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July 29
Vaughan News

Major Win For People of Vaughan (Vaughan Citizen)

Woodbridge Ribfest Returns Next Weekend (Vaughan Citizen)

Community Agencies get $200K for Improvements (Vaughan Citizen)

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Mitch Marner thanks Vaughan firefighters for saving hockey memorabilia (

What's open, what's closed in York Region for the 2016 Civic Holiday long weekend (

Vaughan company fined $50,000 by Ministry of Labour (

GTA News

Mayor Tory ‘horrified’ over removal of trees on Bayview (

U of T labs get $98-million upgrade from Ottawa, Queen’s Park (

Subjectivity around space complicates TTC debates over transit crowding (

Provincial News

Ontario spent $70-million to create provincial pension plan (

Federal News

MPs devoting the summer to electoral reform; a look at what they've heard so far (

Tab to fix government’s flawed Phoenix pay system could hit $20 million (

Ottawa to open temporary hubs with aim of fixing pay issues by October (

B.C. pledges to use revenue from new tax for affordable housing (

Nova Scotia’s new online portal will deliver health test results to smartphones (

Canada ranks ninth in UN quality of life ranking (
July 28
Vaughan News

Canada’s Milos Raonic expressive in Rogers Cup victory: DiManno (

Previewing The Met Condos Presentation Centre in Vaughan (

Toronto Maple Leafs ink Woodbridge's Frank Corrado to 1-year deal (

York Region

Markham celebrates first phase in storm control (

Dramatic drop in traffic tickets issued since start of York police work-to-rule (

New East Gwillimbury library program offers free WiFi hotspots (

Peer Project seeking youths to mentor at-risk children in York Region (


TTC loses labour ruling over 'abuse' of workers on social media (

Activists, councillors eye improvements to ‘inhumane’ cooling centre program (

City of Toronto investigating removal of trees on North York property (


City Council Makes Changes Ahead of Uber Public Input Meeting (

Workplace violations widespread in Ontario, government report says (

Ontario panel finds ‘serious problem’ with enforcement of labour standards (


Montreal homes greenest among big cities in Canada, UBC study says (

High house prices spreading to more markets, CMHC warns (
July 27
Vaughan News

Woodbridge Ribfest features great ribbers, great beer, great music: organizer (

CEO and Presidents Appointed for Large New GTHA Utility (

York Region News

York Region community agencies get $211K in improvement cash (

GTA News

Councillor Carolyn Parrish fires back at ‘cranky constituent’ (

Provincial News

Ontario cautious on taxing foreign home buyers (

Ontario doctors’ group lashes out against province’s tentative deal (

New Ontario campaign puts tongue-in-cheek spin on anti-texting-and-driving message ( to sell beer, wine and spirits online, deliver to homes or stores (

Federal News

StatsCan considers making all of its surveys mandatory (

Regional mayors brace for Vancouver housing tax ripple effect (

Canadian banks ordered to undergo mortgage stress tests (

Minister Navdeep Bains plans to improve Canada’s innovation strategy. Here’s how (

Committee studying Canadian electoral reform gets lessons from abroad (
July 26
Vaughan News

Clinical trial for Alzheimer’s gene gives hope to Woodbridge family (

GTA News

Mayor Tory commits to protecting anti-poverty plan investments (

Poll shows Toronto still divided on Scarborough subway plan (

Toronto developers outline plan for condos, apartments on downtown parcel (

Provincial News

Provincial watchdog sees major spike in injured worker complaints (

Doctors opposed to new Ontario fees delay vote on four-year deal (

Government funds for animal investigations ‘dismal,’ critics say (

Palliative-care doctors decry Ontario’s new opioid policy (

Federal News

Canada’s greenhouse gas policies to fall short of target, sources say (

Canada’s medical pot companies aim to grow export business (

B.C. slaps 15% additional tax on foreign nationals buying property in Metro Vancouver (

July 25
Vaughan News

Cows on the loose in York Region (

Vaughan Muslim Festival Comes to Maple (

Firefighters extinguish blaze at Vaughan manufacturing company yard (

Vaughan dumpster fire causes plenty of distraction (

City staff to address questions about digital billboards (

York Region News

East Gwillimbury moving forward with electoral review (

North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance asks region to amend town plan to protect wetland (

Thane Developments must create plan to contain pollutants: Ministry of Environment (

Newmarket homeowner frets about ‘illegal’ construction next door (

GTA News

Oshawa council’s meeting about utility merger was illegal, ombudsman rules (

Caledon residents angry over re-emergence of Canadian Tire hydrogen project (

Etobicoke councillor defends controversial rezoning next to Willowbrook railyard (

Unpaving a parking lot to create paradise: It’s not easy (

Provincial News

Will Uber be driven out of city? (

Barrie reviewing taxi bylaws for Uber regulation (

Federal News

Statistics Canada to test texting as one way to stop major information quality concerns (