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March 13
Vaughan taxes rise about $37 a year for average homeowner (

Water and wastewater rate in Vaughan going up almost 10 per cent (

Job, business growth in Vaughan on strong, upward trend: report (

Numbers show Newmarket's poor job creation performance (

Newmarket mayor Tony Van Bynen challenges regional report showing poor job growth in town (

York Region council ponders raising transit fares (

Vaughan powers down for Earth Hour (

LETTER: Vaughan water division workers deserve big thanks (

Magazine says Markham neighbourhoods are tops (

Markham asked to OK sidewalk bike riding (

Markham axes residents' requests to remove trees from own property (

Georgina considers changes that could halt forest development (

Stouffville council revisiting library/pool expansion (

Store owners ‘shocked’ by Stouffville mayor’s proposal (

Let citizen advisory committees do their work, councillor urges (

Digging in to nutritious food ideas in York Region (

Mississauga, Ont., to police medical marijuana facilities with new rules for growers (

New standards proposed for rail tanker cars (

Toronto ahead in prep for Parapan Ams (

Sloppy bin budgeting is pure household waste (

Scarborough LRT would attract more development than subway: Study (

Mayor John Tory vows Toronto city staff shakeup (

Firefighter’s invention could help crews deal with chemical leaks (
March 12
Vaughan politicians vow to keep Spadina subway extension on track (

Trails in King Twp. to get signage boost, along with repairs (

Tory’s first budget sails through council — garbage and water rates going up (

Heads may roll at TTC over Spadina subway (

One Small Victory (

Ontario looks into rules for safety training (

Mixed reviews for Planning Act revisions – Limited appeals (NRU)

Vaughan planning budget sets priorities – Growth-led expansion (NRU)

Downtown Oakville eyes streetscape renewal – People, pedal power (NRU)

Rezoning settlement in Vaughan (NRU)

New committee to use culture to attract investment (NRU)

Third-party election ads – Curb the spending (

Toronto councillors willing to look at Woodbine casino (
March 11
Thornhill hospital volunteer earns Caring Canadian Award (

Battered utility box outlives its welcome in Kleinburg (

Livestreamed Richmond Hill council meetings attracting viewers  (

Ontario urged to hold next election on a weekend (

King Twp. planning boss part of review panel on key provincial environmental plans (

Bigger challenges lie ahead as city council prepares to pass 2015 budget (

Toronto council approves 2.75 per cent property tax increase (

Toronto budget: Tory says city can't take 'easy way out' (

Cost of another rail catastrophe could outstrip compensation fund (

Casino debate could focus on expanded gaming at Woodbine racetrack (
March 10
Former Vaughan councillor wins federal Liberal nomination in new King-Vaughan riding (

Governments need to deliver big infrastructure projects honestly (

York Region wants province to reinstate photo radar (

Grade 8 boys organize mental health day at Rosedale P. S. (

Cost of York-Spadina subway budget overrun is unknown: TTC chair (

Could this one cool trick solve Toronto’s budget problems? (

Unpredictability the only certainty of Ontario budget (

Toronto gears up for its annual pothole patching blitz (

Toronto Mayor John Tory should guard against future subway fiascos (
March 9
There's an extra day of action at this year's Vaughan Film Festival (

York Region seeks return of photo radar (

York region council approves police hires (

East Gwillimbury mayor leads charge to keep deferred sewer projects on front burner  (

Mayor 'furious' about cost overruns, delays in subway extension project (

Enough is enough on Spadina subway extension (

John Tory ‘furious’ at ballooning costs of Spadina subway extension (

Scarborough subway puts city at risk of Spadina-like overruns (

Provincial pension plan would harm local economy, Newmarket, Aurora chambers say  (

Tory blasts big tax hike talk (