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May 6
Vaughan News

Vaughan's Luke Bilyk sets sights on Raising Expectations (

York Region News

York Region cops have had it with shooting critters (

Thornhill neighbourhood cool to new 25-storey condo (

Richmond Hill park, arena to see $27M ‘four seasons’ overhaul (

GTA News

New Toronto Uber rules means more surge pricing and insurance for all (

A changing Canada needs innovation - and Toronto can lead the way (

Provincial News

Ontario unveils long-awaited campaign finance reforms (

Province plans tighter regulations for clinics (

Federal News

How new technology can transform the world for people with disabilities (

Liberals end access to information fees, more reforms coming (
May 5
Vaughan News

York Regional Police informs municipalities it will no longer deal with most raccoon, skunk distemper cases (

Committee approves budget boost for Vaughan integrity commissioner (

OCAD student aims to bridge generation gap with transformed Vaughan school (

Vaughan reviews ward boundaries - it’s all in the numbers (NRU)

Interim order seeks reduction in Vaughan variances (NRU)

VINTAGE VAUGHAN: V-E Day, Woodbridge (

York Region News

Measuring progress - cycling yearbook (NRU)

York Region municipalities in urgent need of cemetery land (

GTA News

Toronto city council approves bike lane pilot project on Bloor (

New Uber rules: Did Toronto city council strike the right balance? (

Who wins with new Uber rules? (

Key changes in Toronto’s Uber and taxi reform (

Why Uber’s ‘surge pricing’ shouldn’t be confused with price gouging (

High-speed rail corridor - unlocking economic potential (NRU)

Mississauga defers Uber vote (

Mississauga’s housing stock - affordability gap (NRU)

Federal News

For Canadians, census ticked all the right boxes (

Liberals launch review of Canada Post home delivery (
May 4
York Region News

Ash trees coming down in east-end Stouffville (

GTA News

UberX will be allowed to operate legally in Toronto, city council decides (

Toronto rolls out welcome mat for Uber with new rules (

Mississauga Might Kill Uber Today (

Bowery Project turns vacant lots into mobile farms (

Almost $1.3-million: Home prices surge in Toronto as listings dry up (

Air thick with hubris as mayor unveils new front line in battle against raccoon nation (

Provincial News

The hospital of the future (

GO Open Data Conference aims to drive open data movement in Ontario (

Federal News

Entire Alberta city of Fort McMurray evacuated due to raging wildfire (

Canada’s ‘innovation agenda’ isn’t just tech - it’s social (
May 3
Vaughan News

Vaughan civic centre resource library gets 2 electric vehicle charging stations (

Mayor Bevilacqua & Minister Del Duca Talk City-Building At Economic Club (snapd Vaughan East/snapd Woodbridge)

Shareholders Sign Legal Agreements To Consolidate Leading Ontario Utilities (snapd Vaughan East/snapd Woodbridge)

The 2016 Business Achievement Awards (snapd Vaughan East/snapd Woodbridge)

Ward 5 Civic Hero Award Presented To Perry Brock (snapd Vaughan East)

The Vaughan Volunteer Recognition Awards (snapd Vaughan East)

The Business Women's Network Of York Region Event (snapd Vaughan East)

50th Anniversary For CIBC Keele & Rivermede Banking Centre (snapd Vaughan East)

VICC's Program Launch Of The Bridge @ Lebovic (snapd Vaughan East)

Vaughan Hires New City Manager Daniel Kostopoulos (snapd Vaughan East/snapd Woodbridge)

The 3rd Annual Clean Up The Litter Walk (snapd Woodbridge)

The Launch Of McMichael's 50th Anniversary Season (snapd Woodbridge)

HBS Spa Life's 20th Anniversary Open House Celebration (snapd Woodbridge)

The Flag Kids Perform Opening Ceremony At TFCII Home Opener (snapd Woodbridge)

The Vaughan Film Festival Spring Launch (snapd Woodbridge)

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua Visits The Creative Hands Group (snapd Woodbridge)

Steve Kanellakos takes over as city manager from Kent Kirkpatrick (

York Region

138 commercial vehicles taken off the road after safety blitz in York Region (

GTA News

Mayor John Tory’s staff working to come up with an Uber bylaw that will pass Toronto Council (

Why Uber is the best thing to happen to Toronto’s taxi industry (

Fate of Uber in Toronto hangs in the balance (

Are Toronto drivers paying their fair share? (

Toronto in a haze over medical marijuana dispensaries (

Provincial News

MPP introduces bill to ban door-to-door sales of furnaces, water heaters (

Province expands Healthy Smiles Ontario program that provides dental services children of low-income families (

Federal News

Industry sees the climate change train coming, hops aboard (

Victoria could allow ‘edibles’ at cannabis dispensaries (
May 2
Vaughan News

COLUMN: We can all be ambassadors for Vaughan (

York Region

King City gasoline spill that entered storm water system not harmful to drinking water: fire department (

Take action if you have ash tree on your Richmond Hill property (

Mixed reviews in Newmarket Saturday during assisted-death bill discussion (

Rail deaths down but preventable: GO (

Richmond Hill seeks ways to showcase history: new museum or artifacts online? (

Job growth lower in Newmarket than GTA, York Region (

Lack of local hotel costing economy, Sport Aurora says (

GTA News

City eyes a breakwall to halt erosion of Islands (

Future of Uber in Toronto in council's hands this week (

Legalizing Uber may be Mayor John Tory’s biggest test yet (

City should demand UberX drivers prove proper insurance: Taxi industry (

Medical pot shops in Toronto face possible crackdown (

Provincial News

OEB Announces Changes to Electricity Prices Across the Province (

Uber should be recognized as 'distinct service,' company says (

Ontario drops proposal to take traffic tickets out of the courts (

Ontario tries to allay auto sector fears over climate change plan (

Federal News

Ottawa moves to ban sale of menthol cigarettes citing appeal to young smokers (

Vancouver cracks down on unlicensed marijuana dispensaries (

Canada's housing market ‘inching towards instability,’ U.S. bank warns (