Lower insurance rates could be around the corner

  •  August, 2022
By Sean Delaney Just before his re-election, c co-sponsored a bill to end postal code discrimination in car insurance in the GTA. Rakocevic has once again been named the official opposition critic for auto insurance. “It was a bill that received all-party support and would have seen the end of p...

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Tom Rakocevic wins close Humber River-Black Creek MPP race

  •  July, 2022
By Sean Delaney “It’s great to be able to connect with the members of the community. I’ve lived here my whole life, they’re my neighbours and its always a pleasure to talk to them about what they want to see for their community, for their lives and for the betterment of us all,” Rakocevic said abou...

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Ontario Election 2022

  •  June, 2022
Ontario Election 2022 The Emery Village Voice reached out to each of the political candidates from the four major parties. Tom Rakocevic NDP Tom is running for re-election to be Humber River Black Creek’s member of provincial parliament again. Emery Village is his home, having grown up in the a...

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Zooming in on the Emery Village BIA’s AGM

  •  February, 2021
By Sean Delaney On Tuesday, January 11, the Emery Village BIA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year was the first time in its history that the AGM was held virtually. “It is unfortunate that like many organizations and workplaces under COVID-19 restrictions, we cannot gather in place,...

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Bottling plant employees honoured

  •  January, 2021
By Sean Delaney “On November 13, 2020, your actions saved a life,” Humber River-Black Creek MPP Tom Rakocevic said to a group of employees at the Weston Coke Canada bottling facility. “Because of you, a family remains whole.” On that Friday in November, an employee at the Weston bottling facil...

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Executive Director's message - May 2020

  •  June, 2020
On May 21, the Emery Village BIA held a tele-town hall to address COVID-19 issues the business community is facing. Members of the community were invited to call a toll-free number and questions were addressed to a panel featuring Anthony Perruzza, City Councillor Ward 7 - Humber River-Black Creek,...

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A community with strength - Humberlea strong

  •  October, 2019
By Sean Delaney The second annual Humberlea community Picnic in the Park saw hundreds join together at Strathburn Park on Saturday Sept. 14. By all accounts the event was a huge success with a fabulous turnout. The weather was perfect and why not? Nobody’s raining on this parade. D...

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Ontario premier Doug Ford

  •  July, 2018
By Tim Lambrinos On June 7, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario candidate Doug Ford recorded a decisive election victory in the riding of Etobicoke North. And his party went on to win the majority of all ridings across Ontario, making him the 26th Premier of the province. In Humber R...

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