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Feb. 17
Vaughan News

Deputy Fire Chief Deryn Rizzi reminding commuters about candle safety on CP24 (cp24)

VFRS firefighters reminding commuters about candle safety at Maple GO station (cp24)

Shoring and Excavation Underway for The Met in Vaughan (

York Region News

York Region Transit awards a 10-year facility management contract to ENGIE Services (

Parents protest closure of York Region school (

Premier refuses to ask school trustee who used racial slur to resign (

Online voting a no go in Richmond Hill (

City of Markham says no to asking Ontario to impose foreign buyer tax (

GTA News

$80M TTC budget hike not quite at ‘record’ level (

73 TTC employees fired so far in ongoing benefits fraud scandal (

Budget travels on the road less dusty (

Provincial News

New Ontario Partnership Grant giving $4.1M boost to nonprofits (

Ontario energy minister asks utilities to stop winter hydro disconnections (

Government rejects auditor’s claim, concludes $10.7B pension surplus an asset (
Feb. 16
Vaughan News

Vaughan aerospace company soaring over $3 million in government funding (

Vaughan residents mourn loss of civic leader, tireless seniors advocate (

York Region News

Average Newmarket homeowner tax hike $6.71 as 2017 budget approved (

New Newmarket Slessor Square development proposal expected in a few months (

Aurora economic development - maximizing employment lands (NRU)

GTA News

Toronto council approves 2 per cent property tax increase (

$10,000 fine for Toronto homeowner who used agencies like Airbnb to find tenants (

Time to create a TTC transit museum, councillor says (

Brampton healthcare - leveraging opportunities (NRU)

Provincial News

Don’t put the fight against global warming on ice (

Halton mobility strategy - connecting the regional network (NRU)

Federal News

Senate bill to protect journalist sources gets media backing (

Experts say most small Canadian businesses not ready to take advantage of CETA (
Feb. 15
Vaughan News

Vaughan poised to legalize secondary suites by fall 2017 (

FedDev Ontario Invests in Vaughan Aerospace Manufacturer (

Census reveals King is fastest growing municipality in York Region (

York Region News

York Region sinks $1 million into agency to attract foreign investment (

Population growth in Stouffville due to affordable housing, proximity to Toronto (

Stouffville business outlook 'optimistic' despite 'challenging' provincial forecast (

Another staffer leaves Stouffville town hall (

Costs still unclear for Aurora's new operations centre (

GTA News

No tolls? Tory wants provincial money for DVP, Gardiner (

Metrolinx ponders distance-based transit fares for all passengers in the Toronto region (

Competing budget narratives expected as 2017 numbers finalized this week (

We need politicians willing to do the job they are elected to do (

Provincial News

Uber now legal in London, without cameras (

Ontario to launch pilot project on NanoKnife surgery (

Ontario to cap kindergarten classes, give teachers raise in tentative deal (

Federal News

Google, Facebook tell government they take ‘fake news’ seriously (

Poll suggests Canadians more optimistic about the economy (
Feb. 14
Vaughan News

VFRS firefighters reminding commuters about candle safety (

MP Sorbara to Announce Support for Vaughan Aerospace Manufacturer (

York Region News

New partnership connects Markham, Southlake and Stevenson Memorial hospitals (

GTA News

Transit, pedestrians will be given priority with new King Street traffic flow project (

$80M boost for TTC subsidy a record investment: Mayor (

Doug Ford leads protest against Tory’s budget and hints he might run for mayor (

Provincial News

Class action against WSIB claiming unfair benefit cuts given go-ahead (

Ontario signals offshore wind moratorium will continue for several more years (

Federal News

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump sit down with business leaders to discuss women in the workforce (

Beware watchdogs who swallow up billions (

Many boomers won’t change lifestyle despite worries about retirement savings (
Feb. 13
Vaughan News

CTV Barrie: Winterfest in Vaughan (

Enersource, Horizon Utilities, PowerStream merge into Alectra Inc. (

Kleinburg house fire takes 6 fire trucks 5 hours to fight (

York Region News

United Way Toronto & York Region raises record $102M (

Trustee now ‘considering all the options’ amid uproar over racial slur (

GTA News

GTA builders warn of looming housing shortage (

King St. plans still leave room for cars (

Protesters denounce Trudeau’s broken promise on electoral reform (

Provincial News

Electricity prices spur renewed push to have Hydro One $100,000-plus salaries on the ‘sunshine list’ (

The politics of fixing - and keeping - power (

Critics tired of “foot-dragging” on injured worker discrimination (

Pension surplus an asset, fund administrator says (

MADD Canada calls on London City Council to Support Ridesharing (

London city councillors to vote Tuesday about Uber bylaw (

Federal News

Government change may shake up tax returns (

Montreal mosques hold open door events to foster understanding in wake of shooting (