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July 22
Vaughan News

Vaughan ranked second best place in Ontario to do business (

Flower pots and cigarettes don't mix, fire officials warn (

Some statistics on Canada's elevator problems (

Advocate calls for more accessible Vaughan park (

Drone Delivery Canada’s first commercial test flight ‘exceeded expectations’ (

Blue Mountain fire believed to be sparked by planting soil spontaneously combusting (

Pokémon GO craze sweeps Richmond Hill (

York Region News

Newmarket introduces new customer complaint policy (

Aurora ahead of waste diversion targets (

Law-breaking ATV riders can expect a visit from officers in King (

Downtown Stouffville condo complex to open in late 2017 (

Student challenges Georgina to move forward on accessibility (

Markham park signs to get standard makeover (

Northern York Region agencies get $167K for repairs and upgrades (

GTA News

UberEATS Launches in Mississauga (

Mississauga library workers, city announce tentative deal (

Federal News

The cost of schmoozing: What Canadian MPs spent on wining, dining and Tim Hortons (

Census response rate is 98 per cent, early calculations show (

Premiers say interprovincial trade deal needs more work (

Global News

Amazon patent gives peek into drone delivery (
July 21
Vaughan News

Five things to know about dry weather and your plants (

Video: Drought, butting out cigarettes in planters poses fire risk (

Eye on York Region: Yonge subway extension to the 905 is one of many big changes coming to the area (

2016 residential and multi-residential property taxes rates reduced (NRU)

York Region News

Markham Secondary Suites by-law citywide application under review (NRU)

York Region to receive housing funding (NRU)

Richmond Hill chosen one of 23 host communities for Canada's 150th SESQUI exhibit (

GTA News

Concerns with Growth Plan targets numbers questioned (NRU)

Burlington home adaptation reducing risk (NRU)

Ash trees chopped down in Courtice due to emerald ash borer damage (

Milton tops up emerald ash borer strategy budget as trees continue to deteriorate (

Toronto market readies for new office space (

Muslim mother cites racism after she and daughter forced to leave pool (

Toronto’s office vacancy rate lowest in North America: Report (

Provincial News

Bylaw would idle Uber in Kingston: official (

City Decisions on Uber Deferred to Public Consultation (

Lack of high-speed Internet hurting growth in remote, rural parts of Ontario (

Federal News

Uber appears to be ready to relaunch in Calgary (

Justin Trudeau thwarted in bid to crash premiers conference (

Trudeau commits to carbon price amid provincial opposition (
July 20
Vaughan News

Fire forces evacuation of Vaughan industrial business (

Pokemon GO craze sweeps across York Region (

GTA News

Toronto can ban texting while walking, province says (

Toronto road-safety push veers off track, naturally (

Provincial News

Transit spending will add $50 billion to Ontario’s net debt (

City Committee to Review Staff Recommendations on Uber (

Thunder Bay city council delays decision on emerald ash borer (

Province warns of dangers of invasive species (

Secrets to managing emerald ash borer may come from Peterborough (

Home care gets $100-million boost from province (

Wynne wants to spark up a conversation with fellow premiers about legalized pot (

Ontario’s debt will grow by $50-billion in four years: financial watchdog (

Wynne says growth puts Ontario on track to eliminate deficit in 2017 (

Federal News

Trudeau announces Youth Council to give input on national policy (

Liberals to allow self-nominations for Supreme Court vacancy (

Regional mayors reject Vancouver’s vacancy tax, propose non-resident tax (

New Canada Child Benefit program payments start today (
July 19
York Region News

Pokémon GO: York Region sightings and more (

King residents fight long-term plans to extend 15th Sideroad (

GTA News

Will Uber Surging Forward in Toronto Affect Mississauga? (

LRT will completely transform Mississauga (

Provincial News

Provincial government urges Ontarians to renew their driver’s licences online (

Kathleen Wynne urges Pokémon Go players to keep their heads up (

Federal News

Trudeau’s smooth provincial relations face first test over health care (

Brian Hutchinson: ‘Two-wheeler preachers and sanctimonious scolders’ — Vancouver has declared war on the car (
July 18
Vaughan News

Muslim Festival of Vaughan aims to break down stereotypes (

How public transit affects home values in Toronto (

Now that the subway battle is over, the hard part begins: Keenan (

York Region News

York seniors and youths Making Connections through digital project (

Richmond city council preps for sharing economy (

New United Way CEO takes over as charity reforms money distribution (

Diversity charter in works for York Region (

Code of conduct recommended to Stouffville council (

Have your say on Holland Landing's Samuel Lount Park July 21 (

GTA News

Province won't ban texting while walking (

Uber can now apply to license its drivers (

Score one for kids: Toronto council lifts ban on road hockey, basketball (

Toronto city council to request that police board consider 911 texting (

Provincial News

Province announces double-decker GO bus additions (

Uber to meet youth before key debate (

Fighting emerald ash borer will cost Thunder Bay millions: report (

Federal News

Brampton whistleblower wins legal battle against company that fired him without cause (

Pokemon Go officially launches in Canada, crashes app’s servers (

Canada to have national price on carbon by end of year, environment minister says (