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May 26
Vaughan News

Transit City in Vaughan to launch sales this week (

Yasir Naqvi, councillors trade jabs over daycare spots for kids under 6 (

York Region News

Embattled York school board looks to turns page under temporary director (

GTA News

New green bins are a smashing success, but not with raccoons (

City of Toronto to study safety measures for bike trail in wake of child’s death (

Council backs goal of budget freeze, kills stormwater fee (

Making the streetcar king (

Provincial News

Air conditioners can be a ‘medicinal tool’ but most living in Toronto’s older apartments lack it (

Kathleen Wynne poised to retaliate on Texas Buy American bill (

Federal News

Trudeau to promote free trade, climate at G7 summit in Italy (

Ottawa crafting plan to boost use of zero-emission vehicles (

Canada’s mayors call for speedy approval of proposals to address overdose crisis (

Vancouver mayor sees affordable-housing funds in NDP-Greens government (
May 25
Vaughan News

Excavated Pit Grows Larger for The Met Condos in Vaughan (

York Region events: 5 things to do this weekend (May 26 to 28) (


Kleinberg detached dwellings proposed (NRU)

Approval recommended for Vaughan subdivision (NRU)


TTC aiming for December 2017 subway opening (

Council pushes ahead with relief line, but project still unfunded (

York Region News

Toronto Council debates Mayor John Tory's tactics on downtown relief line (

Toronto council approves plan to link Yonge subway to downtown relief line (

Downtown Markham could climb to 40 storeys or more in near future (

York Downs bombshell in Markham as developer files OMB appeal (

GTA News

Newly built GTA home prices soar despite surge in re-sale listings (

Mississauga receives wastewater funding (NRU)

Oakville moves ahead with growth plan (NRU)

Provincial News



Insecticide treatment for Thunder Bay ash trees (

Hydro rate-cut will ultimately cost $21B, watchdog warns (
May 24
Vaughan News

Vaughan deputy mayor entitled to payout after resigning amid sexual harassment scandal (

Vaughan deputy mayor eligible for severance despite sexual harassment finding (

Workplace sexual harassment goes beyond Vaughan Di Biase complaint: report (

Crowded Broker Launch Kicks Off Vaughan's Transit City Condos (

GTA News

Halton regional council approves $400,000 to help fight ash borer (

Toronto’s hot real estate market puts affordable housing at risk (

Councillor Campbell to ask council to withhold grant from Pride (

TTC agrees to arrange third-party study of subway air quality (

Pressure builds on city hall to fund climate plan (

Provincial News

Ontario budget watchdog to report on hydro (

Labour report calls for expanding protection for workers in Ontario (

Federal News

Complaints of foreign influence on third-party advertising in 2015 federal campaign soar (
May 23
Vaughan News

Vaughan’s new centre of activity (Toronto Sun)

Vaughan deputy mayor resigns amid watchdog’s report on sexual assault, harassment allegations (

Deputy mayor of Vaughan quits in sexual assault finding (

Vaughan politician not facing charges (

Vaughan Mayor Bevilacqua's Statement on Integrity Commissioner's Report (

Report: Majority of Canadians say connected tech is important to improving health care (

Associated Hebrew School plans to sell Kamin building in Thornhill (

Federal government declares June National Italian Heritage Month (

Tory backs away from threat to halt planning work on Yonge subway extension (

York Region News

Markham water bandits steal liquid gold from fire hydrants in broad daylight (

East Gwillimbury to make decision on electoral review in June (

Newmarket east-west bikeway moving forward despite parking loss (

GTA News

Parks staff faulted for turfing toddler sports program (

Obsession with home ownership driving Toronto affordability crisis, report finds (

Uber launches autonomous car research hub in Toronto (

What happens when Toronto takes the ‘play’ out of playground (

Provincial News

How Ontario’s Liberals are worsening Toronto’s housing crunch (

Beetle invasion leads to tree removal in Barrie's Allandale neighbourhood (

Uber gets first transit partnership in Canada (

Federal News

Uber's New Pricing Model Tests How Much Riders Will Stomach (

Uber Freight extends on-demand service to trucking (

Uber wants in to public transit. Cities should proceed with caution. (