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May 20
Vaughan News

WATCH: Jully Black promotes Mayor’s Gala on CP24 (CP24)

WATCH: Jully Black promotes Mayor’s Gala on eTalk (eTalk)

UPDATED: Father concerned about coyote wandering around Maple's Teston Village Public School (

Application for 7 mixed-use towers submitted to Vaughan for site beside Promenade Mall, north of Toronto (

York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan, King-Vaughan MP Deb Schulte weigh in on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's actions in House of Commons (

Life Time health and fitness facility opening in Woodbridge (

Vaughan elementary school students have a message: don't drink and drive (

Toronto's Cosmos Condos are out of this world (

Resales at all-time high as York Region house prices climb 13.5% (

Destined for Greatness: Growing up on the court with Milos Raonic (

York Region News

Thornhill resident plays key supporting role in Canadian women's basketball success (

Markham auction to support, find homes for cats starts June 1 (

Markham council takes stand on human trafficking, citing local incidents (

Georgina needs balanced approach to attract, retain business: consultant (

GTA News

Toronto defers pot-shop licensing debate, infuriating dispensary owners (

Toronto council committee wants to study the appointment of a nightlife czar (

Landlord licensing passes first major hurdle at city hall (

New waste bins force Brampton to trash storage bylaw (

5 things to know when buying a home in the GTHA (

Bombardier to shift production to hasten delivery of TTC streetcars (

Provincial News

Ontario looking into regulating 3D ‘entertainment ultrasounds’ (

Federal News

Uber in Quebec: Innovation is not an excuse to escape the law (

Uber just a taxi by another name: Victoria councillor (

‘I expect better behaviour from myself’: Justin Trudeau apologizes again for House of Commons scuffle (

Liberals drop motion designed to limit opposition power after tussle in House (

Surrey mayor wants a network of helipads across the city (

Lessons from B.C.’s carbon tax experience (

Fort Mac wildfire pushes into Saskatchewan (

Information commissioner opposes government veto power over releasing files (

Pamela Wallin will not face criminal charges over her Senate expense claims (
May 19
Vaughan News

Decision on Di Biase’s legal challenge reserved by judging panel (

Father concerned about coyote wandering around Maple's Teston Village Public School (

Ontario to ban corporate, union funding for municipal campaigns (

Changing land use: preparing for autonomous vehicles (NRU)

Places for people: designing parks for growing communities (NRU)

York Region News

Principals ordered to confiscate letter demanding ‘transparency’ in York board (

Thornhill paramedic earns provincial award for bravery (

Stouffville council answers ‘cry for help’ in planning dept. (

GTA News

Police begin crackdown on marijuana dispensaries across the GTA (

We need to rejig Toronto’s wards - but we don’t need to add more politicians (

Mississauga gives Uber one week to shut down (

Nurturing Hamilton’s trees (

Provincial News

Budget watchdog says Ontario Liberals can balance books next year (

Province should share financial burden to build affordable housing now, advocates say (

Ontario gave school unions $22-million in unconditional grants: Auditor-General (

Region considers raising development fees to pay for LRT (

Heritage champions: collaborating on preservation (NRU)

Tactical urbanism: 100in1Day Hamilton (NRU)

Federal News

Commons chaos: Trudeau's elbow brings down House (

Parliamentary committee on electoral reform (NRU)

Peter Kent endorses Michael Chong for Conservative leadership (

Fort McMurray residents can begin return June 1 if conditions met (

B.C. will act quickly on federal transit funds, Peter Fassbender says (

Ethnic outreach scandal won’t sway B.C. election, deputy premier says (

Tax deadline gaffe cost Canada Revenue Agency estimated $1.5 million (
May 18
Vaughan News

PowerStream Named CanSIA 'Game Changer' in Energy Management (

Bauer Hockey to open retail outlet in Vaughan (

Fire damage at Kleinburg home estimated at $5M; several luxury cars destroyed (

Toronto political dynasties: The people’s choice or the family business? (

York Region News

York Region taking aim at deadbeats (

Richmond Hill earns top marks for resident satisfaction (

Confusion results in reboot of Aurora's Cultural Precinct project (

GTA News

Toronto cannabis entrepreneurs vow to fight proposed fines (

Uber back on council agenda, as company fails to comply with Mississauga’s latest ban (

Tunnelling beneath Eglinton Ave. for the Crosstown LRT (

Is it time to create a super-Metro? (

Toronto mayor commits city to transgender rights (

New Toronto ward map adds wards downtown, but could create council turf wars (

Provincial News

Province to give cities new affordable housing powers (

Ontario campaign finance bill fails to address cash-for-access fundraisers (

Development timeline unclear after casino approved for Peterborough property (

North Bay rezones old industrial land to make way for casino (

Tory MPP Jack MacLaren finishes ‘constructive’ sensitivity training course (

Liberals’ legislation bans union, corporate donations, reforms fundraising in Ontario (

Federal News

Farewell, self-promoting government ads. Good riddance (

Feds to loosen rules on SIN record changes (

Vancouver issues first business licence to marijuana dispensary (

No peeking! Government records censored with Scotch tape, paper (

Senate limits budget for Liberal point man (

Senate audit leak wasn’t my office, says auditor-general (
May 17
Vaughan News

Vaughan Film Festival screens student works as part of opening night (

Vaughan Film Festival to feature Indian short film (

Vaughan’s deputy mayor to take on ethics czar in court (

Thornhill MPP takes on accessible parking issue (

GTA News

Hard talk coming for City of Toronto’s bleak finances (

Toronto needs new revenue sources, not quick fixes, budget report warns (

Toronto Mayor John Tory calls for new approach to city's finances amid looming budget stresses (

Toronto councillor pushes for planning changes that benefit developer despite ties to company (

Toronto’s landlord licensing plan faces its first test as tenants rally behind it (

City committee backs off on bike-lane studies (

19th-century factories that made Toronto (

How to Fight Against the Devastating Emerald Ash Borer (

Provincial News

Curbing climate change in Ontario will cost you $13 a month: report (

Energy, auto sectors raise red flags over Ontario climate plan (

Federal News

Uber seeks 'compromise' with Quebec government (

Paul Godfrey’s call for government subsidies to newspapers a venerable idea (

Since legalizing pot would violate UN laws, experts say it’s time for Canada to pull out of drug treaties (

Liberals still well received by voters, new Forum poll shows (

Fort Mac’s telephone town-hall is a lifesaver in the midst of chaos (

Air quality, growing blaze hinder residents’ return to Fort McMurray (

Feds face human rights complaint over gender info with social insurance numbers (National Post)
May 16
Vaughan News

Di Biase's legal challenge to be heard next week (

News you can use for Monday, May 16, 2016 (

Water safety mismanagement could mean another Walkerton (

York Region News

Province-wide pitch for OMB reform in Markham today (

Housing help, advice offered in Thornhill sessions (

GTA News

Mississauga mayor says Uber could be allowed 'as soon as September' (

Bylaw officers set to crack down on marijuana dispensaries (

GO Transit etiquette campaign not stopping riders from putting their feet up (

Mixed-use waterfront development to transform Toronto’s Queens Quay (

In Brampton, a return to Fennell-era dysfunction (

New city ward map would add three councillors (

Status quo can always outvote a good idea like food trucks (

How to avoid Toronto’s parking ticket hot spots (

TTC staff 'perform miracles' keeping aging streetcar fleet on track (

The Scarborough Bluffs are rarely seen - but there’s a plan to change that (

Provincial News

Ontario to spend $7-billion on sweeping climate change plan (

Council looking for feedback on wildlife feeding bylaw (

Federal News

Insurers predict Fort McMurray fire to be costliest disaster in Canadian history (

Fort McMurray region mayor keeps wildfire challenges in perspective (

Thousands of Fort McMurray evacuees take part in telephone town halls (

Uber's invasion of Canada snarled by municipal red tape (

Calgary council could approve secondary suite changes Monday (

Under deadline pressure, Liberals delivered flawed laws (

For sale by the Canadian government: Pikachu onesies, Harry Potter robes, diamond rings (

New Democrats set to name Tom Mulcair’s replacement in fall of 2017 (