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March 27
Creating Downtown Vaughan From Scratch (

$150M Spadina subway plan gets OK from TTC (

TTC signals it has learned from troubled Spadina subway (

York Region votes to help pay for subway shortfall (

Pay premium to have Spadina subway extension completed quickly, says TTC chair (

Concord in Vaughan connects with other Concords worldwide (

City wants to look at improved methods to manage TTC capital projects (

Newmarket councillors dismayed over 'empty' YRT buses (

Markham backs Richmond Hill in OMB parkland fight (

Newmarket budget hike still pegged at 3.5% (

Newmarket council adds 15 vehicles to town fleet (

Taxpayer advocacy group new to Newmarket (

City Hall's accountability squeeze is risky business (

Kathleen Wynne aims to create more ‘community hubs’ (

East Gwillimbury mayor earns about $110K for work at town, York Region (
March 26
York leaders seek 'tools' to fund regional transit, roads (

Bevilacqua Win’s 2nd Landslide Victory & Hits the Ground Running (

No shortage of land for development - Room to grow (NRU)

Town earns commuting honours (

Council backs age-friendly study (

Richmond Hill set to be leading town for environment (

New report urges reforms to spur voter interest – Electoral engagement (NRU)

Toronto and Montreal mayors have sit down (

Mayor's executive looking for better options for delivery of Scarborough subway (

Kathleen Wynne gets pushback from John Tory on electoral reform comments (

Toronto and Montreal might find mutual benefit working together (

Debate over Woodbine Racetrack casino resumes at city hall (

Brampton mayor blasts senior staff over wage increase (

Brampton council shows CAO John Corbett the door (
March 25
Premier meets with GTHA mayors at summit (

The 2015 York Region Transportation Symposium: Top Industry Leaders Discuss the Future of GTA Transportation (

TFC II Gets Bent (

Freezing rain warning issued by Environment Canada (

Pan Am Games transit plan requires 20-per-cent traffic reduction (

Toronto, get ready for sinkhole season (

GO joins Milton Transit to test new door-to-door bus service (

Square One is getting a makeover, and a new direction (

Mayor Tory backs ranked ballots for Toronto elections (

CTV Toronto: Decades-old explosives discovered (

Main Toronto subway line reopens (

Brampton judge blasts Ontario government over courtroom shortage (

Tories want Liberals to stop worker’s compensation being used to fund OFL staff (

Lowest bid isn’t always best (

Compensation for Ontario public servants has skyrocketed over the last 10 years of Liberal rule (
March 24
York Region encourages residents on private wells to have water tested. (

TB remains a concern despite declining cases: York Region Public Health (

Another outage in Richmond Hill, cold and salt contributing factors (

Firing two TTC execs does not equal accountability (

Police removing explosives from Vaughan home (

Several homes evacuated as police remove aged explosives from Vaughan house (

Ontario considers changing requirements for reporting auto collisions (

Ontario’s minimum wage to rise to $11.25, second-highest in country (

Campaign financing rules a growing threat to Ontario’s democracy (

Tory defends TCHC executive performance bonuses (
March 23
Wiggins putting off Pan Am Games decision (

Special Needs Fair offered in Vaughan (

10 signs you grew up in Vaughan (

You’ll have to wait at least two more years for subway, Vaughan (

TTC wants outside contractor to help finish Spadina subway (

Is there light at the end of the tunnel? (

Spadina subway extension delayed until at least winter 2017 (

Senior TTC staffers are scapegoats in Spadina subway fiasco (

PowerStream Encourages Customers to Participate in Earth Hour 2015 (

Postage cost City of Barrie nearly $474,000 last year (

City vows to clear A-frame signs from Yonge Street sidewalks (

New rules for rooming houses up for discussion at planning committee (

Minimum wage hike won’t help working poor, York Region anti-poverty advocate says (

Friends of Susan Fennell plan fundraiser to retire $129,000 campaign debt (

Cellphone, newsletter charges in Stouffville council expense report (