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Sept. 11
Vaughan News

High level of mistrust among Vaughan city employees, internal survey reveals (

Why no Curb Appeal signs in Thornhill? (

York must improve cycling opportunities (

York Region News

Aurora council mulls parking rule changes (

Stouffville thanks province for 2013 ice storm money (

Community rallies to York Region homeless woman’s aid (

Thornhill’s Kent in hot water over refugee Tweet (

Paving and planter work planned for Davis Drive in Newmarket (

GTA News

Getting around means more than driving (

City councillor putting the heat on landlords with push for temperature-control measures (

Parking authority wants more on-street parking revenue (

Bill Davis joins push for bringing university to Brampton (

Mississauga wants nothing to do with any Toronto Olympic bid (

Taxi-Uber report faces uncertain future on city hall committee (

Toronto Mayor John Tory says city will prepare to welcome 1,000 Syrian refugees in the next two years (

Provincial News

Hamilton lowers bylaw boom on eight Uber drivers (

New website highlights plight of Canadian renters (

Hamilton may get rest of $4.1 million ice-storm damage claim from province (

Town using drone to monitor health of Oakville forests (

Ontario education workers start job action Thursday (

Federal News

Mulcair says NDP would immediately end Iraq mission (

Trudeau, Mulcair pledge to pull back TFSA contribution limit (

Web history catches more candidates (
Sept. 10
Vaughan News

FEDERAL ELECTION: Vaughan-Woodbridge shaping up to be two-horse race (

York Region News

Reviews of new senior care model mixed (

Richmond Hill teacher fired for social media comments (

Markham daycare pleads with city officials for time (

GTA News

Toronto takes first step to regulating Uber (

Brampton hires facilitator for LRT discussions (NRU)

Why Pan Am Games don’t qualify us for Olympics (

Provincial News

Harsh winters, dry summers stressing trees (

Growth plan targets optimistic - Flexibility wanted (NRU)

Oakville North-Burlington - Improving resiliency (NRU)

Sustainable urban development - Adapting regulations (NRU)

Anti-violence policing program facing major budget cut (

Federal News

More politicians, officials criticized for questionable social media use (

Notes from the campaign trail: Ontario the focus for leaders today (

Trudeau sticks to small-business tax shelter claim (

Green Party pushes for sustainable jobs, climate plan in platform (

NDP vows to save auto jobs in trade pact (

Monaco’s Prince Albert II calls for leadership on climate (

Mulcair ready to deal with provinces on daycare plan (

Canada is world’s fifth-best place to grow old, report says (

Affordable housing crisis affects one in five renters in Canada: study (
Sept. 9
Vaughan News

Vaughan: City chipping away at tree replacement target (

Stretch of King-Vaughan Road to remain closed until end of the year (

Surprise Raptors hoopster shows up at Thornhill high school (

York Region News

Meeting at King City Library Friday to discuss sponsorship of refugee families (

Tory hopeful Peter Kent tweets, then retracts, claim that refugee is ISIS fighter (

GTA News

Taxi company petitions City of Toronto to lower cab fares (

City staff recommends lower taxi fares in Toronto (

Peel's Welcome Centre offers immigrant students a soft landing (

Brampton mayor may seek referendum on LRT (

Provincial News

OPP union announces ‘significant reform’ after report into its operations (

Olympic bid deadline looms without commitments from government or sponsors (

Intact working on Uber ride-share insurance (

Ontario’s tuition fees highest in the country, says new report (

B.C. creates provincial refugee fund (

Federal News

Wynne steps up pressure on federal government to accept more Syrian refugees (

44% of voters support Trudeau's deficit plan, poll finds (

Trudeau unveils Liberal plan to reverse Harper’s EI changes (

Harper promises $100-$200 tuition help to families (

Government red tape a barrier to Canadians’ plans to assist refugees (

Canadian mayors forced to fill leadership void on providing aid to refugees (

Mulcair's communications director apologizes for anti-Catholic tweets (
Sept. 8
Vaughan News

FEDERAL ELECTION: King-Vaughan NDP candidate garners support from pair of Toronto councillors (

Federal Election 2015: Vaughan-Woodbridge riding (

GTA West Corridor concerns in King Township (

York Region News

York Regional Police issue safety reminder as kids head back to school (

Trudeau announces ‘historic’ funds for transit at Richmond Hill bus garage (

GTA News

Mayor John Tory says revised Gardiner plan part of a ‘jam-packed’ fall agenda (

Transportation minister to attend Brampton town hall meeting on transit (

Scarborough losing its only youth shelter (

Ron Searle, former mayor of Mississauga, was an early advocate for affordable housing (

Schools get creative to deal with a wave of sex-ed opt-outs (

City of Toronto cancels 880,000 unpaid parking tickets (

Conservatives turf GTA candidates over urination incident, prank calls (

What eight-hour workday? Labour Day revelers ask (

Provincial News

Key to Uber’s success lies in ensuring everyone understands the evils of regulation (

Hoskins implores Ottawa to speed up refugee resettlement (

Province's education workers will begin job action Sept. 10 (

SPCA wants Quebec to ban keeping dogs tied outside around the clock (

Federal News

Justin Trudeau calls for all-party summit on refugee crisis (

Harper holds to party line on admitting Syrian, Iraqi refugees (

‘What’s enough? What’s enough?’: Harper fires back when asked if Canada is doing enough for migrants (

Anti-terrorism branch of public safety ministry dysfunctional prior to terror attacks, top secret probe finds (

Justin Trudeau sells three-point election pitch for 2015 campaign (