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July 17
Vaughan News

Thornhill student loon chair brightens Pan Am Village (

Hospital needs cardiac catheterization lab (

PowerStream Alerting Customers to a New Phone Scam (

York Region News

Stormwater fees spark debate in Markham (

Newmarket, Aurora residents raise concerns about GO improvements (

Proposed Georgina bylaw called ‘spear into heart of democracy’ sent back to staff for review (

Aurora Council closes book on creating committee for library square vision (

Aurora puts Canada Post on hot seat over mailbox locations (

GTA News

Vote that reopened Scarborough subway ‘mess’ broke council procedures (

Easing traffic congestion may be most enduring Pan Am legacy (

Provincial News

Sexually explicit art at provincial government building causes stir (

Federal News

Canadian millennials estranged from politicians, study shows (

Harper government tries to derail Wynne pension plan (
July 16
Vaughan News

Audit of Vaughan councillor's campaign expenses rejected (

Hospice Vaughan Announces Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua Appointed Honourary Chair, Steering Committee to Build Residential Hospice, City of Vaughan (

Woodbridge subdivision approved (NRU)

Group claims it will display Muhammed cartoons outside Thornhill Islamic centre (

York Region News

Audit committee OKs investigation into Richmond Hill councillor's flyer (

Newmarket and Aurora weigh in on ranked-ballot voting (

Hydro costs bad for business: Newmarket, Aurora chambers of commerce (

GTA News

Bringing economic vitality downtown - Destination Milton (NRU)

Halton Region mitigates risk - Flood prevention (NRU)

Caledon transit - Growth pushing demand (NRU)

Toronto council candidate Gus Cusimano faces audit (

TCHC task force finds millions for repairs (

Second ethics probe for senator (

Uber shows it’s tough to regulate new businesses with old laws (

Provincial News

Hamilton talks renewable energy - Solar surge (NRU)

Federal News

Nova Scotia premier floats ranked ballots after weak voter turnout (

Bank of Canada slashes key rate as economy contracts, exports stall (

Balanced budget now looks uncertain (

Health ministers discussed two-tier payment approach to pharmacare (
July 15
Vaughan News

Developers in York Region are seeking changes on Greenbelt (

York Region News

No such thing as free ride when it comes to York Region transit (

Despite complaint, Richmond Hill council not found in violation of Municipal Act for observatory meeting (

GTA News

Federal, provincial governments won’t commit to funding protection of Port Lands against flooding (

UberX drivers face 72 city bylaw charges in enforcement crackdown (

Big money for capital repairs in Toronto housing report (

Chris Selley: Toronto’s waterfront has come a long way, even cynics must agree (

Pan Am’s HOV lanes spur ‘huge growth’ in ride-sharing (

Provincial News

Environmental adviser urges Ontario premier to strengthen climate plan (

Raise gas tax and add road tolls, expert tells Ontario (

Victoria best city for women, survey says (
July 14
Vaughan News

Happy ending for Thornhill couple needing accessible housing (

Fire officials investigate cause of Thornhill house fire (

York Region News

ClearWater Farm project to stimulate economy, bring jobs to Georgina (

GTA News

Living on tree-lined streets has health benefits, study finds (

Uber launches car-pooling service during Pan Am Games (

Pan Am traffic plan handles rush-hour crisis (

New look for Don River’s mouth - and a new island - coming in Tuesday announcement (

Federal News

Ottawa seeks public input on voluntary CPP expansion (

Government favours infrastructure projects to Conservative ridings (

Premiers set to fast-track oil pipelines while cutting regulatory red tape (
July 13
Vaughan News

Should You Move to the 905? (

Thornhill house fire spreads to neighbouring home (

York Region News

York Regional Police second municipal force in Ontario to operate aerial drone (

Thousands of Newmarket, Aurora homes in response-time ‘red zone’: fire chief (

Flooding has Newmarket residents fuming (

Online tool aims to help you avoid summer road work in Aurora (

GTA News

Council’s wrangles on Uber, gambling have familiar ring (

Council approves expanded gambling at Woodbine Racetrack (

Provincial News

New Burlington GO station delayed another year (

OPSEU will take contract protest to Pan Am events (

Federal News

Not the first time we've heard the Uber story (

Harper announces expansion of Rouge National Urban Park (

Canada trailing peers in meeting land preservation goals: report (