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April 28
Vaughan News

100-acre SmartCentres Place transforming Vaughan (

Colin and Justin: A one stop shop (

York Region News

From 75 inhabitants to 45,000; a brief history of Whitchurch-Stouffville (

GTA News

Goodbye, gasoline: Inside Toronto's strategy to wean the city off of greenhouse gases (

Fumes, noise from massive generator keeping power on - and residents awake (

OPP probing suspected Toronto city bid rigging (

No new cash for fixing social housing stock (

Ministry of Labour finds subway air quality 'not likely to endanger' workers (

Queen Street next stop on Brampton’s bumpy rapid transit ride (

Provincial News

Ontario's 2017-18 budget highlights (

Ontario Liberals reject Mayor John Tory’s calls to match federal transit funding (

No tax relief for business in Ontario budget (

New funding for Toronto transit, social housing left out of Ontario budget (

Ontario bets strong economy will keep budget balanced (

Ontario moves to toughen oversight of syndicated mortgage investments (

Elevator problems and solutions focus of new Ontario-mandated research (

Federal News

Time for Trudeau to move on from photo-op feminism (

Man with cerebral palsy accuses Passport Canada of an 'appalling' lack of accommodation (
April 27
Vaughan News

Vaughan design review panel agendas (NRU)

York Region News

New Markham OP partially approved (NRU)

Ghost town Markham: Area plagued by vacant houses, crazy real estate market (

Markham owner gets conditional permit to demolish home (

Jackson's Point residents petition against redevelopment of public park (

York Region residents can now borrow from any library (

GTA News

Shifting attitudes: Mississauga townhouses (NRU)

Doors Open Toronto 2017 Celebrating 150 Years of Architecture (

Despite Long Waitlists, Co-ops Seen as a Solution to Toronto’s Housing Crisis (

Tory says it’s ‘not acceptable’ that TTC has waited more than two decades to study air quality (

Planned closure of hundreds of social housing units called 'failure' of governments as waiting list grows (

Is Ontario's Worst Road in Mississauga? (

Provincial News

Spontaneous visitors: Brock wayfinding plan (NRU)

Halton tourism: cycle-friendly destination (NRU)

Landlords who evict tenants for their own use will have to offer compensation, proposed legislation says (

Rural parents rally to save schools across Ontario (

Critics of new ‘dynamic’ disability symbol not just anti-PC cranks (

Sousa set to balance budget with no tax hikes (

Ontario budget 2017: What to expect (

Soil waste from Ontario construction projects could fill 16 Rogers Centres in 1 year: Report (

Federal News

Canada needs plan for U.S. tax cuts: business council (
April 26
Vaughan News

COLUMN: Order of Vaughan recognizes influential city-builders (

Vaughan takes shot at becoming permanent home of Canadian Open golf tourney (

New HOV, transit lanes coming to Vaughan, Markham (

York Region News

Markham planting seeds for new tree-preservation bylaw (

Bawdy houses popping up in residential Markham neighbourhoods, say residents (

Density focus of meeting on proposed development for Markham's York Downs (

King councillor salaries some of lowest in York Region (

GTA News

Toronto’s rail deck park proposal a ‘golden opportunity,’ experts say (

Councillor wants to turn heavily polluted land into a downtown park (

Toronto’s housing crunch could be eased with laissez-faire urban planning (

Woodbine unveils massive expansion project (

All aboard? Upcoming report to detail high-speed rail plan from Toronto to London and Windsor (

Toronto conservation officials keeping close eye on rising water levels near Lake Ontario (

Toronto’s Neighbourhood Micro Grants aims to strengthen communities (

Rush hour traffic tinkering designed to improve east-end Toronto's commute (

Toronto Housing Crisis Caused By 'Government-Induced Land Shortage': Study (

Toronto school board, charity build $70M ‘community hub’ (

DenseCity Part 1: Where Toronto Builds Density and Why (

Provincial News

Liberals approve massive executive pay hikes (

Ontario regulator lacks expertise to regulate syndicated mortgages, says former registrar (

Consultation period on the horizon for Ontario accreditation program (

Led by Ontario, the Great Lakes region economy just keeps on growing (

Federal News

Canada braces for ‘tough times’ in U.S. lumber dispute (

Most Canadians think privatizing airports is a bad idea: poll (
April 25
Vaughan News

TTC to unveil maps of subway line extension that extends to Vaughan ( and

Elite teen soccer team suspended after ‘roughhousing’ video surfaces (

Explore Vaughan's green side by hiking local trails, visiting fall fair (

After CHAT tuition cut, orthodox high school offers own tuition relief (

York Region News

Learn everyday actions to help environment at Aurora Eco Fest (

GTA News

Toronto to get expert advice on Rail Deck Park at urban planning conference (

City of Toronto may install pumping station in flooded Lower Simcoe underpass (

The City of Toronto launches ads to dispel myths about the homeless (

Air pollution levels in Toronto subways highest among country's 3 major rapid transit systems (

Toronto skateboarders hoping to save Fort York DIY skatepark (

Jurassic Park could be a destination even after the playoffs (

OMB appeal process coming to an end for some neighbourhood planning (

Scarborough residents, community groups press province to consider an alternative to subway (

Provincial News

Ontario to roll out basic income in three cities (

Report blames Ontario's 2006 growth plan for soaring house prices (

Wynne spells out priorities: trade, technology, Trump (

Wynne housing plan likely to cause pause in home buying: Report (

Federal News

Canada’s coming to grips with what legal pot actually means, forum hears (

Toronto, Montreal to debate federal airport privatization (
April 24
Vaughan News

Vaughan Chamber of Commerce hosts post-budget breakfast with MPP Del Duca (

McMichael gallery to honour longtime supporter Norman Hallendy (

Toronto FC II: The Young Reds’ season so far (

Ontario's budget shouldn't pass up golden opportunity on transit (

Lower speed limits in effect on several York Region roads (

York Region News

Turn foreign home buyers' tax over to municipalities: Markham councillor (

Cultural Centres best way to spend a few hours in Newmarket, Aurora, King (

GTA News

$21.4m of Multi-Lateral Funding Propels Artscape Launchpad (

Electricity Rates Proposed to Undergo Largest Cuts in Ontario History (

End free CNE admission for people with disabilities, report says (

Toronto’s sci-fi love for the Gardiner (

Transit projects often fall far short of the promises made (

Sewell’s blunt language challenges Tory on public housing (

Parkdale residents worry about condo developments (

Toronto’s young people are starting to interrupt the not-in-my-backyard chorus (

TTC officers should be trained in de-escalation: Ombudsman (

Provincial News

Backyard chicken coop tour attracts those curious about coops in their own yards (

Waterloo stoops to turn dog poop into energy, fertilizer (

Don’t drive high, Ontario highway signs urge motorists (

Ontario government set to reveal details on basic income pilot project (

Federal News

Youth use art to convey reasons to love Canada (

Changes at passport offices due to terrorism concerns (