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Jan. 24
Kleinburg homeowners launch petition over postal code fight with Canada Post (Vaughan Citizen)

Toque sales help battle youth homelessness (

Soccer organization aims to improve players' skills with grant (

Newfoundland artist Mary Pratt speaks from the heart (Vaughan Citizen)

Hudak talks jobs, transit, taxes in Thornhill visit (Thornhill Liberal)

Does declaring candidacy for office early help? (

United Way thanks 'neighbours' for contributions (

York Region mayor's attend ice storm meeting (Markham Economist & Sun)

Tough new laws for the sale of cats and dogs in Vaughan (CTV News Barrie)

Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti reappointed police services board chairperson (Markham Economist & Sun)

Markham's municipal race taking shape (Markham Economist & Sun)

Georgina candidate promises property tax break for qualifying senior citizens (Georgina Advocate)

Average Joe popular guy for federal politicians (
Jan. 23
Vaughan moves to impose tough new measures on sale of cats, dogs (Vaughan Citizen)

Tying transit to urban expansion (NRU)

Newmarket digs in for OMB hearing (NRU)

Committee quashes pilot project to clean up super mailboxes (Vaughan Weekly)

York Region's first deputy fire chief takes up post in Vaughan (Vaughan Citizen)

Vote for your favourite artwork at Vaughan juried show at city hall (Vaughan Citizen)

GTA Mayors request relief funding from government (Vaughan Weekly)

Committee requests 2.5 per cent tax increase (Vaughan Weekly)

Province calls byelection in Thornhill (Vaughan Weekly)

Trudeau, Wynne lend support to Racco campaign (Vaughan Weekly)

Martow chosen PC candidate for Thornhill byelection (Vaughan Weekly)

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Vaughan Public Libraries (Vaughan Weekly)

Ontario EMS expansion mirrors York Region program (Newmarket Era)
Jan. 22
Vaughan scraps controversial super mailbox litter pilot project (Vaughan Citizen)

Vaughan credit union launches new securities business (Vaughan Citizen)

Hidden Talent Toronto open audition Jan. 24 in Vaughan (Vaughan Citizen)

Stouffville fastest growing community: Census (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)

East Gwillimbury water rates rise 9% (East Gwillimbury Era)

Sprinklers - A Safety-First Selling Proposition (Mechanical Business Magazine)

Toronto studies letting disabled people vote online (Toronto Star)

Elected chairs risk politicizing GTA regional councils, critics say (Toronto Star)
Jan. 21
Pothole-free roads? Yes, it’s possible with better asphalt, says Queen’s University professor (

First Credit Union Owned Securities Firm Commences Operations (

Events, activities ramp up at Thornhill's Shaar Shalom (Vaughan Citizen)

Fundraising gap narrows between Conservatives, Liberals (Postmedia News)

Public can nominate GTA police officers, firefighters and paramedics for hero awards (The Globe and Mail)

Without Liberals, York Region subway 'not going to happen,' Wynne says (The Globe and Mail)

Wynne vows to stay ‘positive’ in byelections, but attacks Tories and NDP (Toronto Star)

Asian demand fuels Triotech’s growth in amusement park, attractions business (Financial Post)

Wynne on transit, minimum wage, pensions, ice storm (Thornhill Liberal)

Cold temperatures put pressure on shelter (Thornhill Liberal)

TriCan Tire Distributors, Inc. Expands Its Presence in Canada (

Dunlap Defender taking second run at council seat (Richmond Hill Liberal)
Jan. 20
Markham politicians put PowerStream on hot seat (Markham Economist & Sun)

Federal government 'pickpocketing' Ontarians: Charles Sousa (

Home Of The Week (Toronto Star)

GFL may be one left at curb if politicians decide to scrap garbage contract (

Trudeau’s star power draws a crowd at Thornhill community centre (

Ontario Premier Wynne begins fight for Niagara Falls, Thornhill (The Globe and Mail)

Kathleen Wynne defends $100M in byelection goodies for Niagara (Toronto Star)

Explore: Snowshoeing Toronto in Tom Thomson’s footsteps (Toronto Star)

Stouffville council meetings could be broadcast next day (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)

NDP picks Hackelberg as Thornhill candidate (

Strong winds, blowing snow predicted for York Region (

Premier visiting Thornhill to boost byelection candidate (Thornhill Liberal)

Ontario aluminum recycler acquired (

Elected chairs risk politicizing GTA regional councils, critics say (Toronto Star)