Welcoming the Year of the Rooster

The Chinese New Year is a time to reflect on our past accomplishments and look forward to the year ahead as family and friends gather to celebrate old and new traditions. For me, it is a special occasion because I have the opportunity to spend quality time with my family as well as the Vaughan […]

2017 Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Budget

The City of Vaughan has started working on the 2017 Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Budget. This budget determines how much residents pay for water, wastewater and stormwater and identifies the resources needed to operate and maintain the City’s infrastructure. Why it’s important By operating and maintaining existing water services and accommodating growth, the City can […]

Ilse Thompson fonds

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 […]

G. Elmore Reaman Fonds

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 […]

Menorah Ceremony invitation

Lighting the menorah in celebration of Hanukkah

Every year, Jewish families come together to celebrate the Festival of Lights, also known as Hanukkah. The holiday is celebrated with festive foods, gifts, games and most importantly, lighting the menorah for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah. Every family may celebrate Hanukkah differently, but there are popular traditions commonly practiced in many Jewish […]

Vaughan 2017 Budget

Delivering Service Excellence through fiscal responsibility

City saves $3.3 million in 2017 budget process A focus on improving service delivery, managing growth, and delivering services more effectively and efficiently is at the heart of the City of Vaughan’s 2017 budget. Approved at last night’s Special Council Meeting, the budget achieves $3.3 million in savings and includes a 2.9 per cent residential […]

Lighting up the Christmas spirit at Vaughan City Hall

Christmas is a time when family and friends gather together to celebrate new and old traditions. From cookie making and gift giving, to tree decorating and more, there are countless activities and festivities for all ages to enjoy during the holiday season. What traditions do you participate in during this time of the year? For […]