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Feb. 21
Launch of Home Depot distribution centre in Vaughan expected to bring 400 jobs (

Vaughan warns residents to clear catch basins in advance of predicted severe rain, freezing rain (

Rainfall warning for York Region (Newmarket Era)

TTC needs change, experts agree — but is privatization the answer? (Toronto Star)

Woodbridge lawyer seeks to run for Conservatives in new King-Vaughan riding (King Connection)

UPDATED: clear drains for melting snow, rain (Richmond Hill Liberal)

Time for Queen’s Park to pass act to protect citizens from lawsuits (Thornhill Liberal)

York Region Habitat for Humanity merges with Toronto, Brampton (Georgina Advocate)

Steelworkers applaud boycott of Carnival Cruises (

Dynamic Hospitality & Entertainment Group Announces the Grand Opening for MUSIQhaus (
Feb. 20
UPDATED: Small tax increase for Vaughan draws little criticism (

UPDATED: Thornhill Islamic development proposal out of whack with neighbourhood, resident says (

Warning: clear drains for melting snow, rain (

Artistic Development: Vaughan plans for culture district (NRU)

GTA IN BRIEF: Infrastructure plan released (NRU)

GTA OMB NEWS: Hearing set for Vaughan apartments (NRU)

Martow wins Thornhill provincial byelection (Vaughan Weekly)

VBEC hosts annual Business-to-Business Expo (Vaughan Weekly)

Federal budget focuses on growing the economy (Vaughan Weekly)

Canada Post agrees to give new homes Kleinburg addresses (Vaughan Weekly)

Prime Minister announces $53 billion deal in York (Vaughan Weekly)

In the Vaughan Vicinity (Vaughan Weekly)

AKP Job 27 opens this week (Vaughan Weekly)

Queen of Kosher will sign cookbooks in Thornhill (Thornhill Liberal)

Aurora considers buying sports dome (
Feb. 19
Downed wires snarl traffic in Vaughan (

Vaughan loans East Gwillimbury fire truck (

Thornhill student winner in fish art contest (Thornhill Liberal)

York Region slips and slides on snowy roads, but warmer temps to come this week (

Georgina jobs could bring commuters closer to home (Georgina Advocate)

What do you think of Vaughan's marginal 2.5 % tax increase? (

Vaughan's Earth Rangers get multi-million funding boost from Ottawa (

Vaughan to strike task force on contentious Muslim condo complex proposal (

Power restored in York Region after road salt causes hydro troubles (

Corporate debt analyst hopes to carry Grit banner in 2015 federal election (

Two Canadian Tech Manufacturers Find Niche Success in Face of Adversity (

Green Bay Tire of Thornhill Uses Social Media to Reach Customers (

Progressive Waste posts strong Q4 (

Mobilicity to seek creditor protection extension (Toronto Star)
Feb. 18
Innovation Update: Partnership Brings Two Innovative Concepts Together (PRWEB)

Could York Region become Canada’s next big tech hub?  (Globe and Mail)

Vaughan to launch live video streaming of its city hall meetings (

The case for and against cultural and religious housing (

Legoland Discovery Centre, Vaughan: Building family fun one brick at a time (Toronto Star)

York Region’s senior population to double by 2031 (

Forum lists non-profit Act changes (Aurora Banner)

TTC eyes Ottawa’s infrastructure fund to build downtown subway extension (National Post)

Computer sector leads York Region's highest paid job market (Georgina Advocate)