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Aug. 12
Vaughan News

SmartREIT reveals plans for new VMC office building (

Kevin O’Leary’s comments on Vaughan (NewsTalk1010)

Record high land transactions in GTA in Q2 (

Drone Delivery Canada announces collaboration with Canadian retailer on development of last mile solution by Drone (

York Region News

Northern York Region municipalities issue fire ban (

Unionized Aurora employees get wage increase (

Highland Green residents look to Aurora to fight Highland Gate development (  

GTA News

Trinity Bellwoods tree at centre of fatal accident flagged as hazard two years ago, documents show (

New Bloor bike lanes in Toronto must pass ‘rigorous’ tests (

Buying a home in the GTA requires a six-figure income (

Provincial News

Ontario Liberals would have edge under proposed election financing reforms, warns auditor general (
Aug. 11
Vaughan News

BDS sticker on Sabra hummus found at Vaughan grocery store (

Collingwood lawyer says town won't sign confidentiality agreement regarding Collus employee information (

York Region News

$88,000 study of Georgina's Civic Centre may spell the end of iconic landmark (

Final Tragically Hip concert will be screened at Town Park in Aurora (

Making better connections - Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi® 2016 International Awareness Day (

Georgina budget talks for 2017 will need to address millions of dollars in funding gaps (

Special air quality statement issued for York, Durham regions (

Dry conditions prompt ban on fires across Georgina (

GTA News

City forced to refund portion of Scarborough subway development charges (

Toronto will try to prune trees along with its budget, Mayor Tory says (

Provincial News

Opposition parties want tighter conflict-of-interest rules in Ontario (

Modelling the traffic impacts of the LRT Managing Congestion (NRU)

Conservation Authorities Act review Improving Governance (NRU)

Where Four Provincial Plans Meet Caledon Expresses Concern (NRU)

Federal News

Call for energy industry to step up (

Ottawa to back Experimental Lakes Area that nearly fell victim to Conservative budget cuts (
Aug. 10
Vaughan News

Vaughan’s Civic Centre Resource Library – Building New Stories (

Vaughan seeking input for second off-leash dog park near Hwy. 400 (

Knights with Shining stop signs (

York police helicopter tracks Pokemon GO player driving erratically (

York Region News

Former Richmond Hill councillor at centre of SLAPP vs defamation showdown (

Nut-free Aurora food plant hiring workers, expanding to U.S., western Canada (

Aurora may screen final Tragically Hip concert at Town Park (

Collingwood to seek proposals for sale of utility company shares (

GTA News

'Enough is enough': taxi driver representative on delay in licensing Uber (

Lengthy heat wave predicted to begin Wednesday (

Accessibility advocates tweet their barriers (

These teen firefighters may save your life one day (  

Provincial News

OMA, doctors’ coalition wage duelling campaigns over deal with Ontario (

Federal News

B.C. green lights use of drones to fight wildfires (

As Uber circles, a Montreal entrepeneur bets on taxis (
Aug. 9
Vaughan News

Championing the Importance of Performance Data (Municipal World)

Bones found on Vaughan construction site “non-human” (

Hospice Vaughan gets $1.05 M annual commitment from province (

Ontario Investing in Palliative Care in Vaughan ( Introduces “Charisma Condominiums by Greenpark Homes” to our VIP Clients (

PowerStream Offers Conservation Tips to Customers (

York Region News

Rare albino raccoon may be hanging out in Richmond Hill (

Case launches testing anti-SLAPP laws (

Provincial funding boosts York Region hospitals and children's agencies (

'Longest heat wave of summer' prompts another warning for Stouffville residents (

GTA News

Toronto to screen Uber drivers by the end of August, city says, as cabbies plan job action (

Toronto taxi industry remains upset over delays in regulating Uber (

First Bloor, then Yonge: Toronto cyclists eye Yonge Street as next bike lane battleground (

NDP’s Andrea Horwath gets close-up of Scarborough’s transportation woes (

The emerald infestation (

Provincial News

City staff asked to investigate impact a deputy mayor could have on county council voting (

The players involved in Ontario's third-party campaign advertising (

Water supply in good shape in Waterloo Region despite dry weather (

Kitchener gives humane society $137,400 bailout (

Father says daughter’s accidental death was avoidable (

Montreal residents not responding to city's ash borer efforts (

VIDEO: Owner says bylaw could 'eradicate' business (

Federal News

TransCanada insists that Energy East pipeline is safe at hearing (

Cremona council passes land re-designation (
Aug. 8
Vaughan News

Vaughan Muslim organizations offer Syrian refugees free dental screening, job workshops (

Pet patrol keeps a watchful eye on mall parking lot (

York Region News

Mayor’s wedding gift to Stouffville? Mobile washroom for disabled residents (

GTA News

Problem trees: Three types of trees creating headaches for City of Toronto staff (

Elm trees turning over a new leaf in Toronto (

Toronto cab drivers to stage ‘job action’ (

Why our ravines are the city below Toronto (

Animal Services investigating reports of lion cub at downtown Toronto lounge and nightclub (

Car parking can’t stand in the way of car sharing in Toronto (

Provincial News

Kitchener considers ban on feeding wildlife (

Feed-a-thon raises concerns about city ban on feeding ducks (

Rain shortage in eastern Ontario means residents may have to cut water use (

Free hospital parking makes sense: Readers (

Federal News

Uber mapping cars hit the road in Edmonton (

Hundreds of Canada Post workers protest at Trudeau’s Montreal office (

Saskatoon dry cleaner pleads guilty under federal environmental law (

Condo owners lose legal fight with Vancouver strata corporation over renting their units (

New parking ticket system won't fix old problems, Wise Up Winnipeg says (
Aug. 5
Vaughan News

Energy board approves 12-kilometre gas pipeline in Vaughan (

Transportation Ministry panel to study ‘alternatives’ to GTA West highway (

Smart Real Estate Investment Trust Releases Second Quarter Results for 2016 (

AMJ Community hosts Run for Bradford (Bradford Times)

York Region News

Richmond Hill rolls out its Moonlight Movie series (

GTA News

Toronto drivers are already parking in the Bloor Street bike lanes (

City of Toronto agrees to open cooling centres more frequently (

Byford says TTC’s pinching pennies, would not oppose task force (

Rail deck park could be extended east to convention centre (

Toronto announces plans for new downtown park above active railway (

City asks for public feedback on Uber (

Once Upon A City: The division over Union Station (

Provincial News

Ontario won’t reveal climate-change charges on gas bills (

Michigan officials say Enbridge pipelines have too little support (

Ontario sees balanced budget by 2017, helped by low loonie and weak oil (

Federal News

Campbell River healthcare advocates say all paid hospital parking options unfairly penalize someone (

Canadian economy sheds 31,000 jobs; unemployment rate rises (
Aug. 4
Vaughan News

Transportation Ministry panel to study ‘alternatives’ to GTA West highway (

The Woodbridge Toastmasters Gavel Gala (

Vaughan Safe Trails & Parks Summer Kick-Off (

Canada Day In Kleinburg! (

Shawn Desman & Tyler Shaw Rock Vaughan On Canada Day! ( and

Ward 1 Civic Hero Award Presented To Garry Vosburg (

Vaughan Fire Rescue Conducts Smoke Alarm/ Co Inspection (

VPL Digital Media Lab Introduces The Make It Space At Pierre Berton Resource Library (

Muslim Festival Of Vaughan (MFV) Bridges Through Arts & Culture (

City Of Vaughan Environmental Day (

Vaughan Fire & Rescue Car Wash (

Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell & Mayor Bevilacqua Welcome New Canadians (

Johnny & The Cruizers: A Tribute To The 50's & 60's (

The Annual Emergency Services Appreciation BBQ (

Kirby Go Announcement (

Concerts In The Park - The St. Royals (

Councillor Sandra Yeung Racco's Movie Night (

The Vaughan Latin Festival (

The VPL Digital Media Lab Open House - Create It Space! (

Artrepreneur EXPO 2016 (

Hotels embrace smartphones as room key of the future (

York Region News

Magna office move to King delayed to summer 2018 (

Markham councillors debate basement apartments (

York Region events: 10 things to do this weekend (Aug. 5-7) (

'Whitchurch-Stouffville' mailing addresses changing (

GTA News

TTC chief won't endorse 'unpalatable' budget cuts (

Taxi industry slamming brakes on September strike rumours (

Railway track space could become Toronto's 'Central Park' (

City asks Pokemon Go makers to remove pokestop from ferry terminal (

Federal News

X marks the halfway spot in the city’s ash borer battle (
Aug. 3
Vaughan News

SmartREIT Announces PWC as Lead Tenant in Its New Class-A Office Tower at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (

McMichael taps British arts administrator Ian Dejardin as next executive director (

Nordstrom opening discount store at Vaughan Mills (

York Region News

Judge to rule on Richmond Hill councillor's disputed campaign expenses audit Aug. 25 (

5 people declare candidacies for vacant Newmarket Ward 5 council seat (

GTA News

Toronto taxi drivers threaten job action, claim Uber not following bylaws (

Bloor St. taking bike lane installation in stride - so far (

Residents want car2go to stop taking parking spots on their streets (

Provincial News

Bombardier gets $428M order for GO Transit rail cars (

Federal News

Trudeau under fire for denying MPs a role in picking Supreme Court judges (

Vancouver hires former San Francisco city planner (

Fort McMurray hit with 'biblical' flood amid wildfire recovery efforts (