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March 10
Vaughan News

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VersaBank’s Board Nominates The Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, P.C. For Election to Its Board of Directors (

GTA News

City investigates noise-emitting devices installed near downtown parkette (

Provincial News

Ontario reconsidering a foreign buyers’ tax to cool housing market (

Ontario puts as many as 300 schools on the chopping block (

Ontario pledges $100M to combat homelessness (

Tory Leader Patrick Brown says Liberals hydro plan falls short (

Ottawa’s infrastructure talks hit snag over how to prove a project is new (

Federal News

Canadian mayors alarmed over proposed 97-per-cent cut to Great Lakes protection funding (

Trudeau to talk balancing oil with the environment at energy summit in Houston (

British Columbia announces four-year, $500-million seniors-care plan (
March 9
Vaughan News

Vaughan is the place to be (,,,,,,,,,

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

Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital - Approval pending (NRU)

Thornhill residents: What's your vision for Promenade area? (

GTA News

‘Dooring’ incidents affecting cyclists on the rise, according to advocacy group (

Scarborough subway boosters let residents’ imaginations overtake reality (

Mirvish Village plan is positive model for city-building, for community democracy (

Whitby proposes tech incubator - Sparking innovation (NRU)

Pickering reviews density caps - Downtown density (NRU)

Ombudsman report clears Brampton of misconduct (

Provincial News

Ottawa’s sharing economy: City leads in Uber usage; Airbnb gaining popularity (

Federal News

B.C. minister says Uber will operate in B.C. by end of 2017 (

Ride-hailing services could actually make traffic worse, study suggests (

More women in leadership roles where pay equity is the law, StatsCan report says (

Cannabis firm aims to set safety standards for medical marijuana (

Housing starts, permits rise again as Canadian market stays hot (
March 8
Vaughan News

94 per cent of Vaughan residents satisfied with city services, survey says (

York Region News

Public will have say in how to fill former York region trustee Nancy Elgie’s vacant seat (

York community leaders spend night on streets, raise funds for at-risk youth (

Massive Markham York Downs development riles up neighours on first look (

East Gwillimbury should add 2 councillors for 2018 election: town staff (

City of Markham commits to reconciliation with First Nations community (

GTA News

TTC expands Wheel-Trans eligibility to include people with cognitive, sensory, or mental health disabilities (

Mayor John Tory's executive committee approves plan for $3.35 billion one-stop Scarborough subway (

Provincial News

Ontario government unveils 3-year plan to battle racism (

Federal News

Liberals’ federal budget to land March 22 (

Canada’s red hot real estate heats up apartment market to heights not seen in 30 years (

Uber is coming to B.C., province announces (

‘Very, very pink’ tap water shocks Alberta town residents (

Vancouver drops 'downzoning' plan meant to curb demolitions of character houses (
March 7
Vaughan News

Vaughan Deputy Mayor Michael Di Biase no longer TRCA vice chair (

Hotels eye York Region with promise of slashed development charges (

York Region News

York Region needs better cardiac arrest response times: councilor (

GTA News

Federal funding for Scarborough subway in question (

U of T planning laneway homes pilot project by next year (

Provincial News

Premier Kathleen Wynne to call meeting of Ontario mayors to plot strategies for opioid crisis (

Vote could put Hamilton on leading edge of transgender rights protection (

Federal News

Liberals’ drive to privatize Canadian airports lifts off (

Canada is now home to some of the toughest anti-piracy rules in the world (

Canadian residents may be denied U.S. entry (
March 6
Vaughan News

Faith based organizations form 'ring of peace' around Vaughan mosque (

York Region News

PMO staffer wins Liberal nomination in Markham-Thornhill (

GTA News

Toronto should require Airbnb permits, says report (

Mayor Tory addresses housing, weed, hate crimes and Uber at Ryerson talk (

Tory promises to protect health, safety of John Fisher students subject to highrise project (

John Tory denies report Hydro One is in talks to buy Toronto Hydro (

A subway is not the way to prosperity for Scarborough or Toronto (

Are Toronto’s new green bins working? Dead raccoons may hold the answer (

GTA’s housing price average topped again as detached home prices soar (

Condo dwellers fight the short-term rental boom in highrise neighbourhoods (

Provincial News

Wynne insists hydro-rate-relief plan proves she’s not out of touch with voters (

Ontario PCs ask watchdog to do full costing of Liberal’s hydro relief plan (

For some smaller Ontario towns, the future is immigration (

Federal News

Canada's sharing economy is growing - but should we really call it 'sharing'? (

Trudeau cabinet to map out strategies for dealing with illegal refugees (

Gender pay gap still an issue in Canada StatsCan data shows (