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May 1
Vaughan News


OPP to investigate Vaughan deputy mayor Michael Di Biase (

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mayor’s statements widely reported by media outlets (

Vaughan's Andrew Wiggins named 2014-15 NBA rookie of the year (

York Region News

York Region hosts Emergency Preparedness Fair (

Professor questions York Region job forecast (

York Region’s northern 6 municipalities seek ways to expand partnership (

Is your basement apartment legal, Stouffville? (

Patio plans greeted with mixed reviews (

GTA News

Make developers dedicate space for affordable housing: councillor (

Former Queen’s Park top bureaucrat Peter Wallace tapped to be city manager (

Provincial News

Ministry's notes on winter road maintenance different than auditor general's report (

Halton Region to get $2.8 million for ice storm recovery (

Ice storm claim moving forward at glacial pace (

Being prepared best way to deal with disaster (

Thousands of ash trees have fallen across Hamilton (

Barrie seeks to plug mayor into PowerStream coffers (

Hydro merger will boost savings, Chiarelli says during Barrie visit (
April 30
Vaughan News

Andrew Wiggins to be named NBA Rookie of the Year (

GTA News

Mississauga council drops Lord's Prayer (

Rental towers appealed: Aquitaine transition (NRU)

Council revives downtown: BIA managing Brampton’s core (NRU)

Team Canada uniforms for Pan Am Games all red, white and black (

Toronto Pan Am CEO defends taxpayer-funded salary as fair and reasonable (

City Hall security hid Rob Ford misconduct, report says (

Provincial News

Barrie mayor may be paid for his PowerStream position (

Cities continue costly ash borer beetle battle (

Couple on OW, ODSP can't afford average rent in Hamilton (

Ontario’s winter roads ‘less safe’ since privatization: auditor (

Ontario Auditor-General laments planned ad-law changes (

How Patrick Brown could be Ontario’s next premier (

Hydro merger will boost savings, Chiarelli says during Barrie visit (

Emerald Ash Borer leaves no leaf unturned (

Federal News

Tighter ethics rules put chill on lobbyists’ dinners with politicians (

Senate expenses proposal would ensure public told of reimbursements, Tory senator says (

Toronto Maple Leafs tickets, maple syrup among gifts for new Canadian citizens (

Canada, U.S. transport officials to discuss rail safety regulations (
April 29
York Region News

Home prices skyrocket with demand (


Finch LRT to be complete in 2021, before Sheppard breaks ground (

Waterloo wards 1 and 4 most at risk from Emerald ash borer (

How affordable is Hamilton's rental housing? (

CivicAction Better City Bootcamp brings out over 600 civic leaders (

Brampton family fights city's demand to tear down little library (

Man dies after being dragged by GO train at Union Station (

Wheelchair users upset city council might put taxi reforms into reverse (The

New councillors heed watchdog's bark (

Provincial News

Does streamlining court system mean compromising justice? (

Federal News

How Stephen Harper became a Twitter star among his fellow world leaders (

Halifax council reverses controversial stormwater charge (
April 28
York Region News

Would-be truckers face traffic jam before road tests (

GTA News

Auditor-General absolves Brampton city staff of misconduct in development deal (

Local 113 questions TTC contract award to Bechtel (

Tory hopes to get more developers building affordable housing (

A tale of two LRTs: Ontario recommits to Finch West, admits Sheppard East on hold (

Housing focus of city summit (National Post)

Provincial News

Ontario open to big changes in municipal elections (

Christine Elliott pitches herself as Ontario premier in waiting (

OEB Increasing Electricity Prices for Ontario Consumers on May 1st (

Federal News

Government spending $13.5-million in ad blitz in April and May (
April 27
Vaughan News

905 mayors laud provincial budget, but say suburban growth needs more support (

York Region News

York Region bus riders welcome new transit funding in provincial budget (

GTA News

Auditor-General report to offer a ‘teaching moment’ on city contracts (

Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair joining Liberals, eyes Scarborough seat (

Building a better Toronto for less (

PowerStream eyes energy-storage project in Penetanguishene (

Newspaper, donation boxes would need licences from city under new bylaw (

Provincial News

How the premier won a mandate to privatize (

Speed limit extended on trains carrying dangerous goods through urban areas (

Waiting for a bus that takes forever: Welcome to Toronto’s ‘transit desert’ (

Union Station users in for ‘a pleasant surprise’ with York Concourse opening (

CALGARY PROVINCIAL: City council to reopen backyard chicken pilot project debate (

Federal News

Public transit and the rush-hour commute now federal issues (