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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
DOING OUR PART Protecting our ponds, rivers and water systems is very important, and many of us contribute to polluted water runoff without realizing it. Did you know that washing your car in your driveway can send dirt, motor oil, grease, metals, rust, salts, anti-freeze, detergents, soaps and other hazardous chemicals into our stormwater systems? […]
Featured in this post are two of the newest additions to the City of Vaughan Archives: a polar planimeter and a case containing 55 railroad curves of varying lengths and curvatures, both of which were used by the Engineering department (now Infrastructure Delivery) as part of their operations.
Every year the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council holds the Fire Safety Awards. This special event recognizes individuals and organizations that have partnered with fire and emergency service to make outstanding contributions to fire protection and prevention in Ontario. This year four organizations were celebrated for their work with Vaughan Fire and Rescue […]
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 […]