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August 28
York Region News

Newmarket considers changes to recreation vehicle parking bylaw (

East Gwillimbury throws water on flower fury (

Community garden in Markham to end after two decades (

Stouffville chamber dropping ‘Whitchurch’ from name (

Golf to carry on for now at Markham's York Downs (

Town lands for sale like having ‘beautiful car without engine in it’ (

GTA News

Plant a tree, improve your health: Editorial (

Federal News

A look at each federal party's infrastructure election promises (

Don’t get any ideas from the U.S., ‘ballot selfies’ aren’t allowed in Canada, election officials say (

Which party is ready to deal with Canada’s aging demographics? (

Province warming to HOT lanes: Hume (
August 27
Vaughan News

Vaughan ramping up accessible transportation options (

Vaughan homeowner desperate to find resolution (

Family in legal dispute with City of Vaughan, developer gets assistance (

Thornhill resident frustrated by sick racoon problem (

York Region News

East Gwillimbury council frustrated with lack of York Region support for growth targets (

Upside down traffic light in Richmond Hill turns heads (

King Township 'highly competitive' in business tax ratio, Pellegrini notes (

East Gwillimbury growth - Sewage backup (NRU)

Georgina learns from The Link - Community hubs (NRU)

GTA News

Grocers fight to stay open Labour Day (

Fear of the car-driving rabble holds us back from real solutions (

Disabled man told subsidized housing is for Muslims only (

'Dangerous and invasive' Khapra beetle intercepted at Pearson (

Rooming house owner fined $75,000 after fatal fire (

Brampton residents push to end street checks (

Brampton open data (NRU)

Provincial News

5 new traffic laws that will affect drivers as of Sept. 1 (

2 education labour contracts down, 2 more to go (

Should car breathalyzers be standard? (

Provincial growth implementation (NRU)

Federal News

Veterans shouldn't have to fight at home: federal Liberal canadidate (

Liberals promise tax refund for teachers’ out-of-pocket school supplies (

NDP vow for balanced budget means big cuts, Liberals warn (

Average Canadian family spending more on taxes than basic necessities, Fraser Institute says (

Why parties ignore the arithmetic of aging (
August 26
York Region News

King's new Township Hall: Council ponders options (

GTA News

Disaster recovery program split "beneficial" for Oshawa (

Ontarians think Uber-like services boost economy: Report (

Provincial News

High occupancy toll lanes won't take over existing open highway lanes, Del Duca says (

Hundreds of Montreal cabbies demand action to stop UberX (

Ontario strikes tentative deal with English Catholic teachers’ union (

Federal News

Leaders return to the economy as top election issue (

Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau unprepared for economic crisis (

Trudeau breaks from pack regarding balanced budget (

Coalition wants party leaders to debate women’s issues (

August 25
Vaughan News

PowerStream could be part of larger utility (

FEDERAL ELECTION: King-Vaughan race sees Liberal, Conservative candidates trade barbs (

GTA News

Artist claims city-funded sculpture rips off his work (

Accessibility still an issue in Toronto (

Provincial News

Wynne, First Nations sign “milestone" accord (

Ontario government hiding plans for toll lanes (

Ontario business lobby wants regulatory changes for 'sharing economy' (

Federal News

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau appeals to veterans with campaign promise (

Global commodity slump could hit parts of Canada hard (

Parties shift rhetoric to match economic news (

Twitter closes off ability to track and repost politicians’ deleted tweets (

Feds consider scheme to circumvent effect of ruling that curbs police access to Internet subscriber data (

Canadian Medical Association urges health-care strategy for seniors (
August 24
York Region News

Mackenzie Health receives infrastructure renewal funds (

GTA News

Linking public institutions to communities key to tackling poverty, report says (

Nature is alive in the city, despite human influence (

Caledon mayor and councillor involved in $24M worth of land deals (

Federal News

Canadian cities not ready for ‘weather whiplash’ (

Fair Elections Act will bring big changes on voting day (

Stephen Harper promises tax breaks for service clubs (

Justin Trudeau promises lifetime pensions for injured veterans (

Women’s issues ‘invisible’ this election, warns group (

Conservative government vows to defend citizenship act against legal challenge (

Canadians not confident about future of seniors’ health care: polls (