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Jan. 17
Vaughan caps tax hike at 2.5% (Vaughan Citizen)

GTA, regional mayors to discuss ice storm relief (

Don’t let minority map your future (Newmarket Era)

Trudeau boosts provincial candidate in Thornhill (Thornhill Liberal)

PCs pick Martow as candidate in Thornhill byelection (Thornhill Liberal)

Tories lead in Thornhill and Niagara Falls, poll suggests (Toronto Star)

Vaughan Fire offers advice to its rookies (

Mayors, CEOs meet to talk waste collection (Aurora Banner)

Markham asks for disaster relief funds (Markham Economist & Sun)
Jan. 16
Vaughan ice storm cleanup hits $21M (Vaughan Citizen)

Vaughan to seek disaster relief for December ice storm (

It's time for candidates to step forward in Vaughan (Vaughan Citizen)

Candidates for October's municipal election in Vaughan trickle (Vaughan Citizen)

Vaughan seeks disaster relief funding from government (Vaughan Weekly)

York Region requests disaster relief funding (Vaughan Weekly)

Racco looks forward to busy year ahead (Vaughan Weekly)

Shefman shares priorities for the new year (Vaughan Weekly)

York Regional council approves police budget (Vaughan Weekly)

Richmond Hill joins funding queue for ice storm relief (Richmond Hill Liberal)

When a Canadian city’s surplus is a bad thing (Globe and Mail)

CONSULTATION FINISHES: Provincial review of planning system (NRU)

VOTER REFORM: Internet voting comes to Newmarket? (NRU)

Commercial buildings proposed for Vaughan (NRU)

Vaughan tops $1-billion, again (NRU)

Markham ward boundaries change (NRU)

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks to York Region residents (Aurora Banner)

Angry Stouffville councillors demand answers from waste firm (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)
Jan. 15
Construction activity in Vaughan tops $1 billion in 2013 (Vaughan Citizen)

Wynne expected to call 2 byelections in Niagara Falls and Thornhill (

Parties get set as Thornhill byelection call looms (

York Region's northern municipalities not satisfied with trash collection (Georgina Advocate)

Waste contractor apologizes for poor Newmarket service (Newmarket Era)

Stouffville declares ice storm disaster, applies for $158,000 from province (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)

Province's response to ice storm was excellent (

C.D. Howe report slams city accounting (Toronto Star)

Birders thanked for participating in annual Christmas Bird Count (
Jan. 14
Vaughan calls special council meeting on ice storm cleanup costs (Vaughan Citizen)

York Region awaits word on disaster zone status (

Amalgamation brought fewer Ontario cities, but more city workers, report finds (

Local CUPE has no problems with York school board (

Wynne expected to call Feb. 13 byelections for Thornhill, Niagara Falls (The Canadian Press)

Markham eyes provincial disaster relief funds (Markham Economist & Sun)

Secret meeting investigation landscape a "platypus" (Toronto Star)
Jan. 13
Have your say next week on Vaughan's proposed tax hike (Vaughan Citizen)

Vaughan students trying to break world record for longest lacrosse game (CTV Toronto)

2 Vaughan incumbent politicians seek re-election in October municipal election (Vaughan Citizen)

GTA mayors to work together on storm aid request (Richmond Hill Liberal)

UPDATED Towns inundated with waste pickup complaints (Aurora Banner)

Stouffville's bill from ice storm dwarfed by neighbours' (Stouffville Sun-Tribune)

York residents weathering ever-changing conditions (

York residents like Olympic hockey team's chances (