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March 4
Vaughan News

WATCH: New highway toll lanes will be in the GTA in 5 years (

Ontario 'moving forward' with plans to extend Highway 427 to Vaughan: minister (

WATCH Province takes next step in Highway 427 expansion plans (

WATCH: Ontario Moving Forward On Highway 427 Expansion (

WATCH: Ontario shortlists bidders for Highway 427 extension north of Toronto (

Ontario moving ahead with 'first' electronic HOT lane in Hwy. 427 expansion plan (

Ontario expanding high-occupancy toll lanes to Hwy. 427 extension (

WATCH: Ontario to move forward with Hwy. 427 extension (

Vaughan councillor challenges Yonge subway ‘no-capacity mythology’ (

Tory: Extending subway into Richmond Hill would be 'irresponsible' (

York Region vision has transit as the faster way (

York Region News

Newmarket council approves new code of conduct (

Ottawa trip will surely net cash for York Region: chair Wayne Emmerson (

Traffic signal not welcome in Markham's Box Grove? (

GTA News

John Tory’s two transit plans fighting for same riders (

Mississauga city council unanimously votes to halt Uber operations (

How piles of snow paint a picture of what’s possible for city streets (

Will Toronto’s sidewalk wars become a messy debate of the past? (

Union Pearson Express head to be removed from role (

Gardiner proposal a sacrifice to the Cult of Motorism (

Naming of photo laureate a rare flash of civic enlightenment (

Brampton resident continues fight to oust councillor (

Provincial News

Fiscal watchdog warns of future deficits in Ontario (

Premiers ready to work with Trudeau on climate, but wary of carbon tax (

Uber could become legal in the region by the summer (

Federal News

Time to rewrite Canada’s Citizenship Act, advocate says (

Vancouver deputy city manager Sadhu Johnston gets top job (
March 3
Vaughan News

Climbing official plan costs in Vaughan have councillor concerned (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Hand-coloured postcard, CPR Woodbridge (

York Region News

York Region pitches Justin Trudeau on Yonge subway extension (

York Region urges green light for GTA west EA - divided highway (NRU)

GTA News

Brampton introduces development permit system - tool for renewal (NRU)

Mississauga city council asks Uber to suspend operations (

Inside workers reach tentative deal with City of Toronto (

Plans for new schools looking up - way up (

Subways we already have are doomed by built-in flaws (

Keep your own trash, Ingersoll mayor tells Toronto (

Snow SNAFU reminds us what needs fixing in city’s public transit (

Provincial News

Wynne says clean economy can work if provinces, Ottawa co-operate (

Municipal electoral reforms slated for 2018 - ballot choices (NRU)

Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (NRU)

Federal News

Trudeau wants Canada to play key role in fighting climate change (

Trudeau to announce $150M for clean tech ahead of climate talks with premiers (

Talking climate is cheap. Action is expensive (

Canadian Labour Congress proposes plan to create 1 million 'climate jobs' (
March 2
Vaughan News

PowerStream Receives EDA's Innovation Excellence Award (

York Region News

Winter storm dumps snow across York Region (

Storm cancels school buses across York (

GTA News

$1-billion solution for east Gardiner Expressway moves ahead (

Transit-mageddon shows why a little repetition would go a long way (

Power outage sounds alarm bells over Toronto’s failing transit infrastructure (

Provincial News

Nearly half of Ontarians continue to support the provincial pension plan amid heated debate (

Poll suggests Ontarians not warming to carbon-pricing scheme (

Federal News

Trudeau, Obama set to endorse continental strategy on climate change (

Transportation minister 'concerned' by Uber's plans to operate illegally (

What you need to know as Edmonton's new taxi bylaw takes effect (

Liberals’ ambitious Syrian-refugee plan was a gamble - and they won (
March 1
Vaughan News

Councillor Tony Carella Family Day Skate (Snapd Woodbridge)

St Andrew's Family Skate With Councillor Tony Carella (Snapd Woodbridge)

Vaughan Celebrates WinterFest's 27th Year! (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

Andrew Wiggins Visits Dufferen Clark Community Centre (Snapd Vaughan East)

The Vaughan Juried Exhibition - An Art Integration Project: Inspired Cities (Snapd Vaughan East)

The Vaughan Business2Business Expo (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

The City Of Vaughan Chinese New Year Event (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

The Lunar New Year (Snapd Vaughan East)

City Of Vaughan Fire & Rescue Service Recruit Graduation Ceremony (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

York Regional Council Supports Toque Tuesdays! (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

Greenpark Group's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Tower 2 (Snapd Vaughan East)

The Freshii Rutherford Marketplace Grand Opening Party (Snapd Vaughan East)

The RBC Family Skate For Mackenzie Health Foundation (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

York Region News

March to roar in with winter storm in York, GTA (

Transportation ministry completes $7.3M design for Hwy. 404 noise barriers in East Gwillimbury (

GTA News

Toronto transit thrown into disarray by power issues (

What transit needs now is an evangelist at city hall (

City, inside workers’ union in standoff after contract talks fall apart (

CUPE Local 79 and mayor say they are willing to restart bargaining (

Light Rail Transit debate set to go underground (

Search for Brampton’s new CAO extended several months, internal documents reveal (

Provincial News

City replaces 8,370 streetlights with LEDs (

Federal News

Liberals rethink seniors’ drug plan (

High-profile leaders join initiative to turn Canada’s economy green (

Canada-EU free trade deal could take effect next year, feds say (

Small business owners wait to see if Ottawa comes through on tax pledge (

Aboriginal leaders are warning of the mental health cost of climate change in the North (

Uber suspends operations in Edmonton over insurance delay (

Alberta Government to regulate ride-for-hire services like Uber (

Vancouver and Toronto housing markets ‘increasingly, dangerously unaffordable,’ RBC says (
Feb. 29
Vaughan News

Vaughan to consider stiffer fines for illegal parking (

York Region News

York U. applauds nod to Markham campus in provincial budget (

Grow-your-own fruit program coming to Richmond Hill (

Newmarket Councillor Joe Sponga resigns from Main Street BIA board (

GTA News

Toronto bylaw limiting payday lenders gets a push from ACORN, councillors (

Mississauga council to vote on legalizing Uber (

Community group not waiting for nature to replace trees: The Fixer (

City’s vigour comes from buildings that are old - and ordinary (

UP Express fare drop another blow to taxis: drivers group (

Internal Metrolinx reports pointed to lower UPX fares (

How Toronto's fragile transportation system is struggling to cope (

Up in the air: What’s next for Toronto’s island airport? (

Airport area employers look for a better way (

Provincial News

Ottawa should work with Ontario on guaranteed-income strategy: advocates (

Ontario service fees, vehicle registration set to go up (

Province’s plans to wipe out deficit could be too optimistic, former MP says (

Federal News

Uber drivers, supporters march on Alberta's legislature demanding changes (

Majority of Canadians agree pot should be legal: poll (

Trudeau intent on seizing moment to forge national climate strategy (

Alberta investing $25 million in future flood protection (

Calgary and its NIMBYs (National Post)