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Feb. 19
Vaughan News

A growing concern in Kleinburg (

Thornhill girls civic heroes for sock drive (

Elected regional chair issue back on York's agenda today (

York council rejects MPP’s bill for elected regional chair (

Thornhill’s Promenade Mall up for sale (

York Region News

York Region says no to direct election of chair (

Clock Tower developer resubmits apartment plan (

GTA News

Toronto voters divvy up public funds as city tests out participatory budgeting (

City of Toronto and workers deadlocked as one strike deadline passes (

Provincial News

How firefighters beat politicians at their own game: Cohn (

Ontario bill would allow first responders with PTSD quicker treatment (

Federal News

Quebec says Uber should start respecting laws before asking for reforms  (

Taxi union asks court to ban drivers from using Uber app in Ottawa (
Feb. 18
Vaughan News

Vaughan townhouses allowed (NRU)

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Woodcutting business in Vellore (

New LEGO short to premiere at Vaughan's LEGOLAND Discovery Centre (

PowerStream Upgrades Website to Better Serve Customers (

York Region News

York Region growth scenario update - rethinking intensification (NRU)

NTAG issues report card for Newmarket council (

Lack of agreement stalls Markham retail hub’s redevelopment (

Aurora mayor talks new business, downtown, taxes during annual luncheon (

Stouffville council funds Diabetes Dash, rejects Terry Fox Run (

GTA News

Toronto city unions drop benefits demands as strike deadline looms (

Brampton moves to license Uber (

Brampton asks provincial ombudsman to probe downtown deal (

Letting Uber Break The Law Legalizes The Underground Economy (

In bid to tackle workplace abuse, a model that works (

2016 operating and capital budgets - attracting investment (NRU)

Police spared big cuts as council approves 1.3% property tax hike (

Provincial News

Ontario to allow wine sales in 300 grocery stores (

Ontario targets big carbon emitters with $100M in go-green incentives (

Park trees decimated by ash borer rehabilitation (

2016 operating and capital budgets - planning Oakville (NRU)

Federal News

OECD downgrades global growth, says world’s economy needs urgent fiscal response from governments (

Feb. 17
Vaughan News

Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre Is Taking Part in Shaw Communication's #PinkShirtPromise (

York Region News

Snowy conditions cause dozens of collisions on York Region roads (

GTA News

City of Toronto's new snow plow tracking map put to the test (

Move afoot by Toronto councillors to slash police budget (

Toronto needs SmartTrack, relief line to avoid overcapacity, report says (

Brampton seeks dismissal of developer’s lawsuit (

Provincial News

Ontario delaying launch of pension plan (

Consultant hired to review bylaw dealing with Uber (

Ontario Liberals to table budget next week - here’s what we can expect (

Ontario setting up anti-racism panel 10 years after passing legislation (

Ontario public servants to get mandatory sensitivity training on indigenous people, history (

Paul Dube to succeed Andre Marin as next Ontario ombudsman (

Hamilton moves to control payday loan agencies (

Federal News

Uber asks users to lobby the Alberta Government (
Feb. 16
Vaughan News

Vaughan park snags stewardship grant (

Richmond Hill residents don’t support townwide windrow clearance: poll (

York Region News

Sinking loonie boosts York Region's tourism (

Aurora takes lead on Ontario Municipal Board reform (

GTA News

Toronto’s new transit proposals focused on subway, light-rail service (

Toronto unveils contingency plan in case of strike (

Planners want public’s input on ‘motherlode’ of GTA transit (

Gord Perks takes on his toughest challenge yet — Toronto’s budget (

Who’s watching the paramedics? (

Provincial News

Ontario’s new pension plan gets big federal boost (

Londoners have to wait until spring for city's next move in standoff with Uber (

Federal News

New mortgage rules go into effect, part of Liberal plan to limit risks (

Poll shows Canadians want Uber, but not without regulation (

Many Canadians entering retirement with inadequate savings, study says (

Trudeau wise to backtrack on eliminating deficit by 2019 (