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September 11

Vaughan News

 

Serving up safety in the kitchen (Yorkregion.com)

 

Cyclists, even with new bike lanes, still riding on sidewalk (Yorkregion.com)

 

‘It’s just brutal’: Train whistle causing many sleepless nights for Tottenham residents in new subdivision (Simcoe.com)

 

York Region News

 

Changes to social gatherings could be on the way amid a rise in COVID cases (Ctvnews.ca)

 

Students in York Region return to classroom today for first time in nearly 6 months (Cp24.com, Globalnews.ca)

 

Tell Georgina how to spend your tax dollars with online survey (Yorkregion.com)

 

Have your say! Residents, businesses invited to envision future of Richmond Hill (Yorkregion.com)

 

Simcoe invests $164K in Newmarket’s Southlake hospital mental health unit (Yorkregion.com)

 

GTA News

 

Battered TORONTO sign to be replaced by permanent new letters -- at a cost of $760,000 (Thestar.com, Torontosun.com, Globalnews.ca)

 

Toronto mayor asks federal, provincial governments for more financial help (Thestar.com)

 

TDSB to delay online school for elementary students (Thestar.com)

 

September 10

Vaughan News

 

City of Vaughan employee has COVID-19, Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua confirms (Yorkregion.com)

 

UPDATE: Police deem substance found in suspicious package in Vaughan non-hazardous (Yorkregion.com)

 

Updates on City operations for GTHA municipalities (NRU)

 

York Region News

 

Stouffville set to change wards as boundary review starts (Yorkregion.com)

 

Newmarket seeks 14 new members for variety of town committees (Newmarkettoday.ca)

 

GTA News

 

Building resilience (NRU)

 

Toronto Public Health will notify parents of any COVID-19 case in their school (Thestar.com, Theglobeandmail.com, Citynews.ca, Globalnews.ca)

 

TDSB delays start of high school by two days, to next Thursday (Thestar.com, Torontosun.com)

 

Brampton emerges as Ontario’s coronavirus epicenter (Theglobeandmail.com)

 

Cisco partners with City of Toronto to provide free WiFi access (Toronto.com)

 

Provincial News

 

Ontario-Quebec Summit Strengthens Ties between the Two Provinces (News.Ontario.ca, Theglobeandmail.com)

 

Synchronizing e-permitting systems (NRU)

 

Mayors have power to roll back reopenings: Ford (Torontosun.com)

 

September 9

Vaughan News

 

A Protest To Reopen Wonderland Is Taking Place After Clifton Hill Was Packed This Weekend (Narcity.com)

 

York Region News

 

King Township appoints new director of finance (Yorkregion.com)

 

Students will need to wait for specific times to transfer between in-person, online learning: YRDSB (Yorkregion.com)

 

GTA News

 

Tory pleads with Torontonians to avoid illegal gatherings and follow rules to halt COVID-19 resurgence (Thestar.com)

 

Sneaky Dee’s fans oppose development proposal that threatens popular venue (Thestar.com, Ctvnews.ca, Toronto.com)

 

Bylaws cracking down on short-term rentals come into effect this week (Ctvnews.ca)

 

Provincial News

 

Ontario Takes Extraordinary Steps to Reopen Schools Safely (News.Ontario.ca)

 

Ontario puts 'pause' on further loosening of public health measures as COVID-19 numbers rise (Cbc.ca, Thestar.com, Theglobeandmail.com)

 

Premiers Doug Ford and Quebec’s Francois Legault meet in Mississauga to discuss COVID-19 recovery and second wave preparations (Thestar.com)

 

Federal News

 

Ottawa extending its widely criticized pandemic rent-relief program (Theglobeandmail.com, Thestar.com)

 

September 8

Vaughan News

 

‘Joint failure’: 15-year saga over Vaughan dump site development heats up -- again -- due to waste haulage (Yorkregion.com)

 

Kortright Centre near Toronto is covered by woodland and pristine hiking trails (Blogto.com)

 

Number of COVID-19 cases linked to wedding events in Toronto and York Region climbs to 23 (Thestar.com, Toronto.com, Yorkregion.com, Thegloebandmail.com, Torontosun.com, Cbc.ca)

 

New Vaughan non-profit seeks to make a wider impact for all communities (Yorkregion.com)

 

York Region News

 

WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: Construction of new Roselena Trail bridge in Schomberg (Yorkregion.com)

 

'We only have until November. Then what?' Georgina resumes recreation programs outside (Yorkregion.com)

 

COVID-19 exposed unsustainable economy, says York Region Labour Council (Yorkregion.com)

 

'I was hurt': Richmond Hill resident angered by town's response to racist graffiti (Yorkregion.com)

 

Markham MP hosts meeting to combat racism toward Chinese community (Yorkregion.com)

 

Newmarket uses new bylaw to shut down large Airbnb 'party house' (Newmarkettoday.ca)

 

GTA News

 

Toronto considering ambitious homeless housing plan in wake of COVID-19 pandemic (Cbc.ca)

 

Provincial News

 

Welcome to the start of the school year. It’s going to be rocky (Thestar.com, Torontonsun.com)

 

Doug Ford’s anti-carbon tax gas station stickers are unconstitutional, judge rules (Theglobeandmail.com)

 

Federal News

 

Health Minister orders review of pandemic warning system, concerns raised by scientists (Theglobeandmail.com)