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Nov. 27
Vaughan News

Angel investor network comes to Vaughan (Vaughan Citizen)

Concord/Thornhill North councillor praises China trade mission (Vaughan Citizen)

Mayor Bevilacqua on Newstalk 1010’s The Night Side with Barb DiGiulio (Newstalk 1010)

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Telephone line crew (

Upper West Side development in Thornhill goes for grandeur (

Elected York Region chairperson vote delayed until next year (

Thornhill clown celebrated for his heroic actions (

York Region News

York Region proposes 2.85% tax hike in 2016 budget (

City ponders new rules, or not, for Uber, taxis (

York Region wants Richmond Hill feedback on transportation (

Design concept for Aurora's cultural precinct expected soon (

Water rates to rise for Markham users (

Pot stores sprout up in downtown Richmond Hill (

Rapid shuttle could mean relief from Aurora traffic woes (

GTA News

Toronto eyeing designation for dangerous dogs (

Mayor John Tory ‘surprised’ by developer opposition to Scarborough subway (

Provincial News

Recycling strategy should lead to cheaper goods, Ontario government says (

Ontario shrinks deficit by $1-billion with help from Hydro One sale (

Ontario’s path to budget balance paved with privatization (

Ontario government taking medical marijuana plan back to the drawing board (

Federal News

Competition Bureau urges regulators to fix taxi rules to compete with ride sharing (

Liberals launch online ad campaign to promote refugee plan (
Nov. 26
Vaughan News

PowerStream merger a 'financially compelling' deal: Bevilacqua (

PowerStream, Ministry of Labour investigating fatal electrocution (

Inaugural SPERANZA gala attracts about 300 people (

York Region News

Horizon merger receives approval from all shareholders (

GTA News

Rethinking retail: changing footprint of shopping (NRU)

Collaborative approach: foreign direct investment in GTA (NRU)

Economic transformations through globalization and technology (NRU)

Developers challenge Scarborough subway with OMB appeal (

Toronto taking wait-and-see approach to medical pot (

Once-dead Fort York bridge ready to rise (

Dog tethering bylaws stir conversation across the GTA (

Trudeau appears to be borrowing Toronto's ‘diversity’ motto (

Toronto gaining momentum among cycling cities: report (

Mississauga aims to prevent LRT from pushing out poor (

Provincial News

Ontario premier says it’s time the province started analyzing policies through a ‘race lens’ (

Liberals to phase out eco fees in Ontario (

Medical marijuana users get approval to vaporize anywhere in Ontario (

Ontario introduces country’s first concussion bill to protect young athletes (

Charbonneau commission holds lesson for other public inquiries (

Caisse’s infrastructure plan courts controversy over tendering process (

Federal News

Canada’s refugee resettlement plan remains a work in progress (

Rebuilding consensus: new governance model for CIP (NRU)
Nov. 25
Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua on CHUM FM’s Roger and Marilyn show discussing Vaughan’s toy drive (CHUM FM)

Worker electrocuted in Thornhill industrial accident dies in hospital: police (

York Region News

Corruption in Quebec construction industry ‘far more widespread’ than originally believed, report says (

GTA News

City can lead on climate — and it already has: Keenan (

Federal News

Affordable rental housing crisis threatening B.C. economy: study (

TouchPlow offers on-demand snow clearing (

Uber drivers mull their future after company suspends service in face of injunction (

Canadian climate-change love-in produced less than meets the eye: Walkom (

Liberals push back deadline on Syrian refugees (

Nearly 1 in 5 Canadian children living in poverty: report (
Nov. 24
Vaughan News

PowerStream Receives Three Honours at 'Smart Commute Awards' (

GTA News

Toronto council to look at lifting Grenadier Pond skating ban (

TTC to hike cash fares by a quarter — tokens, a dime (

Fort York bridge will help Toronto progress into a more walkable future (

Toronto’s Yonge Street evolving from sleazy ‘strip’ into a global landmark (

Federal News

Premiers hope Canada can shed international image as environmental pariah (

Montreal corruption report details collusion among snow-removal companies (
Nov. 23
Vaughan News

Vaughan's Inspired City exhibition seeking entries (

Peel duo among six youth named as ‘Public Heroes’ in the GTA (

Markham vote clears way for regional electricity merger (

Newco agency aims to correct GTA’s poor foreign investment strategy (

York Region News

Internet as essential as water and sewage pipes: York Region summit panelist (

Newmarket watchdog group blasts town spending as budget hikes loom (

Move Stouffville farm market to Saturdays: council (

GTA News

T.O. cabbies want Uber injunction like in Calgary (

City approves 68 new environmentally protected areas (

Toronto ranked best economy for young people in new study (

Provincial News

Uber takes the road to mixed reviews (

City charges more Uber driver (

Federal News

Halt to community boxes cuts Canada Post saving to $80M (

Trudeau and premiers meet to talk climate change (