School Zone Safety

Active and Safe Routes to School programs promote increased physical activity, reduce traffic congestion and better air quality. Please check with your school to see if there is a program for you and your child.

 

 

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Keep our children safe, respect school zone parking and driving regulations  Every year the City of Vaughan receives hundreds of complaints about school zone parking and driving violations. School zone by-laws have been established for the safety of children and pedestrians. Please keep these tips in mind when dropping off children or driving through school […]

Listen to your art! Find a fun hobby at Vaughan community centres this fall

Registration for fall and winter recreation programs and swim lessons starts this week Parents: as you’re making back-to-school schedules for the kids, consider squeezing in some after-school activities. Hobbies are healthy for children – it keeps them energized and alert, making studying easier and grades better. Vaughan community centres and the City Playhouse Theatre offer […]

Canada 150

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 […]

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.
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]