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Jan. 31
Vaughan's Ahmadiyya Muslim youth raise $60K for Typhoon Haiyan victims (Vaughan Citizen)

Second World War veteran named civic hero (Thornhill Liberal)

Last chance to have your say on how Vaughan spends your tax dollars this year (Vaughan Citizen)

PFLAG presents first charity gala Stand Proud (Thornhill Liberal)

Enbridge’s GTA pipeline upgrade gets go-ahead from Ontario energy regulator (Globe and Mail)

Cold weather has an upside, if you’re a grey wolf or whitefish (Toronto Star)

Viva Bus Rapid Transit Project Wins Project of the Year Award from Ontario Public Works Association (Digital Journal)

Workers Say: Annual Indexation on Minimum Wage Is a Needed First Step, but Falls Far Short of What's Required (Digital Journal)
Jan. 30
At least 3 Vaughan staff part ways this week with city hall, including community services boss (Vaughan Citizen)

The taller the tower, closer to homes, tougher the process, Vaughan cellphone tower task force says (Vaughan Citizen)

Council asks Canada Post to change mailing address for new subdivision (Vaughan Weekly)

Woodbridge resident makes MasterChef cut (Vaughan Weekly)

Family Literacy Day celebrated in Thornhill (Vaughan Weekly)

Carella focused community improvement for 2014 (Vaughan Weekly)

Councillor Iafrate shares priorities for 2014 (Vaughan Weekly)

Horticultural Society marks milestone (Vaughan Weekly)

Maple native honoured by basketball association (Vaughan Weekly)

In the Vaughan Vicinity (Vaughan Weekly)

OMB denies Port Credit appeal (NRU)

Expansion Proposed by Stouffville GO Line (NRU)

Planning for diversity in York Region (NRU)

York Region releases economic development action plan (NRU)

GTA People (NRU)

Time for Ottawa to review Canada Post's mandate (Vaughan Citizen)

Vaughan MP Julian Fantino under fire from war veterans (Vaughan Citizen)

No second life for arena: Markham politicians (Markham Economist & Sun)
Jan. 29
Thornhill Tory candidate Martow blasts Liberals' minimum wage plan as feel-good message (Thornhill Liberal)

York Region luxury homes feature movie theatres, bowling alleys, more (

#BellLetsTalk a hit across York Region, beyond (Newmarket Era)

PowerStream's 'Smart Kids' marketing campaign earns award (Globe Newswire)

Town taxes up $58 on average Stouffville home (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)

Veterans in Ottawa to fight service cuts upset over Fantino meeting (CBC News)

Durham ranks 15th in Ontario for waste diversion (Whitby This Week)

Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust Announces Closing of $74.8 Million Bought Deal and Property Disposition (CNW Newswire)
Jan. 28
Most York Region seniors homes have sprinklers (

New publicly funded physiotherapy services comes to Vaughan (Vaughan Citizen)

Stakes high for provincial parties in Thornhill, Niagara (Thornhill Liberal)

You can vote now in Thornhill byelection (Thornhill Liberal)

King Township makes changes to discharge of firearms bylaw (King Connection)

PowerStream earns United Way 'Community Campaign Spirit Award' (

Ontario to raise minimum wage to close to $11 (Toronto Star)

Federal budget to drop during Olympics (
Jan. 27
In Vaughan, developers are going big - very big - while they still can (Globe and Mail)

Elections Ontario byelection flyers mailed to wrong ridings (Toronto Star)

Condo project drawing interest in downtown Stouffville (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)

Water, sewer service not affected by plant explosion (

Let award recognize person of character in your community (

Ontario looks at speeding up sprinkler installation (Toronto Star)