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June 30
Vaughan News

Costs ordered against Vaughan OPA appellant (NRU)

Vaughan variances allowed (NRU)

Runaway train in Vaughan was carrying dangerous goods: report (

PowerStream's Utility-Scaled Microgrid Becomes Operational ( and

Scarborough deserves respect, fairness (

Mom wants to start planning her future (

York Region News

Mount Albert traffic light proposal sets off controversy (

York Catholic District School Board blames $4.9M deficit on province (

Libel suit hangs over Richmond Hill council; Beros offers to settle (

Richmond Hill votes to regulate 'heart-wrenching' puppy mill sales (

Long-time Newmarket Ward 5 Councillor Joe Sponga resigns (

12 Code of Conduct complaints dismissed by Newmarket's integrity commissioner or withdrawn since October (

GTA News

Toronto city councillor calls for gender quota system for civic appointments to city-owned corporations (

Municipal politics at play: restructuring Peel regional council (NRU)

Fewer councillors: Milton adjusts council (NRU)

City’s Uber committee questioned for lack of transparency (

Toronto business representatives warn councillors not to target them with new taxes (

Provincial News

The LRT effect: realizing Cooksville’s vision (NRU)

Ontario to introduce gender-neutral driver’s licences, health cards in 2017 (

Politicians dare not forget the humanity in policy (

Federal News

Highlights from Obama’s speech in the House of Commons (

B.C. puts end to real estate self-regulation (

Governor General announces 113 appointments to the Order of Canada (
June 29
Vaughan News

What's open, what's closed in York Region on Canada Day (

74 runaway CN Rail cars rolled 5 km out of GTA yard, TSB says (

Work begins in 2017 on GO train expansion into Niagara (

May high-rise sales mark near-record month (

New Ontario truck drivers to receive mandatory training (

York Region News

ventureLAB and Saint Elizabeth Partner to Develop a Connected Health Innovation Cluster in York Region (

GTA News

Fatal house explosion rocks Mississauga (

Jury’s still out on subway’s impact on immigrants (

Scarborough subway versus LRT debate to return to council amid transit confusion (

John Tory's Fordian slip (

TDSB trustee in hot water again, this time over campaign finances (

Provincial News

Ontario backs off controversial autism changes, boosts services after parents protest (

Federal News

Canada takes second spot globally on social-progress ranking (

B.C. panel calls for fines, more transparency in real estate industry (

More collisions recorded on B.C. highways with raised speed limits (

Alberta unveils ride-share insurance rules for drivers (

Brexit holds warnings and opportunity for Canada (

Renewed relations take centre stage during Mexico’s state visit (

North American leaders to sign clean energy pact (

Reality check: Canada has ‘no appetite to scrap trade,’ despite NAFTA poll (

Quebec lost 582,000 citizens in 45 years as young flock out to begin their careers: Fraser Institute (
June 28
Vaughan News

Leaning pole in driveway has outlived its welcome: The Fixer (

Vaughan players Mascherin, Mete hear names called at NHL draft (

TFCII lose close one to Charleston before 1,000 fans in Vaughan (

Pizzafest set to serve up slices of Vaughan family fun (

Looming Canada Post work stoppage has medical marijuana producers scrambling (

York Region News

Enjoy new and decades-old floral ‘masterpieces’ in Thornhill Garden Tour (

GTA News

Mississauga committee meeting postponed amid rowdy anti-Uber protest (

Toronto City Council committee turns away marijuana advocates (

Toronto defers debate on pot regulation until the fall (

Previous Scarborough subway price tag not honest, Mayor Tory says (

Tory's published defence of Scarborough subway draws fresh criticism (

Toronto council’s $3 billion choice doesn’t inspire trust (

Provincial News

Ontario businesses should invest in the arts to attract top employees: study (

Ontarians not sold on LCBO weed sales, poll shows (

Belleville bylaw that bans basement kitchens has homebuilder boiling (

Waterloo to crack down on owners of vacant properties (

Federal News

Politically-orchestrated "grassroots" campaign launches to fight electoral reforms (

Three Amigos Summit: 5 things you should know (
June 27
Vaughan News

New GO Train stations planned for Barrie corridor (

Battle over Sobeys plaza continues at Vaughan council meeting (

York Region News

Thornhill condo is carving out green space (

York Region Transit/Viva bus fares set to increase on Canada Day (

MPAC hike doesn’t always mean tax hike: Newmarket regional councillor (

Massage parlour in Unionville rubs residents the wrong way (

GTA News

Toronto hookah lounge owners fight ban in court (

There is no Transit Santa: Expansion will require new taxes (

Mayor John Tory’s transit priorities face financial, political challenge: analysis (

Transit boondoggle unfolding before our eyes (

How Twitter will find Toronto’s happiest neighbourhood (

New Toronto taxes: John Tory’s moment of truth (

Toronto mayor, police chief onside for supervised drug injection sites (

Provincial News

Province aims to boost support for low-income residents (

Federal News

Small businesses are changing their tune on bike lanes (

Canadian big cities need new revenue sources: experts (

From Brexit to Canadexit, cutting the ties that bind (

Brexit prompts new agenda for North American Leaders’ Summit (

Mexico looks to Canada, U.S. for help meeting greenhouse gas targets (