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April 22, 2020

COVID student programs

New programs announced today to help students. Eligible post secondary students will receive $1,250 a month from May to August. Additionally grants will be available for those volunteering to help fight COVID-19.   https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/04/support-for-students-and-recent-graduates-impacted-by-covid-19.html

April 21, 2020

Thornhill Community Band

Thanks to the Thornhill Community Band..a fixture at community events in normal times.. for a stirring virtual rendition of Bobby Gimby’s “Canada”, saluting frontline medical workers and seniors.  #NewHorizonsForSeniors . https://youtu.be/LA79e4Y9nJw  

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April 21, 2020

Plas-Tech Inc. gets set up

Thanks to Braydon in Constit office for helping a great Thornhill company Plas-Tech Inc. get set up to help fight #COVID19 https://www.freshdaily.ca/news/2020/04/company-supplying-face-shields-canada/

April 16, 2020

Unintended Consequences Shouldice Hospital

Thornhill’s world-famous Shouldice Hospital in financial crisis.  Closed by province during COVID crisis, historic private hernia facility excluded by federal emergency funding for staff. Hospital covering for now..hoping Ottawa corrects unintended consequences.

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April 11, 2020

remembering Jim

Remembering Jim 6 yrs later.. thinking of Christine, Galen, Quinn + John.  A steady hand in bad times + good, a joyous Parliamentarian.  Among Jim's legacies: Thornhill’s Spadina Line + Rouge National Urban Park.

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April 08, 2020

A PLEA TO THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

During Easter, families and friends come together to celebrate important religious events andthe joy of the season. This year, however, we must celebrate in a different way.

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April 05, 2020

A PLEA TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

At Passover, Jewish families and friends come together to celebrate the Exodus, freedom and life.  This year, however, we must celebrate in a different way.

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