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March 17
Vaughan News

Tallest tower in Vaughan slated for downtown core (

Students, parents angered by news of CHAT school closing in Vaughan (

York Region planning for a healthier future (

York Region News

Weather expert predicts York Region will be warmer and stormier in 50 years (

Knowledge economy to drive York Region of mid-21st century (

Canada's 150th birthday: Numbers tell the story of York Region's future (

Patient access, control will shape future care (

GTA News

Some SmartTrack stations could lower transit use and create more drivers, Metrolinx report says (

City of Toronto to target energy drink consumption (

What has gone wrong since the ‘golden age’ of Toronto transit (

Public Mostly Enthusiastic for Laneway Housing in Toronto (

Provincial News

Pilot project to introduce a basic income in Ontario gets strong public support (

Ontario housing minister vows to boost rent control after CBC Toronto tenancy series (

Ontario’s soaring hydro bills have some residents begging churches to help them pay (

Ontario to appoint a science boss (

Ash borer continues to dig into city’s pocketbook (

Federal News

First ever “Made in Canada” wasps grown at Great Lakes Forestry Centre (

Kevin O’Leary alleges ’vote rigging’ in Conservative leadership campaign (

Budget focus will be skills and innovation, finance minister says (

Canada developing arsenal of cyber-weapons (

NDP leadership candidate apologizes for Beyonce quote (
March 16
Vaughan News

WATCH: What pet should I get? (Rogers TV)

Vaughan backyard cabana approved (NRU)

Vaughan writer launches publishing company and first children's book (

Ontario shelling out $616M to extend Highway 427 north of Toronto (Canadian  

York Region News

Aurora residents could be on the wrong side of GO Train tracks (

Neighbours worry about train safety in Richmond Hill (

More bike lanes proposed to promote active transportation in Newmarket (

Stouffville chamber urges town to act on reducing land development restrictions (

New sewage plant in East Gwillimbury faces Georgina Island opposition (

GTA News

Zanzibar fights city hall over bylaw prohibiting storefront video ad (

Subway, LRT, SRT? What we know about transit in Scarborough (

Ballot convenience: Internet voting for municipal elections (NRU)

Missing middle: housing strategy for Mississauga (NRU)

Provincial News

NDP says Wynne’s 25-per-cent hydro-rate cut won’t help bigger businesses, hospitals (

Growth plan revisited: unworkable goals (NRU)

Absent targets: climate adaptation strategy (NRU)  

Federal News

How common are chemical spills involving trucks? (

Multi-year funding for child care expected in federal budget (

Together Project holds curling course as part of ‘welcome to Canada’ event (

Ottawa toughens rules for operating recreational drones (
March 15
Vaughan News

Vaughan seeking corporate sponsors to name rec centres, other facilities (

Contract Awarded for Highway 427 Expansion Project (

McMichael gallery showcasing work of 2 Toronto contemporary artists (

York Region residents with disabilities demand better accessibility (

Thornhill man's mission: make ukuleles (

York Region News

4 candidates vie for Markham-Thornhill vacancy in April 3 byelection (

GTA News

Tory says fed’s commitment to fund Toronto job program bodes well for budget (

Metrolinx using Presto fees to gouge 905, councillors say (

Ryerson University applies to expand campus to Brampton (

Provincial News

Government poll shows support for hydro rate cut, but concern over long-term cost (

Federal News

Ahead of federal budget, hopes high for boosting high-tech job skills, expertise (

U.S. action on climate could affect Canada (

Political donations in Canada: A guide to the ‘wild west’ vs. the rest (

Vancouver’s renewable energy goals require bolder action: report (
March 14
Vaughan News

$5 million donation from Sorbara family invests in Mackenzie Health (

Vaughan hosting 10th annual Earth Hour event March 25 (

Vaughan food processors being fed nearly $300,000 in government funding (

York Region News

York school board posts reports on trips to Europe (

York Region development charges will boost house prices: councillor (

School board seeks input on Georgina seat left vacant by Elgie resignation (

Top businesses earn kudos in Richmond Hill (

Aurora celebrates Canada 150 with a bang, grand finale fireworks (

GTA News

Work starts on stations, tracks for Eglinton-Crosstown LRT (

Brampton mayor condemns ‘hateful’ campaign against Muslim prayer in Peel schools (

Tory encourages Scarborough residents to support single subway stop extension (

Province cannot ignore Toronto’s financial needs, Mayor John Tory warns (

Mayor Tory to consult experts, data to advise him on soaring housing prices (

Provincial News

Ontario govt. mammogram ad abreast in 'poor taste' (

Premier Wynne and Governor Snyder Reaffirm Strong Partnership Between Ontario and Michigan - Statement (

Federal News

The accidental takedown of the NDP’s Thomas Mulcair (

StatsCan hacked after government sites made vulnerable: officials (

Medical-marijuana company CEO pushes for stricter cannabis regulation (

Canada’s defence spending among lowest in NATO despite increase last year (

Sports stadiums shoulder big development schemes (
March 13
Vaughan News

How investable is your city? This index promises an answer (

Transit Terminal Development The Key To Toronto’s Urban Growth (

GTA News

Saying ‘yes, in my backyard’ to Toronto’s historic Matador club (

The waiting is the hardest part (

Development appears to be central to John Tory’s transit plans (

Toronto dog collar ban barks up the wrong tree, dog lovers say (

Condo developments threaten hundreds of hotel jobs, critics warn (

Mayor John Tory supports the police raids on pot dispensaries (

Despite gains, Toronto’s air pollution still causing serious health problems (

John’s john, the historic city toilet (

Noise-emitting devices installed near downtown parkette removed following complaints (

Why subways aren’t as green as you think (

Provincial News

Ontario 150 Tour coming to Owen Sound features world's largest rubber duck (

Ontario businesses face anxiety ahead of coming labour-law reform (

How one stray sentence blew a hole in Ontario’s Growth Plan (

In the shadow of the greenbelt it’s all about sprawl (

Federal News

Where’s P.E.I.? Canada’s smallest province is literally being left off maps (

National Defence struggling to cut hundreds of millions in waste, inefficiencies (

Liberals nearing decision on how to spend $800M earmarked for innovation (

4 lessons from Alberta on how to implement ride-hailing in Vancouver (

Trudeau approved blocking of Montreal candidate from Liberal MP race (

Liberals’ new parliamentary reform plan angers Tories, NDP (

Why are Conservatives drawn to Kevin O’Leary? (