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Feb. 3
Vaughan News

Vaughan launches long-awaited lobbyist registry (

Liberals relieved toll scheme axed (

Diamond Schmitt Architects design Transit Terminal for Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (

Go-ahead sought to find sale, merger deal for Guelph Hydro (guelphmercury com)

York Region News

Markham Mayor Scarpitti won't completely rule out a run at federal politics (

Hundreds pack Markham Civic Centre for vigil for Muslims killed in Quebec (

York Region communities gather to support victims of Quebec mosque attack (

GTA News

New agency aims to attract foreign investment to Greater Toronto Area (

John Tory brokers peace in the war on fun (

Toronto buyers flock to condos as house prices soar out of reach (

Provincial News

Town Council eyes ban on student driving classes near local schools (

Council repeats call to end tolls on Hwy 412 (

Wynne listened to the ‘vocal, selfish, short-sighted’ in blocking Toronto road tolls (

OPG, Metrolinx executives to get hefty salary increases (

Premier puts the brakes on big pay boosts for civil servants (

Public hospitals shouldn't be named for private individuals - no matter how generous (

Ontario asks online voters to pick projects for budget funding (

Federal News

Ottawa warns Parliament building contract bidders to stay out of Canada 150’s way (

Liberals to analyze risks of cyberattacks to protect Canada’s electoral system (

Ottawa urged to share information on cyberattacks with private sector (

Federal infrastructure spending lacks transparency, budget watchdog says (
Feb. 2
Vaughan News

Toronto FC II schedule introduces BMO Field double headers with first team (

York Region News

Newmarket Sets Budget Direction: Balancing Act (NRU)

Dismantle our school boards, ditch our trustees (

Newmarket is Canada's 20th most romantic community, says (

GTA News

Cost-Benefit Analysis: Wetland Index (NRU)

Mayor and city councillors score a 2.1% raise (

GO Transit has paid riders nearly $4 million for delays over three years (

Toronto patios face steep fee hikes under city staff proposals (

Keeping Toronto ‘affordable’ will cost us all (

Mosque barred from operating by city by-law draws protest (

Provincial News

Land Trust Acquires First Property: Hamilton Affordable Housing (NRU)

London city council could be first in country to force cameras on Uber drivers (

Oshawa tackling emerald ash borer damage to Second Marsh, naturalized areas (

Thanks to Wynne, Toronto is back to square one: not enough money (

Ontario trying to duck public scrutiny on Hydro One with latest legal move, CUPE says (

Federal News

Trudeau abandons electoral reform, breaking key campaign promise (

Vancouver mayor's ex-chief of staff Mike Magee denies lobbying activity (

Ottawa pulls ads from (

Liberals hint at budget boost for EI call centres to fix poor service (

What does it take to be a ‘true’ Canadian?' (
Feb. 1
Vaughan News

Enersource, Horizon Utilities, PowerStream Officially Become Alectra Inc.(

The 15 coolest libraries in Canada (

LCBO unveils new Italian wine specialty store in Woodbridge (

Ravine lot in Vaughan draws pent-up demand (

TTC parking returns to Yorkdale Station, with price hike (

Orillia's downtown library declared one of the 'coolest' in Canada (

Founder Of Porter Airlines Speaks At Vaughan Chamber's CEO Speaker Series (

City Of Vaughan Menorah Lighting Ceremony ( and

Tim Hortons Hosts Free Skate At Maple Community Centre ( and

Regus Flexible Workspace Grand Opening Event In Vaughan (

City Of Vaughan Chinese New Year Celebration (

Grand Re-Opening Of McDonald's Vaughan Mills Location (

Vaughan Fire & Rescue Service Highlights Safety Tips (

Bones found on Vaughan construction site “non-human” (  

York Region News

Markham signs partnership accord with Eabametoong First Nation (

Markham signs friendship agreement with Sri Lankan territory (

4.9% tax increase in Georgina still on table (

Whitchurch-Stouffville town council approves budget increase (

A raffle ticket could make an outdoor arena a reality in Newmarket (

York Region Has Released its 2016 Source Water Report (

GTA News

New Ajax initiative aims to combat racism, hate (

City moves to save 401 Richmond and other cultural institutions (

GO expansion could boost GTA property values (

Toronto Mayor John Tory backs down on contracting out garbage (

Scrapping Toronto’s road tolls creates budget hole: city manager (

Provincial News

London city council narrowly approves in-car cameras for Uber drivers, a move applauded by taxi industry (

Hoskins wants to ban Ontario hospitals from being renamed for donors (

Federal News

Extent of pole collapse from ice load surprises NB Power (
Jan. 31
Vaughan News

BIG 5: GoPros, DVDs, ebooks, downloads, FitDesks all available at library (

Vaughan Ahmadiyya Muslims step up security after Quebec mosque killing (

How Andrew Wiggins can use Olympic inspiration to conquer the NBA (

York Region News

Council Chatter: find out what the Town of Newmarket is talking about (

GTA News

After road toll plan killed, Tory says he's tired of 'begging and pleading' with province (

Tory sees silver lining for housing in Wynne toll flip-flop (

TTC overcrowded or delayed? Call the mayor, say transit advocates (

Foreign buyers behind only 5 per cent of Toronto home purchases in 2016 (

Provincial News

Accessibility advocate appeals access to information fee (

Federal News

Soldiers check on residents, clear debris after New Brunswick ice storm (

Trudeau challenged to denounce Trump’s ban in Commons (
Jan. 30
York Region News

Aurora Mayor Geoff Dawe re-elected LSRCA chair for third term (

Year of the Rooster stamp revealed as Markham observes Chinese New Year (

GTA News

With trash talk over, privatization showdown set for city hall this week (

Decades-long saga could revive Docks-like space on Polson Pier (

Councillor Norm Kelly under fire for poorly timed sweatshirt ad (

Toronto skateboarders carve out space in park design (

Toronto tenants crushed by rent hike exemptions (

Tory slams Wynne over toll veto, says Toronto being treated like a child (

City should reconsider things it undertakes given Province’s reluctance to support them (

Peel photographer’s work captures ash trees ravaged by emerald ash borer (

The failed expressway that gave birth to the Spadina subway (

Provincial News

Wynne retreats on tolls after cabinet and caucus opposition (

Montreal to install heated sidewalks to thaw Ste-Catherine Street (

Teens create new logos for Ontario’s 150th birthday (

Federal News

Canadian provinces’ deal to slash internal trade barriers is likely to fall short (

Canada to accommodate people affected by Trump’s executive order (

Canadian heritage sites seek ‘ultimate seal of approval’ with UNESCO designation (

Premiers, federal ministers announce new Atlantic immigration initiative (

B.C. to lift foreign-buyer tax for those with work permits (

A vintage call for government to aid struggling mainstream media (

Millions of Canadians will pay at least $1,000 more if Ottawa taxes health and dental plans, study finds (