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Sept. 30
Vaughan News

EHT and PowerStream Do Joint Testing on EHT's Electric Vehicle Charging Unit (

Vaughan firefighters set world record at FireFit championships (

York Region News

Morning lectures at Thornhill cinema cater to 55+ (

Police, fire and paramedics team up for training excercise in Queensville (

Markham York University campus taking shape (

Illegal garbage dumping ongoing issue in Markham (

Newmarket Ward 5 byelection: Most candidates admit traffic is one of the important issues in the area (

Newmarket Ward 5 byelection: Era will host online all-candidates' debate Oct. 6 (

Ward review may redraw Georgina's political map (

GTA News

Plan to develop Toronto’s Galleria mall raises ire of city councillors, residents (

Builder in $500 million downtown development deal suing City of Brampton (

Provincial News

Flooding leads to state of emergency in Ont. communities of Windsor, Tecumseh (

Federal News

Judge dismisses latest attempt by Quebec taxi industry to stymie Uber (

Taxi drivers demand meeting with Premier (

Double health-care cash before attaching conditions, Quebec health minister tells Ottawa (

Canadian media ‘crisis’ puts democracy at risk, says Torstar chair John Honderich (

Federal spending hit highest mark in 6 years at start of 2016, report says (

Foreign-buyers tax too little, too late, Vancouver mayor says (

Mayors to pressure Ottawa to address affordable housing crisis (

Feds, provinces to review ways to reduce cycling fatalities on city streets (
Sept. 29
Vaughan News

Vic De Zen Family pledges $10M donation to future Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (

Canadian Ahmadiyya Muslim community prepares to welcome the Caliph (

Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)


York Region News

York Region should have more licensed child care spaces in the coming 5 years (

Seniors have few options as they look to downsize, York Region real estate expert says (

Rosh Hashanah being marked across southern York Region (

Economic Road Map (NRU)

Drastic measures needed to stamp out drunk driving in York Region (

Newmarket byelection candidate trumpets use of robocalls to reach voters (  

GTA News

Prime Issue (NRU)

GTA in Brief (NRU)

TTC to explore new ride-sharing service proposed by Denzil Minnan-Wong (

TTC subcontractor fined $50,000 after 2011 incident that left worker dead (

Metrolinx to compensate passengers for three-hour train delay (

Toronto library finds savings, misses council's target (

CivicAction report takes a long view of federal infrastructure spending (

Chris Selley: Microtransit idea offers glimmer of hope in otherwise business as usual TTC meeting (

Mississauga Intensifies (NRU)

Provincial News

City of Guelph to take over licensing of taxis (

Sale of Toronto Hydro is up to mayor and council, Kathleen Wynne says (

Time for the Liberals to take initiative on Toronto’s housing market: Cohn (

Ontario’s renewable energy sector will grow despite suspension of new projects: energy minister (

Windy energy sector 'disappointed' by green energy reversal (

Councillor To Ask Committee To Review By-law Over Road Hockey Concerns (

Fireworks allowed on fewer days under new Innisfil bylaw (

Future Proofing (NRU)

State Of The City (NRU)

Setting Timelines (NRU)

Federal News

Quebec taxi drivers vow to keep up pressure over Uber (

Uber, Ottawa airport reach deal to pick up passengers (

Canada’s population now more than 36 million after refugee influx last year (

Climate change bringing larger forest fires, more bugs, diseases, Natural Resources Canada warns (
Sept. 28
Vaughan News

ZZen Group’s De Zen donates $10-million for new Vaughan hospital (

Vic De Zen, family, donate $10 million to Vaughan hospital (

Vic De Zen Family pledges $10M donation to future Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (

PowerStream Recognized as a Leader in Promoting Electric Vehicles (

New Thornhill ratepayers association's main concern is noise (

Group of Seven founder’s Thornhill home hosts arts festival for Culture Days (

Ranked ballots a boon to local democracy (

City of Vaughan Celebrates 25th Anniversary (

York Region News

York Region launches new campaign to attract more businesses (

York Region should have more licensed child care spaces in the coming five years (

Mount Albert residents call for a ward system in East Gwillimbury (

Newmarket budget game asks you to put the town's 'money where it matters' (

GTA News

Toronto Hydro will face billions in expenses if it wants to keep up (

Brampton biased on bids for $500 million development deal, former commissioner testifies (

Report sounds alarm on big TTC projects (

Ombudsman launches investigation into Toronto school bus chaos (

Toronto bike licensing idea scuttled - again (

Nuit Blanche exhibit dominates Nathan Phillips Square (

Provincial News

Ontario government scraps plan for $3.8 billion in renewable energy projects (

Premier Wynne defends decision to cancel OLG selloff (

Ministry artist captured the growth of Ontario’s transportation expansion (

Ontario shows willingness to replace Bombardier on Toronto transit project (

Federal News

Airbnb not driving up Vancouver housing prices, company says (

Privacy watchdog urges Ottawa to pass ‘metadata’ legislation (

Liberals launch consultations on political activity rules for charities (
Sept. 27
York Region News

GTA Real Estate Professionals and Planners Gather in York Region to Explore Opportunities for Future Economic Development (

Markham launches physical literacy programs (

East Gwillimbury silo not going down just yet (

GTA News

Star Exclusive: Mississauga to host 10-tower condo project (

Battle brewing over Toronto ward boundaries (

Who owns the air that Rail Deck park would be built on? (

Provincial News

Uber set to become legal in Ottawa Friday (

Ontario still thinks government giveaways are the route to a successful economy (

Federal News

Judge to rule Tuesday on latest Quebec taxi industry injunction request against Uber (
Sept. 26
Vaughan News

Billionaire Vic De Zen, family, donating millions to Vaughan hospital (

Taking form - Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station (

Comedian Frank Spadone organizing Italian earthquake relief fundraising show at Vaughan Yuk Yuk's (

GTA News

Toronto Hydro sell-off could cost city millions in 'departure tax' (

Toronto developers reap tax breaks, despite boom (

TTC considering ridesharing firms for remote neighbourhoods (

TTC concedes too many Presto readers are failing (

Will Crosstown LRT builders keep their local jobs pledge? (

Mayors form alliance to push for housing cash (

Toronto's Alexandra Park celebrates redevelopment milestone as families move into new homes (

People power fuelled rebuild of Lakeview power plant site (

Local sukkah-building contest raises funds for affordable housing (

U of T library acquires a 500-year-old classic (

Provincial News

Ontario Premier Wynne ‘concerned’ about rapidly rising housing prices (

Wynne wants new rules for bottled water industry after Nestle outbids town (

Province considering 600 requests to remove Greenbelt land (

Liberals cancel Ontario lottery business sell-off (

Former Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin to run in byelection as PC candidate (

Waterloo Region's new taxi, ride-hailing bylaw 'furthest thing from a level playing field,' says Waterloo Taxi (

Federal News

Uber Canada and Canadian Hearing Society partner to promote accessibility (

Should we change Canada’s voting system? City hall gathering says yes (

Government mum on judicial shortlist (

Could Justin Trudeau use health care to get a carbon deal? (

Vancouver housing crisis prompts dramatic rethink (