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July 15
Vaughan News

Home prices surge again in Richmond Hill, Markham (

Staff overhaul at City Hall starts at the top (

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Yonge Subway Extension (

Where are they now? A guide to Toronto’s on-again off-again public transit projects (

York Region News

Aurora's Mavrinac Park gets green light (

Community gardens help residents know where food comes from (

Georgina Council approves $15k expenditure for proposed West Park re-design (

GTA News

Ride-sharing legal Friday, but the Uber-taxi war rages on (

Toronto city council finds cash for more road-safety plans (

Mississauga library strike hitting families hard (

Provincial News

City rule changes ‘will not fly’ with Uber, critic says (

Corporate whistleblower program to pay up to $5M for tips (
July 14
Vaughan News

Girls On Fire Tour: Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service (

York Region gets $23 million in extra affordable housing funding from Ottawa, Queen's Park (

York Region getting 33 new electric vehicle charging stations in 18 locations through Ontario grant program (

York Region News

Newmarket unveils Ontario’s first Soofa bench at Riverwalk Commons (

GTA News

Toronto city council sticks with subway, rejects Scarborough LRT (

Peel affordable housing stock - Shifting priorities (NRU)

Inclusionary zoning - Questions remain (NRU)

Digital billboard plan has Leaside opponents seeing red (

How to beat the Toronto heat and keep you - and your pets - refreshed (

Provincial News

Ontario plugs electric car plan with charging network (

Burlington pursues intensification - Growing bold (NRU)

Federal News

Province and doctors find healthier relationship with new deal (
July 13
GTA News

Council backs Mayor John Tory’s request for 2017 budget cuts (

Making sense of the TTC’s new fare rules (

Former mayor Mel Lastman laments Scarborough subway extension (

Toronto’s road safety plan may get more money (

Toronto city council to vote on offering texting service for 911 (

City council leave Pride alone - dispute is between them and BLM (

Provincial News

Ontario spent $44M to prepare for jail strike that never happened (

Federal News

Tony Clement launches bid for Tory leader - with social media as a focus (

Transportation Safety Board reports 24 runaway trains so far this year (

Governments need to fund supports to prevent domestic violence, advocates urge (

Incomes of Canadian seniors, singles stagnant, data show (

Little benefit for many Canadian workers from CPP reforms: report (
July 12
York Region News

WEATHER ALERT: Heat warning (

Stouffville asking residents to conserve water during heat wave (

GTA News

Mayor John Tory set to back another look at a Sheppard subway extension (

A primer on the seven-stop Scarborough LRT (

New top bureaucrat in Brampton was unaware of city’s past problems (

City urged to probe potential LED street lights risk (

Yes, road tolls could unfairly impact poor (

Provincial News

Former elections chief urges Ontario to keep per-vote subsidy (

Queen’s Park reaches deal with doctors (

Federal News

Canada housing starts surge as rising prices spur building (
July 11
Vaughan News

Vaughan fire kicks off Alarms for Life (

Garbage-strewn pond inspires Vaughan woman’s environmental mission (

Don't expand the Yonge subway into York Region: Editorial (

York Region News

York Region benefitting from merger of York, Toronto United Way branches: CEO Daniele Zanotti (

Tennis club president airs concerns with Town of Richmond Hill tennis strategy (

GTA News

City watchdog finds councillor had “improper” dealings with developers (

Whether subway or LRT, Scarborough has to be just the start (

TTC board takes up women’s safety (

Proposed emergency shelter creates clash between city council and residents (

Last surviving former mayor of Scarborough urges council to build LRTs (

Provincial News

Ontario minister urges end to Toronto’s road hockey ban (

Federal News

Trudeau signs Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement (

Canada Post drops lockout threat (

Liberals hit bumps in relationship with labour (

Watchdog group critical of Parks Canada management (

Canada job market set for slow growth as unemployment rate falls to 6.8% (