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Oct. 7
Vaughan News

11,000 hectares of Greenbelt at risk of development: environmentalists (

PowerStream Receives Award for Residential Solar-Storage Pilot (

Media Advisory: MP Tassi and MP Sorbara to Announce Support for Commercialization Partnerships in Woodbridge (

New acquisition for Automotive Properties REIT (

Bias, corruption top complaints for Barrie’s integrity commissioner (

York Region News

Basement apartments not solution for affordable housing: Markham mayor (

GTA News

Why Ridesharing Isn’t a Substitute for Investing in Transit (

Growing Pains: How Toronto and the GTA are battling urban sprawl (

Provincial News

Ontario's budget watchdog praises government for unleashing data (

Pair of defamation lawsuits will test Ontario’s new ‘anti-SLAPP’ law (

Boondoggle: How Ontario’s pursuit of renewable energy broke the province’s electricity system (

Federal News

Liberals launch consultations on changes to parental leave (
Oct. 6
Vaughan News

Have a look inside the GTA’s coolest new library (

York Region News

Newmarket eyes growth plan changes: Unintended Impacts (NRU)

Ward 5 by-election: Newmarket Votes (NRU)

Inclusionary Zoning: York Region Seeks Flexibility (NRU)

Magna non-move from Aurora a bitter blow to King Township (

Invasive plant poses threat to Sutton's Black River, Lake Simcoe: MNRF (

Aurora faces user fee increases to cover costs in 2017 (

GTA News

Charting employment growth in the GTA (NRU)

Developer threatens to fight plans for Toronto rail-deck park (

Provincial News

Province proposes limiting powers of Ontario Municipal Board (

Hamilton tracks service delivery: Measuring performance (NRU)

Uber gets green light for Ottawa airport pickups (

Ash borer plan consideration delayed (

Federal News

Quebec taxi drivers hold strike to protest government’s Uber deal (

Poloz gets interest-rate leeway as Morneau tightens reins on housing (

House of Commons votes to ratify Paris climate deal (

Liberal MP’s bill to update Canada’s animal cruelty laws defeated (
Oct. 5
Vaughan News

Ahmadi Muslims' spiritual leader welcomed by thousands at Vaughan mosque (

Ontario Supporting National Soccer Championships in Vaughan (

Safety concerns at Rutherford GO station as commuters fight for unreserved parking spots (Global

Land supply not to blame for rising home prices: Study (

Delivery by air, drones take another step forward in Canada (

What's open and what's closed Thanksgiving Day in York Region (

York Region News

Queen's Park to take action on York Region elected chair by end of year (

Potential for 300 senior York Regional Police officers to retire by 2020 (

York Region's high housing prices: Are there solutions or is this the new reality? (

Lake-to-lake cycling route moving ahead in Richmond Hill (

King tries to hold user-fee increases to 2.5-3 per cent for 2017 (

Newmarket council approves $615,000 Lions Park drainage improvement project (

GTA News

Mississauga councillors exploring options for campaign financing (

Toronto house prices jump more than 20 per cent in September (

Poll finds support for Mayor Tory's budget austerity (

Scarborough subway might already be off track (

Provincial News

Uber is finally street legal in Ottawa (

Uber argues for non-restrictive bylaw in Hamilton (

Federal News

Uber paying its drivers to flout Quebec law (

Businesses tell B.C. government to put the pedal to the metal on Uber (

Premiers draw battle lines as Trudeau seeks support for carbon-pricing plan (

Vancouver’s new chief planner says city is ripe for change (
Oct. 4
Vaughan News

Ahmadiyya Caliph touches down in Toronto (

Franklin Energy Expands Services for Canadian Utility (

York Region News

Richmond Hill gives go-ahead to 'destination park' (

Environmentalists balk at attempts to stall provincial growth plans (

GTA News

Brampton monster home back to square one after judge’s ruling (

There can only be one: Ajax, Pickering fight for right to host casino (

Cycle Toronto shining light on biking safely at night (

Councillor trashes condo signs littering sidewalks (

Provincial News

Council Preview: Budget direction under review (

Accounting spat leads to differing Ontario deficit figures (

Ontario offered contract extensions to education unions on the sly (

Hospital parking fees cut in half for frequent visitors (

Federal News

Trudeau’s national carbon price plan fills vacuum, not coffers: Hebert (

Liberal government’s carbon tax plan provokes anger from provinces (

Ottawa’s housing reforms target foreign buyers, mortgage debt (

Canada's banks brace for mortgage overhaul (

Ottawa’s push to tackle real estate tax dodgers sees mixed response (

Why Canada’s love for exotic pets is a growing problem (

Election day should be a national holiday: Teitel (

Judge temporarily suspends controversial Montreal pit bull ban (
Oct. 3
Vaughan News

York Region welcomes first network for businesses to reduce carbon footprint (

The Blue Mountains hires two integrity commissioners (

Toronto fairways to be turned into living spaces (

The 1st Annual Summer BBQ With M.P. Franesco Sorbara (

Civic Centre Resource Library Grand Opening ( and

4th Annual Vaughan Parkinson Superwalk ( and

S.A.V.I Presents Venturing Together: Cultural-Diversity Festival ( and

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua Annual Charity Golf Classic ( and

Vaughan Hires New City Manager Daniel Kostopoulos ( and

Vaughan Newcomers’ Bus Tour (

Inaugural Canadian Flag Raising Ceremony At The Jaffari Community Centre (

Ribbon Cutting Of Chateau Le Parc (

Official Opening Of Clearview Park (

15th Annual Creating Alternatives Charity Golf Classic ( and

Construction is officially underway at The Mack in Vaughan! (

GTA News

City eyes legalizing rooming houses in North York, East York and Scarborough (

Province prepared to listen about possible tax breaks in Toronto Hydro sell-off (

Why do public art ‘experts’ mess with success?: Keenan (

Provincial News

Put brakes on aggressive density targets, McCallion summit to province (

Uber operates unlicensed on first day of new bylaw (

Opposition calls for public review of water-taking permits in Ontario as Guelph fights Nestle contract (

Federal News

Taxi industry calls for province-wide work stoppage Wednesday (

Quebec's Uber pilot project pushed back until mid-October (

Ottawa non-committal on social-housing funds for cities (

Trudeau government to close foreign-buyers loophole (