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Nov. 20
Vaughan News

Making hiking in Vaughan a digital, interactive experience (

Celebrating half-century at McMichael Gallery (

80 cabbies to drive home Uber complaints in Markham (

York Region News

Syrian refugees still welcome in York Region (

York Region students fight mental illness stigma (

Ministry falls short on Hwy. 404 upgrades, York Region council says (

Are York Region schools falling short when it comes to keeping students active? (

York Region defers decision on making CEO an elected position (

York's intensification plan would drive new family housing away, developer says (

Community garden considered for north Newmarket (

No pot of gold to help mute train whistles, Markham councillor warns (

Your Georgina property taxes could rise $76, water also going up (

East Gwillimbury in black today, but it won’t last: mayor (

GTA News

Beck Taxi wants city to enforce bylaws on Uber or put a moratorium on licensing fees (

Toronto offers developers land, financial incentives to build affordable housing (

Gardiner Expressway scheme shows Toronto at its most enlightened (

Provincial News

Ottawa taxi report leads to preferred options for industry, city councilors (

Ottawa scrambles to find housing for influx of Syrian refugees (

Immigrants, low-income earners less likely to receive optimal health care (

Ontario takes aim at sexual harassment, violence with new video (

Federal News

Cost of Syrian refugee plan pegged at $1.2B over six years (

51 per cent of Canadians disagree with plan to accept Syrian refugees, poll shows (

Canada seeks temporary housing for 25,000 Syrian refugees (

Liberals want to start spending on infrastructure ‘very soon’ (

Barack Obama lays out red carpet for Justin Trudeau in reset of relations (
Nov. 19
Vaughan News

Crucial vote Thursday for proposed PowerStream merger (

Vaughan budget: public feedback flows in (

Vaughan church grieves for bones unearthed to build pool (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Cameron home (

McMichael Canadian Art Collection marks 50 years with masterworks show (

York Region News

East Gwillimbury design guidelines - Branding identity (NRU)

York Region councillor pushing to make CEO an elected position (

Stouffville council wants York Region chair elected (

More accessible BIA has big plans to revive downtown Richmond Hill (

Pair of public consultations on King Township budget (

King Township user fee hikes on the horizon: report (

GTA News

Port Whitby Secondary Plan - Waterfront intensification (NRU)

Six Villages CIP - Preserving character (NRU)

Understanding growth forecast discrepancies (NRU)

Toronto can go big - or not - for Canada’s 150th birthday (

GTA gears up for arrival of refugees (

Peel Region decision could spur Caledon boom (

Provincial News

2015 gas tax allocations (NRU)

Taxi review offers City of Ottawa advice on dealing with Uber (

Ontario can’t keep growing if economy doesn’t keep up (

Ontario businesses stuck with hydro debt retirement charge until April 2018 (

Ontario at bottom for good jobs, social spending: Report (

Refugees can benefit smaller towns, says Ont. Mayor (

Tassi says government committed to accommodating refugees (

Federal News

New snow removal app learns from Uber’s mistakes (

Trudeau releases mandate letters - Federal roadmap (NRU)

Liberals drop public-private requirement for infrastructure funding (
Nov. 18
Vaughan News

Private Vaughan daycare centre shut down for health, safety violations (

Mayors extol virtues of merging electrical distributor PowerStream (

Markham holds key vote on energy merger (

York Region News

Newmarket dog park construction went over budget: taxpayer watchdog group charges (

GTA News

Toronto taxi drivers considering strike to protest Uber, UberX (

Public, political opposition seen as threats to Toronto Olympic bid (

Provincial News

Innisfil council eyes Uber-style transit over bus system (

Federal News

‘It’s a step forward’: Edmonton council sends ride-sharing issue back to administration (

Uber debate overlooks taxi industry's 'silent victims' (

Justin Trudeau pledges to push laggards on climate change (

U.S. nervously watches Canada’s massive refugee plan (

Trudeau commits to larger training role for Canadians (

Canada should take its time on legalizing pot, addiction experts say (

Canada needs ‘coalition of the willing’ to improve health care (

Art fights radicalization, boosts diplomacy and creates jobs, says Canada Council head (
Nov. 17
Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua interviewed by CP24 on Saturday, Nov. 14 to promote the launch of the Vaughan toy drive. (CP24)

Mayor Bevilacqua interviewed by CP24 at the launch of the Vaughan toy drive on Nov. 16. (CP24)

Vaughan toy drive launch with students from St. Raphael the Archangel CES Nov. 16. (CP24)

Vaughan launches toy drive with CP24 at St. Raphael the Archangel CES Nov. 16. (CP24)

Students perform and CP24 promotes the Vaughan toy drive at St. Raphael the Archangel CES Nov. 16. (CP24)

Mayor Bevilacqua and CP24 promote Vaughan’s toy drive (CP24)

PowerStream Merger Press Conference (

Vaughan daycare shut amid force-feeding allegations (

York Region News

Police, students 'ticket' offenders at Stouffville school (

Future of 'struggling' Stouffville Farmers' Market on council's plate (

GTA News

Jane-Finch neighbourhood wake-up call for politicians (

Studies continue on “dead” island airport jets proposal (

$25-million project reimagines area under Gardiner with paths, cultural spaces (

Cities can’t be crippled by urban terrorism (

Provincial News

Council to hire consultant to draft new rules for Uber ride-sharing (

Ontario prepares cap-and-trade system to put a price on carbon, reduce emissions (

Ontario pension funds lost $2.4B from oil, coal investments: Report (

Wynne, party leaders condemn Paris attacks, Peterborough mosque fire (

Federal News

Council approves recommendations to regulate for-hire vehicle services (

Edmonton taxi drivers protest latest attempt to legalize Uber (

Improving safety for cyclists part of transport minister's busy fall agenda (

Child-care advocates hope Liberals follow through on child-care promise (

Canada to boost number of military trainers in battle against IS: Trudeau (

Trudeau must set example on refugee file (
Nov. 16
Vaughan News

Muslim organization, Vaughan mayor share condolences for Paris (

Risks, benefits of PowerStream merger weighed in Markham (

Muslim women in Vaughan weave mats and community (

York Region News

Stouffville garbage bag limit could be reduced (

Diversity, education, transit use higher in Richmond Hill (

2015 is calm before development storm in East Gwillimbury (

New firefighters driving East Gwillimbury budget higher (

GTA News

Large donation expected to spark Gardiner underpass transformation (

Judge orders Brampton to release lawsuit documents by Nov. 30 (

Skip the Scarborough subway and modernize the SRT, says transit expert (

Provincial News

Public elementary teachers vote 86 per cent to ratify deal (

Council could write new bylaws now that Uber has pulled into town (

Ontario outlines options for cap-and-trade scheme to reduce emissions (

Federal News

Edmonton bylaw would cause Uber operations to cease says GM (

Paris attacks make it harder for Justin Trudeau to be liberal (

Trudeau makes public his ministerial mandate letters - their marching orders for four years (

End combat mission in Iraq and Syria, Trudeau orders defence minister (

Canada to play role in battle against IS, Trudeau vows (