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Oct. 9
Vaughan News

We need larger tree species in Vaughan (Yorkregion)

Fairbairn running for Seniors Party in Thornhill (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Mr. Knight's Undertaking Parlours (

York Region News

York Region resisting NDP orange wave (

Average York Region house price nears $1M (

York Region invests in ventureLAB to help entrepreneurs, companies (

Most York Region eateries will need certified food handler under new bylaw (

Canada China Trade Innovation Alliance launches in York Region (

Watch Friday's Jays' game, help United Way of York Region (

Newmarket council passes new recreation vehicle rules (

Have your say on Georgina's Official Plan (

Aurora council considers adding LAV to Cenotaph (

GTA News

Council flees, as usual, from choice to be made (

Provincial News

Uber kicks Waterloo Region bylaw officers off app (

Ontario to hold province-wide hearings on pay equity (

Federal News

Parties have been offering a lot to seniors - but it’s not enough (

Liberals to invest in Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area transit (

Trudeau commits to 'federal share' of SmartTrack plan (

NDP vow to settle lawsuit with sick moms if elected (

Stephen Harper denies report his office vetted refugee applications (

Blue Jays vs. Election Day: Who will win? (

Quebec calls for 'urgent' extension of northern border (

Tories apply specific criteria for refugees (

Health top concern to Canadians but politicians ignoring issue, poll shows (
Oct. 8
Vaughan News

VAUGHAN-WOODBRIDGE: Fiery debate at Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena (

KING-VAUGHAN: 'Cease-and-desist' letter latest twist (

Horizon Utilities pitches merger to St. Catharines (

York Region News

York Region leaders demand infrastructure funding commitment (

Jobs coming north in York Region, employment report says (

400 York residents complain to police about bogus tax calls (

Blue Jays' success brings cash infusion to local businesses (

GTA News

City studying keeping trash pickup to one side of street (

Brampton council’s image suffers in blatant grab for perks (

Child poverty widespread in Toronto-area ridings (

Bolton Transportation Master Plan - Project uncertainty (NRU)

Healthy streets - Avoiding stroads (NRU)

Mississauga ePlan - Catching up with technology (NRU)

Provincial News

Ontario government vows action on gender wage gap (

Federal News

Stephen Harper’s hypocrisy and hysteria on marijuana (

NDP’s Thomas Mulcair promises ‘new era’ in Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples (

Trudeau promises to sign arms treaty, slams Harper’s foreign record (

Stephen Harper vows extended parental leave with option to stretch existing benefits over 18 months (

Prime Minister’s Office ordered halt to refugee processing (

Harper pitting country against Muslims, some Niqab wearers say (

Party reps debate issues - Agricultural agenda (NRU)

Canadian mayors warn of looming home affordability crisis (
Oct. 7
Vaughan News

McMichael Gallery seeking new executive director and CEO (

Markham cabbies lost 80% of business to Uber: spokesperson (

Blue Jays give city a reason to come together (

Media Release: Barrie City Council Approves PowerStream Merger (

Release: Vaughan Mayor endorses Deb Schulte (

York Region News

Advance polls open during Thanksgiving weekend (

Health care, youth employment topics at Markham-Unionville debate (

Solar projects move ahead in King Township (

Newmarket-Aurora candidates pledge lower retirement age during Facebook debate (

GTA News

Company contracted to clear QEW snow fighting $900,000 in fines (

Bike lanes on Bloor ever-elusive for Toronto planners and cyclists (

Provincial News

Elementary teachers, government talks show signs of progress, Sandals says (

Ontario government reaches deal with OPSEU (

Ontario government chips in $730,000 for new regional marketing agency (

Federal News

Niqab ban for public servants would be considered, says Stephen Harper (

Harper pledges $1-billion in grants for auto sector in wake of TPP deal (
Oct. 6
Vaughan News

Vaughan deputy fire chief says Marco Muzzo’s Jeep fire after fatal collision was ‘out of the norm’ (

York Region News

Richmond Hill mayor updates chamber members on subway, trees, housing (

Have your say on smaller library/leisure centre expansion plan, Stouffville (

Open Bramble/Edward to Main Street, Stouffville staff tells council (

MTO nearly finished designing Hwy. 404 sound barriers in Sharon (

GTA News

New report warns of growing income gap in Toronto (

Toronto aims to use data for traffic insight (

Toronto police crack down on rush hour parking offences (

City councillors want Old City Hall transformed for public use, not retail (

Brampton council gives itself hefty pay hike (

Federal News

Who can vote? Convicts, among other Canadians for whom special rules apply (

Canadian business applauds Trans-Pacific Partnership (

Pacific Rim trade deal reignites economy as election issue (

Montreal to dump raw sewage into St. Lawrence River (

Trudeau presents election platform (
Oct. 5
Vaughan News

Proposed pedestrian connection would link transit riders to new Vaughan hospital (

VIDEO: Mayor Bevilacqua and fire Chief Bentley talk fire prevention and breast cancer awareness (

Council to discuss hydro merger plan (

Comparing rents: The costs of urban living in Canada vs. U.S. (

How can the suburbs woo younger residents? (

ULI Toronto Advisory Board Announced (

York Region News

East Gwillimbury to discuss 2016 budget next month (

Affordable housing a hot topic in York-Simcoe (

Newmarket councillors delay decision on Hollingsworth sale (

Old Town Hall construction completion date pushed back until spring (

GTA News

Toronto council reversal on ranked ballots criticized (

Federal News

Seniors housing shortfall approaching “perfect storm,” says municipal lobby group (

Race to the middle: Rhetoric aside, the major parties have near unanimity on key policies (

‘Complicated’ election system can leave voters baffled (

Trans-Pacific Partnership deal reached in Atlanta (

Ontario electricity operator offers money for cutting power consumption (

Liberals’ innovation pledge gets mixed response from startups (