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York Central Hospital is getting a new name — drum roll, please — Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, The Liberal has learned. Its long-awaited sister hospital in Vaughan is to be called Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, sources said. Representatives from York Central tasked with the development of the new facility in Vaughan declined to confirm the new name in advance of today’s official announcement. But multiple sources close to York Central suggested that is, in fact, the new moniker. The name links both hospitals with the new overarching corporate entity dubbed Mackenzie Health, that will oversee both York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill and the Vaughan hospital. Both hospital sites are located along Major Mackenzie Drive, about eight kilometres apart. Of course, there’s also a new logo. It’s a person with a purple head, arms and a torso shaped like an M in orange and purple legs shaped like an H. The words Mackenzie Health, in purple lettering, appear to the right. York Central’s president and CEO Altaf Stationwala said the process to come up with See OFFICIAL page 2.

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With record heat and humidity yesterday, lucky students from the Grade 2/3 class at Kettle Lakes Public School in Oak Ridges cooled off at a nearby splash park. Amelie Mohammed pours refreshing water from a bucket over the head of classmate Nicole Stylianou at Grovewood Park’s splash pad. For more photos of cooling off fun, go to yorkregion.com

From cancelled track and field meets to shortened recesses, York Region students have felt the heat this week. Usually, extreme heat alerts don’t arrive until the dog days of summer and classroom learning isn’t affected, but with two hot spells in June, this year has been unusual. It’s led to the rescheduling, for the first time, of the regional track and field meet for elementary students in the public system. The event, which was to be held yesterday at the Stouffville municipal arena field, has been switched to Friday, instead. A regional meet for Catholic Cool off at one of elementary school students, however, 11 splash pads went ahead as see story page 28 planned yesterday at York University. “The decision was made before the extreme heat alert was put in place,” said York Region separate board spokesperson May Moore. “But we couldn’t schedule a make-up day and the students would have missed out altogether.” The public board is able to reschedule its meets because it doesn’t use York University’s facilities. It holds its meets at their high schools, Ms Moore added. Hundreds of students from various boards took part in yesterday’s meet, including 40 York Region students. The athletes were encouraged to bring water, umbrellas, hats and sunSee EXAMS, page 35.

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Official event today to announce name evolution of two hospitals in southwest York Region and a network of community health care providers.” Consulting firm Fleishman-Hillard helped carry out the consultation process and develop the artwork. The final cost for the branding process has not been tallied, Mr. Stationwala said, but he estimates the bill will be “hundreds of thousands of dollars”. That includes everything from stationery to identification badges and signs to a website. Mr. Stationwala acknowledged that there will likely be criticism of the branding process and the amount of money spent to carry it out.

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This is one of the proposed new logos for the new hospital corporation that will oversee the future Vaughan hospital and York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill.

the names and logo as well as mission, value and vision statements took nearly year and involved indepth community consultation. Hospital staff also provided substantial input. “We felt, very much, that this was defining the transformation of our organization into a mandate of becoming a regional health care provider,” he said. “... It was pretty was significant engagement, I would say, and it was about getting the community behind what we’re about to create. This is a work in progress and, over time, they’re going to see the

But, he said, the people who were consulted resoundingly supported the creation of a new identity. “What we’ve heard in all of our engagement sessions is people want to see a name change. They want to see a reflection of what we’re going to become,” Mr. Stationwala said. “They think it’s a natural progression and evolution of this organization.” A special ceremony to reveal the new brand was to take place this morning at Vaughan’s city hall with Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and York Regional chairperson Bill Fisch expected to attend. A similar unveiling was to take place this afternoon at Richmond Hill town hall.

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Mouths open with excitement and delight, children enjoy one of the midway rides at the Oak Ridges Fair last weekend. Families were especially impressed with the fiery juggling skills of Brant the Fire Guy (at right) while (bottom) Ella De Biasio, 2, and big sister Lilia, 4, drive a shiny car on another midway ride.

Matt Ross, breaks a wooden board held by Emin Akhoundov in an AllStar Taekwondo demonstration, while (below) Adrian Ahmadi, 6, proudly shows off his stick face at the Richvale Bible Chapel craft table.

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6QDPNJOH.FFUJOHT Monday, June 25 – Council – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 – Committee of the Whole – 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 – Council – 7:30 p.m. Agendas for all meetings are available on the Town’s Website under the Council section “Meetings and Agendas� tab. Council meetings will be held at the Municipal Offices, 225 East Beaver Creek Road, 1st floor.

8BTUF3FDZDMJOH NEXT YARD WASTE COLLECTION IS JUNE 25 Yard waste is collected on designated Mondays throughout the spring, summer and fall. Please put yard waste in reusable containers, brown paper bags, cardboard boxes or tied in bundles. Remember that yard waste in plastic bags will NOT be accepted. The maximum weight is 40 lbs. per item and bag limits do not apply to yard waste collection. Yard waste must be at the curb by 7 a.m. and may not be placed there at any time other than collection days. For more information, call Access Richmond Hill at 905-771-8800.

$PNNVOJUZ*OGPSNBUJPO SUMMER TEAS AT THE RICHMOND HILL HERITAGE CENTRE The time-honoured tradition of dessert tea may be enjoyed on the patio or in the air-conditioned comfort of the Gardenview Room. Reservations are recommended but drop-ins will be accepted if space allows. Please call the Heritage Centre at 905-780-3802 for more information and to reserve your space today. Signature Dessert Teas Each Tea includes our featured dessert and unlimited beverages. Date: Every Tuesday in July Sittings: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Location: The Richmond Hill Heritage Centre 19 Church Street North, Richmond Hill Cost: $7 (tax included) Traditional Afternoon Tea A full-service tea that is the equivalent of a light lunch. Consists of a selection of dainty sandwiches, scones served with clotted cream and preserves and an assortment of cookies. Enjoy our Private Blend Teas, coffee or ice cold lemonade. Date: Every Tuesday in August Sittings: 2 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Location: The Richmond Hill Heritage Centre 19 Church Street North, Richmond Hill Cost: $10 (tax included)

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INQUIRIES REFER TO TOWN FILE NO.: D02-12008 Shelly Cham, Planner I 905-747-6470, shelly.cham@richmondhill.ca

A request from JASNIK GROUP INC. to amend the Zoning By-law for lands described as Lot 11, Registrar’s Compiled Plan 12003, and municipally known as 19 Centre Street West. The application seeks to permit business and professional offices as additional permitted uses with appropriate development standards on the subject lands.

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Please be reminded of the following parking regulations: s0ARKING IS NOT PERMITTED BETWEEN THE HOURS OF  AM AND  a.m. s&ROM $ECEMBER ST TO -ARCH ST 0ARKING IS NOT PERMITTED between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. s!LL YEAR ROUND THERE IS A THREE  HOUR 0ARKING LIMIT IN EFFECT between the hours of 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Information signs are posted at all boundary road entry points advising of these regulations. Further information regarding the Town’s parking regulation can be found on the Town’s website at www.richmondhill.ca/Parking. Or, contact the Town of Richmond Hill parking at 905-771-8860.

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A request from TOWER PLAZA DEVELOPMENT INC. to amend the Zoning By-law, for lands described as Block 146, Registered Plan 65M3668, and Part of Lot 57, Concession 1 W.Y.S., and municipally known as 126 Tower Hill Road. The application seeks to permit a commercial school as an additional permitted use on the subject lands.

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INQUIRIES REFER TO TOWN FILE NOS.: D02-12020 and D03-12005 Adam Grossi, Planning Technician 905-771-2413, adam.grossi@richmondhill.ca

A request from FADY ELZOKM and NANCY TALAAT GHOBRIAL to amend the Zoning By-law for approval of a Plan of Subdivision, for lands described as Part of Lot 7, Plan 5509 and municipally known as 16 Long Hill Drive. The applications seek to permit the creation of three building lots and an extension of Escapade Drive. The purpose of this notice is to advise the public that “complete� development applications have been received by the Town of Richmond Hill pursuant to the Planning Act. The applications have been circulated to Town departments and external agencies for review and comment. A Council Public Meeting will be scheduled and held at a later date, with formal notice being provided pursuant to the statutory requirements of the Planning Act. If you wish to express your views with respect to these applications, please forward your comments in writing to the assigned Planner noted above. The personal information accompanying your submission will become part of the public record. Additional information related to these applications is also available for inspection between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. during regular business days at the Town’s Planning & Regulatory Services Department, located at 225 East Beaver Creek Road, 4th Floor (Telephone: 905-771-8910). DATED THIS 21ST DAY OF JUNE, 2012.

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Join us for the Official Opening of the Oak Ridges Community Centre with Mayor and Council taking place on Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.! There will be lots to see and do including performances by Circus Jonathan, Earth Rangers, and Music by Jake! There will be lots of activities around the centre to take part in as well including Zoo to You, Fitness Demonstrations and Eco Centre Tours! A barbecue lunch will also be available by the Oak Ridges Lions Club, for a nominal fee and while quantities last. Come and explore all that this fantastic new facility has to offer, including a six-lane leisure pool, an Eco Centre, a 7,000-square foot gym and more! For more information about the new community centre and the official opening please visit RichmondHill.ca/ORCC. Discover recreation, culture and fun for the 21st century at the Oak Ridges Community Centre!


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Sunday, July 1 Richmond Green Park and Sports Complex 1300 Elgin Mills Road East (Northwest corner of Elgin Mills Road and Leslie Street) Gates Open: 11 a.m. Fireworks: 10 p.m. Richmond Green Park will be buzzing with activity this Canada Day!

FRONT GARDEN RECOGNITION 2012 Is there a special garden in town you always admire? Nominate it for a sign of recognition! For criteria and more information, pick up a brochure at any town facility, email frontgarden@richmondhill.ca visit www.richmondhill.ca/frontgarden or call 905-884-8013, ext 4477 Nominations MUST be received by Tuesday July 3 to qualify, so‌ Don’t wait. Nominate!

Everything from a children’s village, midway and teen zone to a Bavarian garden and multicultural food pavilion is in store for you this year! This year’s event will also feature an exciting Home Show with an assortment of local businesses and community groups. And if you’re searching for that special art piece, there will also be an Artist Exhibit located near the Boynton House.

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CANADA DAY HOME SHOW – Promote your products and services to the residents of Richmond Hill. Booth space is still available! To book your exhibitor space, contact David Bigelow by email at membership1@ rhcoc.com or call (905) 884-1961, ext. 31.

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MCCONAGHY SENIORS’ MONTH EVENTS In recognition of Seniors’ Month, Richmond Hill will be celebrating throughout the month of June. Several activities have been planned, so make sure you drop by the McConaghy Centre to pick up a Seniors’ Month Information postcard. All seniors 55+ are welcome! Thursday, June 28 at 11:30 a.m. Seniors’ Wrap-up Barbecue & Entertainment at McConaghy. The cost is $7 per person, please call McConaghy to make your reservation. For more information, please see the McConaghy Seniors’ office or call 905-737-1818.

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YONGE STREET SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION – APRIL TO APPROXIMATELY MID-AUGUST 2012 The Regional Municipality of York (York Region) will be working Yonge Street for a period of approximately 14 weeks, beginning in your community to provide essential improvements to the early May. sanitary sewers. Work is scheduled to begin April 2012 and will take approximately The planned work involves rehabilitating sanitary sewers and 18 weeks to complete. Working hours are scheduled to be 8 a.m. manholes along Yonge Street, between Worthington Avenue to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, however, there may be instances and King Road. when work is required to take place outside of these hours. To ensure the safety of the public and construction workers at Full details about this project, including a map of the project the intersection of North Lake Road and Yonge Street, it will be area, traffic management plan and contact information, can be necessary to close the access to and from North Lake Road onto found at the link below. For more details please visit our website at www.richmondhill.ca.

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Hear How We Are Achieving Our Community Vision! On behalf of Mayor Barrow and Members of Council, you are invited to a public presentation on the Town’s 2012 Strategic Plan Annual Report. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about the progress we have made over the past year in implementing the goals and aspirations that you have set for us in our Strategic Plan. Date: June 25, 2012 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers, Municipal OfďŹ ces (1st oor) 225 East Beaver Creek Road Feel free to invite your friends, family and neighbours. No RSVP is required. If you would like more information please contact Laura Brown at 905-747-6387 or laura.brown@richmondhill.ca.

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ANIMAL SERVICES SURVEY AND LICENSING In an effort to improve the animal services we provide, Richmond Hill staff are collecting information about the town’s dog, cat, bird, reptile and other pet residents. Clearly identified Animal Services Representatives will be conducting door-to-door canvassing this summer surveying residents on the pets you may have. These representatives will also be offering you an opportunity to purchase a licence for your dog, should you not already have one. Licensing your dog is the fastest way to reunite you with your furry friend if he or she is lost. A dog licence lets us know that your pet is not stray or abandoned, but is trying to find a way back home. About seven dogs every month are reunited with their families because they were wearing licence tags. If your dog is spayed or neutered, the cost for a licence is as little as $10. The proceeds of dog licensing go directly toward the costs of animal services in our community. We thank you in advance for your participation in this door-to-door canvass about Richmond Hill’s pet population. If you have any questions about the Town’s animal services or would like to purchase a licence, go to RichmondHill.ca/Pets or call 905-771-8840.

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Stop legislating common sense Premier Dad might be called upon, once again, to legislate us to be safe. Dalton McGuinty and the Liberals have already passed laws to ensure adults don’t smoke on patios or in vehicles with children, and that everyone younger than 18 wears a helmet while riding a bicycle. Adult cyclists may be the next target in his cross-hairs. A review of all accidental cycling deaths in the province between 2006 and 2010, recommended, among other things, that bike helmets be required for cyclists of all ages. The belief is a law that covers everyone would address the fact only 27 per cent of cyclists who died from collisions were wearing helmets. Putting helmets on everyone will save lives, according to the report, which was led by deputy chief coroner Dr. Dan Cass. It’s hard to argue against that, but not everyone agrees it’s the right thing to do. In fact, Dr. Cass’ panel members could not agree on whether or not legislation was the best way to promote cycling safety and many of the people who would appear to gain the most from the possible legislation are against it. Cycling groups across the province argue education, not legislation, is the

answer. Mandatory helmet use will not reduce the number of cycling injuries and, instead, will only reinforce the incorrect belief that wearing a helmet is the only way to avoid injury. And who’s going to enforce this kind of legislation? Our police officers have more important duties than issuing tickets to helmet-less cyclists. The mandatory helmet recommendation is the lone part of the coroner’s report that is receiving negative reaction. In addition to the mandatory helmet suggestion, Dr. Cass also recommends an approach at the municipal level that would emphasize the creation of bike paths and bike lanes separated from roads. Instead of a law that’s just another example of the premier trying to protect us from ourselves, it makes more sense to look at the coroner’s suggestions for reducing cycling accidents. For example, we need more dedicated bike lanes, not just lines painted on existing roads, to make room for our cyclists and keep everyone safe. Unfortunately, this government’s forté seems simply to be coming up with an easy fix.

What is news? Inquiring minds need to know had the honour of speaking at career day last week at a public school in Thornhill. It’s one of those fun things community newspaper editors are invited to do, right up there with judging the Santa Claus parade or moderating the all-candidates night. (Control your excitement.) How I ranked up there with my fellow presenters — a politician, doctor, lawyer, chef and computer-assisted animator for big budget sci-fi/adventure films, among others — is a mystery to me, although like the show What Not to Wear, perhaps they brought in someone they thought could have done better with his life, considering his many talents. “Children, pay attention. There’s a life lesson to be learned here,” the looks on the teachers’ faces seemed to say as I walked to the front of the class. (I am just kidding.) I did my best to give the kids some idea of what a community newspaper editor’s job is like and what they might expect if they were to choose a career in local news. In that you spend a lot of time in front of a computer or on the phone and do a lot of reading and working on your computer. Covering wars or natural disasters or

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Bernie O’Neill being interviewed about the incredible story you broke is much less common and besides, you need to get home on time to have dinner with the kids. I must say the students were very welcoming and asked a lot of great questions, on top of the questions they were compelled to ask to complete the booklet that went with career day, such as how much schooling is required and how much I make. I was also able to give them a little lesson about what news is and how we collect it, harvest it, hunt it down, or whatever we have to do to get our hands on it (which was one of the common supplementary questions: where does the news come from or how to you get it?)

News, I told them, is essentially stories about people, places and things. But mostly people. So what stories about people do other people want to hear? It boils down to a few basic criteria. Timeliness: Is it something that just happened? Or is about to happen? That’s news. Did it happen two months ago, two years ago? Not so much. Proximity: Did it happen in Markham, the Chicago suburb (I keep getting Google alerts about Markham, Illinois) or did it happen in Markham, Ont.? If you are talking about Markham the town that wants to be a city (above the city that sometimes thinks it’s a country), then it’s news to the people around here. If it happened in suburban Chicago, it’s not really news, at least not to us, unless it was something really big. Which brings us to... Audience: Who are they? Homeowners with two cars, two kids, two cats who live in a certain area? Certain stories will interest them that might not interest others. Impact: Will what you are about to tell people change the community in which they live? Cost them a lot of money? Alter the environment of the planet they are inhabiting? Then this is a story people tend to want to hear.

Conflict: Where there is struggle, violence, crime, war or even a simple difference of opinion, there are stories that tend to get read or listened to. The traffic jam near the accident often isn’t about lanes being blocked, it’s about people slowing down to take a look. Novelty: You might call it, “Man bites dog.” If you are talking about something that happened that rarely happens, something unique, novel, not an everyday occurence, you have news. Celebrity: For whatever reason, we are interested in what the popular, beautiful, rich, powerful and talented people are up to. It’s in our nature. Through Internet and news websites and tracking of what gets read and looked at and what doesn’t — which also determines where advertisers advertise — more than ever, news organizations are focused on giving people what they want rather than trying to tell them what they should be interested in. Which will be the challenge for these young people 10 years from now when they head out into a changing work world that probably won’t look the same as it does today, especially when it comes to media. (Although what I heard in hallways was a lot of kids talking about becoming lawyers. As I said, smart kids.)


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“I’m feeling much better today and I think 106 other MPPS are feeling the same,� said Richmond Hill Liberal MPP Reza Moridi yesterday afternoon, after the provincial budget was passed. “Nobody wanted another election; not the politicians and certainly not the residents, so I’m happy we got this done today,� he added. With approval of the provincial budget coming down to the wire and threat of a rejected budget thrusting the public into yet another election, such is the reality of working within a minority government, said Mr. Moridi. “We can function as a government, it’s just a different kind of functionality where you really need to work with the other parties,� he admitted. The NDP abstained from voting on the budget, thus leaving Liberal members to out-

number and out-vote the PCs. One of the NDP requests was to add a tax that would impact residents earning more than $500,000 annually. Mr. Moridi said the Liberals didn’t want to introduce such a tax, but for the sake of passing the budget, figured it “wouldn’t be a big burden� on those residents. Depending on the outcome of an expected byelection in Kitchener-Waterloo, Mr. Moridi said he expects the give-and-take at Queen’s Park to continue throughout the term, should it remain a minority Liberal government. “When we support business, the Conservatives vote with us; when we support social issues, the NDP vote with us. It’s expected, we’re the middle ground,� said Mr. Moridi. “This is a good, strong budget and with this, we work toward becoming deficit free by 2018,� he added. The legislature is now on summer recess until Sept. 10.

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Senator seeking citizens for Jubilee Medal Senator Don Meredith of Richmond Hill will award The Queen Diamond’s Jubilee Medal to 30 citizens across the province in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 60-year reign. The Diamond Jubilee award celebrates Her Majesty’s contributions and those of Canadians for their community involvement and volunteer service. Being a representative of one of the most diverse provinces in the country, he especially hopes to honour recipients from different walks of life that reflect the diversity and vast geography of Ontario. “Here in Ontario we have a diverse population made up of Aboriginal People, Franco-Ontarians, visible minorities, pro-

fessionals, seniors and youth,� said Mr. Meredith, a minister and founder of GTA Faith Alliance in Richmond Hill. “As a senator, I have the opportunity to recognize 30 outstanding Ontarians of all ages and walks of life with this prestigious award,� he stated. If you know of someone in the community who has gone the extra mile to engage, encourage and empower those around them and who leads by example to make their community a better place, nominate them for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal by forwarding a resume or summary to the office of Senator Don Meredith by e-mail to meredd@sen.parl.gc.ca

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Thornhill gas station robbed A Thornhill gas station was robbed in the earlymorning hours Monday and police are on the hunt for a suspect. York Regional Police say at approximately 4:25 a.m., a male suspect entered an Esso gas station located at 7015 Yonge St., near Steeles Avenue. The man approached the cashier and made a demand for cash. The victim complied and the thief fled westbound on foot with a quantity of cash. The man is described as white, 25, 5 ft. 4 in. tall with a medium build. He was wearing a piece of cloth over his face, a white T-shirt under a brown button-up shirt, beige pants, brown shoes and carrying a white bag. No one was injured during the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-8765423, ext. 6630, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips. com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

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You can’t teach a new dog old tricks It takes time for that new puppy to learn what you expect; time for them to become part of the family. The same is true for teamwork. It takes time for a team to become like family. We’ve been around a decade and some of our team have been with us from the very beginning. Just like an old pair of slippers they know each other as well as they know themselves. They know that you don’t live in their building; they work in your home. You can count on them around the clock; from the professional nursing staff to the on-duty concierge. They’ll anticipate your needs and offer a little extra help when you need it. Just like our intimate low rise building we’re all down to earth and we’ve got some old tricks up our sleeve.

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Party with your pooch in new indoor location BY STEPHEN KEARSE

This Sunday, June 24, the Richmond Hill K-9 Klub will throw a party for residents and their dogs. The annual Pooch Party is being held largely indoors for the first time at a new location, the Richmond Green Sports Centre. According to David Walker, co-chairperson of the club for five years, this is to prevent overheating of the dogs and avoid potential unpleasantness of rain or muck. There are also a few very positive outdoor aspects to the event. An off-leash play area will be set up so the dogs can frolic in the fresh air. To counteract any hot weather issues, this year will see the establishment of a watering station and the return of the “K9 Kool Zone”, an area of the grounds furnished with misting valves for gentle cooling for your canine. There will be a meet-and-greet with the York Region police dogs and their handlers, shows

put on by the Who’s Walking Who Woofjocks throughout the day, plus informative talks by local pet experts on responsible dog ownership and training tips. There will also be many local vendors offering specialty products, apparel, and treats for anyone wishing to spoil their animal friends. As a Pooch Party memento, the club will sell souvenir buttons for $2 each that make purchasers eligible to win prizes. The buttons can be found at the Pet Valu Richmond Hill North in the Longo’s plaza on Yonge Street, with proceeds going to the club’s efforts in providing amenities for Richmond Hill dog parks. The Pooch Party started seven years ago on a much smaller scale (much like the club itself), taking place for two years before going on hiatus until its return last year. During the intervening time, the K-9 club gained a board of directors, a constitution, held public annual general meetings and earned offi-

cial recognition as a Richmond Hill service club. Mr. Walker remembers taking on his leadership position just as the club began work on its pilot project, the Tower Hill Off-Leash Dog Park (behind Canadian Tire at Tower Hill Road and Yonge Street). He points to two highlights for him at last year’s Pooch Party. Mayor Dave Barrow gave an opening address, which Mr. Walker viewed as being very auspicious, and the Richmond HillVaughan Emergency Veterinary Clinic presented the Richmond Hill fire department with oxygen masks designed specifically for pets, with fire officials promising to use them to help pets in any emergency situation. This was very touching for Mr. Walker, because “pets don’t want to be left behind either”. Admission and parking at Richmond Green is free. For more details, visit rhk9klub.ca or poochparty.ca

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BY ADAM MCLEAN

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With one Richmond Hill councillor referring to the renewed OSPCA contract as an animal control “stop gap”, the reality of a new town-owned and operated facility is again a possibility. The OSPCA’s Newmarket branch will oversee Richmond Hill’s animal control and shelter services for the next 12 months under a deal that also includes two, optional one-year term extensions. The one-year contract will cost the town more than $500,000. During those 12 months, town staff will conduct a feasibility study on the town owning and operating its own animal shelter. Ward 4 Councillor Lynn Foster has long championed the idea and would like to see the town handle domestic animal issues, under a partnership with the Toronto

Wildlife Centre handling non-domestic critters. Ms Foster said she’s hopeful such a plan will become a 2013 town budget issue. “The OSPCA is the only game in town right now, so we really don’t have a choice,” she said Monday, of the one-year deal extension, endorsed by council last week. With the 2010 ringworm outbreak in the Newmarket shelter’s past history and what Ms Foster views as questionable wildlife service, a town option is necessary, she said. With a town-owned shelter, Ms Foster believes overall care and service would improve and owners would no longer need to register their pets via retail outlets. Talk of a potential shelter to be built at Richmond Green has been echoed since 2008. Four years ago, the idea of building a local shelter was initially cast aside

by councillors, in favour of the recently extended OSPCA contract. According to the 2008 feasibility study, a new shelter would have cost $4.2 million, not including possible land purchase costs.

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Council decides to make no changes at dog park BY ADAM MC LEAN

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Proposed alterations to the Tower Hill Off-leash dog park has park supporters and detractors howling once again. Residents were in council chambers Tuesday evening, airing concerns about a staff report, which recommended noise mitigation measures be taken by the town to satisfy concerns of nearby residents who have been complaining of noise, security and traffic issues, due to the proximity of the park to their homes. The measures were to be part of the town’s latest off-leash experiment, where the usage and noise at Tower Hill will be studied for one year, once the new off-leash area at Phyllis Rawlinson Park is opened, which is expected in August or September. Plans for the park study will continue, but staff recommendations for immediate Tower Hill changes were not endorsed by the councillors. Depending on the outcome of the study, Tower Hill’s future remains uncertain. The fight over the dog park has dragged on for nearly three years, with affected residents recently hiring a lawyer. They remain steadfast in their goal to see the park closed and moved, citing they were not properly consulted by the town before the dog park was built in natural space near their homes. Their comments in the town staff report were summarized: these residents “made it very clear that overall, they do not believe the Tower Hill issues can be resolved by mitigation strategies. They believe that the only solution is to close Tower Hill”. The proposed mitigation plans would have included relocation of the park’s western boundary, eastward and farther away from back yards, plus relocation of three benches and the small dog play area.

WASTE OF MONEY The fence relocation would have reduced the park’s size from 6,700 to 5,900 square metres and 35 coniferous trees would have been planted along a new western boundary, to provide a noise and sight buffer for the homes. The total cost would have been $15,000. With residents remaining adamant in park removal, councillors decided mitigation efforts would be a potential waste of time and money. Once the Phyllis Rawlinson offleash park is operational and some users migrate there from Tower Hill;

should noise, dog waste and security still be concerns for residents at Tower Hill, that off-leash park could be dismantled. Opponents to the Tower Hill dog park made their voices heard through delegations, using their allotted time to present a 12-minute audio recording, featuring voices of Ward 2 Councillor Carmine Perrelli and Ward 4 Councillor Lynn Foster at K9 Klub meetings, assuring park supporters the Tower Hill off-leash area would remain open. Both councillors spoke Tuesday night, saying they would be in favour of immediately voting to keep Tower Hill park open permanently. Ms Foster offered to draft such a motion, but backed down once most of her colleagues said they would rather see what impact the Phyllis Rawlinson dog area has on Tower Hill’s usage. “The town doesn’t want to solve this problem and we have been treated unfairly since the beginning,” said resident Olga Gerber. On the other side of the issue, Richmond Hill K9 Klub president David Walker admitted he and other club members are tired of being “held back” by the ongoing park debate. “This should have been a done deal years ago,” said Mr. Walker. “It’s time for the park to be proclaimed as permanent,” he added. While no noise study has yet been carried out by the town, one was paid for by park supporter group Tower Hill Off-leash Rally (THOR). According to audio presented by Ms Gerber, THOR was formed at the urging of Ms Foster, to offer a second off-leash support group, separate from the K9 Klub. Results from a noise study was presented by acoustics professional Marco Resendes, showing no increase in the usual ambient noise near the neighbourhood back yard fences. Council said the town would need to conduct its own study, with its own parameters, to accurately and officially measure the noise. Mr. Resendes and Phil Quackenbush of THOR argued that the noise recorded was less than what is experienced at a baseball diamond, soccer field or tennis court. “It would be troubling to set the precedent that any small group can close any park,” said Mr. Quackenbush, who has previously told The Liberal that each summer he endures noisy July and August evenings, due to the town’s concerts in the park series at Mill Pond.

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PROPOSED UPGRADE OF THE NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IN THE GTA The Study and Preferred Route Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. (Enbridge) has retained Dillon Consulting Limited (Dillon) to undertake an environmental assessment and route selection study for two currently proposed 36-inch (915 mm) high pressure natural gas distribution pipelines and associated facilities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). This project is being proposed to upgrade the backbone of Enbridge’s natural gas distribution system to serve growth in the GTA. The project has been divided into two proposed segments for which environmental, socio-economic, and technical data has been collected. A thorough investigation of route options for Segment A and Segment B was completed, including consideration of all input received during consultation with elected officials, agencies, stakeholders, First Nations and Métis, and the public. As a result of the work done to date, a Preferred Route (PR) has been selected for each segment. The PR for Segment A is an existing provincially designated utility corridor within the Parkway Belt, located south of Highway 407. For Segment B, the PR is a combination of the Parkway Belt as well as an existing utility corridor running north-south between Highway 407 and Sheppard Avenue East. It was determined that the PR for both segments involves the least potential for conflict with existing and proposed land uses and other utilities, minimal disruption to traffic, and minimal disruption to communities and businesses during construction.

The Process The project is being conducted in accordance with the Ontario Energy Board’s Environmental Guidelines for the Location, Construction, and Operation of Hydrocarbon Pipelines and Facilities in Ontario, 6th Ed., 2011. The proposed work will also meet the requirements of the Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Process for Realty Activities Other Than Electricity Projects, as amended September 2008. Once the study is

complete, Enbridge may apply to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct the project. If approved, construction is proposed for 2014 and 2015.

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Invitation to Participate and Comment Public and agency consultation is a key component of this project. Enbridge is hosting a second round of Open Houses to provide you with an opportunity to review the project and provide input. Drop in to one of our Open Houses between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - City of Mississauga Radisson Plaza Mississauga Toronto Airport, Dorothy Room, 175 Derry Rd. E., Mississauga Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – Town of Markham St. Robert Catholic High School Cafeteria, 8101 Leslie St.,Thornhill

Construction planning and mitigation will be discussed at the Open Houses. Enbridge recognizes that there are potential construction impacts and is committed to discussing these concerns with the community. The Open Houses will also provide information on the schedule for completion of the environmental assessment and further opportunities for stakeholder engagement prior to and during construction.

Segment A Map – approximately 25 kilometre pipeline.

Segment B Map – approximately 22 kilometre pipeline.

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Collectively our 75 graduates received nearly 300 admission offers to schools across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. and were offered more than $1.5 million in scholarships and awards for their post-secondary education. Well done, grads!

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You may notice a lot of cyclists in Richmond Hill this Sunday, especially near Holy Trinity School on Bayview Avenue. Zareinu Moveathon is a two-day fundraising event that will bring out thousands of cycling participants from across the GTA in support of a children with special needs. Comprised of a large community festival in Toronto and the Zareinu Ride for Kids through York and Durham region, the event will raise critical funds for the Vaughan-based Zareinu Education Centre, a treatment centre for children with physical and developmental disabilities. This year, the 50-, 100- and 162.5-kilometre rides are back along with a fresh challenging route in Richmond Hill: the 25-km Women’s Ride. The 15th annual event will take place Sunday, June 24 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity School, 11300 Bayview Ave. The rides include rest stops along the way each fully stocked with food, drinks and volunteers. On-site showers, change rooms, post-ride massages, and a finish line barbecue. Participants must raise a minimum of $1,000 to ride and will receive a gift pack and custom limited edition Louis Garneau jersey.

Ball tourney, ride honour fallen officers The deaths of two York police officers last year — one a young father, the other a veteran — sent shockwaves through the force. Const. Garrett Styles, 32, was killed on duty in East Gwillimbury while conducting a traffic stop June 28. Supt. Mark Grant, 54, died in a car crash on his way home from a police conference in October. Now, a charity slo-pitch tournament launched five years ago to remember another York officer killed while on duty will also pay tribute to Const. Styles and Supt. Grant. The Rob Plunkett Memorial SloPitch Tournament is June 23 at the York Regional Police Association ball fields off of Stonehaven Avenue in Newmarket. The tournament was launched

in memory of Det.-Const. Robert Plunkett, 43, killed on duty while investigating airbag thefts in Markham in 2007. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. and runs throughout the day. There is no gate fee.

The next day, beginning at 8 a.m., York Regional Police will hold its second annual memorial Ride 4 Styles event. Cyclists will ride about 40 km from the Newmarket police station to the Markham police station.

Contact Pathways at (905) 471-7877 This message brought to you as a community service of The Richmond Hill Liberal

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4 door SUV, V6 3.5 Liter, Automatic. Silver, heated seats, manual shift mode, AUX IN, fog lights 50,033, Stock #P6933

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4 door Sedan, 4-Cyl VTEC 1.8L, Manual Silver with Grey interior, AUX IN, heated mirrors, Window Tint, heated seats. 111,200 km, Stock #H130047A

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Try out 3-D golf at this week’s open house Golfzon Canada Inc., an international leader in golf simulator systems, is presenting a grand opening launch of its 3-D, virtual golfing experience in Richmond Hill this week. The company is opening its first five Golfzon Park locations in the Greater Toronto Area this spring and summer. There is already a Markham location at 7501 Woodbine Ave., and Richmond Hill’s new location opens at 9737 Yonge St. this week. All this week, until Sunday, there are public open house sessions for golf fans to try out a three-hole course and driving range free.

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as it lets you play some of the most famous golf courses in the world.” Real golf clubs and balls are used in a closed environment in order to simulate an authentic 3-D golfing experience and help everyone improve their swing and overall game with the use of screens, swing plates sensor mats and specialized cameras. In addition, there are a number of games available to help either improve golf skills or to simply have fun, such as match play, longest drive, closest to pin, putting and driving range. For details, visit golfzon.ca or call 905508-1872.

Davis Orthodontics offers high-tech smiles in Richmond Hill

ENTERPRISING GROUP This spring, 55 high school students learned about business and free enterprise at Cedar Glen in Nobleton, through guest speakers and lively discussions. Richmond Hill Rotary Club sponsored this group of students: Kalina Qin (from left), Paul Huang and Anna Zhao from Richmond Hill High School, Serguei Tabatchenko and Michael Maringola of St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High, with Rotarian Jack Laurion.

Davis Orthodontics in Richmond Hill offers a new, high-tech way to help improve your smile. Patients who have wanted to enhance their smiles, but have worried about the discomfort of dental impressions can now benefit from an iOC digital scanner. No more thick, putty-like materials that can make you gag, just a painless, more accurate 3-D representation of their teeth. “Your smile is the first thing that people notice,” said Dr. Kevin Davis. “Nothing should stand in the way of achieving a strong and healthy picture-perfect grin.” iOC Digital Impression System uses a miniature HD camera to take multiple 3-D images of the topographical characteristics of your teeth. This state-of-the-art technology allows for highly accurate digital dental impression while allowing patients to breathe and swallow naturally. Davis Orthodontics offers this enhanced patient experience through its Richmond Hill office at 10131 Yonge St. and its Woodbridge and Newmarket offices. Providing a full range of orthodontic care to patients since 1970, Davis Orthodontics provides braces to clients of any age through Drs. Allan and Kevin Davis, Michael Goldstein, Mitch Miller and Sherri Leung. For details on services, visit davisortho.ca or call 905-884-7550.

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Ontario’s Black Pig competition barbecue team was among the top teams at an inter-

national barbecue cooking contest held this spring in Memphis, Tennessee. In fact, the team from Ontario was the only Canadian team to compete among 250 global grillers and grabbed fifth place in the whole hog division as teams from more than 20 American states and several countries competed for more than $110,000 in prize money. “This is just a huge achievement and the whole team is absolutely ecstatic with the result,” said team member Stephen Perrin, executive chef and owner of three Ontario restaurants — Terra in Thornhill, Sarpa in Richmond Hill and Rusty’s in Collingwood. More than 100,000 foodie spectators attended the competition that was based on the unique team recipes for three distinct pork barbecuing elements: whole hog, shoulder and ribs. Mr. Perrin said that the team’s celebrated barbecue pork trio will be featured entrées at Terra, Sarpa and Rusty’s this summer. Sarpa restaurant is in Oak Ridges at 13311 Yonge St. Call 905-773-2188 for information or reservations.

Engineering firm in new location MapleTherm Engineering Inc. is a consulting engineering company that is licensed to provide engineering services in accordance with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario guidelines. Its goal is to provide cost-effective engineering services to clients without the hassles and costs associated with large consulting firms. The company provides detailed HVAC design, mechanical systems engineering, project management, maintenance services and electrical design. With their working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and governing provincial guidelines staff are able to provide an “under-one-umbrella” solution for municipal, institutional, industrial, commercial and residential clients. MapleTherm provides green energy alternatives and environmentally friendly engineering solutions that save energy and money. This spring the company moved to a new, larger location at 56-588 Edward Ave. in Richmond Hill. For details, visit mapletherm.ca or call 905-737-1445.


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Local school boards aren’t waiting for the province as they move ahead with their own safe schools strategies. The province has just announced it is taking the next step in its accepting schools action plan by establishing a new expert panel. The group is expected to identify and advise on the development of resources and practices schools should use to promote a positive climate, equity, inclusive education and bullying prevention. The announcement comes on the heels of the passing of the Accepting Schools Act, also known as Bill 13, earlier this month, which will take effect in Ontario schools this fall. As for what changes the implementation of the new law will bring to the York Region District School Board, superintendent Allan Hoyle said details are being ironed out. “I like to think we’ve been a little bit ahead of the curve on this one,” he said. Work on creating safe school environments was well under way before the announcement of the new law, he said. The local board has been consulting two working groups, one with internal staff and the other made up of community partners including York Regional Police and the York Region Bullying Coalition. The working groups are helping develop a two-part strategy. The first part will focus on philosophy and defining bullying, while the second is on practical steps to help prevent bullying.

“A big part of developing a plan that works is to listen to the students, parents and teachers,” Mr. Hoyle said. “As a public institution, we do have an obligation to respond to the legislation, but, ultimately, we hope to see equity for every student across the province.” The provincial panel of experts will design a model strategy and boards will use it as an example when creating their own, as one plan is not going to work for every school board, Mr. Hoyle said. The public board is still finalizing timelines for its strategy, which will include the province’s new law, to be complete. It expects to have the framework ready by August, have a full draft in September that will go out for feedback and have something in place by the end of October. “This is a wonderful example of prevention and not punishment,” Mr. Hoyle said. “We are aiming to create the kind of environment kids can and want to learn in.” There won’t be significant changes for the York Catholic District School Board when the new law comes into play, religious and family life co-ordinator Michael Way Skinner said. “We are already doing most of what is laid out in the legislation,” he said. “Really, the only change is we will have to allow students to call their clubs gay-straight alliances if they wish.” Many schools in the board have student groups supporting differences in sexual orientation, but he doubts students will seek to change group names. The board has already implemented an antibullying and safe schools plan with input from parents, staff and the school community.

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Records, not mercury, may fall Get used to soaring temperatures in Richmond Hill and across southern Ontario, said Environment Canada’s David Phillips. This heat wave is but the “opening act” to sweltering summer weather, predicted the climatologist. And with temperatures reaching as high as 35C over the past few days, the Region of York and Richmond Hill have issued heat advisories, reminding you to take advantage of the various cooldown zones available. Action will likely heat up at town community centres and splash pads this week, as residents look to cool down. Richmond Hill offers 11 outdoor splash pads and six community pools. Use of the splash pads is free. Community centres are air conditioned, contain water fountains and even if you don’t want to pay for a public swim, they can provide refuge from the heat. While most residents will be looking to keep strenuous activity to a minimum, local air conditioning retailers are in overdrive.

AIR SERVICE CALLS The rising mercury brings brisk business for air conditioning professionals, including Al Ghandchi of Richmond Hill’s Air Tech Ultimate Comfort Inc. “It’s already started,” he said Monday. “Today, we received double the amount of service calls that we would usually get on a Monday. We’re already booked solid for the week,” he added, thanking the year’s first heat wave for the extra business. The hot weather is expected to last through today, before the daily high temperature is expected to drop on Friday. Yesterday, the first day of summer, was expected to reach 35C, said Mr. Phillips, as warm air from the southern United States invades Canadian air space. In order to be considered a heat wave, multi-

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Richvale’s splash pad features a giant salmon water feature, one of 11 places to cool off for free. ple days with a high of at least 32C needs to occur, explained Mr. Phillips. While temperatures will stretch into the mid30s, the air outside will feel more like 40C with the humidex. “This is the flavour of what we can expect the summer to be and it’s no shock, because warm and dry has been the trend for a while,” said Mr. Phillips, adding Richmond Hill has experienced above average temperatures every month over the last 15 months. The total rainfall during April, May and June has only been half of what York Region usually receives. And with temperatures soaring, some Richmond Hill daily heat records are taking a tumble. Environment Canada said Tuesday we hit 34.3C, breaking the June 19 record. We hit 31C June 21, 1994. But if the weather man is correct, that record will fall today if we reach the 34C projected high. The average high for Richmond Hill this time of year is 24C. For more information on the location of splash pads, public pools and tips to keep your pets and loved ones safe in the heat, visit richmondhill.ca


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NON-PERISHABLE FOOD DONATIONS AND AN ELECTRONIC WASTE DROP OFF IS AVAILABLE. PARKING IS LIMITED. CONSIDER TAKING THE COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE. BUSES RUN EVERY 30 MINUTES FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. VISIT RICHMONDHILL.CA/CANADADAY FOR SHUTTLE BUS SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS, AND FOR ELECTRONIC WASTE SIZE AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.

Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Crescent, Newmarket To inquire about becoming a sponsor or donating to a bursary please contact Debra Weller at dweller@yrmg.com

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The Liberal welcomes submissions of upcoming events from non-profit community organizations. While every effort is made to include all submissions, there is no guarantee of publication. E-mail items to mbeck@yrmg.com

THURSDAY, JUNE 21 Temple Har Zion’s adult education committee presents Toronto lecturer Gerald Ziedenberg June 21 at 7:30 p.m. on the story of the Exodus: the ship that launched a nation. Cost for members $3; guests $5. Temple Har Zion is located at 7360 Bayview Ave., Thornhill. For details, call temple office at 905-889-2252. Enjoy a strawberry supper courtesy of the Mary and Martha Guild of Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church June 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in church’s Wallace Hall, 10066 Yonge St. Cold meats, potato salad, bean salad, carrot salad, coleslaw, rice salad, jellied salads and for dessert, strawberries with ice cream, plus tea or coffee. Tickets are $15 adults, $7.50 for children 12 and under, or $40 for family (2 adults, 2 children). Tickets must be purchased in advance; call church office at 905-884-4211. A strawberry supper will be hosted by the Richvale Lioness Club June 21 at Langstaff Community Centre, 155 Red Maple (corner Bantry) in Richmond Hill from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Roast beef, ham, salads, desserts, strawberries and more. Adult tickets $14, children under 10 $7; everyone welcome. All proceeds to community activities such as Hill House Hospice. From June 21 to 23, the Red Bull racing show car will make a stop in Thornhill, at Infinity of Willowdale, 7200 Yonge St. Come admire the F1 race car replica, and you could win passes to the Formula 1 race in the U.S. in November or mounted racing gloves signed by champion Sebastian Vettel. For details, visit willowdale. infinity.ca or call 905-881-4200.

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St. Volodymyr’s Parish, 15 Church Lane, Thornhill (John and Yonge streets) invites you to a pierogy dinner June 22 from 4:30 to

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7 p.m. Enjoy borscht, (beet soup) pierogies, sauerkraut, sausage, homemade dessert and beverage. You can bring containers for takeout to reduce waste. Frozen pierogies also available for sale. Cost: adults $10; students $5; children 7 and under free; takeout orders $9. Funds support maintenance of heritage church. For details, call 905-889-0187.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23 The One Parent Family Association’s Aurora/ Richmond Hill dance takes place June 23 at 8 p.m. at the Aurora Legion, 105 Industrial Parkway N. Tickets of $17 available at the door, includes light buffet. Bring a friend. The fourth annual Car Wash for Cancer fundraiser will be held June 23 at Bayview Secondary School, Bayview Avenue just north of Major Mackenzie in Richmond Hill, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain date June 24). Have your car washed for a donation to the Ewing’s Cancer Foundation of Canada in honour of a former Bayview student who died of the disease. For more, visit ewingscancer.ca Enjoy a Bloomin’ Strawberry Social Tea June 23 at the Heritage Centre, overlooking garden of Amos Wright Park, 19 Church St. N., Richmond Hill. Enjoy tea and “berry” special dessert with sittings at 1 and 2:30 p.m. for $7 (tax included). Reservations recommended, but drop-ins accepted if space allows. Call 905-780-3802 for details and to reserve spots. Meet UFC fighting superstar Pat Barry at a Carnival For Hope charity event at Richmond Hill Honda June 23 from noon to 3 p.m. Get

photo and autograph, draws for free Indy tickets, children’s games, face painting, entertainment, obstacle course, car wash and barbecue. Test your punching power on punch machine. Richmond Hill Honda is at 77 16th Ave., call 1-888532-4946 or visit richmondhillhonda.com June 23 from 10 a.m. to noon, Seeds For Change will host a native plant workshop at the Growing To Give Garden at Firehall 7-1, 835 Clark Ave. W., (Bathurst & Clark), Thornhill. Workshop will be led by Alice Kong from the North American Native Plant Society, dedicated to the study, conservation, cultivation and restoration of native plants. Group will plant many interesting plants in the wetland, bring your rainboots. For more, visit seedsforchangegardens.org

SUNDAY, JUNE 24 Councillor Godwin Chan invites all Richmond Hill residents to his Ward 6 Summerfest June 24 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at David Hamilton Park, 311 Valleymede Dr., beside Ed Sackfield Arena. Free barbecue while supplies last, entertainment, door prizes. New feature is a video game bus.

MONDAY, JUNE 25 Feel alone and depressed, or hopeless? The Canadian Mental Health Association offers Support for Depression groups. A Richmond Hill group meets weekly Monday nights 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at new location, St. Mary’s Church, 10030 Yonge St., enter off Major Mackenzie onto McLatchey Lane. No fee or registration required. Trained facilitators always welcome newcomers. For details, call CMHA York Region at 905-853-8477 or visit www.cmha-yr.on.ca

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

York Singles Club 45+ presents a new members information session June 28 from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Legion, 233 Centre St. E., Richmond Hill. Come to this session and hear about all the activities of York Region’s top social club for singles 45+; for more e-mail info@yorksingles.com or call 905-707-7499.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29 Join Barry and Batya Segal Live In Concert June 29 at Gates of Zion Centre, 7775 Yonge St., Thornhill. Israeli Messianic singers and songwriters will bring a musical fusion of ancient Yemenite and modern Jewish heritage for evening concert at 7:45 p.m. and Shabbat morning message June 30 at 11 a.m. Free admission, call 905-761-8118 for details or visit cityofdavid.com

SUNDAY, JULY 1 All are invited to Canada Day Worship in the Park July 1 at 10:30 a.m. in Amos Wright Park, behind the Heritage Centre, 19 Church St. N., for a joint worship service to thank God for our country. Churches involved are: Richmond Hill Presbyterian, Richmond Hill United Church, St. Mathew’s United Church and St. Mary’s Anglican Church. Wear Canadian colours and the Maple Leaf. Refreshments served following the service. Then head over to Richmond Green Park for the town’s Canada Day party, featuring a children’s village, teen zone, multicultural food pavilion,live entertainment and enjoy the region’s largest fireworks display.

China friendship art exhibit coming to Richmond Hill

Works of Chinese artist Wenji Shi on view this month. Arts Richmond Hill is presenting an art exhibit from China showcasing goodwill and friendship through art. In co-operation with the Baoan District Committee of Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the exhibition of Chinese paintings by artist Wenji Shi will be on view from June 22 to 30 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St. The theme of the exhibit is celebrating international cultural diversity: building communities of goodwill and friendship through art. The grand opening ceremony for this exhibition was held today,Thursday, at Boynton House, presented by Arts Richmond Hill Mr. Shi is a member of the Chinese Artists Association, Chinese Calligraphers Association and president of Shenzhen Baoan Artists Association. His art works are gentle outside but strong inside with deep meaning, charm and harmony in compact arrangements. His works sit in collections in the United States, Russia, France, Britain, Japan and Germany and 40 works have been created for this exhibit.


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SPORTS AND RECREATION

Volleyball players put it all on the line Binstock hopeful he’ll make cut for Olympics

BALL HOCKEY TROPHY WINNERS Richmond Hill Stars novice ball hockey team won the South Simcoe ball hockey championships last weekend. Celebrating the win are (fourth row, from left): assistant coaches Alex Guizzetti and Giancarlo DiProspero, with head coach Paul Carreira; third row: Tom Saunders, Matthew Chiarelli, Jordan Srebot, Nicholas Pimento, Eric Vitale, Luke Balkovec, Nicholas Borisenko and Thomas Kuzmas; second row: Jacob Hodges, Matthew Gordon, Tommy Sotirakos, Logan Roberts, Matthew Yuen, Marcus Mohamed and Andreas Carreira; front row: Alesssandro Guizzetti, J.P. Binette and Gianluca DiProspero.

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Volleyball Canada has announced its two men’s and two women’s teams for the Continental Cup Olympic qualifying tournament in beach volleyball this week in Mazatlan, Mexico. For the women, the Canadian entries are Heather Bansley and Liz Maloney, both of Toronto, and Annie Martin of Sherbrooke, Que., and Marie-Andre Lessard of Ville LaSalle, Que. For the men, the Canadian pairs are former Richmond Hill resident Josh Binstock, now of Toronto, and Martin Reader of Comox, B.C., and Ben Saxton of Calgary and Christian Redmann of Toronto. The winner in both the men’s and women’s competition earns a berth for their country to the 2012 London Games. The second- and third-place teams will head to Moscow for a last chance Olympic qualifying event. If Canada earns an Olympic berth, the same teams will play off July 7 in Volleyball Canada’s Olympic Trials in Toronto to determine which will go to London. For both the men’s and women’s competition, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Puerto Rico will also field two pairs apiece and Costa Rica will have one entry. Selections to the Continental Cup for both men and women were based on performances on the FIVB World Tour circuit. Mr. Binstock attended Richmond Hill High School and is a chiropractor when not training intensely or in competition. Last year, friends from Richmond Hill and Vaughan, where he trained at Fabulous Fitness, organized several fundraisers to

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Josh Binstock, formerly of Richmond Hill, had the help of trainer Chris Duguay last year as he worked to get into top shape. help him cover the costs of competing on his way to the Pan-Am Games and the London Olympics. - with files by Adam Mc Lean


Class Environmental Assessment to address Outfall Capacity Limitations at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION FORUM # 2 The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York have jointly initiated a Schedule C Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study (Class EA) to identify the preferred solution for addressing the future capacity limitations of the existing outfall at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP). The first Public Information Forum held in May 2011, provided information on the Class EA process and background information on the study. In order to provide further information on the initial screening of alternatives, the evaluation criteria being considered for the impact assessment and to receive input from interested persons, Durham and York Regions will be holding Public Information Forum (PIF) #2 as follows: Date: Time: Location:

Tuesday June 26, 2012 Open House from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Formal presentation at 6:30 p.m. Pickering Recreation Complex, Meeting Room 1 & 2 (second floor), 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering, ON (parking located at the front of the building)

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Open House from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Formal presentation at 6:30 p.m. Banquet Hall, McLean Community Centre 95 Magill Drive, Ajax, ON

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Public and agency consultation is a key component of the Municipal Class EA process. All those with an interest in the project are encouraged to attend the Public Information Forum to provide input into this important study. Comments are welcome at any time during the Class EA, at all Public Information Forums, via the project website, via email or by contacting either of the Regions’ Project Managers. Details have been given below. Website:

www.durham.ca/OutfallEA

Email:

info@OutfallEA.com

Project Managers:

Barry Laverick, P.Eng. Project Manager The Regional Municipality of Durham 605 Rossland Road East, Box 623 Whitby, ON L1N 6A3 Phone: 905 668-7711, ext. 3840 Toll-free: 1-800-372-1102 Fax: 905-668-2051

Wayne Green, P.Eng. Project Manager The Regional Municipality of York 17250 Yonge Street Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 Phone: 905 830-4444, ext. 5049 Toll-free: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 5049 Fax: 905-836-4590

As part of the consultation initiative, the Regions are compiling a Project Contact List of parties interested in receiving further information during the Class EA process. If you are interested in being added to the Project Contact List, please submit your contact information. Project documents will also be posted to the project website, and reference copies will be available at the Central Branch of the Pickering Public Library and the Main Branch of the Ajax Public Library. Please note that comments will be maintained for reference throughout the project and will become part of the public record. Under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and the Environmental Assessment Act, any personal information such as name, address and telephone number included in a submission will become part of the public record unless the commenter specifically requests that such personal details not be included in the public record. Thank you for your participation in this study. NS

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If you require accommodations to fully participate in this meeting please contact Durham Region at 905-668-7711 ext. 3840 with your specific requirements.


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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 12pm-4pm YMCA Employment Centre 10610 Bayview Ave., Unit 12 Richmond Hill Large variety of positions available! Full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Students and Adults Welcome. Interested candidates must bring their resume and SIN card with them.

For more information contact the YMCA at 905-780-9622

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CARRIERS NEEDED Door to door delivery Flexible hours while working in your community Interested Candidates Call (905)660-9887 Richmond Hill ext.305 Thornhill ext. 311 Drivers COURIER DRIVER required for Con Courier & Cartage in Concord. Picking up & delivering packages. Experience preferred but will train. Must have own car, van or pickup. GPS and cell phone a must. Send resume to: concartage@gmail.com or call 905-660-1274

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the Estate of NEIL HERBERT SCOTT, late of the Town of Richmond Hill, who died on or about the 29th day of December, 2011, must be filed with the undersigned personal representatives on or before the 29th day of June, 2012 thereafter, the undersigned will distribute the assets of the estate having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED this 6th day of June, 2012 JANET-ANN SCOTT c/o Counter & Mitchell Barristers & Solicitors 12820 Yonge Street, P.O. Box 2939 Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 1A8 Handy Person SKILLED HANDYMANExperienced, 30 years Painting, drywall, tile repairs, crown mouldings, carpentry, bathrooms & basements. Wayne: (905)508-9823

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TOCHER, Kenneth John January 25, 1981 - June 4, 2012 Passed away suddenly on Monday, June 4th, 2012. Ken will be dearly missed by his mother Wendy Bolger (Battler), father John Tocker and stepdad of 27 years George Bolger, sister Cailee Laus, brother-in-law Brent Laus and new baby niece Lily, also many aunts, uncles and cousins. A Celebration of Ken's Life was held at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket on Monday, June 11th, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health at www.supportcamh.ca would be appreciated. We will love you for eternity and miss you until we meet again xoxo

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