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Oh Canada! Who are you?

I can’t reach to understand What I really feel An explanation my heart demand When I let my thoughts turn like the wheel Oh Canada! Who are you? If I use reasons I call you “My Lord”. If I use feelings I cry out “My Lady”. Thy sons and daughters made thy history, And they […]

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 […]

Did you know that taking water from a fire hydrant is illegal?

Fire hydrants are a fairly recognizable feature in our neighbourhoods and they serve a very important function when it comes to keeping our communities safe. Hydrants are used to put out fires and are connected to the city’s drinking water supply. Only licensed and trained City staff or firefighters are allowed to operate them. Connecting […]

What’s old is new again during curbside giveaway

 thanks to all who participated in curbside giveaway. How did it go? If you have suggestions for how we can improve our curbside giveaway event, please take this quick survey. Even if you did not participate, we’d like to hear from you. -->

Vaughan’s first event welcomes spring cleaners and treasure hunters One person’s reusables is another person’s riches. The City of Vaughan is hosting a series of curbside giveaway events, which offer residents the chance to part with unwanted, gently used items and treasure hunters the opportunity to discover a few gems. The curbside giveaway weekends are […]

Control pesky dandelion weeds

Your lawn will be ‘coming up roses’ with these seven helpful hints Each spring, lawns and greenspaces turn from green to yellow as dandelions flower. Dandelions usually flower for only a few shorts weeks in May and June. To protect the environment, the City of Vaughan put the Pesticide By-law into effect to regulate the […]

Planet Protector Academy comes to schools in Vaughan

The Planet Protector Academy, in collaboration with the City of Vaughan, is piloting an environmental outreach program at schools in Vaughan to engage students and families in reducing waste.  The program, ZERO HEROES, is a digital-led classroom activity for grades three to five that combines in-class learning about waste and consumption issues with at-home missions […]

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 […]