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What's Open And Closed, Easter Weekend

Most York Region stores and malls will be closed Friday and Sunday for Good Friday and Easter this weekend. All LCBO and Beer Store outlets will be closed Friday and Sunday and will operate normal hours Saturday. Those that normally close at 6 p.m. today will observe extended hours. For more information on LCBO hours call 1-800-668-5226 or visit lcbo.com Newmarket’s Upper Canada Mall and Richmond Hill’s Hillcrest Mall will be open Good Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. but will close Sunday while Markvile Shopping Centre in Markham and Vaughan Mills will be closed both days. All malls will operate on normal opening hours Saturday. Supermarkets will also be close Friday and Sunday but operate on normal hours Saturday. Banks will be closed Friday but open for business again Monday. York Region Transit, the TTC and GO will operate a holiday/Sunday service tomorrow. There will be no Canada Post service Friday or Monday. ...( Read More )

Morning BusinessPlus April 17, 2014 105.9 The Region

Oil flat-lined this morning as the upheaval in Ukraine continued to cancel out a big increase in U.S. oil supplies. Benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was up 1 cent at $103.77 US a barrel in overnight electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 1 cent yesterday to $103.76. There...( Read More )

Morning News 105.9 The Region April 17, 2014

It was sea of red eyes and green scarves at St. James Cathedral yesterday; The death tool continues to climb after a ferry capsized off the South Korean coast and you can celebrate the Easter Weekend by digging a little further to buy gas today. On the weather front, look for...( Read More )

Morning News from 105.9 The Region

Winter weather yesterday didn’t deter the crowds at Jim Flaherty’s visitation yesterday; A pedophile has a surprise lunch with York Regional Police and order is restored at a Brampton high school. Look for more spring like weather today with mainly sunny skies and highs of plus 4. The lines were long but...( Read More )

BusinessPlus for April 15, 2014

The price of oil fell today ahead of talks in Switzerland that might help defuse tension between the West and Russia over Ukraine. Benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was down 68 cents to $103.39 in overnight electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 31 cents to...( Read More )

Morning News 1059 The Region News

Winter has one last laugh; thousands prepare to say goodbye to Jim and the pre-election spending spree is on. look for cold temperatures with snow today, dropping down to minus 4 this afternoon. with 105.9 The regional News, I’m Bob Pritchard. Old man winter has placed an icy grip across all portions of...( Read More )

TechPlus for April 14, 2014 (click for video)

As much as the transition from winter to summer is always an enjoyable time of year, it does present a raft of problems for smart phone users. Because this is also the time of year when everyone seems to launch their new product offerings, and technology hungry consumers have to...( Read More )

BusinessPlus April 14, 2014 (click for video)

The price of crude oil rose today as escalating Russia-Ukraine tensions and the resignation of Libya’s interim prime minister added to uncertainties about oil supplies. Benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was up 69 cents at $104.43 a barrel at 0813 GMT in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange....( Read More )

Youth Shelter To Be Completed By 2016

If you’ve driven past the corner of Yonge Street and Crosby Avenue streets in downtown Richmond Hill lately, you may have noticed major construction underway on the east side of the street. It’s the new location of the Richmond Hill Housing and Community Hub, and as the excavators dig down, hopes...( Read More )

Morning News for April 11, 2014

The flag is flying at half mast over Parliament Hill today, and the House has become a sea of green as Members remember former Conservative finance minister Jim Flaherty who died suddenly yesterday of an apparent heart attack. He was 64. Flaherty had resigned from the finance portfolio less than a...( Read More )
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