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June 5
Vaughan News

Stalemate over Vaughan hospital appears over (

A Sense of Generosity (

Detached home price tops $1M in fourth York community (

York Region News

York Region trash heading to Ottawa? (

Newmarket council wants Transport Canada to halt community mailbox installation (

Permits needed, Aurora tells Canada Post (

York Region District School Board approves $1.35B 2015 budget (

Seniors not purring over cat adoption centre in Thornhill (

GTA News

New treatment targeting emerald ash borer in Simcoe County (

Toronto cracking down on off-leash dogs (

Provincial News

Confusion in Hamilton over end to Canada Post home delivery (

Oakville's war against the Emerald Ash Borer continues (

Wynne plans to adds 15 new MPPs for 2018 election (

Federal News

Federal parties to reveal their urban agendas to Canada’s mayors at Edmonton conference (
June 4
Vaughan News

Municipal input on Bill 73 - Flexibility needed (NRU)

York Region News

No full-time deputy for Stouffville mayor (

Despite multiple sinkholes, Dalton Road safe: Town of Georgina (

Here’s some good news Georgina - you’re getting tax break (

GTA News

Aggregate resources - A question of need (NRU)

Planning for an aging population - Growing in place (NRU)

Bike Share won't expand in time for Pan Am Games (

Provincial News

Residents to feel 'devastating' impact of tree removals (

Ontario Launches Accessibility Action Plan (

Ontario moves to limit police sharing non-conviction information (

Wynne urging electoral reforms to limit spending, move elections to spring (

Provincial action on accessibility draws mixed reviews (

Federal News

Rogers resists government pressure to reinstate ethnic newscasts (

More infrastructure cash for cities at heart of NDP’s urban strategy (
June 3
Vaughan News

Electronic cane can help visually impaired see their surroundings (

Newmarket named best place to live in York Region, 23rd in Canada (

York Region News

Aurora CAO Garbe incoming CAO for Richmond Hill  (

Food Truck Frenzy to hit downtown Stouffville (

Average summer weather on way: Weather Network  (

Georgina has new fire chief in Pefferlaw's Ron Jenkins (

Viva Bus Rapid Transit Wins Communications Award from Canadian Urban Transit Association (

Provincial News

Ontario to crack down on accessibility violators (

Ontario approves tougher distracted driving penalties (
June 2
Vaughan News

Commuters could be driving on Hwy. 427 extension by 2019 (

Patient care at risk in Vaughan hospital dispute, CEO says (

Promoting safe trails and parks in Vaughan: CTV Barrie - ATV enforcement (

Pleasant Ridge Library Grand Opening Celebration (

Vaughan welcomes new City Manager Steve Kanellakos (

Musical comedy production brings music to Thornhill school (

York Region News

Stouffville 124th best place to live in Canada: magazine (

Outrage grows against Islamic celebration of Komeini in Richmond Hill (

GTA News

Nine questions about Uber’s taxi ride-sharing service answered (

Judge questions whether Toronto battle with Uber should be in courts (

Toronto expands recycling program to include soft plastics like milk and sandwich bags (

Crafting a plan to tackle poverty from the ground up (

New data finds Scarborough subway routes run through ‘extremely low density’ areas (

Traffic hell during Pan Am Games par for the course: CEO (

Provincial News

Business warns against Wynne’s pension plan (

Ontario municipalities get alternative to ‘first past the post’ in next election (
June 1
Vaughan News

Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua talks about the Mayor’s Gala and TFC II (

Family of Vaughan infant in need of new liver overwhelmed by public support (

Family dog rescued, no one hurt in Vaughan house fire (

York Region News

York University campus slated for construction in Markham (

Newmarket Regional Councillor John Taylor may receive deputy mayor title (

Deputy mayor or acting mayor? Stouffville council to decide (

Stouffville council considering environment, development committees (

GTA News

Toronto taxi drivers' protest against Uber planned for Monday (

John Tory intervenes for local music fest (

Pan Am Games a winner (

A subway, here? Bellamy Road route looks like a leafy pipe dream (

Hospitals still use flawed secrecy law to review medical errors (

City divided over ride-hailing app (

Gibson Square revives historical spirit of North York (

Provincial News

Ontario considering municipal election reforms (

Federal News

Peter MacKay cites 'love for my family' as he bows out of federal politics (
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 (