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Youth Job Search

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Job Skills Employment Services, 4961 Highway 7  map

Are you 15-29? Need some guidance on how to write an effective resume? Nervous about interviews? Not sure what education you should pursue? Finished school and need to figure out what do with your education? Join us to meet with other youth sharing the same concerns. Together you’ll work on exploring career or educational pathways; learn about and receive help with an effective job search; and gain the skills necessary to find and keep a job.

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

Journey to Faith Art Exhibition

March 28 to April 2, 2017

Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
                   Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. & Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: The Kathleen Gormley McKay Art Gallery
         197 Main Street Unionville  map

Reception: April 1, 2017, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Water Polo Canada – 2017 Senior Nationals

Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2, 2017

Location: Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville  map

2017 Water Polo Canada Senior National Championships.

This 6 team Championship is made up of the best teams
 from the East and West Conferences.

Event Organizer: Water Polo Canada

Visit for the schedule.

English Language Café (Markham Newcomers Network)

Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (March 28, 2017)

Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (March 31, 2017)

Hosted at The Bridge church in the café area
(5440 16th Ave., Markham) map

The best way to get better at speaking a new language is practice. The Markham Newcomers Network is hosting free language cafes weekly on Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings. These are informal drop-in opportunities where you can enjoy a beverage and snack while practicing English with fluent locals and other newcomers wanting to improve their English skills. This is also a great opportunity to meet new people and build friendships. These cafes are intended for practicing conversational English and are not a replacement for classroom language instruction.

Visit for more information.


Phone: (905) 294-6716 ext. 50

Daffodil Month Volunteers Needed

Daffodil Month Volunteers Needed

From March 29 - April 30, 2017 the Canadian Cancer Society is putting out a call for volunteers to sell pins during Daffodil Month.

Daffodil month, held every April, is a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society with volunteers involved in numerous activities to raise money for the fight against cancer. This April, the Canadian Cancer Society wants you to know Daffodil Month is your opportunity to make a difference. By volunteering just a few hours of your time by selling daffodil pins in support of the Daffodil Month campaign, you can help save lives and support people living with cancer. Please sign up as a Daffodil Month volunteer today!

The locations for Markham participants are Loblaws McCowen Market and LCBO Bullock Drive. Participants can sign up by visiting

2017 Purple Carpet Event

Thursday, March 30, 2017

6:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Markham Cineplex Odeon & VIP
179 Enterprise Blvd.  map

Join ALS Double Play for their third annual Purple Carpet Event.

The event is presented by The Remington Group.

Live with Purpose. Love with Purpose.

Ex-NFL player Steve Gleason played for the New Orleans Saints.
He began a video blog for his unborn son when he found out he had ALS just months before he was born.

This is a fundraising event with proceeds going toward ALS Double Play's post-doctoral ALS research fellow at the University of Toronto.

105 Gibson Centre
FREE Tax Clinic

From March 4 to April 30, a group of trained volunteers will provide free tax return services for individuals and families who meet the following eligibility criteria:

Individual income less than $30,000
Family income less than $40,000
No business or rental income
No investment income
Foreign properties less than $100,000
Services are by APPOINTMENT only, so call now and book a time!

Every Saturday and Sunday until April 30, 2017
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
English, Cantonese and Mandarin services available.

Location: Gibson Centre
              108 Gibson Centre  map

Please leave a message at 905-946-8787 press #168 or email if the above criteria is met to book.

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Imagining an increase in high school students showing up stoned? Don’t worry, say school boards
       Instead of fearing classrooms full of students in a pot-induced haze, experts are hopeful that making marijuana legal will open up opportunities to better educate young people about the risks of using the drug. >> full story
Jason Kenney's views on gay-straight alliances called 'extremist' by Alberta education minister
        Alberta Education Minister David Eggen says Jason Kenney’s position that parents should be notified when their kids join a gay-straight alliance shows his true views. >> full story
Analysis | Is Toronto's housing market on the cusp of a late-80s-style bubble?
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Williams' late three helps Hornets end Raptors' win streak
      Marvin Williams dropped a 26-foot three-pointer with 8.7 seconds left in the game as the Charlotte Hornets staged a fourth-quarter rally in a 110-106 win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. >> full story

Culture change in Edmonton, Toronto key to turnarounds
       Ryan Rishaug and Mark Masters join Gino Reda to discuss the Oilers' and Maple Leafs' turnarounds and weigh in on what the biggest factors to their changing fortunes have been. >> full story
Two-time pairs champions Duhamel, Radford struggle at worlds
       Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford are a surprising seventh after struggling in their pairs short program at the world figure skating championships in Helsinki. >> full story
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wet snow

    Daytime High: 3°C   Overnight: 1°C
    Chance of Precipitation: 70%
    Sunrise: 7:03 a.m.   Sunset: 7:39 p.m.

The Next 3 Day Weather Forecast

March 31

April 1

April 2

Rain A mix of sun
and clouds

High   4°C

High   9°C

High  11°C

Low    1°C

Low    0°C

Low   -1°C


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  More Upcoming Markham Events

The Just For Laughs Road Show

The Just For Laughs Road Show

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Boulevard  map

Swan Lake

Russian National Ballet Theatre presents "Swan Lake"

Tuesday, April 11 to Thursday, April 13, 2017 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Flato Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Boulevard  map

Click here to view more exciting shows,
 events and festivals of 2017.

Movies Now Showing
Our Local Movie Theatre,
Cineplex Odeon Markham & VIP

Beauty and The Beast
Goon Last Of The Enforcers
Kong: Skull Island
Get Out
The Lego Batman Movie
Ghost In The Shell
 Click here for movie show times.

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