10 Oct 2018

Hillcrest Mall – Initiative with Sandgate Women’s Shelter

This month marked Hillcrest Mall’s initiative with the Sandgate Women’s Shelter. After celebrating the recent renovations at Hillcrest and the completion of its North Wing with the opening of HomeSense and Marshalls, the mall dedicated its centre court to donations...
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10 Oct 2018

The Vaughan Food Bank: The Heart and Soul of a Caring Community

The Vaughan Food Bank has been helping those in the community for decades and thanks to its new location, it has no plans on stopping anytime soon. There is no question Vaughan, Ont., is booming: it’s one of the fastest-growing...
By Rick Muller
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09 Aug 2018

Mental Health Does Not Discriminate

The recent deaths by suicide of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have brought one of society’s biggest controversies to the forefront — how should mental health issues be addressed? Alex Shendelman’s sister ended her life by suicide more than a...
By Cece M. Scott
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The landmark donation is the largest in the history of Hospice Vaughan. (From left to right: executive director of Hospice Vaughan, Belinda Marchese; Stefano Cortellucci; Romina Cortellucci; Mario Cortellucci; Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua; president of the Board of Directors of Hospice Vaughan, Maria Castro; and Peter Cortellucci)
09 Aug 2018

The City That Keeps Giving

Vaughan Mayor Bevilacqua unveils the Cortellucci family’s historic donation to Hospice Vaughan. At Vaughan City Hall, Hospice Vaughan and Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua revealed the Cortellucci family as Hospice Vaughan’s naming donor. The Cortellucci family’s generous donation of $3 million will...
By Sarah Kanbar
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09 Aug 2018

Roberta Battaglia – A Young Talent

You could say that music is in Roberta Battaglia’s blood. Her dad is a well-known musician in Vaughan and both her grandfather and great-grandfather are music teachers in Italy. She started singing with her father, Alessandro, when she was two...
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09 Aug 2018

Hillcrest Mall: A Lifestyle Experience

“Hillcrest; It’s Here.” With a new look and an array of trendy stores, shoppers will find everything they need, all in one convenient location. For over 40 years, Hillcrest Mall has acted as the centre of its community. But with...
By Victoria Scott
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12 Jun 2018

A Niico Showcase – Celebrating Innovative Design

NIICO Millwork Group, Vaughan’s premier custom bespoke millwork company, celebrated its designer showcase on May 31 at the company’s headquarters. NIICO fans, industry professionals and interior designers were in attendance to help owner Joseph Primucci celebrate the innovative design NIICO...
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06 Apr 2018

The Language of Connection – Acro Buddhas

Acro Buddhas Miranda Cobbett and Ryan Scott have increased their love and passion for each other through the meditative practice of acro yoga. Love at first sight is typically reserved for Hollywood rom-coms and fantastical depictions of romance, but what...
By Brandon Harripersaud
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12 Dec 2017

A New Wave of Hope – Waves of Changes for Autism

One Vaughan charity is making autism interventions more accessible with the help of an incredible team. Ellen Contardi is the chair of the board of Waves of Changes for Autism, a non-profit organization that distributes assistance to families in need....
By Rebecca Alberico
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