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Vaughan Mayor Signs Agreement with Province of Milan

September 26, 2012 by  
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Vaughan Mayor Signs Agreement with Province of MilanWith an objective to establish close relationships with cities that have similar goals, Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua signed a memorandum of understanding with Guido Podestà, president of the Province of Milan, Italy. Effective in three years, the memorandum will promote a mutually beneficial exchange of information, sport and culture. The signing ceremony was held in the capital of Lombardy, marking the beginning of a business relationship between the Province of Milan and the City of Vaughan.

Mayor Bevilacqua looks at Milan as “the gateway for innovation, entrepreneurial activity and business into Italy and the European Union.” Because of this positive outlook, he believes the bilateral agreement will benefit Vaughan greatly, giving the city the ability to pursue economic opportunities.
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Expo City – The New Era of Vaughan

June 14, 2012 by  
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The New Era of VaughanThe memory is all-too-familiar: sitting in the backseat of the family car with your elders, listening to them reminisce about the past while proudly pointing to residential or commercial areas that were once plains of nothingness. Press the fast-forward button to the near future and you’ll soon be extending your hand towards the unprecedented growth of Vaughan: towering skyscrapers, an integrated subway network and a bubbling metropolitan centre. “The generations coming up are going to drive their kids around and say, ‘you know, when we were younger, this was just fields and no buildings,’ which is sort of the same thing my dad did with me when he drove to some of the sites he was developing,” says Peter Cortellucci, deeply involved in the development industry since he was a teenager. As vice-president of the Cortel Group, a diversified development firm building sustainable residential communities across the GTA, Cortellucci, 25, is palpably young, but somehow formulates words of Read more

2011 Mayor’s Gala


The city of Vaughan is marking a special occasion this year as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. In honour of this historical milestone, the Vaughan business and professional community, along with the community at large, are invited to join Mayor of Vaughan Maurizio Bevilacqua and members of council at the 2011 Mayor’s Gala. This event is taking place on June 22, 2011, at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue, 222 Rowntree Dairy Road in Vaughan at 6 p.m. For additional information, visit

City of Vaughan: Oscar Night at the Annual Mayors Gala 2009

October 8, 2009 by  
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PP_aug15 copyCameras were aflash as salacious paparazzi greeted every guest with the celebrity treatment at the Annual Mayors Gala, a lavish, Oscar-themed affair held at La Primavera Hospitality and Read more

lago’s 5th Annual Gentlemen’s Night

August 20, 2009 by  
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PP_aug14 copyOn July 13, 2009, the fifth annual lago’s Eagles Nest Golf Club Night Out event unfolded into a show-and-tell for boys with expensive toys. Surrounded by fast cars – the latest Ferrari, to super-car 2010 Nissan GTR Read more