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May 29
Vaughan News

Q & A: Vaughan's newly minted city manager says city on verge of major transformation (

New levies, user fees could be on way for Vaughan taxpayers (

Vaughan family gets massive response to liver transplant appeal for baby (

York Region task force aims to tackle transportation challenges (

Will Vaughan family's book project help children learn to love themselves? (

York Region News

York Region District School Board approves budget (

Newmarket ending temporary chlorine maintenance program (

Season of construction leads to safety concerns in East Gwillimbury (

East Gwillimbury water rates to rise ... again (

Aurora council approves 3.91% tax increase for 2015 (

Aurora residents want to see greater protections in place for trees (

Provincial News

City to subsidize homeowners to immunize trees against emerald ash borer (

Ranked ballots coming to Ontario cities (

Ontario needs to prepare for driverless cars (

Ontario’s hard-hitting ombudsman Andre Marin stays until September (

Ontario slams Tories' Canada 150 infrastructure plan as rushed (

Tory MPP urges province to regulate Uber (

Federal News

Employers won’t be forced to match extra Pension Plan contributions (

Michael Den Tandt: U.S. won’t care about Canada until we get more serious about military affairs (

Justice Minister Peter MacKay to leave politics: CBC (
May 28
Vaughan News

York Region feeling pressure from developers on Greenbelt (

Greenbelt could die ‘death by 1,000 cuts’ if York Region landowners' exemption requests granted: environmentalist (

“New downtowns” are coming alive in Regional centres and corridors (

Vaughan family issues public appeal to help 8-month-old girl get liver transplant (

York Region News

Chance of rail disaster slim, but Georgina, CN prepared (

Parkland dedication by-law - Balancing act (NRU)

GTA News

Mississauga passes new storm water tax with higher fee for larger homes (

Halton looks at council composition - Rebalancing representation (NRU)

Toronto police say Pan Ams won’t be G20 all over again (

Provincial News

Integrating transit and land use planning - Aligning growth (NRU)

Municipal input on coordinated review - Clarity needed (NRU)

Ontario ombudsman uses Twitter to rally support for a renewed contract (

Federal News

Tories propose voluntary expansion of Canada Pension Plan (

Tories rejected idea of Pension Plan expansion five years ago (
May 27
Vaughan News

Will this year's federal race be Fantino vs Sorbara in Vaughan? (

Prager speaks in Vaughan about hope in dangerous world (

York Region News

OMB rules against 8-storey condo in downtown Richmond Hill (

GTA News

Pushing Toronto’s public space to the limit (

Toronto bylaws turf out carefree fake lawns (

Mississauga signs up volunteer sign cops (

Not worth City time: Tory (

Brampton council moves to record closed meetings (

Provincial News

Ontario pledges up to $1-billion for Hamilton LRT, work to start in 2019 (

Guelph asks residents to join the fight against the emerald ash borer (

Ontario auditor general, opposition warn about leeway in revised advertising act (

Ontario to restrict e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco and require calorie counts in restaurants (

May 26
Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua on Newstalk 1010 talks about servant leadership and the Mayor’s Gala (

York Region News

New Richmond Hill BIA board has fresh ideas to bring shoppers downtown (

GTA News

Single-detached homes in dramatic decline in GTA, says CMHC (

People, not raccoons, are the problem in Toronto, city report finds (

Medical officer of health asks city council to bar hookahs (

Provincial News

Kathleen Wynne and Aga Khan team up to boost educational opportunities (

What Vancouver can teach Toronto about urban smarts (

Ontario court to hear more opposition to Canada Post’s end to home delivery (

Hydro One accused of deceit in ombudsman’s report on billing ‘crisis’ (

Federal News

Students, temporary workers hired to help overloaded access-to-info offices (
May 25
Vaughan News

Vaughan Secondary heads 25 years back in time (

Minister Bergen encourages 1,900 Vaughan families not currently registered for the enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit to sign up (

York Region News

Open house opens eyes for Richmond Hill residents (

Are we in York welcoming to newcomers? (

GTA News

Parking apps will allow owners to rent out parking spots by the hour (

Is Toronto-area transit the next frontier for the private sector? (

New, expanded bus routes to provide ‘reliable’ overnight, weekend service (

Midtowners battle the rise of the midrise (

7 things that can go wrong with mega-events like the Pan Am Games (

Federal News

B.C. village declares state of emergency after devastating flash floods (