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Dec. 16
Vaughan News

City of Vaughan donates over $100,000 to United Way Toronto & York Region (

Vaughan council OK'S spending thousands to brand local water towers (

GTA’s Top 100 Employers set the bar high for workplace standards: 2017 edition (

SmartREIT and Mitchell Goldhar announce GFL Environmental Corporate Head Office as a New 65,000 square foot Tenant in its Class-A office tower at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (

York Region News

New chair of troubled York school board vows to ‘regain’ public trust (

Newmarket property taxes likely increasing in 2017 (

East Gwillimbury council nixes live-streaming council meetings for now (

GTA News

John Tory accuses Bombardier of ‘complete failure’ on TTC streetcar order (

Tenant protection bylaw hailed as ‘groundbreaking’ (

Council freezes demolition on 303 buildings in downtown Toronto (

Water, garbage rates to increase in Toronto (

Council moves on new approach to funding rehabilitation of Gardiner (

Provincial News

Kathleen Wynne not ruling out LCBO having role in marijuana sales (

City Continues Removal of Ash Trees Due to Emerald Ash Borers (

Federal News

Make federal data protection and breach reporting the law, MPs say (

Canada’s move to ban asbestos a ‘win for public health' but long overdue: advocates (
Dec. 15
Vaughan News

WATCH: City of Vaughan is the donor of the day (CP24)

VMC: Explosive Growth Shaping Vaughan's New Downtown (

SmartREIT to begin first residential project (

How developers are trying to build on Ontario’s protected Greenbelt land (

New Condos in Vaughan Next to Vaughan’s Metropolitan Center Provide Amazing Opportunity to Invest (

York Region News

Markham hikes taxes 3.46%, argues Toronto should axe road tolls (

GTA News

Council approves TTC discounts for passengers on low incomes (

City council toughens rules for landlords (

Toronto dog owners will have to post warnings, muzzle dogs that bite (

Mayor John Tory delivers knockout punch in council spar with Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (

Province pours cold water on Toronto council request for sales tax for city-building (

Season's first snowfall brings flurry of complaints: The Fixer (

Inclusionary zoning: proceed with caution (NRU)

Georgina infill: townhouses raise concern (NRU)

Meadowvale Community Centre redevelopment: designing for access (NRU)

Provincial News

No provincial jackpot expected from legal weed (

Federal News

Privacy watchdog to investigate Liberals’ online survey (

Women have led the way in the Commons in 2016 (

Pot chains make plans to expand across Canada ahead of legalization (

Federal government commits to public consultation on potential trade deal with China (
Dec. 14
Vaughan News

Paintings reflect aspects of the city’s life, artist says (

York Region News

York taxpayer group welcomes study showing inflated government wages (

GTA News

Council backs Tory’s move to impose road tolls (

NDP leader wants to explain toll aversion to Tory (

Provincial News

Ontario Combating Homelessness in York Region (

Wynne says 'tough choices' remain as Ontario economy recovers (

Buy hydro from lowest bidder to cut rates, says report (

Drive Clean fee to be eliminated in April (

Sex lives of insects study could stave off invasive species (

Federal News

Ottawa plans to open up legal market for cannabis by 2019 (

Not yet clear where legal marijuana will be sold in Canada (

Ottawa should require marijuana to be lab-tested to ensure safety: task force (

Commons committee calls for return of Canada Post door-to-door delivery (

Canadian Parliament to consider Jewish Heritage Month (

New program allows scientists to get involved in federal policy-making (

Mayors of big cities call for increased revenue powers (
Dec. 13
Vaughan News

PowerStream named 'Top Employer' for sixth straight year ( and

Vaughan International Film Festival marking milestone in 2017 (

Vaughan insurance brokerage owner named Women's Executive Network award winner (

Implementing affordable housing legislation worries York Region experts (

$3 million to kickstart year of planning for new civic campus (

York Region News

300 York Regional Police officers to retire in next five years (

Northern York Region towns reach new garbage deal with GFL (

GTA News

Cycling advocates gear up to fight the use of bike lanes by people with mobility issues (

Mayor John Tory budget cuts unfairly target vulnerable: city expert panel (

Tory confident he has council’s support on road tolls (

Provincial News

Ontario pitches a new long-term health deal, with strings attached (

Province to mandate ‘all-in’ prices for travel advertising¬† (

Why an NDP veteran cut his party ties over tolls (

Federal News

Morneau pulls Bank Act changes from budget bill after objections from Quebec, Senate (

Trudeau says he’s lobbied, but not influenced, at Liberal fundraisers (

Public servants’ union reaches deal that allows them to speak freely to media (

Liberals on defensive on election reform promise: Analysis (

Ottawa to kick in more cash for all-weather road to isolated reserve (
Dec. 12
Vaughan News

Daycare fees in Toronto jump 15 per cent in two years, survey finds (

York Region News

Stretch of Hwy. 404 in York Region to be widened, HOV lanes added (

Lowering speed limits could prevent pedestrian deaths on GTA roads (

Cost for Markham's anti-horn program increases to $6.2M (

GTA News

New transportation boss says car is no longer king (

Let’s fix our local schools, not flee them (

MPPs send symbolic message with vote against road tolls (

Toronto’s highway toll proposal is a war on the car – and it’s about time (

Provincial News

An auditor who uses polling just like politicians (

Federal News

Trudeau Liberals’ national climate deal to have big price tag for Canadians (

Majority of Canadians surveyed object to Liberals’ cash-for-access fundraisers (