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Jan. 8
Vaughan News

Ontario power providers tap Opower for efficiency, DSM offerings (

York Region News

Stouffville library adds voice to e-book pricing controversy (

Residents can help set Richmond Hill’s 2016 budget (

East Gwillimbury awards winter maintenance contract (

GTA News

Uber versus taxis: Who’s lobbying whom at Toronto city hall (

Toronto Hydro privatization plan in the works (

Toronto waste calendar trashes French (

Provincial News

Ontario prepares for looming strike by correctional workers (

Federal News

Canada’s military plans to monitor the world’s social media (

Canada is on the road to freer trade with China (

Liberals face increasing pressure to spend on infrastructure (

Canada faces long-term pain from economic shift, Poloz says (

Liberals extend Syrian-aid pledge (

Twitter has become new soapbox for world leaders and diplomats (
Jan. 7
Vaughan News

Vaughan: The making of a city in 25 years (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Woodbridge Village Council, 1882 (

Christmas tree collection in Vaughan: what you need to know (

Why Ontario is Adopting Behavioral Energy Efficiency and Perhaps Rhode Island Should Too (

Vaughan Block 40/47 secondary plan appeal dismissed (NRU)

York Region News

York Region Money Matters (NRU)

YRT/Viva launches dial-a-ride pilot (NRU)

GTA News

Brampton launches lobbyist registry (

City prepares for winter months ahead (

Growing Halton (NRU)

Twitter fame lets city leaders deliver ... sweet tweets (

Toronto council urged to reinstate vehicle registration tax (

Toronto cracking down on 10 ‘hot spots’ of traffic gridlock (

Judge rules City of Toronto negligent towards tenants (

Tory announces 'smart' stoplights at key intersections to help tackle gridlock (

Greater Toronto Area’s home sales surge to record heights in 2015 (

Provincial News

Provincial legislative agenda - 2016 priorities (NRU)

Federal News

City continuing to work on draft bylaw for Uber (

StatsCan to unveil new ‘efficient’ long-form census for 2016 (
Jan. 6
York Region News

King council talks trash; councillor wonders about 'made in King' solution (

Road Ahead: Traffic, transit changes coming to Aurora (

GTA News

CUPE Local 416 audit flags 'hundreds of thousands' in unapproved spending (

Peel Region says no to incineration (

City sales tax for Toronto? (

Provincial News

City to crack down on Uber drivers: Mayor (

Federal News

Quebec taxi group urges province to take action against Uber in 2016 (

A not-so-sunny outlook for Canada's economy (

Trudeau sets sights on free-trade deal with China (
Jan. 5
Vaughan News

Cold weather ushers in warm-up car thefts in Vaughan (

PowerStream and Collus PowerStream Select Opower for New Energy Efficiency Program (

York Region News

Road Ahead: Will York council hike taxes to fund transit, housing? (

2015 Newsmakers: Chair Wayne Emmerson points to York Region’s successes in 2015 (

2015 Newsmakers: Dozens of Syrian refugees settling in York Region (

Road Ahead: East Gwillimbury population about to boom (

GTA News

Concerns raised after Brampton’s new city hall gets nicked by trucks (

Urban farming is growing, but needs nurturing (

Union Station could become Toronto’s next destination spot (

Provincial News

Burlington receives $2M from province for ice storm cleanup (

Ontario pension plan will launch in 2017 regardless of CPP changes, Kathleen Wynne says (

Federal News

City asks for public feedback on how to determine Uber fares (

‘Disturbing’ drug-resistant superbug gene has been detected in Canada (
Jan. 4
Vaughan News

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Thoreau MacDonald (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Grand Trunk Express at Maple station (

2015 Newsmakers in Vaughan: Drama at Vaughan City Hall over complaint against Deputy Mayor (

2015 Newsmakers in Vaughan: Fantino can't fend off Liberal tide (

Organized crime continues to be huge problem in Vaughan (

Here’s what’s changing in the GTA in 2016 (

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

The 25th Anniversary Of Maple Community Centre & Maple Library (Snapd Vaughan East)

The Menorah Lighting Ceremony (Snapd Vaughan East)

The 4th Annual Festival Of Light Celebration (Snapd Vaughan East/Woodbridge)

PowerStream Donates More Than $175,000 To The United Way (Snapd Vaughan East)

York Region News

Town to embark on electoral review in 2016 (

2015 Newsmakers: Major infrastructure projects suffered delays in Newmarket (

2015 Newsmakers: Winter off to a warmer start in York Region (

Road Ahead: Aurora council to continue conversation on cultural precinct vision (

Road Ahead: Aurora’s sport, parks and recreation plans nearing approval (

Road Ahead: Senior citizens may get YRT, Viva fare break next year (

Road Ahead: Elected York Region chair debate returns Feb. 18 (

Road Ahead: York Region adding 20 more red-light cameras (

Road Ahead: York Region works toward growth blueprint in 2016 (

Road Ahead: Mental health, addiction issues new initiatives of region, police in 2016 (

York Region hires ombudsman (

GTA News

YEAR IN REVIEW: From the fast-moving popularity of Uber, to yet another Spadina subway delay transit in Toronto made regular headlines in 2015 (

Tory calls for freeze on taxi licensing fees ahead of new regulations (

Toronto’s revenue problem: Why the city has left some cash-generating tools in its back pocket (

Can 2016 bring compromise to Brampton’s divided council? (

Provincial News

How Ontario is changing in 2016 (

Federal News

Stronger long-term economic growth key to Canadians prosperity: experts (

Canada’s ever-changing response to Syrian refugee crisis (

B.C.’s affordable housing efforts barely enough to address the need (