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Sept. 16
Vaughan News

New exhibition at Vaughan city hall captures 'spirit' of Toronto's subway system (

Premier announces 8 per cent hydro rebate during Vaughan factory visit (

Meeting to focus on controversial condo project (Thornhill Liberal)

PHOTO: Tee-off time (Vaughan Citizen)

PHOTO: Book it (Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

Families struggle to find a home in York Region's soaring housing market (

Newmarket's Old Town Hall gets $80K from feds for audio and visual equipment (

Yellow Brick House for abused women, children first agency to benefit from Enercare program (

Markham portion of Lake to Lake Cycling Route to cost $3M (

GTA News

Mississauga residents told they own derelict space near rail line (

Brampton approves new rules on wheels, ground spinners, sparklers and other short-range fireworks (

It’s skunk-spotting season - relax and make some noise (

Leslieville’s Muir mural gets a facelift (

High-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes open on QEW (

New Moss Park community centre would be 'transformative’ designers say (

Rail deck park could cost at least $1.05 billion (

Politicians join forces and vow to move Toronto river (

Provincial News

Muskoka residents seek $900-million from Ontario in water damages (

Niagara Falls calls in tree experts (

The madness and method of the Liberals’ election agenda (

Liberal committee chair eyes making City of Ottawa officially bilingual (

Federal News

City told to scrap $566M Marion Street widening plan (

Housing consulting group pursues a mass-market net-zero home (

Ottawa making housing fix a top priority, minister says (
Sept. 15
Vaughan News

Weston-Major Mac townhouses proposed (NRU)

Approval recommended for Woodbridge office-commercial building (NRU)

Approval recommended for Woodbridge mixed-use building (NRU)

Vaughan to consider coordinated review comments (NRU)

GTA People (NRU)

York Region News

King's animal control bylaw will require cat licensing in future (

King's list of prohibited animals makes fascinating reading (

Newmarket Ward 5 byelection: Candidate wants clock tower redevelopment moved to nearby tennis court land (

OMB Oversteps (NRU)

Gateway to Yonge (NRU)

Target Mismatch (NRU)

Big 5: Items you can recycle at York Region depots (

GTA News

Put parking lot money toward transit, Toronto’s business lobby says (

Mayor John Tory urges Ottawa, Ontario to keep Port Lands cash flowing (

Room to Grow (NRU)


Provincial News

Hydro tax rebate will be permanent, Wynne promises (

Liberals dodge shedding light on secret highway panel (

Council asks region to phase in development charge changes (

Concern raised over program's cost (

Taxi bylaw takes shape; Closed-door meeting with stakeholders set for today (
Sept. 14
Vaughan News

Springfarm Ratepayers AGM presents packed agenda (

Historical Richmond Hill: 4 places where history lies beneath your feet (

Enjoy Thornhill Village Festival this weekend as it turns 40 (

York Region News

United Way Toronto & York Region sets ambitious $101.5 million fundraising goal for 2016 (

East Gwillimbury could turn to septic system as interim solution for employment lands (

Stouffville town council holds public meeting to consider Main Street 'places of worship' rezoning (

GTA News

Uber aims for surge-pricing transparency with ‘upfront fares’ (

Toronto leads Vancouver in luxury home market (

Provincial News

Liberals’ hydro rebate criticized for doing little to stem cost of electricity (

Ontario parents welcome new focus on daycare (

Emerald ash borer causing concern for residents (

Uber now operating legally in Niagara (

Union to sue Ontario government over Hydro One sell-off (

Budget cuts force Ontario music, French teachers out of classrooms (

Residents opposing duplex in Myrtleville area (

Federal News

City files statement of defence in $215M taxi industry lawsuit (

Taxi industry to launch court challenges to Uber pilot project (

Uber cars seized while taxi industry promises legal action to contest Uber deal (

Canada should take regional approach to address housing problems: IMF chief (
Sept. 13
Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua interview on Newstalk 1010

Controversial condo development in Woodbridge heritage district heading to OMB (

What wipes (and other unflushables) do to pipes (

York Region News

New Hwy. 404 carpool lot coming to Richmond Hill (

GTA News

Parents still face glitches in city’s online recreation signup (

Buying an EV doesn’t entitle you to break the rules (

Mississauga grants parking exemptions for Eid (The Toronto Star)

Provincial News

Wynne announces 8 per cent HST cut from hydro bills in throne speech (

Ontario Liberals promise 100,000 new child care spaces by 2022 - four years after their mandate ends (

Police board irked by Uber (

Dispensing fees exceed drug cost in seniors homes (

Federal News

Julian Fantino's Claims That Language Email Was Doctored Proved Wrong (

Taxi industry reps to meet Quebec's transport minister over Uber deal (

Make reading fun again, national coalition urges (

A political doubleheader unfolding in two Montreal courtrooms: Hebert (

‘Go slow,’ says leader of task force on legalization of pot in Canada (

Could marijuana sales save Canada Post in digital age? (
Sept. 12
Vaughan News

Vaughan’s new glass and metal marvel is not your grandmother’s library (

Vaughan council held illegal closed-door meeting, investigator says (

From raising voter turnout to raising flags (

York Region News

York Region police officers agree to 4-year contract (

Aurora councillor dismisses culture exclusion at multicultural festival (

Richmond Hill votes to build new civic centre, gathering place downtown (

GTA News

Toronto ‘Masters Quality Of Living,' Ranks As World's 3rd-Best City To Live, Work (

Amid Bombardier delays, TTC eyeing buses instead of streetcars (

How Toronto’s latest mega tower got the green light (

City employs 'wacky' procurement scheme (

Hotel X is the canker of the CNE: Micallef (

Provincial News

Ontario group to showcase importance of Great Lakes (

Ontario Liberals expected to reveal electricity cuts as election looms (

Federal News

What's in the Uber deal? (

Taxi drivers stage spontaneous protest at Port of Montreal, emergency meeting called for Sunday (

Taxi drivers hold off on work stoppage to protest Uber deal (

Liberals to table CPP bill in coming weeks, Commons finance committee hears (

National Energy Board’s blunders limit Trudeau’s pipeline options (