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Feb. 26
Vaughan News

The Mayor’s Desk: this year a celebration of 25 years of Vaughan as a city (

Is this the future of Toronto transit? (

Woodbridge-based manufacturer to expand operations thanks to grant (

Eating disorder centre to be built in Vaughan to be named 'Sarah's Place' (

York Region News

York Region leaders head to Ottawa to request federal cash (

Mayors should vote with their town councils, York University political science professor says (

GTA News

Shaping Toronto: Centennial Projects (

Poll finds more Torontonians using and supporting Uber (

Toronto could become first Canadian Bee City (

Union-Pearson price drop proof Metrolinx not trustworthy: TTC union (

Key Toronto transit proposals absent from provincial budget (

Provincial News

Ontario’s gas tax boost won’t help environment (

Ontario’s reduced deficit hinges on economic uncertainties (

Crunching the numbers in Ontario's 2016 budget (

Budget gets mixed reaction from Ontarians (

Quick roadtrip shows Toronto and rest of Ontario need completely different economic strategies (

Federal News

Why provincial, federal budgets are destined to be billions apart (

Storms, floods to cost feds $900M a year over next 5 years: report (

New plantings to rebuild Surrey tree canopy (

Calgary mayor says staff assaulted at public meeting (

Marijuana advocates say ‘next fight’ is legalizing storefront dispensaries (

Canadian Olympic Committee spent $2.9-million on new boardroom (
Feb. 25
Vaughan News

Vaughan to get YMCA at Jane and 7: Bevilacqua (

‘Sham’ meeting leaves Thornhill councillor Shefman fuming (

Inspired Cities exhibition at Vaughan City Hall (

Hidden Poverty Lurks Beneath the City of Vaughan’s Wealthy Veneer (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Women's Softball team, Maple (

York Region News

Richmond Hill councillor demands apology after harassment probe falters (

2016 Richmond Hill budget to include special levy (

GTA News

Vast scope of coming transit plan eludes councillors (

Brampton council calls for halt to Uber in city (

Provincial News

Here's what we can expect in today's provincial budget (

Price of climate change fight will be 4.3 cents per litre of gas, Wynne says (

Ontario climate plan slammed for giving big polluters break on emissions (

Guessing game: who will be tapped for OMB review? (NRU)

Community hubs: rethinking space (NRU)

Sharing the road: cycling strategies (NRU)

Council warned of 'catastrophic failure' risk in Queen Street trees (

Federal News

Battle looms in Canada over lucrative recreational pot market (

Public-health specialists worried that Shoppers Drug Mart will sell pot (

Ottawa to unveil changes to how people can get, lose Canadian citizenship (

Vancouver Board of Trade calls for provincial ride-sharing strategy (
Feb. 24
Vaughan News

Longtime Vaughan employee appointed to deputy manager of community services (

Major Mackenzie in the midst of transformation (

York Region News

Newmarket council debates merits, role of social media (

GTA News

A New Transit Plan for Toronto: But How Much Will Be Built? (

Provincial News

Regional vehicle-for-hire bylaw could regulate Uber, taxis and limos (

8,800 ash-borer ravaged trees removed (

Costly job of dealing with ash borer in Cornwall (

Trees for Queen Street go to budget talks (

Hamilton city councillors back $10 parking hike (

Federal News

Justin Trudeau’s call for big deficits fits the new orthodoxy: Walkom (

Ontario cap-and-trade plan cuts big polluters some slack (

Canadian cities ‘dominate’ North American quality-of-life rankings (

Sizing up winter conditions on Montreal's bike paths (

The right way—and wrong way—for cities to regulate Uber (
Feb. 23
Vaughan News

Ontario cities seek billions for super hospitals (

TDSB appoints Suzanne Craig as its first integrity commissioner (

Big-rig drivers in Ontario will face mandatory training (

Racial incidents ignored by York board, families say (

York Region News

Homelessness growing in York Region (

GTA News

John Tory asks Ontario to allow photo radar in Toronto (

Metrolinx to slash fares for Toronto’s struggling Union Pearson Express train (

Tory seeks to manage traffic with technology to slash policing costs (

Federal News

Liberals to roll out first budget March 22, amid financial uncertainty (

Calgary city council brings in new rules and ticked-off Uber says they're not coming back (

Montreal to forge ahead with ban on plastic shopping bags in 2018 (

Youth voters made big gains in Oct. election: Statistics Canada (
Feb. 22
Vaughan News

Citizen Spectrum: A Growing Concern in Kleinburg (

Feedback wanted on proposed pipeline through Vaughan (

Dean's List at Niagara University well-represented by Vaughan students (

Woodbridge soccer star heading to Princeton (

York Region News

King Township Council to consider lobby ban on new waste contract (

York Region school board director's 10-year contract raises questions (

GTA News

Like it or not, Toronto is a nuclear city (

TTC wants to integrate Wheel-Trans into rest of transit (

Don Valley gondola could lift Toronto tourism (

Provincial News

Ontario cities looking for relief from high police, firefighter wage hikes (

How Toronto’s archbishop got his way in Ontario budget (

Martow Questions Government On Accessible Parking Rules (

Ash borer on Cornwall city council's agenda (

Federal News

Quebec Transport minister considers recovering lost tax revenue from Uber (

Time for governments to act on ride-sharing: Uber GM (

Calgary councillors confident in new ridesharing bylaw (

Why did Calgary cave to chemophobes over fluoridation? (

Vancouver pot dispensaries face hurdle in ‘ridiculous’ board review (

Finance minister to outline Canada’s economic outlook ahead of budget: source (

Environment minister pushes for carbon pricing despite worries it could ‘kneecap’ energy sector (