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Feb. 12
Vaughan News

Government of Canada Supports Productivity Improvements for Manufacturer in Vaughan (

York Region News

Cheap gas prices take toll on public transit in York Region (

Newmarket mayor sole vote against electing York Region’s chair (

East Gwillimbury property values to be assessed in 2016 (

East Gwillimbury fixed water rates rising $108 this year (

GTA News

Proposed changes to noise bylaw has people sounding off (

Mayor John Tory warns of ‘real chance’ of strike or lockout (

Provincial News

Uber bylaws? City taking a wait and see approach (

Hamilton examines different course for Uber (

Federal News

Uber should be regulated like taxis, poll suggests (

Justin Trudeau backing away from four-year balanced budget promise (

Trudeau gives big boost to Canada Summer Jobs program (

Canada’s average wage falls, led by resource-rich provinces (
Feb. 11
Vaughan News

Vaughan's OT zone: policy needed, says audit report (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Ice cutting, Patterson Pond (

Minister Chagger to Make Important Announcement in Vaughan (

Fatality reported in Woodbridge house fire (

One dead in Vaughan house fire (

York Region News

Startup York creates comprehensive resource for York Region entrepreneurs (

Public meeting on King City severance application draws a crowd (

Aurora GO train shuttle could be boom or bust for commuters (

2016 operating and capital budgets - changing workloads (NRU)

GTA News

Interactive mapping platform launched - dialogue through data (NRU)

Cabbies cancel UberX protest for NBA All-Star weekend (

Provincial News

Ontario uncorks its plan for wine in supermarkets (

Municipal summit on OMB reform - speaking with one voice (NRU)

Hamilton city council will look at legalizing Uber (

New cycling and pedestrian infrastructure approved (NRU)

Federal News

If governments think regulating Uber is complicated, just wait for self-driving cars (

Canada's economy could sink to $90B deficit, report says (

Climate plan may take ‘months’ (

Victoria proposes rules for regulating illegal marijuana dispensaries (

B.C.’s house-flipping practices setting off alarm bells in Ontario (

Feb. 10
York Region News

Poaching of endangered animals occurring in York Region (

Town of Newmarket egg-laying hens pilot project flies with council (

GTA News

Councillors cry foul over 2016 city budget (

Mayor Tory, transportation minister offer show of unity on SmartTrack and GO expansion (

Work to start this year on York University's Markham campus (

Transportation minister Steven Del Duca hears from Etobicoke residents about transit needs (

At ground level, Toronto’s soaring skyline is a dud (

City council’s bizarre fireworks debate - yes to buying them, no to setting them off (

Upgrading TCHC fire safety would take ‘millions’ (

Provincial News

Information watchdog reminds politicians about email transparency rules (

Taxi drivers protest to force government to act against Uber (

Federal News

Ottawa calls for public input on plastic microbead ban (

Uber complains city council’s ‘unworkable rules’ will prevent them from coming to Calgary (

Legalizing marijuana a low priority for Liberals judging by justice minister’s briefing book (
Feb. 9
Vaughan News

Steve Kanellakos returning to Ottawa as city's new manager (

Council chooses Steve Kanellakos as the next city manager (

UPDATED: Vaughan city manager Kanellakos leaving for Ottawa (

York Region News

Markham Stouffville Hospital redevelopment focus of probe (

GTA News

Toronto budget falls short of anti-poverty pledge, activists say (

Toronto’s new digital-first hospital plagued by people problems (

Disappointing GO-TTC co-fare program has lessons for SmartTrack (

CUPE says city is proposing contract cuts that are destructive and unprecedented (

Disrupting NBA all-star weekend won’t help cabbies, mayor warns (

Metrolinx to explore all options to save struggling Union-Pearson Express (

Provincial News

Ontario on track to receive 10,000 refugees by month's end: Wynne (

Time to slay the myth of job-killing pension plans (

Federal News

Canadian building permits jump on plans for multi-family homes (

Bank of Canada supports government spending to stimulate economy (

Student group lobbies Liberals for $3.3-billion annually to cover tuition costs (

Uber blasts treatment at the hands of Calgary's city hall (
Feb. 8
Vaughan News

Checking up on the MacKenzie Vaughan Hospital (

Upcoming session on public art installations in Vaughan (

Fire crews battle blaze at Vaughan coffee shop (

De Grasse, Wiggins in running for 2015 Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year (

York Region News

Big housing idea comes in small package (

Aurora councillor wants 'stronger adherence to the official plans that we create' (

Aurora council leaves tree preservation bylaw as is (

King Township Council to consider chamber request for stat holiday exception (

Newmarket gets cracking on backyard hen plan (

Newmarket councillor calls for election of York Region chairperson (

Report reveals procurement, hiring problems at Markham Stouffville Hospital (

GTA News

Benefits a sticking point in city of Toronto labour talks (

Toronto-area taxi drivers prepare to strike next weekend (

It’s Toronto’s responsibility to protect taxi drivers (

Provincial News

Ontario leads Canada with 19,800 new jobs in January (

Good things grow with urban farm initiative (

Federal News

Uber drive: Edmonton may be template for legalizing ride sharing in other cities (

Uber and taxis: solutions for a peaceful coexistence (

New ‘interactive experience’ for Statistics Canada faces uncertain future (

Canada pension funds pull back on infrastructure as prices climb (

Justin Trudeau reinvents his father’s National Energy Program (

Trudeau promises Canadian cities more funding, greater voice in Ottawa (

Liberals’ vow to legalize pot creating chaos, police say (