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 […]

A quilt square contest that’s sew much fun!

Vote for your favourite Canada 150 quilt square at tomorrow’s Binder Twine Festival in Kleinburg The annual quilt square contest is just one of the pioneer activities you’ll find at the Binder Twine Festival on Sept. 10. This year, Kleinburg residents and other visitors have been sewing up a storm, creating squares with red-and-white fabrics […]

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 […]