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Jan. 15
Vaughan News

Vaughan weighing costs of dated bridge (

Vaughan Deputy Mayor Michael Di Biase takes ethics watchdog to court (

Vaughan students rally for sick child (

Toronto Star expected to close main printing plant in GTA (

Metrolinx Finalizes Eglinton Crosstown Station Names (

African trophy hunting show in Vaughan angers animal rights activists (

York Region News

Plans for artificial turf field in Newmarket move forward (

Refugee families furnish new homes at Thornhill's Furniture Depot (

Aurora councillor calls for OMB reform and development policy summit (

Town of Newmarket, Pickering College arena deal nears (

Newmarket residents could pay about $52.69 more in taxes this year (

GTA News

Pot tax revenue pays for Denver sidewalks and schools: Would it work here? (

Toronto’s wish lists go nowhere when tax talk is forbidden (

John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan for Toronto getting smaller, cheaper (

Provincial News

County budget: Chainsaws will be busy in Norfolk in 2016 and beyond (

Region calling on Queen’s Park for Uber regulations (

Federal News

Economists urge Ottawa to consider larger deficits to spur growth (

China open to historic free-trade deal with Canada under certain provisos (

Canada’s pot industry calling on Ottawa to stop rise of illegal stores (

Why Canada’s top court must weigh in on electoral reform (
Jan. 14
Vaughan News

Vaughan women help lift the veil on wearing the hijab (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Patterson School Students (

Rail line link: Increasing freight rail in York Region (NRU)

Highway 7 development settled (NRU)

Vaughan trucking terminal allowed (NRU)

Canada Post says it's working to de-ice frozen community mailboxes (

Price of GTA homes up 8.6% over 2014 (

GTA News

A touch of Trudeaumania hits Toronto’s City Hall (

Amateur photos of waterfront mark area’s transformation (

The stars align for affordable housing in Toronto (

Pot entrepreneur joins rush to open shops in hot Toronto market (

Trudeau announces $20-million in funding for Toronto stem cell research (

Provincial News

Clarington struggling to keep up with infected ash trees (

Cornwall coping with emerald ash borer invasion (

Report lauds quality of Ontario’s drinking water (NRU)

Federal News

Ottawa eyes faster infrastructure spending to revive economy (

Ottawa will spend to help Canadians prepare for disasters (

Alberta to freeze some civil servants’ pay amid plunging energy prices (
Jan. 13
York Region News

Markham's cat adoption centre gets set to purr (

GTA News

Trudeau, Tory to meet at City Hall (

Toronto councillor blasts police board over ‘status quo’ promotions for senior officers (

Mild winter leaves gap in pothole work: Fixer (

Provincial News

New security features aim to curb forged accessible parking permits (

Government-created organizations should be part of review of third-party political contributors, Wynne says (

Ontario taxpayers give their two cents’ worth on crafting spring budget (

Legalizing marijuana will come with strict controls, MP Bill Blair says (

Federal News

Ottawa weighs skipping budget hearings amid pressure for stimulus (

Burnaby mayor asks Trudeau to halt Trans Mountain pipeline hearings (

Survey aims to assess impact Uber would have on city (

Gary Bettman’s push for public funds for Calgary Flames arena - for benefit of wealthy owners - displays next-level gumption (
Jan. 12
Vaughan News

Mid-rise condos proposed for Thornhill-Vaughan community (

York Region News

Newmarket condo residents seek ramp to access Davis Drive (

GTA News

Condo sales signs hide fast-moving traffic from drivers (

Uber to launch car-pooling service as city continues to draft new regulations (

Garbage incinerator plan burned $7M hole in Peel region coffers before being trashed (

Councillors share thoughts on budget process (

Provincial News

Kathleen Wynne backs Bill Blair to spearhead marijuana legalization (

Ontario’s Wynne calls by-election for Feb. 11 in Whitby-Oshawa (

Ontario rushed to contain raccoon rabies in Hamilton after cases emerged (

How Ontario cabinet ministers moonlight for money (

Ontario Power Generation to spend $12.8 billion refurbishing four Darlington nuclear reactors (

Federal News

Urbanarium debates to explore future of Vancouver’s infrastructure (
Jan. 11
Vaughan News

The Daily Brief (Bloomberg TV Canada)

Vaughan celebrating a quarter-century as a city (

Vacationing Thornhill homeowners return to burned out house (

Bony kitten in photo sparks debate about selling pets in Brampton (

York Region News

Average price nears $1M for detached homes in York Region (

GTA News

Toronto Liberal MPs reaffirm $2.6B federal commitment for transit (

Toronto eyes privatization of hydro, parking as Tory hunts for cash (

Toronto trudging again through season of denial (

MP Bill Blair says legal pot could be sold in liquor stores (

Ex-colleague will lobby MP Bill Blair to restrict field of pot growers (

Welcome to Guelph, Ont., pop. 121,688 and Canada’s jobs powerhouse (

Provincial News

Fun with numbers on your monthly hydro bill (

Federal News

Advocacy groups seek clarity on Liberal ‘social infrastructure’ pledge (