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July 8
Vaughan News

Vaughan reaches deal with unionized employees (

Rapid transit to bring rapid growth to Vaughan (

City seeking nominations for new Order of Vaughan award (vaughan citizen)

York Region encourages public to lobby for Yonge Street subway extension (

York Region News

York Region's most vulnerable benefit from grants, province says (

Newmarket budget game asks residents to Put Your Money Where it Matters (

GTA News

Etobicoke councillor wants city to examine bicycle licensing (

Council showdown expected over bid to resurrect Scarborough LRT (

Rent relief coming for 550 Toronto families waiting for affordable housing (

Provincial News

Uber drivers in Ontario now insured automatically (

City of Hamilton wants you to help water its trees (

Federal News

Canadians can now apply to become a senator (

Liberal plan for electoral reform won’t be easy or quick, says elections chief Marc Mayrand (

Union calls for 30-day truce with Canada Post amid contract standoff (

Canada’s housing crisis: The time for study has passed (
July 7
Vaughan News

Yes, you have to pay your PowerStream bill (

Vaughan singer wins Collingwood's Clear Canadian competition (

GTA News

Mayor John Tory promises to back new taxes this fall (

Lower TTC ridership leaves $25 million budget gap (

Planning Act amendments in effect - Questions remain (NRU)

Marketing the region - Toronto global (NRU)

Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion backs taxi industry in battle with Uber (

Cars take deadly toll on pedestrians, cyclists (

Federal News

Maryam Monsef calls for compromise at electoral reform committee (

Canada Post extends lockout threat to Monday (

Canada needs to renegotiate health accord with provinces: report (

Pensions are sticking points in Canada Post talks (

Canada Pension Plan revamp popular across country, poll suggests (
July 6
Vaughan News

WEATHER ALERT: York Region municipalities offer cooling stations, pools (

Province says $41M will be used to repair York Region schools (

York Region News

Have your say on Canada Post at public meeting (

Richmond Hill moves to provide more recycling bins across town (

GTA News

John Tory ‘ready’ to support new taxes to pay for Toronto transit (

Summer doldrums mean less traffic, shorter travel times (

Provincial News

Emerald ash borer report to go before council (

Federal News

The Canada Post feud: Five things to know about their bottom line and the future of mail (
July 5
Vaughan News

York launching PR push for extension of Yonge subway (

Completion Of Track Installation For Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (snapd vaughan east/snapd woodbridge)

Grade 1 Class Visit To Vaughan City Hall (snapd vaughan east)

The Vaughan City Hall YMCA Kids Challenge Walk-A-Thon (snapd vaughan east)

The 2016 Villa Charities Giro Cycling Fundraiser (snapd vaughan east/snapd Woodbridge)

Vaughan Art Hero Showcase (snapd vaughan east)

Ordine Al Merito & Youth Achievement Awards Gala (snapd vaughan east)

Italian Community Celebrates Sixth Annual Italian Heritage Month (snapd vaughan east)

Studio Lagree Vaughan Studio Opening (snapd vaughan east)

The Spirit Of Community Dinner (snapd vaughan east)

Ceremony For A Joint Fire & Paramedic Station In Vaughan (snapd vaughan east)

Filipino Day In Vaughan (snapd vaughan east)

Big Bike Event At Vaughan City Hall (snapd vaughan east)

The Spark Institute Open House - A Mental Wellness Clinic (snapd vaughan east)

Concerts In The Park Launch: Soular (snapd vaughan east)

Grand Opening Of My Beauty Bar - Age Reversal Clinic (snapd woodbridge)

Environmental Day At Al Palladini (snapd woodbridge) Opens Vaughan Retail Store (snapd woodbridge)

The Vaughan Accessibility Fair (snapd woodbridge)

Hike Or Bike For Hospice Vaughan (snapd woodbridge)

Ward 3 Civic Hero Award presented To Valeria Mitsubata (snapd woodbridge)

The Woodbridge Village Farmers Market Opening Day (snapd woodbridge)

York Region News

WEATHER ALERT: Heat warning issued for southern York Region (

Will Mulock GO station bring 15-minute service to Newmarket? (

GTA News

Bike Share Toronto rolls into the big time with major expansion (

You can’t fight city hall - or a wall (

Most millennials living at home simply can’t afford to leave (

Provincial News

Ontario government to hold public meetings on combating racism (

Ottawa might try to prohibit homegrown pot (

Quebec, Ottawa reach $1.3-billion deal on infrastructure funding (

Federal News

Canada Post issues 72-hour lockout notice to union (
July 4
Vaughan News

[VIDEO]: Mayor Bevilacqua talks about special citizen ceremony and Canada Day celebration on CP24 (

Dozens become Canadian citizens on Canada Day during ceremony at Vaughan City Hall (

Refugees attend Canada Day celebration at Vaughan mosque (

Thornhill philanthropist funds summer jobs in high-crime areas of Toronto (

Urgent Care Centre in Vaughan saw 14,000 patients in first year (

One of the best places in Canada (vaughan citizen)

Hospital’s new number not long distance (vaughan citizen)

York Region News

York Region police officers begin work-to-rule campaign (

York public school board passes $1.4-billion budget (

Georgina increases development charges by 60% (

Aurora resident frustrated by lack of wildlife park progress (

GTA News

Mayor Tory announces $800,000 for violence response and prevention measures (

Mississauga workers’ strike shuts down 18 public libraries (

Trudeau makes history in Toronto Pride parade (

Provincial News

Fewer workers getting help for ‘serious injuries,’ statistics show (

Ottawa strikes task force as it moves to legalize marijuana (

Provincial panel to draft welfare reform roadmap (

Federal News

Uber to resume operations under new ride-sharing regulations (

No Canada Post lockout, but strike could occur July 6 as talks continue (

Climate change announcements welcome news for Canada’s ailing clean-tech sector (