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Oct. 21
Vaughan News

Community Calendar (Vaughan Citizen)

Municipal ward boundary reviews ignore deep governance problems (

Toronto has Ontario’s fourth highest car insurance rate, study shows (

York Region News

York Region school trustees travelled to Finland more than once (

GTA News

Approval of Spadina Expressway was the beginning of the highway to nowhere (

Alexandra Park redevelopment brings residents into the planning process (

Port Lands flood protection cost rises to $1.25 billion (

Provincial News

Ontario Bringing More Child Care to Families in Simcoe and York Regions (

Ontario signs deal for electricity from Quebec in bid to defuse anger over hydro bills (

Almost half of Ontarians do not believe Wynne will lead Liberals into 2018 vote: poll (

Wynne's golf club fundraiser inappropriate (

Federal News

Trudeau reaffirms ‘deep’ commitment to electoral reform (

Liberals avoid scrutiny for contentious cash-for-access fundraisers (

Morneau’s economic growth council calls for national infrastructure bank (

Liberals ask Credit Suisse to study benefits of privatizing airports (

Liberals overhaul judicial appointment process to boost diversity (
Oct. 20
Vaughan News


Brampton tops latest list of most costly car insurance rates (

York Region events: 9 things to do this weekend (Oct. 21 to 23) (

Video streaming of Markham council, committee meetings to start Jan. 1 (

York Region News

A four-storey development proposal sparks residential notification change discussion in Aurora (

New town website launched in Richmond Hill (

Aurora considers lifting winter on-street parking restrictions this winter (

Crop or drug: Marijuana facility zoning in King depends on it (

GTA News

The loss of the ash tree (

Toronto council calls for crackdown on tree removals (

Proposal to licence Toronto rooming houses will face stiff opposition (

Toronto city council takes first step towards regulating Airbnb-style rentals (

Mega-projects reshaping Mississauga sprawl (

Provincial News

Ontario moves election date to June 7, 2018 (

OMB Review: Rethinking Powers (NRU)

Global experts share regional transit strategies: Recruiting Riders (NRU)

Climate change action: Balancing Act (NRU)

Metrolinx regional transportation plan review edging forward (NRU)

Town plants trees to fight emerald ash borer (

Canada Post wins Hamilton community mailbox dispute, court rules (

Hope for ‘transformative’ transit comes from province, not city council (

Federal News

No new taxis or Uber for Vancouver for another year (

Uber's long, bumpy road to crack Calgary's market (

Trudeau, federal Liberals support still soaring year after election (

A 5-year, city-by-city Canadian house price forecast (and, oh, look at Barrie, Ont.) (
Oct. 19
Vaughan News

Austrian Design Magazine features Vaughan’s Civic Centre Resource Library (IMMO - austrian design magazine)

York Region News

Bathurst Street reconnection nears completion in York Region (

Sixty-unit townhouse development a hit with King City councilors (

GTA News

Tree For You means a tree for free, and a larger tree canopy for all (

It’s time to invest in the Toronto we want (

TTC ‘stages’ will give subway buskers a boost (

Don Valley gets corporate help for green makeover (

Provincial News

Wynne’s Liberals feeling the heat for spending millions to launch hydro program (

Federal News

Broad support in poll for $15 federal minimum wage (

Calgary to consider new measures that could lure Uber back to the city (

B.C. auditor general warns info on government mobile devices at risk (

Ottawa to target home energy in renewables push (

Health ministers fear funding will be ‘inadequate’ if Ottawa cuts transfers (
Oct. 18
Vaughan News

Urban centres prove too costly for most businesses, especially when there’s cheaper options on the outskirts (

Vaughan woman tackling litter problem at Golden Forest Pond (

Affordable housing should be made human right, York Region town hall meeting suggests (

GTA News

Vast majority of Toronto parents can’t afford daycare (

Toronto can’t ‘cut our way out’ of budget woes, city manager warns (

Mayor John Tory set to announce private donors for Don Valley park (

Provincial News

Ontario's love-hate relationship with green energy (

Federal News

Uber could hit Calgary streets in time for the holidays, councillor says (

Provinces urge Ottawa to reverse health funding cuts (

New federal panel set up to tackle youth unemployment (

CMHC's ‘red’ alert: Surging home prices spread to suburbs (

Housing in Canada overheating but don’t expect a collapse, according to new report (

Oct. 17
Vaughan News

Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in York Region (

York Region News

York Region wants you to kick the clutter during waste reduction week (

Hwy. 7 in Markham to be closed Oct. 14 to 17 (

GTA News

Toronto needs to take one last step to reach civic greatness (

Few takers for Mississauga low-income transit pass (

Brampton council says no to electoral reform despite ethnic mismatch with residents (

Is the greenbelt squeezing Toronto’s housing market? (

Provincial News

Ontario to impose stricter rules for bottled water company permits (

Most Ontarians say justice system ‘broken’: survey (

Doctors worry about patient privacy as they speculate on government plans for eHealth (

How Montreal is giving new life to trees lost to emerald ash borer (

Federal News

TransLink CEO urges participation between public transit, ride-hailing services (

Carbon plan critics using ‘scare tactics,’ Trudeau says (

Liberals to enact rules to curb use of chemicals in cooling devices (

CMHC to issue first ‘red’ warning for Canada’s housing market (

The intended consequences of new housing policies (