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June 12
Vaughan News

Truce reached on Vaughan hospital lands (

It'll be a slow go for Vaughan commuters at Jane St. and Hwy. 7 area (

Will Fantino run in 2015 or drop out like other Harper ministers? (

York Region News

York Region may get more red light cameras (

Aurora first to approve use of new ash borer treatment (

GTA News

Caledon councillors walk out of Peel Region meeting (

Council to Rogers: Bring back OMNI newscasts (

Toronto council votes for hybrid Gardiner, scoring a win for Tory (

A sense of civic failure hangs over Gardiner decision (

Carding can enhance public safety when done ‘right,’ Toronto police chief says (

Provincial News

Court rules in favour of Canada Post in dispute over community mailboxes (

OLG abandons plans to rebrand (

Federal News

Senate goes to court to block key details about senators’ residency (

Auditor general wants to audit MPs (

A snapshot of how federal leaders frame their image (

Medical marijuana includes cookies, brownies, Supreme Court rules (
June 11
Vaughan News

Six Canadian cities now have an average household net worth of at least one million dollars (

Vaughan’s rehearing motion dismissed (NRU)

Federal candidates square off at event (

York Region News

York Region leaders hear calls for basic income guarantee (

East Gwillimbury council sounds alarm over pace of growth (

GTA News

Debt loads vary across GTA (

Gardiner debate a big test of Mayor Tory's hold on council (

Mayor John Tory and his east Gardiner ‘hybrid’ plan inch closer to victory (

Mississauga homeowner seeking legal advice on battling new stormwater charge (

Made in Richmond Hill: Public realm master plan (NRU)

Provincial News

Caledon group challenges politicians over land deals (

Barrie councillor wants tighter controls in place on medical marijuana production facilities (

Election reform bill announced (NRU)

Serviced land supply: Municipalities failing to meet need (NRU)

Transforming Barrie: corridors intensification (NRU)

Guiding preservation: Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System (NRU)

CP Rail denies responsibility in Lac-Megantic tragedy (

Federal News

Several senators to challenge Auditor-General’s expense findings (

Hearing into Vancouver pot dispensaries urges another look at edible marijuana (
June 10
GTA News

Former Toronto mayors, leaders press for Gardiner removal vote in letter (

Detailed traffic plans unveiled ahead of Pan Am Games (

No parking will be available at many Toronto Pan Am Games venues (

Canadian cities caught between crumbling infrastructure and growing calls for transit (

Provincial News

Ontario first in North America to curb bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides (

Federal News

Senate balks at expense oversight after report reveals wasteful spending (

Auditor-General’s senator expense report details (

Vancouver’s pot shops: Everything you need to know about marijuana dispensaries (

Public hearings on Vancouver's marijuana dispensaries set to begin (

Vancouver releases plan to boost availability of family housing (

Canadian cities spend too much on staff, says CFIB study (

Federal, provincial ministers meet to discuss interprovincial trade barriers (
June 9
Vaughan News

May 2015 Housing Starts in Toronto (

GTA News

Mayor John Tory pitches for Gardiner ‘hybrid’ option (

Lawrence Park residents object to tree removal for road and sewer upgrade (

Spending priorities questioned after Toronto subway strands 100,000 (

Pan Am Games on track despite ticket troubles: organizers (

GO's Exhibition renovation takes Pan Am pause (

Why growing vegetables on the roof is the future of Toronto architecture (

Provincial News

Liberals Unveil Details of Infrastructure Plan (

Legal Aid announces significant expansion (

Emerald ash borer subject of Simcoe County information campaign (

Bolton councillor explains outside campaign donations (

City of Oshawa installs first tactile walking surface indicators in downtown intersection (

Federal News

Scorching Vancouver house prices put pressure on politicians (

Provinces increase pressure on federal government for pharmacare (

Two senators repay expenses, deny wrongdoing (

Canada agrees to ‘low-carbon’ strategy at G7 (

Case over disputed NDP spending reactivated (

Governor-General to unveil awards spotlighting Canadian innovation (
June 8
Vaughan News

Vaughan's hospital project comes to life (

York Region News

Newmarket, Georgina businesses win York Region chambers’ top prizes (

Pan Am sign goes up outside Markham civic centre (

GTA News

Where roads rule...and work (

John Tory calls for full stop to carding, citing ‘eroded public trust’ (

Toronto’s Union Pearson Express finally set to start rolling (

Developers, business leaders call on Toronto Mayor Tory to tear down the Gardiner Expressway (

Opposition to mayor’s downtown LRT plan gaining ground (

Provincial News

Groundbreaking infrastructure law a boon for at-risk youth (

Wynne plans to add 15 new MPPs for 2018 election (

Federal News

More than half of Canadians agree with Supreme Court ruling that bans prayer in public life: poll

Senate to forward expense files of nine Senators to the RCMP (

Justin Trudeau proposes closer co-operation with cities, new sources of funding (

Harper presses EU leaders to enact trade deal with Canada at G7 meeting (