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April 1
Vaughan News

Vaughan Deputy Mayor Di Biase's legal challenge to be heard mid-May (

Co-operation key on Yonge subway extension (

Ontario Moving Forward On Highway 427 Expansion (snapd Woodbridge/Vaughan East)

VCC Annual Mayor's Luncheon (snapd Woodbridge/Vaughan East)

Vaughan Celebrates International Women's Day (snapd Woodbridge/Vaughan East)

MP Francesco Sorbara's Official Office Opening (snapd Woodbridge/Vaughan East)

Spacca Napoli Ribbon Cutting (snapd Woodbridge)

The Grand Opening Of My City Dental (snapd Woodbridge)

Earth Hour Vaughan At Vaughan City Hall (snapd Vaughan East)

York Region News

York Region sees solid employment growth (

Ash tree replacement gets growing, Markham says (

28% more York Region cops on this year’s Sunshine List (

York Region reminds well owners to get water tested (

Thornhill co-op tenants fear homelessness due to rising rents (

GTA News

Council endorses $1-billion Gardiner East rebuild, advances new transit plan (

SmartTrack has its merits, but TIFs were never the means (

5 recommendations for Uber and other car-sharing services (

Parents urge province to ban daycare wait list fees (

Councillor pushes Toronto to track all deaths of homeless people (

GO bus terminal opens at Mississauga’s Square One (

Provincial News

City of Ottawa recommends legalizing Uber (
March 31
Vaughan News

Sunshine LIst tops 300 in Vaughan (

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: Making uniforms to support war effort in Woodbridge (

Site-specificc modification to Vaughan OP allowed (NRU)

Mississauga's Muzzo Park gets a tweak to its name (

York Region News

Decreased densities approved by York Region (NRU)

Meeting on Richmond Hill's downtown provokes anger, confusion (

Newmarket moves forward on food truck pilot plan (

GTA News

Halton Hills mature neighbourhoods - Assessing impacts (NRU)

Provincial News

‘Significant reforms’ also on the menu at Liberals’ annual dinner (

City Committee Favours Easing Taxi Regulations, Seeks Public Input for Uber (

Ontario Liberals face backlash over fundraising pressure tactics (

Downtown Hamilton CIP - Maximizing returns (NRU)

Federal News

Canada to expand, export refugee programs, McCallum pledges (
March 30
York Region News

York Regional Police report ‘disappointing’ impaired driving arrests on long weekend (

GTA News

Uber launches petition ahead of Toronto’s draft regulations (

Uber’s draft bylaw angers taxi lobby (

City lays charge over Airbnb short-term home rental (

Toronto parking fines jump on Thursday (

Provincial News

Wynne promises new fundraising rules after Toronto Star probe (

Ontarians warming to guaranteed minimum income, poll suggests (

Provincial service expansion plan could be boon for GO Transit: report (

What to do with ice storm debris on your property (

Uber to launch campaign in Ottawa (

Premier in Markham in bid to cut red tape for Ontario business (

Ontario overhauls children’s autism services (

Federal News

Trudeau government tiptoes back into temporary foreign workers morass (

Bill Morneau bets on luck, experience, talks to improve CPP (

Liberal push for privacy died after election (
March 27
Vaughan News

Ontario moves ahead with sale of Hydro One Brampton (

PowerStream part of utilities deal (

PowerStream unveils Canada's 'first of its kind' virtual power plant (

Federal budget could lead Canada down road to ruin, critics say (

Renovations turn Thornhill heritage property into couple’s dream home (

Foul weather didn't cause power outage, but still makes its mark on York Region (

Toronto FC II opens season in New York on Sunday (

GTA housing developers targeting golf courses (

Which mayor earns the most? Who’s the best paid professor? A look at the ‘sunshine list’ (

York Region News

New roles for Thornhill Tory MPP Martow (

1,800 York Region employees made more than $100K in 2015 (

CAO heads list of 34 Stouffville employees earning $100,000 plus (

220 employees of Town of Richmond Hill on Sunshine List (

220 Markham city employees grace 2015 sunshine list (

22 East Gwillimbury employees topped $100K in 2015 (

Fire services staffers represent largest Sunshine List employee group for Newmarket, Aurora (

East Gwillimbury moves ahead with electoral review (

Aurora requests traffic calming input from residents (

GTA News

A new voice for labour in a world of precarious work (

Report backs Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan (

End-game approaching for Uber ‘operating outside the law’ in Toronto (

Liberal budget a boost for Toronto, finance minister says (

Federal News

The environmental case for using Uber (

Liberals commit to cutting bill on consultants, adverts (

New innovation agenda will help boost jobs, Bill Morneau says (
March 24
Vaughan News

PowerStream merger to take big step forward (

PowerStream unveils "Canada’s first" virtual power plant (

Chiarelli will meet with six mayors (

Moving forward with Stuck on Planet Earth (  

York Region News

Planning for play: Newmarket’s recreation roadmap (NRU)

Electricity use higher in Midland during Earth Hour (

GTA News

TTC to add streetcar route to congested King Street (

Spotlight on planning: line-up set for New Urbanism Film Festival (NRU)

Afrofest back as two-day event after reprieve from city (

Once Upon A City: Creating Toronto’s skyline (

Provincial News

Growing up: Burlington redefines planning outlook (NRU)

Hooting and hollering now legal in Bracebridge, Ont. (

Federal News

Harper’s GST legacy leaves the fiscal ship at the mercy of the world economy (

Bill Morneau’s centre-left budget puts Tom Mulcair’s NDP in a bind (

Budget built on cautious projections for economic growth: Ottawa (

How Morneau’s balanced budget pledge changed since the election (