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March 31
Vaughan News

High-Rises to Reshape Vaughan Beyond Its Nascent Downtown (

Transit is the missing piece (

York Region News

Ontario Supporting Greater Employment Opportunities for Adults with Developmental Disabilities in York Region (

No left turns at Yonge and Wellington streets in Aurora takes effect (

Can you hear me now? New cellphone tower proposed for Queensville (

2016 numbers are in for East Gwillimbury council expenses (

GTA News

Toronto eyes vacancy tax to rein in real estate speculation (

Government, business leaders launch Toronto-based AI initiative (

Apartment developers fear ‘disaster’ in Ontario’s review of rent controls (

Day-trippers to The Beach could soon be riding in style (

Housing affordability worst in a generation in ‘high-risk’ Toronto (

Provincial News

Hydro One CEO's $4.84M salary won’t affect promised 25% cut to hydro bills (

Child welfare reforms in Ontario not strong enough, youth advocate says (

Ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum jailed for one year for corruption (

Federal News

Carbon prices must rise to meet Canada's 2030 greenhouse-gas targets (

Twitter frees up characters for reply tweets (

Via Rail youth promotion for Canada's birthday heads off the tracks (
March 30
Vaughan News

COLUMN: Renewed energy abounds in Vaughan (

Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)

Greybrook Realty Partners Invests $24,170,000 in a Low-Rise Residential Development Project with Treasure Hill in King City, Ontario (

Excavation in Full Swing for The Met in Vaughan (

York Region News

Mammoth Markham development in spotlight at public meeting April 5 (

GTA News

Council agree to move ahead with the Scarborough subway. So what now? (

Toronto council approves new bylaw to protect tenants (

TTC delays launch of anti-harassment app (

Toronto backs away from energy drink ban at city sites (

Pearson transit hub would be a ‘game changer,’ Mississauga mayor says (

Gateway to employment - urban boundary concerns (NRU)

Creating a teaching city - Oshawa’s urban lab (NRU)

Provincial News

Greenbelt won’t be loosened to ease housing prices, says Wynne (

Wynne has no plans to hike $100K ‘sunshine list’ threshold (

Marijuana producers lobby Ottawa ahead of legalization legislation (

Montreal LRT is first test for Ottawa’s private sector infrastructure plans (

Brantford city council bans use of temp agencies to hire workers (

Diodati calls on city to enact new tree policy (

Province touts OSAP app to make it easier to qualify for post-secondary aid (

Liveable density - built form crucial variable (NRU)

Federal News

Trudeau still committed to carbon tax despite Trump's action on climate (

Uber asks Canadians to call their MPs when asked to pay taxes (
March 29
Vaughan News

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua talks about the 2016 Citizen Survey on 105.9 The Region (

Metrolinx report says new Vaughan GO station not ideal (

Transportation minister won’t say if he pushed for GO station in his riding (

YRDSB parents seek a clean sweep of management following ministry review (

York Region News

Alectra President and CEO recognized with special award from MEARIE (

6 electric buses, charging station coming to Newmarket (

One-way streets may be coming to Aurora's downtown area (

Van Loan's bill to give historic buildings a 20 per cent tax credit set to pass (

GTA News

Sousa says Ottawa's help needed to cool real estate market (

Toronto’s councillors bury themselves in Scarborough’s subway (

Scarborough subway moves forward as Tory rejects value-for-money analysis (

The TTC wants you to take a stand on its escalators (

Metrolinx scraps Eglinton Crosstown gas plant for ‘innovative’ battery solution (

New institute aims to make Toronto an ‘intellectual centre’ of AI capability (

Toronto councillors want $260,000 grant for Pride parade axed after police ban (

Provincial News

Province stripping Tarion of builder regulator role (

NDP plan would cut hydro bills by 30 per cent, says Andrea Horwath (

Burlington's $1.4M EAB action plan to see more than 3K trees removed (

Uber gets green light to operate in Windsor (

Barrie council approves new rules for taxis and ride-sharing services (

Federal News

Trudeau promises funding for parks, conservation areas, Canada trail (

Pearson airport hopes ownership change can fuel regional transit (

Ottawa’s plan to legalize marijuana in 2018 could test provincial patience (

Rising housing costs may price many out of Vancouver: report (
March 28
Vaughan News

Metrolinx approves Vaughan GO station that will put more cars on the road (

York Region News

York Region Transit to Pioneer Electric Bus Trial (

Ministry investigators urged to push for sweeping change at York school board (

GTA News

Tory makes unsubstantiated claims in support of subway plan (

How busy will the Scarborough subway extension be? (

The potential of laneway rental development (

Provincial News

Ontario’s electric-vehicle charging network hits speed bumps (

Ontario’s spring budget to include housing affordability measures, Sousa says (

Sousa promises measures to cool Ontario’s overheated housing market (

Ontario's new chief digital officer dumps Trump (

Cannabis Day is coming soon. What’s next for pot plans in Ontario? (

Protecting trees against emerald ash borer focus of public meeting in Thunder Bay (

Federal News

Environment Canada report says we are on pace to miss emissions target (

Economic development minister hopes new budget will help woo foreign talent (

Julian Fantino endorses Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary (

Emerald Ash Borer Targeted in New Provincial Awareness Campaign (

Canadian-U.S. infrastructure plans lack global appeal (

Canada’s best diversity employers welcome new voices (
March 27
Vaughan News

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua discusses home prices in the GTA on Bloomberg TV (

Alectra Utilities reports 4% less electricity used during Earth Hour (

York Region News

New GO station extends Richmond Hill line to Bloomington and Highway 404 (

Athletic Boomers forcing municipalities to alter their game (

GTA News

From falling acorns to utility bills, watchdog helps Torontonians fight city hall (

‘Culture of complacency’ at city hall linked to road-paving scams (

Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker’s subway strategy will be the ruin of the very Scarborough residents he claims to serve (

Is Uber Inching Towards Legalization in Mississauga? (

Earth Hour wasn’t as dark in Toronto this year (

Toronto Hydro and the power of secrecy (

Toronto still more than $7 billion short for transit projects even after federal budget funding (

How can Ontario tame Toronto’s ‘dizzying’ housing market? (

Job program for immigrants aims to fill labour gaps outside GTA (

Most Scarborough residents will be on the bus longer with subway option, analysis finds (

Provincial News

Minimum wage for Ontario workers goes to $11.60 as of Oct. 1 (

What the Uber of health care means for Ontario patients (

Council To Address Uber Regulations (

City tree plans taking root (

Federal News

Trudeau government to legalize marijuana by Canada Day 2018: reports (

Affordable housing helps ease social problems: Toronto MP (

Uber slams new tax announced in federal budget (

Condo development sparks Halifax debate over municipal political donations (

B.C. first-time home program attracts more than 1,000 applicants (