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Markham Home For The Holidays

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road  map

Welcome to Canada’s Original “True Essence of Christmas” Decorating Show. The True Spirit of Christmas is at the 30th Annual Markham. HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS only at the Markham Fairgrounds with over 130 juried exhibitors from Ontario, as well as Nova Scotia offering Christmas decorating accents & accessories, personalized ornaments, stained glass, Shabby Chic furniture & custom furniture, Christmas food galore to taste test, Christmas shortbread cookies in gourmet flavours, stunning handcrafted jewellery, Christmas fascinators to add that Christmas sparkle to you! Fresh Christmas greenery to decorate the inside and outside of your home plus 1,000's of unique & affordable Christmas gift ideas for a perfect old fashioned Christmas, that will fit any budget and be easy on your wallet!

Meet Santa direct from the North Pole – Bring Your Camera for this memory!

ADMISSION: $9.00 for Adults
                   $8.00 for Seniors 
                   $2.00 for children
                   (2 & under free)

2018 World Junior
Badminton Championships

November 5 to 18, 2018
Location: Markham Pan Am Centre
  16 Main Street Unionville

The City of Markham, in partnership with Badminton Canada and Badminton Ontario, is set to host the 2018 World Junior Badminton Championships from November 5 to 18, 2018 at our world class sports facility, the Markham Pan Am Centre.

Family Sundays

Family Sundays at Markham Museum

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Road  map

Join us as we celebrate our newest exhibition, Geared for Growing through hands on exploration of our 25 acre site. Each month boasts different themes relating to the science behind agriculture, along with either a fun craft to take home, or an interactive experience that your family will remember forever!

Click here for the monthly Family Sundays schedule and the descriptions of the program!

Mock Interview Review & Job Search Review

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Watch your mock interview and receive professional and peer feedback. Learn from your mistakes now so you can succeed at the real thing! We’ll also include a fun and interactive review of all the Employment Training workshop content from Bootcamp, Skills & Accomplishments, Resumes, Cover Letters, Hidden Job Market, & Interview Strategies. 

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

Holiday Art Show 2018

Holiday Salon Show 2018

November 16 - December 21, 2018

Location: Winged Canvas Art Hub |185 Bullock Drive  #1, Markham, Ontario L3P 7R4  map

Usher in the festive season with our annual Holiday Salon Show. Featuring an incredible array of artwork by local artists and makers, this show is sure to get you into the holiday spirit. What better gift for the person who has everything than a one-of-a-kind original


The Stiver Mill Farmers' Market
- Indoor Fall Market

From October 14 to December 23, 2018

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

9 Station Lane, Unionville (map)

The Stiver Mill Farmers Market moves INSIDE the historic Stiver Mill for the fall season. Open on Sundays from October 14 to December 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for produce, baked goods, hand crafted products and more!

For more information, visit

Contact email:

Tel.: 647-884-8894

Longo's Hiring Event

Longo’s Hiring Event

Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Aaniin Community Centre, 5665 14th Avenue  map

Interested in an amazing opportunity with potential for growth? Longo's is searching for a variety of full-time and part-time positions for high quality customer service positions in Markham, Stouffville, Richmond Hill & Aurora.

• Customer Service/Cashier Team
• Clerks in all departments
• Dept. Manager & Asst. Dept. Manager
• Barista
• Meat Cutter
• Cake Decorators
• Overnight Clerk
• Delivery Driver
• + More



*All participants must arrive on time for the event in order to take part in this networking session.

Call 905-470-9675 for more details.


Please Note: Registration is required.

EVENT URL for Registration:

Winged Canvas


Hogan Landscaping

John Procenko Real Estate Team
Professional. Proactive. Procenko Real Estate

Kimberly Clark, Broker
Century 21
Direct: 647-293-8632
Office: 905-471-2121


Clean and Care Services
Clean and Care Services

Pulse Dance Works

Sher's 5 Star Catering

Dance Dreamz


National News, Business, Entertainment & Sports Headlines

CUPW rejects latest offer from Canada Post: Rotating strikes to continue
      Union rejected the company's latest offer Saturday as parcel backlog mounts ahead of busy holiday season >> full story
Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life
       Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that's so different from other living things that it doesn't fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify known organisms. >> full story

Highlighted News & Sports Headlines by CBC and TSN
Raptors snap losing skid with rout of Bulls
         Fred VanVleet scored 18 points, Danny Green added 17 and Serge Ibaka had 16 points and four blocks, sending the short-handed Toronto Raptors to a 122-83 rout of the Chicago Bulls that snapped a three-game losing streak Saturday night. >> full story
Canada defeats Germany, moves closer to Rugby World Cup
        Canada moved a step closer to the Rugby World Cup on Saturday with a 29-10 win over Germany at a last-chance qualifying tournament. >> full story


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 Markham Weather Forecast

Sunday, November 18, 2018

A mix of sun and clouds

A mix of sun and clouds

         Daytime High: 1°C  Overnight Low: -4°C
         Chance of Precipitation: 30%
         Wind: 7 - 18 km/h Southwest
         Sunrise: 7:14 a.m.   Sunset: 4:49 p.m.

The Next 3 Day Forecast

November 19
November 20

November 21

A mix of sun and clouds Mainly sunny Scattered flurries
A mix of
sun and clouds

High     1°C

High     -4°C

High    -1°C

Low     -6°C Low     -8°C Low   -11°C


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  More Upcoming Markham Event

46th Annual Markham Santa Claus Parade 

Saturday, November 24, 2018

11:00 a.m.  to  1:00 p.m.

Location: Main Street Markham & Highway 7 

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus will be in Markham for the 46th Annual Santa Claus Parade and you’re invited!

The parade is hosted by the Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise Inc. and Markham-Unionville Rotary Club. This year's theme is Peace on Earth and will feature close to 100 floats, marching bands and representatives from the City’s business and cultural communities.

There are awards for the best commercial and non-commercial floats, the best marching group, the best marching band, the best school, and the best interpretation of the parade’s theme. 

The parade will run from Highway 7 East & Main Street Markham to Bur Oak Ave., and you can watch it from either side of Main Street Markham 

Bring your cheerful spirit and join us this for this festive family tradition! 

A special thank you to our Markham Santa Claus Parade sponsors: 
Partner Sponsors – TD Bank, Tim Hortons, Mattamy Group, Alectra 
Supporting Sponsors – Crupi Group, Kreston GTA, Long & McQuade, Garden Basket, 98.1 CHFI, 105.9 The Region, Honda and Markham BIA

Event Organizer: Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise Inc. and Markham-Unionville Rotary Club

Click here to view more exciting shows,
 events and festivals of 2018.

Movies Showing At
Our Local Movie Theatre,
Markham Cineplex Cinema & VIP

          Venom Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

          Venom The Girl In The Spider's Web

          Venom Overlord

          Venom Last Letter

          Venom The Nutcracker And The Four Realms

          Venom Bohemian Rhapsody

          Venom Project Gutenberg

          Venom Venom

          Searching A Star Is Born

            Click here for movie show times.


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