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June 24
Vaughan News

North GO Station gets approval, not Concord Site (vaughan citizen)

Vaughan residents ‘shocked’ by planned development on sensitive land (

Thornhill residents form united front in face of proposed condo (

City aims to tighten firearms bylaw, with exceptions (vaughan citizen)

How Canada’s Wonderland got built despite heated debates (

GTA News

Solo drivers get shot at HOT lanes - for a price (

HOT lane lottery makes a mockery of GTA traffic woes (

Audit finds waste in City of Toronto cleaning services (

$1 billion spike in subway cost may not be the end of it (

Retimed traffic lights cut delays by 8%, Tory says (

Provincial News

12 provincial departments working on Ontario’s weed strategy (

Ottawa takes multi-level approach to address problems in housing sector (

Federal News

Canada’s privacy law ‘ill-suited’ to 21st century, watchdog warns Trudeau (
June 23
Vaughan News

Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)

Refusal recommended for Vaughan severance (NRU)

Approval recommended for 400-Major Mac townhouses (NRU)

Approval recommended for Keele-Major Mac townhouses (NRU)

Approval recommended for Bathurst-Rutherford townhouses (NRU)

Dufferin-Centre townhouses proposed (NRU)

Bathurst-Centre mixed-use development proposed (NRU)

GTA News

To support affordable housing, look at Toronto’s land-use planning regime (

Provincial News

Ontario missing mark on accessibility standards, activist says (

City Councillor Proposes Banning Illegal Uber Drivers if London Enacts New Bylaw (

Ontario not banking on weed cash bonanza (

Taxpayers spent close to $20M on Ontario pension plan that never started and is now winding down (

Ontario halts pension work with CPP deal looming (

Federal News

Canada must create national strategy for seniors’ drugs (

Canada Post eyes drones for future mail delivery (
June 22
Vaughan News

Vaughan's Steve Shnier promotes literacy through puppetry (

York Region News

Richmond Hill to decide where pet stores get their animals (

Mulock GO train station proposal for Newmarket clears major hurdle (

GTA News

Report puts congestion tax, alcohol tax on Toronto council’s radar (

Uber Public Consultation Results to be Tabled at City Hall (

Mississauga no closer to finding workable solution between Uber and taxis (

Toronto transit report identifies billions in unfunded projects headed for a council vote (

John Tory's SmartTrack going ahead with six new stops (

$1 billion funding gap for Scarborough transit a question of ‘priorities’ (

GO extending service to Bowmanville by 2024 (

Provincial News

Ontario Building More GO Train Stations in West Toronto (

Mayor says Guelph should embrace Uber, not fight it (

Cat owners may soon have to leash their pets in Peterborough (

Federal News

Historic pension deal will endure for generations (

Public servants scramble to fill data deficit on Liberals' priorities (

CPP reform: What’s changing and how will it affect you (

Canada’s big banks could withstand a severe housing crash (
June 21
Vaughan News

[VIDEO]: 2016 Vaughan Mayor’s Gala (rogerstv)

York Region News

Markham property values up 45% since 2012 (

Brrrrrr! Stouffville council has snowy sidewalks on agenda (

GTA News

Cut costs, build city, Toronto Mayor Tory tells staff (

Ambitious new goal, but no extra money for Toronto road safety plan (

407 East to give drivers a free ride - for now (

One-stop subway plan needs ‘rethink’ with 25 LRT stops possible, critics say (

Hockey in July? Council to debate street hockey ban at next meeting (

Provincial News

LRT tunnel work to resume this week after sinkhole flooding (

Federal News

Liberals launch public reviews of environmental assessments, National Energy Board (

Liberal appointments signal intent to diversify Canadian judiciary (

Finance ministers reach deal to expand Canada Pension Plan (

CPP deal is ‘devastating move,’ businesses warn (
June 20
Vaughan News

Growth prompts Vaughan to review ward boundaries (

York Region News

Markham mayor ready for Yonge subway expansion north (

Newmarket keeping status quo on Woodspring bike lanes, parking spaces (

Newmarket stays in line with province by passing Community Energy Plan (

GTA News

Arborist 'furious' over city tree inspections (

Funding woes could dim Toronto sign’s glow (

‘A lot of money’ could be made diverting organics from landfill (

Mayor John Tory accused of ‘political posturing’ as Scarborough transit plans balloon by $1 billion (

Provincial News

Queen’s Park gearing up for legalized weed sales (

How going it alone helped Ontario get CPP deal (

Ontario’s climate plan is policy on speed (

Ontario families on welfare to keep full federal child benefit (

Federal News

Health Canada program for on-reserve patients adds regulatory hoops  (

Medals to mark Canada’s 150th were designed in Harper era - but Liberals mum on whether they will be used (

Liberal plan for new national security watchdog gets thumbs up from experts, despite ‘inevitable flaws’ (