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Jan. 29
York Region News

Toronto-York United Way meets goal, beats $100 million in fundraising (

Aurora resident raises concern about possible ‘glitch’ in York’s 911 system (

Survey finds ‘significant’ homeless population in York Region (

Emerald ash borer a ‘natural disaster’ for Georgina (

East Gwillimbury council split on electing regional chair (

GTA News

Edmonton legalizes Uber, paving way for Toronto (

Peel police board needs new leadership, say mayors (

Durham Region gives incinerator green light (

TTC problems run deeper than chronic underfunding (

Scarborough transit plan takes step forward (

Provincial News

St. Catharines joins region in call for ride-sharing legislation (

Ontario watchdog urged to investigate WSIB (

Federal News

Edmonton becomes first city in Canada to pass Uber-friendly bylaw (

Edmonton mayor encourages cities to move quickly on Uber rules (

Liberal government to repeal Conservative-backed union bills (

Legal pot revenue could reach $5 billion a year: economist (

Cities fight vandalism with built-in transit protections (
Jan. 28
Vaughan News

Greenbelt popular, but resulting intensification may not be (

Historic Kleinburg building damaged while under renovation (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: 5th Conession, Edgeley (

What's on tap for traffic relief in Vaughan? (

York Region News

Furry friends help students combat exam stress at Richmond Hill library (

Remington Centre back on track More Stores For Markham (NRU)

Markham OK's costs for additional councillor on India trade mission (

3.47-per-cent hike passed by Stouffville council (

GTA News

Toronto-York United Way meets goal, beats $100 million in fundraising (

Mayor Linda Jeffrey looks to clamp down on Uber (

Durham Region council Representation Review (NRU)

Downtown Milton Revitalization Floodplain Proposal Submitted (NRU)

2016 operating and capital budgets Burlington Invests (NRU)

Provincial News

Council awards contract for ash tree removal (

Latest budget session brings town tax hike back to 2.2% (

Bike Share in Hamilton Two-Wheeled Mobility (NRU)

Condo buying frenzy in Waterloo as Google moves in (

Federal News

Vehicle for hire bylaw passes third reading, ride-sharing companies will be legal in Edmonton (
Jan. 27
York Region News

New pool, park designs approved by Stouffville council (

‘Keep us in the loop’ Markham tells region (

GTA News

Peel Region expected to vote on removing fluoride from drinking water (

Solutions - with a price tag - seen for Toronto Community Housing residents (

Brampton mayor faces new obstacles as rivals move to change voting rules (

Provincial News

Ontario pushes ahead with new government pension plan (

Wynne says young workers will be biggest beneficiaries of Ontario pension plan (

Federal News

Emotions boil over during council meeting over vehicle-for-hire bylaw (

Uber Canada head says current rules hurt consumers, protect taxi monopoly (

Ottawa says it’s ‘Party On!’ for Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 (

Liberal negotiations with civil service could cost $900-million in savings (

Jan. 26
York Region News

Aurora revamps rules around parking at Town Park (

GTA News

Toronto ‘desperately’ needs more affordable daycare spaces, councillor says (

Federal News

Gender neutral O Canada in the cards (

Canada to sign controversial TPP trade deal, but ratification no slam-dunk (

Electoral reform debate could boil over for Liberals: Hébert (

Christy Clark appoints TransLink minister to consult on Uber (
Jan. 25
Vaughan News

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: CPR handcar, Nashville (

York Region News

East Gwillimbury’s emerald ash borer battle on budget (

Cost savings bringing Stouffville tax hike down (

Let there be ice! Outdoor rinks are towns’ gift to skaters (

Water, wastewater increase to come before King council Monday (

York Regional Police launch Say No to Hate advertising campaign (

TTC approves $400 million to pay for Toronto’s share of the Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (

GTA News

Uber Canada granted Toronto taxi brokerage licence (

A game-changing week for John Tory: Analysis (

Police facing ‘biggest transformation’ in decades (

Scarborough plan about politics, not transit (

Expect ‘bold, transformative’ changes in Toronto public housing report (

Provincial News

Winter budget looms for Ontario (

Federal News

Cities need stable funding, not one-off spending sprees (

Uber Canada accuses Vancouver councillor of fear mongering in voicing concern about service (

Uber discussions need to go beyond the fact it offers a cheaper ride (

Liberals’ infrastructure spending plan first priority as Parliament returns (

Energy East: The pipeline that could tear Canada apart (

Justin Trudeau returns from Davos with good press, results to be determined (