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Dec. 4
Vaughan News

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Hwy. 7 excavation (

Saving the GTA's beetle-ravaged ash wood (

York Region News

Should Richmond Hill downtown be pot stores, massage parlours? (

Markham starts e-service for property taxes (

Residents at Thornhill condo seek ‘splashy’ addition (

Municipal leaders reignite talks of 400, 404 link (

'Prosperity we cannot afford': Stouffville mayor tells packed council meeting (

Aurora parks and recreation, sport plans taking shape (

GTA News

GO Transit gets green light to boost fares early next year (

Toronto Community Housing board approves $543 million operating budget (

Mayor John Tory's tax levy may be just the start (

Road tolls could be timed to transit expansion, think tank says (

Provincial News

Province scraps municipal land transfer tax proposal (

Ontario launches nuclear refurbishment plan (

Federal News

Liberals warned infrastructure plan faces delivery problems (

CPP? Maybe. ORPP? For sure (

Liberal plan to pick 'non-partisan' senators draws quick criticism (
Dec. 3
GTA News

Toronto Mayor John Tory proposes new property tax increase (

Tory’s big shift: building the city, and paying for it (

Highway 407 East: driving economic development (NRU)

GTA in brief (NRU)

Mixed-use buildings on Highway 7 settled (NRU)

Provincial News

Hamilton greenbelt review: asking for flexibility (NRU)

Falling branches from neighbour’s trees leave Newcastle couple with growing expenses (

Barrie’s policy toolbox: stimulating affordable housing (NRU)

Norfolk's inventory of dead trees will be huge (

Transportation Ministry to ensure DriveTest Centres throughout Ontario follow same standards (

Ontarians paid $37-billion above market for electricity over eight years, Auditor-General's report says (

Ontario has 'no reliable estimate' of infrastructure deficit: AG (

Waste free: province proposes new legislation (NRU)

Infrastructure investments pay off: new modeling approach (NRU)

Federal News

Trudeau Names 35 Parliamentary Secretaries, Including 3 To Work With Him (

Liberals overestimating revenue from tax hike on top earners: report (

Ottawa to create non-partisan advisory body for Senate nominees (

A price on carbon is Canada’s only option (
Dec. 2
Vaughan News

The 5th Annual Vaughan Chocolate Ball (Snap Woodbridge)

Unveiling Ceremony Honouring The Woodbridge Horticultural Society (Snap Woodbridge)

The Vaughan Community Wellbeing Coalition Releases Report (Snap Vaughan East)

Lest We Forget (Snap Vaughan East)

The Unveiling Of Treed (Snap Vaughan East)

The 2015 City of Vaughan Toy Drive Launch (Snap Vaughan East/Snap Woodbridge)

28th Annual Mackenzie Health Gala (Snap Vaughan East/Snap Woodbridge)

Grand Opening At Porcello Cantina (Snap Woodbridge)

York Region News

Stouffville council proceeds with downsized library/leisure centre expansion (

GTA News

‘They are criminals’: Taxi drivers stage hunger strike outside city hall against Uber (

Fix budget woes by hiking development charges, Toronto councillor says (

Cities outside Toronto cannot charge land-transfer tax, Ted McMeekin says (

Toronto city manager warns of 'gap' in budget (

Provincial News

Waterloo region to work more closely with police on Uber (

St. Catharines supports Uber and changes to taxi industry (

Federal News

Saint John councillor urges city to increase borrowing (

Liberals’ budget forecast billions more in the red (

Canada to see fewer deep freezes this winter, says meteorologist (

Canada’s refugee plan draws attention as possible model for resettlement (

Canadians support reforms to voting system, poll suggests (
Dec. 1
Vaughan News

Hwy. 427 extension: three teams shortlisted (

Athlete of the Week: Billy Carlisle from VFRS (

Promenade Mall in Thornhill presents first Hanukkah celebration (

Maple Library celebrating silver anniversary on Dec. 5 (

Poisoned kibble kills dog in Vaughan (

GTA News

Union-Pearson Express train to reduce some fares as ridership flatlines (

Provincial News

Waterloo opens climate adaptation centre (

Uber brings a different approach to Windsor (

Why Ontario employers can’t dodge pension obligations (

Ontario can take in 4,000 refugees by end of year, health minister says (

Ottawa urged to ensure Syrian refugees settle across country (

Federal News

Justin Trudeau says Canada ‘is back’ at climate-change meeting (

Nov. 30
Vaughan News

Province a step closer to cashing in on Hydro One Brampton sale (

York Region News

Viva Bus Rapid Transit Service Opens in the Town of Newmarket (

Newmarket resident helps women make changes (

Residents get glimpse of possibilities for Aurora's cultural precinct (

Lots of interest in Markham on China trade mission: mayor (

GTA News

TTC hopes winter streetcar prep will create smoother rides this season (

Montreal and Toronto to get the most refugees (

Toronto has plenty of capacity for refugee influx, city staff say (

Provincial News

Local taxi alliance seeks injunction against Uber (

Ontario’s path to budget balance paved with privatization (

Liberals to phase out eco fees in Ontario (

Single and seniors most vulnerable to hunger (

Federal News

Calgary taxis should have to adapt to Uber, not the other way around (

What to know about the COP21 climate change summit in Paris (

How Justin Trudeau can handle climate change expectations: Analysis (