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April 7
Vaughan News

Mayor urges calm after 3 dead, 7 injured (Vaughan Citizen and Thornhill Liberal)

359 Vaughan employees crack Sunshine List in 2016 (

Hwy. 400 widening through Vaughan could cause headaches for motorists (

CAA to launch its worst roads contest April 10 (

Students and parents rally to ‘save our school’ (

The McMichael delivers rare masterwork guitars by top Canadian luthiers (

York Region News

Metrolinx says grade separation at Wellington Street, Aurora a priority (

GTA News

Toronto's 'gig economy' fueled by young workers starved for choice (

Governments must work together to solve Toronto housing crisis: RBC chief (

Toronto’s Luminato returns to its roots under new artistic director (

City staff pitch plan to save frontline shelter positions (

Provincial News

Ontario’s economy is 2nd-worst for young people. But it’s the worst on 1 thing: study (

Ontario fire safety bill named after 2 firefighters who died in roof collapse (

Ontario Liberals reject fast-tracking of rent control bill (

Federal News

Why Brian Mulroney is essential to Canada's NAFTA talks (
April 6
Vaughan News

Did Liberals sway Metrolinx GO station decisions in York? PC critic asks (

Assessing accountability in Canadian municipalities (NRU)

Toronto FC II end Florida road trip with loss to Orlando City B (

VIMY: Woodbridge war hero gravely injured during Battle of Vimy Ridge (

York Region News

Aurora council wants to keep York University GO Train station open (

York's public school board votes in favour of byelection to fill Elgie seat (

Enjoy crafts, face painting - or a spelling bee in Thornhill (

GTA News

Responding to housing demand: making room for growth in Brampton (NRU)

Brampton councillors cry foul over changes to municipal election rules (

The premier’s prerogative ensures Toronto rarely gets what it wants (

Downsview station to become Sheppard West next month (

Tory and Sousa spar over Toronto’s demand for a hotel tax (

Ottawa seeks high-level meeting to discuss Toronto’s soaring house prices (

Mississauga is the First Canadian City to Launch "Virtual Campus" (

Provincial News

Growth plan, big move: employment data missing (NRU)

Overcoming challenges: active transportation beyond the greenbelt (NRU)

Expanding recreational uses (NRU)

Ontario ends onerous reviews for disabled people on welfare (

Ontario launches ‘Code for Canada’ organization to help improve services (

Federal News

Federal Byelection Results Signal A Generational Shift For Tories, Liberals (

$5B housing pledge aims to help most vulnerable (

Senior execs got bonuses despite government’s troubled pay system (

Liberals promise to begin holding fundraisers in public, share details online (
April 5
Vaughan News

Vaughan creates Canada 150 event grants for local community groups (

Mackenzie Health partners with Compugen to create Vaughan's 'smart hospital' (

Keeping up with demand (

McMichael gallery's new executive director Ian Dejardin takes helm (

Parents, students, teachers to rally for Thornhill school (

York Region News

More parking coming to East Gwillimbury GO station in 2018 (

Stouffville's Pourvahidi highest paid chief administrative officer in Ontario, despite absence (

GTA News

Increase in GTA real estate listings does little to ease overheated market, report says (

Conflict inevitable between John Tory and Kathleen Wynne (

Provincial News

Ontario eyes measures to stop landlords hiking rents to dodge future rent control (

Plan for hotel, short-term rental tax coming 'in the near future,' Wynne says (

Will Trump-style politics ‘Make Ontario Great Again?’ (

Ottawa invests $595 million in Barrie GO rapid express rail (

Federal News

Public 'disappointed' in NB Power's response during 2017 ice storm (

Why Canadians should spend more money - not less - on elections (

Canada posted surprise $972M trade deficit for February (

Ottawa’s pot advisor warns more info needed before legalization (

Ottawa, Quebec City defend Bombardier executive pay hikes (
April 4
Vaughan News

WATCH: Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua says residents shouldn't live in fear after four recent shootings (

WATCH: Three hurt in 'chaotic' nightclub shooting in Vaughan (

WATCH: Rash of shootings plague York Region (

Toronto man, 22, 'fighting for his life' after Woodbridge nightclub triple-shooting (

Car dealerships facing 'cash grab' from York Region: lawyer (

Vaughan food industry veteran pens book to give budding entrepreneurs a leg up (

Toronto mayor urges federal, provincial governments to help pay for Relief Line (

Newmarket officials vote to keep one-third of remuneration tax exempt (

York Region News

Thornhill students, staff and lieutenant heading to Vimy (

Construction begins for York Region GO station (

GTA News

Councillor to take city to appeal board over ward boundaries decision (

Help us repair the Gardiner, DVP and social housing units, John Tory demands of province (

The simple way to save Toronto’s heritage (

Tory says Ontario obligated to help Toronto with transit after killing road tolls (

Provincial News

Ontario announces redevelopment of Kipling station into new inter-regional bus terminal (

Liberals hold Thornhill, Ottawa, Montreal seats in byelections (

Tenants at two west-end condos see rent double (

Rent control would destroy apartment construction rebound in Ontario just when it’s needed most, CIBC economist warns (

Ontario would become ‘beater capital of Canada’ if Drive Clean scrapped: Minister (

Mayors, minister meet to discuss idea of 'Union Station North' at Pearson airport (

How a small town is using Uber to fill its public transit void (

Federal News

Infill housing an untapped solution for B.C.’s supply shortage: report (

Blind woman says lack of help renewing passport highlights need for better access (

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre says no conflict in taking $25,000 cheque to pay legal fees (

Border tax may be more harmful to U.S. economy than Canada’s: Morneau (
April 3
Vaughan News

Vaughan mayor urges residents not to ‘live in fear’ after 3 deadly shootings (

Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua speaks after third recent murder (

McMichael Collection names British art historian as new director (

TFC II fall in Florida to the Tampa Bay Rowdies (

UPDATE: Vaughan Hwy. 7 eastbound lanes open at Keele after watermain break repaired (

Water main break closes eastbound Highway 7 in Vaughan (

Luna & Co. Hosted Its Successful Grand Opening to a Crowd of Joyous Supporters ( and

The Government Of Canada Announces Support For The McMichael Canadian Art Collection (

The 2017 International Women's Day Celebration at City Hall ( and

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Visit Father Bulfon Community Centre ( and

The 18th Annual Shining Through Gala ( and

1st Hispanic Heritage Encounter (

Nominations Now Open For Order Of Vaughan (

The Caritas Foundation Harmony Ball Gala (

MPP Steven Del Duca Presents Awards To Women In Vaughan (

York Region News

Markham-Thornhill political no-shows mocked by candidates at debate (

Students in York Region given questionable survey (

Documents shed new light on York board travel (

GTA News

Etobicoke’s ‘spaghetti junction’ to be transformed to make room for all road users (

Mississauga to track down sites that may have received tainted street sweepings (

Our politicians’ transit shenanigans are causing civic suicide (

Huge outdoor waterfront club could be home to thousands of partygoers (

Councillor backed by Tory defends abrupt departures from two boards (

Departing CEO Bruce McCuaig optimistic about future of Metrolinx (

These cities have great, but sometimes strange, transit ideas. Which ones can Toronto steal? (

Provincial News

Results of Ontario's first cap-and-trade auction expected today (

Ontario Eliminating Drive Clean Test Fee, Strengthening Program (

Where you live in Ontario could impact your risk of heart attack or stroke, study finds (

Federal News

Ottawa to invest $1.9B in GO Transit’s regional express rail project (

Edmonton Transit to ask to partner with Uber or taxis (