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Aug. 26
Vaughan News

Building a better city takes hard work, team effort (Vaughan Citizen)

Free bus tour for newcomers to Vaughan hits road in September (

UPDATED: York Region Italian-Canadians react to deadly earthquake in Italy (

National Congress of Italian-Canadians in Vaughan starts fund to help earthquake victims (

York Region News

GO Transit dials up free Wi-Fi to York Region commuters (

BREAKING: Richmond Hill councillor wins appeal to reject audit of campaign finances (

Metrolinx's church parking lot deal concerns Aurora residents (

East Gwillimbury expects occupancy in 500 new homes by end of year (

GTA News

Hot, dry weather accelerated Toronto's emerald ash borer tree crisis (

Ghost hotels taking over Toronto Waterfront, Fairbnb coalition warns (

Toronto to charge for access to public tennis courts (

Toronto parks suffer from lack of pride (

Residents fight to save schoolyard sunshine in condo battle (

Ottawa’s cold cash is even cooler when it lacks subway sizzle (

Provincial News

Small-town mayor with pancreatic cancer feels ‘betrayed’ by health system (

Ottawa city committee moves to ban hookah smoking (

Ontario home energy costs relatively competitive, budget watchdog says (

$15 billion needed to fix Ontario schools (

Follow the money in campaign financing - and find a way to keep it clean (

Federal News

Ottawa says it won’t criminalize using cellphone while driving (

Trudeau urges Liberals to guard against complacency (

Liberals to unveil troop, financial commitments for UN peacekeeping (
Aug. 25
Vaughan News

Vaughan Italians comment on devastating Wednesday morning earthquake in Italy (

Shifting Role (NRU)

City Of Vaughan Design Review Panel (NRU)

Canadian and Nigerian business sectors meet to showcase and explore diverse investment opportunities (

York Region News

Coyote spotted around Newmarket dog park (

Stouffville joins 10 other municipalities to ban sky lanterns (

Council grants WhiStle FM $6,000 to become emergency broadcaster (

GTA News

Behind the scenes of Toronto’s $15,000 capybara caper (

Mayor John Tory acts to cut Pokemon Go crowd at ferry terminal (

Bridge repair an example of the fine work city employees do: The Fixer (

Provincial News

Ontario Liberals create secret panel on future of new highway (

Ontario fails to help people with developmental disabilities: Ombud (

Unrealistic Expectations (NRU)

Filling Service Gaps (NRU)

Pressure Sensitive (NRU)

Waterloo to try new procurement plan (

Federal News

Dangerous invasive bug killing thousands of trees in Canada (

Canada Post labour talks appear stalled as strike deadline nears (

Trudeau urged to outline directives, actions on ministerial spending (

Ancient carbon seeping from permafrost could set off climate-change bomb (

Canadian youth’s interest in the Olympics boosted by social media (

Aug. 24
Vaughan News

Illegal trash dumping a 'big' problem in Vaughan (

The vision behind the Vellore Village library (

Vaughan non-profit group nets fire safety grant from province (

York Region News

Should Richmond Hill developers keep up appearances? (

Newmarket ready to grow up into condo market: town report (

Newmarket staff seeking more money for 2 drainage projects (

GTA News

Federal cash will mean a more reliable, accessible TTC (

Provincial News

Opposition calls for new transport minister to take stand on Uber (

Federal News

More doctors means higher health-care costs across Canada (

Cabinet committees contain elements of cabinet shuffle (

Canadians now spend more on taxes than on food, clothing and shelter combined, study finds (

Aug. 23
Vaughan News

High-rise living increasingly part of GTA’s high-priced housing (

York Region News

Thornhill couple fights for allergy safety changes at Markham Libraries (

GTA News

TTC gets $500M boost from Ottawa (

City’s vague rules on street sales drive food cart owner bananas (

Provincial News

Trudeau, Wynne to sign $1.49-billion transit funding agreement (

Liberals lower party donation limits, increase subsidy based on number of votes cast (

Ontario mayors ask Guelph to help take lead on creating a how-to framework for ‘shared economy’ (

Petition pushes council to act on emerald ash borer threat (

Federal News

Canadian, U.S. mayors seek to challenge diversion of water from Great Lakes (

Canada has ‘missed the boat’ on climate change policy, expert says (

Climate change a significant threat to public health, CMA members hear (

Electoral reform debate could be Bardish Chagger’s biggest challenge (
Aug. 22
Vaughan News

Vaughan's modern bus rapid transit station on Hwy. 7 to open in early 2018 (

Vaughan's new city manager enjoys gardening, outdoor sports (

York Region News

How far will your real estate buck go in York Region? (

First West Nile virus victim confirmed in York Region (

Newmarket mayor elected to prestigious AMO board of directors post (

GTA News

Inter-city ride-sharing company targets the GTA (

Freight train derailment a ‘wake-up call’ on rail safety, councillor says (

Metrolinx warns public transit users of Presto card scam (

These Torontonians are making the city a greener, more livable place (

Little dog mauled, killed in off-leash portion of dog park in Scarborough (

More crumbling Toronto Community Housing units to close amid budget pressures: CEO (

Provincial News

City gears up for busy fall tree planting season (

Federal News

Doctors want funding for seniors care in new health accord (

Liberals eye exceptions to mandatory minimums to avoid harsh penalties (

Canada’s a real estate nation, just waiting for a crash (

Worst health habits costing Canadians 6 years of life: study (