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Sept. 1
Vaughan News

Eye on York Region: Our area’s own Urban Design Awards (

Old rivalries emerge in Thornhill council (

Upstream Works Software Announces New Partnership with GDT (,,

Costco Wholesale Opens Warehouse Club in North-West Vaughan ( and

8th Annual Portraits of Giving Exhibit Arrives in Vaughan ( and

Vaughan Chambers of Commerce (VCC) Celebrates 40th Anniversary with A BBQ Bash ( and

Better water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure for Vaughan residents ( and

The New Woodbridge Scaddabush Italian Kitchen & Bar Hosts an Exclusive VIP Key Influencer Event ( and

Vaughan Celebrates Concerts in the Park (

Vaughan Public Libraries host Junior Firefighter Club ( and

The Civic Centre Resource Library Hosts an Astronomical Event of the Decade ( and

Joyce Bockmaster Celebrates Her 90th Birthday In Style (

The Annual Circle of Friends Butterfly Kisses Memorial Release (

York Region Events: 5 things to do this Labour Day weekend (Sept. 2 to Sept. 4) ( and Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

Painters wanted for Aurora's Canada 150 Mosaic mural (

CBM, EG and Georgina Fire partnership rolls out first safety message (

Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP seeks youth for constituency council (

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group (

GTA News

Toronto’s departing chief planner Keesmaat rules out politics in 2018 (

When is it heritage and when is it hiding from the city’s evolution and growth? (

Yonge St. businesses to get reduced property tax bills (

Mayor John Tory hints unsanctioned overdose prevention site could remain open (

Provincial News

Canadian Open bid endorsed by Milton council (

Landlords can no longer evict tenants without compensation (

Federal News

City of Calgary pilots aquatic wheel chairs in splash parks (

Are PCs looking to talk Doug Ford out of running to be an MPP? (

U.S. and Canada want NAFTA deal by end of year, Trump says (
Aug. 31
Vaughan News

'We're all screwed:' citizen after Vaughan grass cut before litter collected (

uReport: Thornhill teen launches clothing brand through Summer Company (

York Region News

York Region pulls controversial ads targeting young women and binge drinking (

Community grant program in King looks to brighten streets (

Laskay Hall gets moved to new location in King (

Bathurst Street opens after repairs take close to four months (

GTA News

Tory calls on province to fix property tax system for small businesses (

Ten years and counting to fix washed out culvert and footpath: The Fixer (

AGO's Grange Park gets $15M reno, but still struggling with water drainage (

Provincial News

Kathleen Wynne wants you to like her policies, not her (

Eligible Ontario homeowners to get smart thermostats (

Bitter land dispute results in blockade on Six Nations in Caledonia (

Federal News

Small-business groups unite to fight Ottawa’s proposed tax changes (

Liberals to fund high-speed Internet in Lac-Saint-Jean ahead of key by-election (

Indigenous participation in infrastructure projects to increase (

NDPers tying themselves in knots to defend the niqab (

Trudeau appoints acclaimed writer David Adams Richards to Senate (

Andrew Scheer's 'shadow cabinet' reflects attempt to mend Conservative leadership race ruptures (
Aug. 30
Vaughan News

COLUMN: Progress continues on Vaughan’s new hospital (

TFC II leaving Vaughan for Toronto after 3-season run; stadium size at issue (

Homeowners want developers' ear before Vaughan golf course sees construction (

‘Concerns raised’ about two new GO Transit stations, Del Duca acknowledges (

Metrolinx must rethink approval of two new GO stations: Editorial (

Councillor asks Metrolinx to revisit planned closure of York U. GO Station (

York Region News

Stouffville GO train whistles not stopping any time soon (

Markham councillor chosen to represent provincial Liberals in Markham-Unionville (

GTA News

Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena in $800-million deal (

Twitter account @TTChelps uses humour to defuse tense situations (

Midrise housing has bright future in Toronto - whether residents like it or not (

Jennifer Keesmaat deserves credit for her sunny, exciting vision of Toronto (

Atwood and neighbours are authors of a great NIMBY story (

Is Doug Ford poised to announce he’ll run for mayor? (

Lost in the PATH? New mapping system rolling out in the spring could save you (

New TTC express bus routes see more riders than anticipated (

Provincial News

Premier Kathleen Wynne promises $50 million in new arts funding (

Federal News

Quebec, Airbnb reach agreement to collect lodging tax in the province (

Calgary MP accused of harassment on medical leave (

Spend time honouring Indigenous heroes rather than debating Macdonald (
Aug. 29
Vaughan News

Tories ask auditor general to investigate new GO stations (

Metrolinx should make decisions based on facts, not the whim of a minister (

York Region News

Markham-Stouffville MP Jane Philpott part of cabinet shuffle (

NEWCOMERS: Multilingual medical services in York Region (

Connect: Why aren't bylaw officers under provincial control? (

GTA News

Toronto’s chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat leaving post (

Annex residents to fight condo project (

Peel police to probe $1.25M Brampton staff fund (

Toronto kite enthusiast warned flying at beach could net more than $300 in fines (

Provincial News

Ontario moving forward with a French-language university (

Provinces agree legal pot must be competitive with black market, Bill Blair says (

Some Ontario utilities to test new electricity pricing (

Hamilton firefighters claiming cancer at twice provincial rate (

Residents continue to raise stink about south London smell (

Ontario boosts funding to fight opioid crisis (

Federal News

Ottawa to students: We will pay companies to give you a work placement (

Liberal MP offered woman $100K to keep quiet about sexual harassment claim, father alleges (

Trudeau has no plans to remove Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from federal buildings, sites (

Governors, premiers pledge co-operation during climate emergencies (
Aug. 28
Vaughan News

Protesters let minister in Vaughan know Markham train horns too loud (

Metrolinx pressured to approve GO station in minister’s riding (, and

Why Torontonians are making the move to Thorold (

York Region News

Markham's John A. Macdonald PS name not currently up for debate: board (

GTA News

Toronto needs a vision to put the city’s ravine system on the map (

Protesters begin fight against destruction of green space and affordable housing in The Junction (

Police, city work to divert some 911 calls to 311 (

Main Squared festival shows what a great apartment neighbourhood can be (

Condo owners to pay $500K to save dog urine-contaminated park (

Midtown building owners slam Toronto's unprecedented push for heritage protection (

Provincial News

Provincial, local governments should consider mandatory hurricane interpretation training: ICLR report (

Battle for Northern Ontario raging 9 months before provincial election (

Ontario government polling shows improving numbers on hydro file (

Federal News

Ottawa rejects expert calls to decriminalize illegal opioids (

Vancouver protest seeks to change restrictions on alcohol in public (

Statscan tries to close data gaps with launch of infrastructure census (

NDP leadership candidates debate Quebec religious accommodation bill (

Lyme disease on the rise in Canada, but doctors still confused about diagnosis (