You could save money with an electric vehicle

Electric vehicles (EVs) are making a splash these days. With the transportation sector accounting for more greenhouse gas emissions than iron, steel, cement and chemical industries combined, it’s time to think about how we can green our commutes. The transportation sector of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan is intended to help the province become a […]

Get active to help save the earth

Leading an active lifestyle is not only good for your health, it can also help save the earth. The transportation sector in Ontario contributes to a large percentage of our greenhouse gas emissions, with cars and trucks responsible for more than 70 per cent. Switching to active forms of transportation, such as walking and cycling, […]

What can you do to #ChangeClimateChange?

Our actions today will help define what tomorrow will look like for generations to come. Since 2007, the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour has inspired many environmental changes across the globe, including legislation and actions to protect forests, oceans and wildlife. Here are three things you can do to help #ChangeClimateChange: Reduce energy at home […]

The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]

My Canada 150 story: Maya

Task force member reflects on travelling, fulfilling dreams and inspiring harmony in the community Living 15 years in Vaughan, Canada allows my family and me to reflect on what Canada means to us. Arriving in 2002 with three children (aged 14, nine and two) to pursue our professional careers, we dreamed big dreams! Nothing really […]

Kids can be heroes too!

Vaughan’s new firefighter summer camps train children for a career in fire service “Firefighters run into a burning building when everyone else is running out.” This common saying is proof that firefighters are human heroes – with superhuman strength. This summer, Vaughan youth can experience what it takes to be a hero at the City’s […]

The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]