Corp Comm Connects

News Clippings

Sept. 18
Vaughan News

Vaughan-Woodbridge candidates speak: the question of small business (

Mackenzie Health taps in to new technology to benefit both staff and patients (

New events to enjoy Saturday at Thornhill Village Festival (

York Region News

Aurora launches second online citizen budget survey (

Extend GO Train service, York Region councillors urge (

East Gwillimbury remains ‘frustrated’ with region’s sewage system delay (

Complicated, yes; but just how costly? (

Voting system doesn’t work, Fair Vote Canada's York Region chapter says (

Stouffville residents ready to rally around Syrian refugees (

Lug nut ‘prank’ could have deadly consequences, Georgina resident says (

Buck's lawsuit against former Aurora councillors dismissed (

GTA News

Soaring fines fail to curb illegal use of handicap spots (

Mississauga mayor leads charge to raise $5M for Syrian refugees (

How Toronto missed its opportunity to lead on Uber regulations (

Provincial News

Small business can’t afford stronger worker protections, says lobby group (

Ontario’s home-care providers want more say in reform discussions (

OSPCA letter threatens to ‘dispose of’ 71 rescue dogs unless $100K paid (

Federal Election

Quebec ups its greenhouse gas emissions target (

Harper, Mulcair, Trudeau lock horns over sluggish economy (

Three zingers from the federal leaders’ debate (

Invited or not, Elizabeth May made herself heard on Twitter during federal debate (

Is the ‘tax cut’ line still credible with voters? (
Sept. 17
Vaughan News

UPDATE: Power outage in Woodbridge; restoration expected around 6 p.m. (

Vaughan townhouses settled (NRU)

King officials concerned about GTA West route, impacts (

York Region News

York Regional Police lay 1,200 charges, including 1 for stunt driving, during back-to-school blitz (

King Council: considerable anger with heritage register (

GTA News

Licensing committee rejects plan to OK and regulate Uber (

New Gardiner Expressway options free up land but cost more (

Provincial News

Intensifying around transit investment - Provincial role (NRU)

Ontario’s future infrastructure - How megatrends shape decisions (NRU)

Pan Am Games bonuses under fire from opposition parties (

Ontario’s Virtual Power Plant (

OPP probe of Sudbury byelection controversy stalled (

Taxpayers on hook for most of MD insurance hike (

Federal News

Women’s issues take centre stage as experts debate election promises (

NDP promises four years of budget surpluses (

Federal leaders case Calgary’s outlook ahead of Thursday’s national TV debate (

Addressing income inequality at the election (NRU)

Vancouver cab companies join forces to launch smartphone app (

Plan to accelerate acceptance of 20,000 refugees coming soon, Kenney says (
Sept. 16
Vaughan News

Vaughan candidates speak: Syrian refugee crisis (

Enersource Merger Negotiations Continue (

Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer: Woodbridge cancer survivors grateful for fundraising efforts (

York Region News

Most recreation user fees in Newmarket will increase (

Town of Newmarket won't fight Silken Laumann Drive townhouse development (

GTA News

Cab drivers set to protest at city hall as committee meets to discuss Uber regulations (

City staff advise against contracting out east-end garbage (

Vinegar kills weeds, but the city is reluctant to use it (

Hundreds ticketed during York and Peel back-to-school blitz (

New Gardiner proposals would nearly double upgrade costs (

Even without the Games, Toronto needs Olympic-sized ambitions (

Provincial News

Wynne vows to work with whoever is PM (

Andre Marin out as Ontario ombud (for now), as Liberals tap deputy as fill-in (

Federal News

Tory candidate dumped after social media comments on race, drug use (

Mulcair promises $100M mental health fund for children, youth (

Harper promises new aid to seniors, defends boutique tax credits (

Labour movements are essential to economic growth (

Amber Alert system more effective with modern technology (

What are the ties that bind for Canadians? (
Sept. 15
Vaughan News

Vaughan hosting research site for David Suzuki Foundation study on monarch butterfly (

Landmark Woodbridge caboose has new home in Toronto (

Leading concussion experts coming to Toronto area to brainstorm (

York Region News

Stouffville councillor wants local response to Syrian crisis (

Fair Vote Canada hosts electoral reform discussion at Newmarket Public Library (

Ex-councillor hosting Markham-Stouffville election debate (

Have your say on future of sports, recreation, parks in Aurora (

Second NHL arena document released by Markham city hall (

GTA News

Should Toronto limit trash pickup to one side of the street? (

Tolls considered for Gardiner, Don Valley Parkway (

Toronto will not bid for 2024 Summer Olympics (

Streetcars are our neglected stars (

Provincial News

Will Hamilton step up to regulate Uber? (

OFL employees demand their office be checked for concealed cameras (

Wynne firm on Hydro One plans despite strong public opposition (

Ontario has no ombudsman after panel can't agree on candidate (

Federal News

NDP prescribes $500M for health-care system (

The impact of NDP’s child-care promise (

‘We’re not going to pay people who are not sick’: Harper says sick leave changes will strengthen public service (

Federal government posts surprise $1.9B surplus (

Internet biggest obstacle to youth involvement in politics (

Where the parties stand on charities’ political activities (

Few child-care options for parents who don’t work 9-to-5 weekday hours (

Reviving the census debate (

Your tax dollars pay doctors’ legal bills (

More than half of Canadians believe Conservative economic plan not a success: poll (
Sept. 14
Vaughan News

King-Vaughan Conservative candidate says he won't resign over Facebook posts (

York Region News

York Region small business owners challenge Trudeau comment (

Residents want relief from Hwy. 404 noise (

Davis Drive traffic primer: Tips for drivers, pedestrians on how to navigate revamped road (

Young stars shine at York Region Celebration of the Arts (

Newmarket-Aurora federal election candidates talk social issues (

GTA News

Legal Grenadier Pond skating costly, Toronto staff say (

Affordable housing wait list nearly quadruple number of spaces in Pan Am village (

Provincial News

Bulk of Ontario’s $10.5 million pledge will help resettle 10,000 refugees, Wynne says (

Federal News

Quebec mayors collect city salaries on federal campaign trail (

Quebec, Ontario unveil joint plan to tackle companies’ carbon emissions (

Liberals promise $1.5 billion for youth jobs (

Electoral reform back in the spotlight (

Federal government to match up to $100 million in refugee donations (

5 Ontario ridings that could help determine 2015 election (

Changing of the guard in Ottawa could speed up cannabis industry growth (

Mulcair announces $1.8B health-care plan for seniors (

NDP pledges $12.9 billion to Toronto region transit (

Bringing Canada’s access to information back from the brink (

Wynne, Couillard say abolishing Senate without provinces’ consent would spell trouble (