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Nov. 13
Vaughan News

Budget: Round Two (Vaughan Citizen)

Budget: draft pitches 3 per cent property tax hike (The Thornhill Liberal)

Mackenzie Health signs $300M technology deal (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Woodbridge Public School Cadets (

York Region News

Markham votes yes to voting in York's regional chair (

Thornhill girls on mission to help GTA’s homeless this winter (

York Region drivers have longest GTA commute (

Georgina councillors agree on salary increase (

Aurora council talks door-to-door sales ban (

GTA News

Grade 6 students push for crosswalk with traffic study, impressing councilor (

Provincial News

Grimsby approves ash borer policy (

Ontario vows to eliminate homelessness within a decade (

Preserving the Urban Tree Canopy (

Uber starts in Windsor, sparking excitement and anger (

Privatization czar Ed Clark urges a cut in red tape to boost business in Ontario (

City to consider special bedbug bylaw (

Federal News

Report on proposed Edmonton vehicle-for-hire bylaw released (

Canada will implement UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Carolyn Bennett says (

Premiers prep for climate meeting, their first with PM since 2009 (
Nov. 12
Vaughan News

Ontario healthcare provider signs $300-million “smart hospital” deal with Philips (

Wanted: a safe place for her son to live (

York Region News

York Region growth scenario - Sticking to the minimum (NRU)

Mulock GO train station being explored (

GTA News

Mississauga seeks urban solution - Parkland deficiency (NRU)

Connecting Mississauga - Public transit renaissance (NRU)

Provincial News

Private member’s bill for RPPs - Strengthening titles (NRU)

Inclusionary zoning may not be necessary in Ontario (NRU)

10 years to end homelessness (NRU)

Ontario passes Invasive Species Act (NRU)

Ride-sharing app Uber set to roll out in Windsor today (

Federal News

Hope on the horizon for Uber riders, drivers in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary (

Trudeau’s decision on national security file promising and risky, experts say (

CPP expansion may not be quick, and it may not be what you expect (

Refugees as a long-term investment in the country (

Experts predict surge of pot shops across Canada after Trudeau win (

Trudeau’s promised ‘middle class’ tax cut excludes most Canadians (
Nov. 11
Vaughan News

Markham poised to vote on PowerStream merger (

Philips and Canada's Mackenzie Health announce CAD 300 million, 18-year strategic partnership (

York Region News

New schools, additions coming for Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Stouffville (

Hookah pipe users, owners in Richmond Hill worry about possible ban (

Stouffville council 'buries hatchets' in closed meeting (

300 Newmarket residents sign ‘save Hollingsworth Arena’ petition (

GTA News

Toronto councillor takes Uber crackdown to police board (

Brampton accused of stalling $28.5 million lawsuit (

Provincial News

Wynne trip bolstered by $1.7B in new deals with China (

Federal News

Montreal's sewage dump plan reveals common misconceptions (

Calgary cab committee supports new rules to allow Uber to operate legally (

GM urges Canada to build smart roads (

Trudeau treads lightly on climate change (
Nov. 10
York Region News

Budget talks begin in East Gwillimbury and you're invited (

GTA News

Collision of ideologies, technologies over Uber (

Metropass price freeze and early Sunday service inch forward (

200,000 GTA homes, businesses given pills as nuclear disaster precaution (

Google’s virtual reality tool coming to Toronto schools (

Provincial News

Ontario patients lack immediate access to family doctors when sick: report (

Ottawa's transit troubles force rethink of LRT's financial plans (

Federal News

Calgary strikes balance on cabs, UberX (

Price of a taxi license could go up to fund regulation of industry (

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna calls Tories’ greenhouse gas target the ‘floor’ to build on (

Canadians oppose Christmas decorations put up before Remembrance Day (
Nov. 9
Vaughan News

Learn about home safety hazards at free seminar at Vaughan city hall (

Remembrance Day ceremony scheduled at Woodbridge cenotaph in Vaughan (

28-storey Markham condo tower will be among tallest in York (

York Region News

York Region homes see largest price jump in GTA (

York Region EMS set to have name change to Paramedic Services (

More young people seeking help in York Region for mental health-related issues (

Markham to outsource auditor-general task for $150,000 annually (

GTA News

Got an extra-big trash bin? Expect a big hit on this year’s bill (

Toronto transit planning lacks vision (

Provincial News

Taxi association sending Ottawa Uber driver info to insurance companies (

Ontario elementary teachers get raise, vigilance on class sizes (

New film raises bothersome questions about city hall culture (

Federal News

Face of Uber Canada pushes for a ‘nicer’ approach (

400 UberX vehicles seized so far this year in Montreal (

Five Canadian female ministers of state to be full ministers, get raise (

Canada’s health-care system braces for hike in costs with influx of seniors (

Canada’s oldest towns offer lessons for an aging nation (