Events Affecting Ward 1 Residents

Below are events of interest to Thornhill Ward One Residents. If you know of another event Click Here to tell us about it.

Video link to the All Candidates Meeting Ocotber 13th, 2022 .....


This is the link to the youtube video of the Thornhill Markham All Candidates Meeting.

Regards,

Evelin Ellison and Debra Hanff

All Candidates Meeting for Thornhill/Markham Municipal Election, Ward 1, hosted by YOUR two resident groups:
WOSTRI (Ward One South Thornhill Residents Group, Inc.): http://thornhillwardone.com/ and
AWRA (Aileen-Willowbrook Residents Association): http://awrathornhill.ca/

The meeting was moderated by Thornhill/Vaughan resident Andrew Baldwin.
Questions were compiled from resident submissions to the planning committee previous to the event. Topics covered included: development (planning, infrastructure, traffic), environment, zoning, school board, accountability, and heritage.



https://youtu.be/6wbewJSSZGM






PRESS RELEASE - Thornhill All Candidates Meeting

Thornhill Municipal All Candidates Meeting Ė Thursday, October 13th, 2022

(Thornhill, Ont. October 13, 2022): Thornhill residents will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of the registered candidates running for office in the upcoming October 14 to 24 Markham Municipal Election.

Organized and hosted by Aileen-Willowbrook Residents Association and Ward One (South) Thornhill Residents Inc., the Municipal All Candidates Meeting will be held as follows:

Date: Thursday, October 13
Time: 7:15 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm
Location: Thornlea Secondary School, 8075 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill

Thornhill is one of the southern York Regionís fastest growing communities facing unprecedented urban intensification and population growth.
The Provinceís Places to Grow legislation, TOCs and MZOs, has created a tremendous burden on municipalities struggling, with minimal funding sources, to provide and meet essential infrastructure needs and services for a growing population.

Healthcare and timely access to medical services and treatment is a serious concern with many new residents unable to find a family doctor accepting new patients. With an increase in population it will be even more difficult to get a family doctor increasing demand on ERs.

Traffic gridlock is an escalating problem that continues to worsen, even with the Yonge Street Subway extension that is going under people's houses against the residents' wishes to keep "Yonge Street on Yonge".

All Thornhill residents are welcome to attend the Municipal All Candidates Meeting, ask questions and let their voice be heard by the candidates.

The All Candidates Meeting is organized and sponsored by the Ward One South Thornhill Residents Inc and Aileen Willowbrook Residents Association. The two residents associations together with other residents groups cover more than 10 000 households between the Yonge Street and Leslie Street area of Thornhill. They successfully worked with the Council of Markham to have the Shouldice Lands protected as a park .
Email contact information: info@thornhillwardone.com
Further information is available at www.thornhillwardone.com and www.awrathornhill.ca

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Thornhill Municipal All Candidates Meeting October 13th, 2022 ........

You are invited to the Thornhill Municipal All Candidates Meeting organized by AWRA (Aileen Willowbrook Residents Association) and WOSTRI (Ward One (South) Thornhill Residents Inc.
www.awrathornhill.ca
www.thornhillwardone.com

When: Thursday, October 13, 2022

Time: from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m.
Doors will be open at 7:00 p.m.


Where: Thornlea Secondary School,
8075 Bayview Avenue,Thornhill
Parking available at the north side of the bulding
Bicycle raks are on the north west side of the building.

send your questions to: info@thornhillwardone.com


All Candidates for the following positions were invited:

Mayor
Local Councillor
Regional Councillors
School Trustees
Public School Board
Catholic School Board
French Public School Board
French Catholic School Board

Bring your neighbour and meet the candidates

Fall Pomona Millls Park Fall Planting Saturday, October 1st, 2022 from 10:00 to noon .................

You are invited by the Pomona Mills Park Conservationists to the Annual Community Planting.

When: Saturday, October 1st, 20200

Time: from 10:00 a.m. to noon

Where: In the valley at the very west end of the park facing the Ladies Golf Club of Toronto.

If driving, park you car on Henderson Avenue and walk west on the path till the location. If you are walking you can also come to the entrance behind the Thornhill Meadow behind the Church on Church Lane. Walk down the stairs, the bridge and it is just east of the bridge.

Bring your neighbour, your shovel and your gloves.

For more information: valerie12burke@gmail.com

High School Students will receive Community Hours - let us know if you are coming

You can sign the Virtual book Of Condolence in the memory of Her Majesty Queen .....


Virtual Condolence Book

The City of Markham honours the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, at the age of 96. For those wishing to share messages in memory of The Queen, the virtual Book of Condolence will be available until September 29.
Learn more


https://yourvoicemarkham.ca/virtual-condolence-book-queen-elizabeth

AGM August 29th, 2022 7:30 to 9:00 p.m................

Notice of Annual General Meeting
Date: Monday, August 29th,2022
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Thornhill Community Centre, Fireside Lounge (7755 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill)

Have you ever wanted to become involved in your local neighbourhood, but didnít know how? Please join us for our Annual General Meeting and find out what we have been working on for the last year. We have lined up
presentations from the York Regional Police addressing the Carjackings,Car break ins and car racing in our streets.

1. General updates on recent events in Ward 1 by various others:

2. Updates by the Pomona Mills Park Conservationists

3. Updates on the developments in the area of Bayview and John Street.

4. Updates on Heritage District

Please come ready with your questions and comments. Let us know if you are coming as we have to respect the capacity of the room. Just the people registered before will be able to come to the meeting. Just send as an email to info@thornhillwardone.com


Membership is $10 per household.We look forward to seeing you there. Bring your neighbour! If you have questions, contact:
info@thornhillwardone.com

Ward One (South) Thornhill Residents Inc.
PRESERVING THE UNIQUE NATURE OF OUR COMMUNITY

Excessive Development in Thornhill ........

Check our current issues about the Excesive developments in the area of Bayview and John Stret and the details at

http://www.thornhillwardone.com/baydevs.shtml

Annual General Meeting - August 29, 2022 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

You are invited to our Annual General Meeting

Date: August, 29th, 2022

Time: 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Where: Fire Lounge, Thornhill Community Center

Bayview Avenue and john Street, Thornhill

Agenda to be posted soon

Car Jacking and Car Thefts in Thornhill .............

There have been car thefts and car Break in our neighborhood and at our neighbours at GARA, Aileen Willowbrook and ROyal Orchard area.† Cars were taken from their driveways overnight.†

For tips on how to keep your vehicles safe, check out the following websites:
https://www.yrp.ca/en/crime-prevention/vehicle-safety.asp#:~:text=Don't%20park%20your%20vehicle,car%20alarms%20or%20tracking%20devices

https://www.torontopolice.on.ca/crimeprevention/autotheft.php

https://www.caasco.com/CAA-Magazine/Auto-Advice/5-tips-to-prevent-auto-theft


Sincerely,

Ward One (SOuth) Thornhill Residents Inc.

Sign on Bayview Avenue by Longo's plaza : Meeting Monday 20th, June, 2022 9:30 to 3:00 p.m.

8.1 IMPLEMENTATION OF DIGITAL BRIDGE OVERPASS BANNER SIGNS IN MARKHAM (7.0)

Please, see agenda with explanations.

Electronic Signs produce Light Pollution that affects Nature and the Human Being.

Residents can speak in person, on Zoom or write a letter to Council

https://pub-markham.escribemeetings.com/Meeting.aspx?Id=25a7bf90-da8a-42b6-a68e-42dcd85b957b&Agenda=Agenda&lang=English&Item=34&Tab=attachments



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