its work while harnessing town resources when needed. “The committee itself is just the starting point,” he said, noting it will be drawing on individuals and community organizations. Mr. North conceded he’s a bit wary of the timeline, but is still more than willing to give it a go. “I think it should have been planned six months ago, but we’ll do what we’ve got to do,” he said.
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During his 19 years in the post, the school’s teams won 52 championships, setting a record of seven Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association titles in his final school year. Mr. McClymont remembers being 13 when he decided he wanted to be a teacher. “I was heavy into swimming at the time,” he said. “I became an instructor and soon realized I really enjoyed sharing what I knew.” When he graduated from teacher’s college, the demand for teachers was low, much like it is now. Having been the residential dean in university gave him a leg up when it came to applying for the job at Pickering College. “It’s so exciting to be around teen(ager)s,” he said. “There is a new batch doing something new every year.” He described teaching youths as nothing less than joyous and never going stale, since each class continued to challenge him. He lived on campus for 16 years and, although he still lives in Newmarket, there is a sadness that comes with leaving the school, since he lived with the people he worked with and formed friendships. Even though retirement is bittersweet, Mr. McClymont is already enjoying the freedom. He purchased a motorcycle and has been riding scenic routes.
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Besides providing shade it occasions, a charcoal barbecue? build nests in them and spiders lay build eggs. nests in them andand spiders lay conditions. eggs. maintaining maintaining clear hygienic andclear above-ground), and hygienic you’ll conditions. find coming and home above-ground), you’ll find coming home There’s a reason bar restaurant patronsThey flowers and candles lanterns there’s all will interest and helpbeats define a own swimming pool often beats that ing pools, Now, They it’s salt-water swimming have to beand checked out. pools, have“You to beneed checked out. a bitand more room in–the backyard “You need to add your a bitvisual own more swimming room in the pool backyard often tothat your flock to theWater patioquality in warmer Byofmankinds you the canlist do.” space. nd private sprawling outdoor kitchens andtheprivate oftenweather. tops list priorities Water quality tops of priorities toof setvariables up often a regeneration zone containing to difset up long, a regeneration rush-hourzone drive containing to the cottage dif- long, on a rush-hour drive to the cottage on a moreaging putting time some greens as people spend time spring. when pool owners start tomore think about whenBeing pool owners toalso thinkmeans about spring. practical details, homeowners agrades goodstart host anticipating ferent of aggregate, plant life – you ferent can grades blistering of aggregate, summerplant evening. life – you can blistering summer evening. yard oasis. – and money – to build a backyard oasis. 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Remember when Continued fromthe pagewell-appointed 12 backyard sported a sandbox, a couple of aluminum lawn chairs and, for those special owner of Liptons Audio Video Unlimited occasions, a charcoal barbecue? in Newmarket, lists a number of audio Now, it’s salt-water swimming pools, streaming and delivery options including sprawling outdoor kitchens and private greens as people spend time aputting portable, wireless speaker thatmore synchro– andwith money – to dock buildindoors a backyard nizes an iPod and oasis. proIncreasingly, Canadians are sound. abandoning the duces “really high-quality” dream of a summer cottage as too expensive mount weathtoHomeowners own, too muchcan workalso to maintain and too erproof speakers below the roof or install much driving to get there. Instead, we’re putting our money small architectural speakers, someinto of personal parks our which looktheme like rocks andincan bebackyards. placed in lifestyle better aFamily garden,fun, saysluxurious Mr. Lipton. But, and he warns, health – there are an infinite number of they shouldn’t too haphazard reasons to installbe your own swimmingabout pool. set-up: “A lot of times what The first step in the processthat is tomeans call an in the who can advise you not isexpert getting realfield specific about placement onlysometimes the best type of equipment for how your and getting specific about backyard, but also the municipal regulations many speakers.” regarding pools. While audio dominates the “In some areas, they have to be outdoor four feet entertainment conversation, video off the property line, while other municipalities call forbe five feet,” said Don Backshouldn’t overlooked as aSmith viableofbackyard Pools in Aurora. rural areas, are yard addition. Of “In course, thesethere aren’t also regulations regarding septic systems.” your standard TVs, says Mr. Lipton. They Most experienced pool owners know feature materialsofand can enoughweatherproof to call for an inspection the pool, remain outside permanently. filter, heater, etc, at the start of each season.
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Tick, tock, says Big Ben. Tick, tock. While Canadians have 277 athletes to root for throughout the course of the Games, here are five that are near and dear to readers of The Era, The Banner and The Advocate. Note any event times listed are in London time.
Jacqueline Brooks Sport: Equestrian, dressage Gender: Female Birth date: Sept. 15, 1967 Residence: Mount Albert Olympic experience: Beijing 2008 Nuts and bolts: Fifty competitors perform a series of movements known as a dressage test before a panel of judges. Scores are awarded for individual movements and overall routine. Competition is in three phases — grand prix, grand prix special and grand prix freestyle. Venue: Greenwich Park. Date: Aug. 2 to 9 Moment of truth: Grand prix (Aug. 2 and 3); grand prix special (Aug 7, 10 a.m.); grand prix freestyle (Aug. 9, 12:30 p.m.) Background: Brooks and D-Niro have been a tandem since the Mount Albert resident purchased the 13-year-old Swedish warmblood gelding in Florida in March 2011. In a short period of time, the team has come together and qualified for the Games with victories in the grand prix and grand prix special in Blainville, Que. Eric Lamaze Sport: Equestrian, jumping Gender: Male Birth date: April 17, 1978 Residence: Schomberg Olympic experience: Won the gold medal
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Sheila Reid Newmarket in individual competition in Beijing aboard Hickstead. Helped Canada to a silver medal in the team event. Nuts and bolts: Human and horse tandems are timed on a course as they jump obstacles including parallel rails, triple bars and water jumps.
Rosannagh MacLennan King City Venue: Greenwich Park Date: Aug. 4 to 8 Moment of truth: Team final (Aug. 6, 2:55 p.m.); individual final (Aug. 8 — Round A, noon, round B, 2:30 p.m.) Background: Defending Olympic gold
Tiffany Foster Sport: Equestrian, jumping Gender: Female Birth date: July 24, 1984 Residence: Schomberg Olympic experience: None. Nuts and bolts: See Eric Lamaze. Venue: Greenwich Park Date: Aug. 4 to 8. Moment of truth: See Eric Lamaze. Background: Foster makes her Olympic competitive debut after being named along with her mount, Victor, as one of five Canadian team members heading to London. Rosannagh MacLennan Sport: Trampoline Gender: Female
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Birth date: Aug. 28, 1988 Residence: King City Olympic experience: Beijing 2008, seventh place Nuts and bolts: Athletes perform a series of 10 skill routines with a variety of single, double and triple somersaults with and without twists. Marks are based in degree of difficulty, execution and time of flight. Venue: Greenwich Park Date: Aug. 4 Moment of truth: Final is Aug. 4, 3:26 p.m. Background: MacLennan is making her second consecutive Olympics appearance. She placed seventh in Beijing after springboarding into the upper level of trampolinists to join Karen Cockburn and Jason Burnett. The King City resident won gold at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2011 and a silver at the world championships in Birmingham, England a month later.
Sheila Reid Sport: Distance running, 5,000 metres Gender: Female Birth date: Aug. 2, 1989 Residence: Newmarket Olympic experience: None Nuts and bolts: The 5,000 is one of 24 track events and 23 field events covered under athletics. Venue: Olympic Stadium Date: Aug. 7, 10 Moment of truth: Heats (Aug. 7, 10:55 a.m.); final (Aug. 10, 8:05 p.m.) Background: For Reid, it was truly necessary to go the extra mile to reach her goal of qualifying for the London Olympics. Despite winning the women’s 5,000 metres at the Canadian track and field championships in Calgary in June, a series of appeals were required before Athletics Canada agreed Reid deserved a place on the 45-member track and field team.
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TICK ETS $35 905. 939. 9357
ASK A SK Festival Festival King, King, July July 3 to to 28 28 Workshops, Events Wo orks sho ops, Tours To ours s & Eve entts
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CUSTOMER SERVICE MGR Customer Service Manager req'd by a well-established, rapidly expanding Medical Co. in Richmond Hill. Applicant must be organized, reliable and must have experience supervising at least 3 employees at one time. Duties include order entry, invoicing and quoting. Excellent written and communication skills req'd. Please send your resume to: AMICO CORPORATION Fax: 905-764-0862 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Automotive
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Motivated individual with clean driving record and ability to drive a manual shift. Excellent wages and benefits Apply in person to Tony Caravaggio or John Wilson Wilson Niblett Motors 10675 Yonge Street, R. H. (905)884-0991 or 1-888-379-8888
Salon & Spa
Busy salon requires 3 HAIR STYLISTS
To apply please email salonresume @live.ca
LAW OFFICE MANAGER/BOOKKEEPER ($45K to $70K) Vaughan law firm requires a full-time office manager/bookkeeper to handle various administrative, book-keeping and general office management responsibilities. Applicants should have (i) at least 3 years experience working in a law office in an administrative capacity, (ii) knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, and (iii) considerable working knowledge and experience with PCLAW and Quickbooks as well as an understanding of law office financial procedures. All applicants must be eager, energetic, detail oriented, computer literate, and have access to a vehicle. Expected salary range is from $45K-$70K (depending on experience). REAL ESTATE LAW CLERK ($40K to $60K) Careers
SENIOR BOOKKEEPER required for a Markham building/ development company. Minimum of 10 years related experience. Excellent communication skills and computer literacy: NewViews software an asset. Respond with salary expectation to email@example.com
Vaughan law firm requires a full-time real estate law clerk. Applicants must have (i) at least 3 years experience dealing with residential real estate law, (ii) an extensive working knowledge of Conveyancer, Teraview and E-Reg, and (iii) an ability to independently handle residential and other real estate transactions from start to finish. Expected salary range is from $40K-$60K (depending on experience). Please e-mail all resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
PRODUCTION MANAGER Required by a well-established, rapidly expanding Medical Co. in Richmond Hill. Applicant must understand the assembly of custom manufactured products. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems a must. Experience in Support and Troubleshooting essential. Strong oral and written skills, leadership experience req'd. Must manage priorities & meet deadlines. Excellent benefit pkg. available. Please send your resume to: AMICO CORPORATION Fax: 905-764-0862 Email: email@example.com
Salon & Spa
Blow dry bar seeks someone to do make up and hair styling, located in Aurora. Send resume to info@ stylengo.ca Part time Shampoo/ Salon Assistant for busy salon in Aurora 2-3 days/ week. Call 905-841-8603
We are looking for DZ DRIVER/ LOADERS For our Aurora location. Previous waste experience an asset but not required. Please email your resume, abstract and CVOR to AuroraCS@gflenv.com or fax to (905) 713-2445
AZ DRIVERS to work in construction industry hauling asphalt and gravel. Please fax resume to 905-775-2721 or call 905-775-4866
LISBON PAVING Technical/Skilled Trades
Test & Audit Technician Iserve is seeking a full time Test & Audit Technician. Thorough knowledge of IT equipment as well as process workflow and reimaging of computers, servers, etc. Exceptional organization, prioritization, and multitasking skills. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject line: Test & Audit Technician
WE REQUIRE EXPERIENCED
AUTOMOTIVE SALES REPRESENTATIVES FOR NEW CAR SALES Would you like to be treated with respect? Would you like to have an opportunity to earn what you’re worth, and work in a team atmosphere? Come join our successful organization.
We offer: •Top Selling Import •Includes company vehicle plan •Established dealer
•Bonus incentives •Medical and dental plan •Centrally located
Candidates should possess: •Automotive sales EXPERIENCE •Drive for success •Strong communication skills •Team spirit If you are looking for a challenging career, please contact us to arrange a confidential interview. Fax or email your resume to:
Dave Robitaille: email@example.com Fax: 905-898-7955 COMMITED TO THE COMMUNITY 75 Mulock Dr., P.O. Box 150, Newmarket ON L3Y 4W3
Over the past 34 years Aurora Overhead Door has established a solid reputation as the leading supplier of garage doors and accessories in York Region. We are currently expanding and require an additional
Please call Ian at 905-727-1382 for further information. All applications will be treated with strictest confidence.
MICHAEL KORS JOB FAIR UPPER CANADA MALL 17600 Yonge St., Newmarket, ON Michael Kors is hosting a job fair for open positions for our new Upper Canada Mall location. This will be held in the conference room at the mall on
Saturday July 28th, 2012 from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Please come prepared with a copy of your resume and cover letter.
Rymar Mechanical Ltd. Local commercial HVAC service contractor, is currently looking for •LICENSED JOURNEYMEN and •REGISTERED AIR CONDITIONING APPRENTICES 3rd-5th year. Confident & motivated applicants with clean driving record should send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org www.rymarmech.com
FULL-TIME LICENSED TECHNICIAN Acura/Honda experience an asset. Apply in person to Tim Millband: STERNE ACURA 15795 Yonge St., Aurora (905)841-1400 email@example.com
Experienced Welders Wanted
JUNIOR COLLECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE/ ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE We currently seek a Jr. Collections Representative with 2-3 years of experience in commercial accounts. This is a 1yr. mat-leave contract with the possibility of a perm. position at end of contract. This role should be filled by a team player with a positive attitude, strong attention to detail, and who possesses superior customer service and follow-up skills. The successful candidate will also require excellent communication skills, both written & verbal, in English. Hwy 7 & Dufferin area. Email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
EXPERIENCED BOOKKEEPER required immediately for real estate land company. Must be proficient in Quickbooks, Excel & Word. Meeting deadlines is crucial. Manual bookkeeping required. Must be fluent in English, written & spoken. Must be able to prepare year end files for external accountants in a multicompany environment. Vehicle necessary. Non-smoking offices. Email detailed resume & salary expectations to: email@example.com and quote Job Position 12-8
Fast paced family dental practice in Newmarket requires an eager, enthusiastic, positive LEVEL 2 DENTAL ASSISTANT evenings required. Part-time possibly leading to permanent. Please fax resume to: Dr. Brian Croppo 905-836-8249 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Health Care/ Medical
Health Care/ Medical
HELP WANTED on Horse Farm for mucking and turnout. Some riding if suitable.
905-642-4888 Health Care/ Medical
You can expect excellent wages. People with commitment and an interest in seniors care only need to apply. Please email resume to Karen Ryan at: email@example.com
Only suitable candidates will be contacted.
Newmarket company looking for an office/accounting person. Duties will include reception, filing, data entry and also some basic accounting tasks. Must have proficient computer skills and knowledge of excel and word a must. Please fax resume to 905-836-2736.
EXP. CHEFS for new Hungarian Restaurant in Newmarket. Detailed knowledge of cuisine and bilingual in Hungarian and English a must. Start at $15./ hr. Call Judit at 905-806-4721
✔ RECE & Assistants for before and after school programs Applicants must: • Have a recent vulnerable sector screening • Have experience with children 4 -12 yrs old • Be available to work split shift ✔ On Call Supply RECE & Assistants for child care centre/before & after school. Applicants must: • Have recent VSS & First Aid/CPR certificate • Have exp. with children 18 months - 6 years • Be able to work flexible days and shifts Please specify in your covering letter which position you are applying for. Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org www.ypce.com Only those applicants of interest will be contacted
VEHICLE OPERATORS 3 + years of commercial driving experience • Clean recent driving abstract • Insurance Experience Letter with no claims in 5 years • Excellent customer service skills is a must Please forward your resumes to email@example.com
Required for local school aged childcare centres. Part-time Split shifts, Mon- Fri. Must be available to work Sept to June. Email: amongfriendsdaycarecentres @hotmail.com
MAKE A Difference! Get the career training you need to become an Addictions and Community Services Worker at Everest College Call Now! 1-866-424-8742 www.EverestCanHelp.ca Newmarket (In the Tannery Mall) Career services assistance available to graduates. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. Day and evening classes available.
Technical/Skilled Trades INSERT OPERATOR for Transcontinental PLM in Aurora. PM shift (4x10hours). Minimum 5 years experience. B and H & P. Bowes experience preferred. Experience with in-line folding, cameral and matching systems. Please send resumes to Glen Burnie: firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please.
Ofﬁce/ Administration FRENCH CUSTOMER Service/ Accounting for Shadex in Markham. Must be fluent in French and English. Accounting background, QuickBooks knowledge an asset. Send resume to: email@example.com
Apartments for Rent $650 BACHELOR. $750 1 bedroom. $850 2 bedroom. Keswick lakefront. 1st/ security. No pets. Immediately 416-497-9246
Supervision, medication management, cooking & cleaning.
RIVER GLEN HAVEN NURSING HOME An Accredited Long Term Care Facility in Sutton MAKE A DIFFERENCE Join a Leader in Long Term Care River Glen Haven Nursing Home is part of a leading organization in Long Term Care, which has been in operation for over 30 years; we are a very progressive company known for its commitment to providing Excellence in Long Term Care. A valued and integral member of the Community, River Glen Haven is home to 119 residents. P/T Registered Practical Nurse P/T Registered Nurse The successful applicants must possess a current registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Join York Professional Care & Education
located in Aurora requires a FULL-TIME SALES ASSOCIATE Retail experience an asset. No Sundays. Call (905)727-9391 --------------------------------------------------------
5 BELOW JEANS & MORE located in Aurora requires FULL-TIME SALES HELP Retail experience an asset. Call (905)841-7762
Sandgate Women's Shelter of York Region is looking for individuals to fill a Relief Women's Advocate paid position and for Volunteers to support its Shelter and Community Programs. Please visit www.sandgate.ca for details and job descriptions
Supervisor for Child Care Centre Looking for an energetic, creative, RECE to teach half time and take charge of a Child Care Centre. Excellent written & oral communication skills required. Familiarity with Emergent Curriculum an asset. Email cover letter & resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Only those applicants of interest will be contacted.
Rental & Repair shop looking for
COUNTER HELP No experience necessary. Good communication skills. Will train. Competitive wages. Full benefits.
Apply in person to: Leslie Street Rentals 17775 Leslie Street, Newmarket
DRILLTECH DRILLING Hiring
P/T LABOURER Fax: 905-898-4006 Email: email@example.com
AURORA- YONGE/ Wellington. Renovated, clean, bright 2 bedroom, 1.5 baths, hardwood, laundry, a/c. Non-smoker. No pets. $950+. August 1st. 416-561-5864 AURORA- 1 bedroom, bright, 2nd floor, water and heat included. Parking, laundry. $775 +hydro. Immediately. No dogs. First, last. 905-478-4486 AURORA- 2 bedroom lower level, fridge, stove, laundry hook-up, $950.+ Available August 1st. 905-836-0962 AURORA- Bright spacious 1 bedroom basement. All appliances. Shared laundry. Parking. Non-smoking/ pets.. Suits single/ couple. $950 inclusive. Steven (905)505-6967 AURORA- DOWNTOWN Yonge upper bright 1 bedroom with heat, appliances, non-smoking, no pets, no parking. Immediate. $975 plus hydro. 416-605-7457 AURORA GROVE- 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhome, walkout bsmt, overlooking conservation. 5 appliances, yard. $1985/mo. inclusive. August 1. Lori 416-433-7424. AURORA- ON Yonge. 2 bedroom apt. third floor, parking. Bright. $850. inclusive. Available immediately. (416)723-3440 AURORA TOWERS- 90 Temperance. 1 bedroom. Small building. $1000. inclusive. Parking. August or September 1st. No dogs. 647-321-5930 AURORA'S BEST kept secret- Parkview Apartments. Clean, quiet building, balcony, overlooking park, mostly seniors, elevator. Renovated 1 & 2 bedrooms. (416)876-3620 KESWICK- LARGE 2 bedroom upper, 1200 sq.ft. balcony, parking, laundry. First/ last, $1200. inclusive. Aug./ Sept. 1st. No pets. 905-251-0204
For a busy welding shop. Pipe & tank welding experience an asset. Must know TIG , MIG & stick. Full time hours. Fax 905-830-9160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LIVE-IN COUPLE Needed for Group Home in Newmarket.
416-518-7508 johngas@ gmail.com
SALES REPRESENTATIVE. The successful candidate should be a self motivated, team player, with mechanical aptitude and have a related background in door or construction sales. We offer an excellent remuneration and benefit package.
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Apartments for Rent BRADFORD- 3 bedroom, 2 storey detached house, upper, garage, private deck, backyard, non-smoking/ dogs, $1695 inclusive. Sept. 1st. Nathalie 416-272-8584
NEWMARKETDAVIS/ PattersonRenovated, spacious 1 bedroom basement, a/c, separate laundry. 5 minute walk to hospital. Non-smoker. $800+. August. 905-717-9481
BRADFORD- 3 bedroom, main-floor bungalow, 3 parking, laundry, fenced yard, non-smoking/pets $1,450 includes heat, a/c, hydro. First/ last. Immediately. 905-895-9019
NEWMARKETDAVIS/ Patterson. Renovated large 1 bedroom legal basement. Separate entrance, laundry. Parking. A/C. Non-smoking/ pets. References. Immediate. BRADFORD- BRIGHT 1 $950. 416-433-8104 bedroom basement, separate entrance, no smoking/ NEWMARKET- LARGE 2 pets. Suits single. First/ bedroom, walk to hospital. last/ references required. New kitchen, paint, balcony, parking. Quiet building. $775. inclusive. $1150 inclusive. No dogs/ 905-775-5671 smoking. 905-836-6328 BRADFORD- LEGAL 1 bedroom basement, C/A, NEWMARKET- LARGE 3 laundry, private entrance, bedroom, walk to hospital. parking. Non-smoking/ New kitchen, paint. Parkpets. Suits 1 First/ last. ing. $1250 inclusive. No smoking. References. $825. inclu- dogs/ 905-836-6328 sive. (905)778-9016 HOLLAND LANDINGCentral, spacious 2 bedroom upper. Private entrance, appliances, parking. Near amenities. $875+. Non-smoking/ pets. Available Aug. 15th. (905)830-4151
Apartments for Rent
NEWMARKET- LARGE, bright 1 bedroom basement, laundry, cable. No smoking. No pets. First and last. $900. August 1st. 416-450-7957
Condos for Rent NEWMARKETRENOVATED, immaculate 2 bedroom. Open concept. Appliances, balcony, parking, storage, gym. Great building. $1350.+ September 1st. No pets. (905)727-8308
Houses for Rent
Houses for Rent
Auctions & Sales
SOUTH EAST KeswickQuiet, rural, 2 storey, 3 bedroom, 4 appliances, 1.5 baths. Non-smoking/ pets. Available Aug. 1st. $1100+. 905-478-2141
Rooms for Rent and Wanted BRADFORDFURNISHED room. Mature male only. Own entrance. Bus route out front. $475. Immediate. (905)775-2237 Call after 2pm
AURORA- MAIN level, 2 acre estate, semi furnished, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, pool, $2700 utilities/ grass cutting/ snow-removKESWICKROOM al included 416-738-7045 available. Share kitchen, bath. Parking, laundry. MaBRADFORD- 2 bedroom basement, appliances, ture non-smoking professeparate entrance, 2 car sional male only. $450. parking, backyard. $900 in- (905)989-0496. clusive. First/ last. No pets. NEWMARKET- 1 rooms September 1st. available in nice home. 905-773-9037 Female preferred. Walk to GO train/ hospital. $500 BRADFORD CENTRAL, 3 inclusive. Immediately. bedroom bungalow, 2 905-868-6864 baths, a/c, single garage, Close to all amenities. NEWMARKET- BRIGHT $1400+ utilities. Septem- master bedroom, own ber 1st. (416)635-0226 bathroom, walk-in closet. Green Lane/ Yonge, parkBRADFORD- LARGE 1 ing, laundry. Non-smoking/ bedroom semi-detached pets. $650. inclusive. Imhouse. Central, near So- mediately. 416-315-3815 bey's. 2 parking, laundry, backyard, deck. $960. all NEWMARKETFURinclusive. Immediate. NISHED basement room. 905-726-5965 Fridge, microwave, toaster oven, Yonge/ Davis. CLOSE TO lake. 3 bed- Smoking outside. First, rooms, 1.5 baths bunga- last, references. Prefer low, private w/beach 40+ male. $450. access, marina. Applianc- 905-853-7091 es, a/c. $1200.+ hydro/ gas. Rocky Madsen NEWMARKET- LUXURY home, large upper bed905-722-5425 room. Own bathroom, C/A, HOLLAND LANDING- 3 cable, internet. Non-smokbedroom bungalow, air, ing/ pets. Aug. 1st. $700. First/ last, high efficiency furnace, inclusive. appliances, full basement, 905-392-7333 walkout- deck. September 1st. $1375+. Non-smoking/ TENANT/ ROOMMATE. Sutton West. (Lake acpets. 905-478-2051 cess). $480/ month. ReferJACKSON'S POINT- Re- ences required. No pets. sort setting, large, spa- 905-235-3833 cious, newly decorated 3.5 bedroom, large deck. 100ft Shared from lake access. Immedi- Accommodations ate. 416-535-4141. MT. ALBERT- 3600sq.ft. KESWICK- 3 bedroom executive house, laundry, house, large deck, private A/C, internet, cable, hardlot, fenced. Separate gar- wood, non-smoking/ pets; age. Gas fireplace/ heat. 2 bedrooms, private bathAppliances. Sept. 1st. room, $950. August 1st. $1300.+. 289-231-3386 416-707-4038
NEWMARKET- LUXURY loft. 1+ den. Cathedral ceilings, open concept. PriJACKSONâ€™S POINT/ Sut- vate laundry, parking. Histon, 2 bedroom, new appli- toric home. Sept. 1st. ances, deck, coin-laundry, 905-895-9942 well-kept, suits professional/ couple. Lapsized pet NEWMARKET MINUTES/ friendly, $1099inclusive, hospital. Large 1 bedroom Aug 1. 905-251-5483. walkout, private deck, large backyard. Separate KESWICK- BRIGHT 1 entrance, parking, laundry, bedroom, 1 bath walk-out fireplace. (905)715-8945 lower apartment, fireplace. 4 appliances, ensuite laun- NEWMARKETMUST dry. $1100/mo. inclusive. see! 2 bedrooms, deck, 3 August 1. Gord appliances,shared laundry, 416-419-4607 garage, yard. Non-smoking/ pets. Suits professionKESWICK- LARGE 1 bed- al. $1200+. September 1st. room. open-concept kitch- 905-898-0882 en/ bathroom, walkout beautiful garden. Laundry. NEWMARKETQUIET Non-smoking/ pets. Suits building, private balcony mature. $900. inclusive. new kitchen, 2 bedroom, Must see! 647-221-9996 near hospital. Parking, laundry on premises. No LESLIE/ GREEN Lane- 2 dogs. $1100. bedroom basement. Liv- 905-953-9683. ingroom, dining room, separate entrance. Laundry, 2 NEWMARKETQUIET parking, A/C, non-smoking/ building. Heating, parking pets. $1100. included. Large 1 & 2 9 0 5 - 9 6 7 - 0 4 2 5 , bedroom apts. Non-smokKESWICK- ALL brick, 289-500-9911 ing/ pets. 647-930-6347 clean, 4 bedroom, steps to beach, gas heat. August NEWMARKETYONGE/ MOUNT ALBERT areaNature lover. 1 bedroom Davis- bright, spacious 2+ 1st. $1395. 905-717-0012 lower level, patio. Suits 1. bedroom basement, priNon-smoking/ pets. $800. vate entrance/ laundry/ KESWICK- EXECUTIVE inclusive. Available August yard. Appliances. Parking. home, basement granny Non-smoking/ pets. Refer- flat, 4 bedroom, 2400sqft, 1st. (905)473-7023 ences. Sept. $900+. near lake. (905)478-4590, 905-252-2624 NEWMARKET- 1 bed- 905-717-6232 room, excellent condition, NEWMARKET- 2 storey 6-unit building, new appli- PROFESSIONAL 2 bed- home, 2240sqft., 4 bedances, air, skylights, laun- room, heart of Newmarket. rooms, 2 bath, appliances, dry facilities, 1 car parking Open concept: kitchen, liv- situated on attractive propNon-smoking/ pets ingroom/ dining. 4pc bath- erty. Non-smoking. $1800 Own balcony. $900+hydro 905-478-2051 room. Sept 1st. Hospital, walking trails+ inclusive. Laundry. 905-251-3068 NEWMARKET- 2 bedroom restaurants. Non-smoking/ basement apt. Parking, Parking. NEWMARKET- 3 bedroom shared laundry. $1,000. in- pets. August 1st. $1150+ 2 storey house, with in-law clusive. No pets. Immedi- hydro. 905-715-5106 1 bedroom apt., garage. ate. 647-773-9939 SUTTON- 2 bedroom Laundry, all appliances. $2000+. September 1st. NEWMARKET- 2 bedroom apartment in house. Front Wendy, 416-432-6508 upper, great area, nice porch, lots of parking. view, private laundry, park- $1,120. inclusive. August NEWMARKET- 3 bedCall Edmond, ing, central a/c. Non-smok- 1st. room, 2-storey semi with ing/ pets. Available August 6 4 7 - 2 8 0 - 8 2 0 7 , full basement, laundry. 1st. $1050+. 416-856-2493 email@example.com $1350+ utilities. No pets. (905)233-1186 Available September 1st. Call after 1pm NEWMARKET/ BRAD- Unregistered apartments (905)715-3105 could be unsafe. FORD1 bedroom, bright, spacious, private Ask to see your landlordâ€™s NEWMARKET- 4 bedregistration certificate. entrance. Parking, nonrooms, 3 bathrooms, applismoking/ pets. From Town of East Gwillimbury. ances, near hospital, $795+ utilities. Immedischools, shopping, 404. ate. 416-751-3368, YONGE/ WELLINGTON- 2 August. $2200+. In-law bedroom, 4th fl oor, a/c, 905-505-2579 fridge, stove, 1 parking, suite extra. 416-662-1241 NEWMARKET- CONVEN- $1000+ utilities. No pets. NEWMARKET- (ALEXANIENTLY located 1 bed- 416-743-5601 DER/ Davis) 3 bedroom room, ground level, newly backsplit, 50' lot. $1400+. renovated, hardwood Condos for Rent Parking. New kitchen/ apfloors, $900.+hydro. Aupliances. Available immegust 1st. 905-898-3282 diately. First/ last. NEWMARKET- LARGE 2 905-762-2260 NEWMARKETDAVIS/ bedroom highrise condo Lundy. 3 bedroom main. apartment. Fitness/ party NEWMARKET- SEMI, 3 Newly renovated. C/A, room/ transit. $1395+. bedrooms, close to all parking. Non-smoking. Tony Mendes, amenities & transit, $1350 inclusive. August (905)715-4951, Century $1160+ utilities. 1st. 905-853-1550 21. 905-830-2915
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YONGE/ DAVIS- 2 upper rooms available in house. Share washroom/ kitchen. Laundry. A/C. Non-smoking/ pets. Parking. $500 each. Immediately 647-931-2598 YONGE/ MAJOR Mackenzie- room in quiet townhouse. Cable/TMN, internet, parking, transit. Amenities. $540 Inclusive. Suits mature female 416-948-2973
Industrial/Commercial for Rent/ Wanted CENTRAL NEWMARKET800sq.ft. commercial unit. Queen/ Main. Storefront or office. Lots of parking. Immediate. $1050+ hydro, heat included. 905-715-5106 carolvanbeek60 @yahoo.ca
Articles for Sale CARPETS- I have several thousand yards of new stainmaster & 100% nylon carpet. Will do living room & hall for $389.00. Includes: carpet, pad, installation (25 yards). Steve 289-464-6049 www.carpetdeals.ca HOT TUB (Spa) CoversBest Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colours Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper HOT TUB/SPA 2012 model, fully loaded, full warranty. New in plastic. Cost $8,000 Sacrifice $3,900. Call: 416-779-0563
Child Care Available
MINI-MINDERS PRIVATE HOME DAYCARE Gov't licensed homes. Infant/ Toddler space. Call(905)841-6755 for more information www.miniminders.ca Nannies/ Live In/ Out NANNIES- LIVE-IN/ out. ASAP. Available for York Region. Also hiring. (416)799-8338 Caregiver For You Services
LIVINGROOM 3PC. $400. Domestic Diningroom 11pc. $1500. Help Wanted Liftchair $500. Stairlift $1500, Wall unit $200 A CAREGIVER (PSW) required for severe ABI gen416-823-1217 tleman. Must be flexible; MOVINGCONTENTS evenings, nights, weekSale. Dining room table/ ends. 905-868-8452 chairs, leather couch, tables, chairs, wicker, desk, Mortgages/ Loans more 905-503-0855
Firewood FIREWOOD- SEASONED, cut/ split in shed. $49.-$69./ face cord. Must go. Farm being sold. 905-476-4479
Pools, Hot Tubs, Supplies POOL-LINERS! BEST prices! Largest selection! Quality work! Warranty! Free estimates! Glenn: 1-800-379-3827 or visit: dvcpools.com
Vehicles Wanted/ Wrecking $300 TO $1000Dead/ Alive. Cars/ trucks/ vans. Fast Free towing. We sell parts. 416-500-5050 A FREE TOW for your scrap car or truck and cash paid. (905)775-1018 or (905)836-2100 A1 SERVICE. We pay top dollar. Wanted: Cars & Trucks. Your responsible auto recycler, 905-954-0002
$$MONEY$$ CONSOLIDATE Debts Mortgages to 90% No income, Bad credit OK! Better Option Mortgage #10969 1-800-282-1169 www.mortgageontario.com
Cleaning/Janitorial CUSTOM CLEANINGAiming to be the last service you hire. Keswick to Aurora. Reliable. Residential/ Commercial. $23./hr. (905)955-8840.
Decks & Fences DECKS, Shed, Concrete/ Stone walkway. Hardwood/ Laminate floors 25 years experience. 416-522-8034, 905-787-0236 http://fifieldconstruction. wikispaces.com/
A COMPLETE Home Repair Service- Yard work, plumbing, painting & more. Insured. Dave's Handyman Services. (905)716-0084
A1 SERVICE. We pay top dollar. Wanted: Cars & Home Renovations Trucks. Your responsible auto recycler, 905-954-0002 CEILINGS repaired. Spray textures, plaster designs, CASH PAID stucco, drywall, paint. We $0-$2,500. fix them all! www.mrstucScrap & repairable. Cars, co.ca 905-554-0825 Storage Space for trucks, trailers. Rent Will pick-up. (905)775-4935. HOME RENO. 25 years INDOOR/ OUTDOOR Storage- Half price! good Toll-free: 1-888-484-4887. exp. Basement. Kitchen. Anytime. Bathroom. Drywall. Paintsecurity. Open 7 days. ing. Call Cam 905-642-2689 647-388-1866
42" ROUND glass top metal table, with 4 chairs (beige leather seats). $250. O.B.O. 905-895-1964
SUMMER TUTOR available. Has your child had problems in school? E.S.L., Special Ed. (905)898-1624 firstname.lastname@example.org
GRUBBE, Ruth Isabel Born June 12, 1924 in Maple, Ontario to the late Roland and Ella May Keffer, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2012 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket in her 89th year. Ruth, beloved wife of the late Charlie. Loving mother of Brian Charles and his partner Josie Paul, and Ellen Jean and her husband Scott Homes. Cherished Nanna of Rebecca "Becky" Jean and her husband Craig Eveson, Katie Ellen and Daniel Scott. Loving Great-Nanna of her sweetheart Charlie. Dear sister of Jean Bryson, Mary Orr, and Reta Moore. She will be sadly missed my many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Ruth devoted her life to her family and working alongside Charlie farming the land that they loved so much. She was a true Christian lady who loved her church. Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South (north east corner of Yonge St. & Industrial Pkwy. S.), Aurora, on Sunday, July 22 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. A private family burial will take place at King City Cemetery prior to a memorial service at York Pines United Church, 3150 Lloydtown/Aurora Rd., Kettleby, on Monday, July 23 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. In Ruth's memory, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.thompsonfh-aurora.com
Di VENERE, Gina (nee Rendimonti) Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on July 18, 2012 at age 80. Beloved wife of the late Sabino. Loving mother of Mariella, and Dee Hughes (Bob Doering). Cherished Nona of Samantha and Elizabeth Hughes, and step-grandmother of Shaun and Chris Doering. Lovingly remembered by her siblings and their families both in Canada and Italy. Visitation will be held at Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South (north east corner of Yonge St. & Industrial Pkwy. S.), Aurora, on Monday, July 23rd from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15347 Yonge St. (north of Wellington St.), Aurora, on Tuesday, July 24th at 10 a.m. Interment of cremated remains at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences at www.thompsonfh-aurora.com
BROOK, Norma Elizabeth Peacefully on July 12, 2012 at Southlake Regional Health Centre at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Dear mother of Judy Doyon, grandmother of Michael Doyon (Ashley), and greatgrandmother of Michael Jr. Lovingly remembered by sister Phyllis Cowie, niece Sandy Cowie, and nephew Chuck Cowie Jr. A special thank you to the staff at Southlake Regional Health Centre for their excellent care. Visitation and services have been held. Online condolences at www.thompsonfh-aurora.com
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KIRKEY, Robert C. Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday, July 20, 2012 in his 70th year. Bob, beloved husband of Liz. Loving father of Pat, Lori, Kerry, Lianne, Colin (Kathleen), Ann, and Kristen. Dear grandfather of 8. Beloved son of Audrey and the late Hamilton Kirkey. Also survived by his brother Gerald, and uncle Bruce McCormick. Friends may call at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora (905-727-5421) on Tuesday, July 24 from 1 p.m. until the service at 2 p.m. Interment Aurora Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at www.thompsonfh-aurora.com.
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