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Sept. 15
Vaughan News

CONNECT: Why is Hwy. 7 just 2 lanes in Vaughan between Kipling and Wigwoss? (

New benchmarks propel buyers back into Toronto housing market (

York Region News

Major tech firms backing $300 million supercluster bid from York Region (

Long-term solution proposed for 'dog's breakfast' Bradford intersection (

GTA News

Metrolinx pledges greater transparency after GO station controversy (

Toronto housing market feels effect of foreign-buyers tax (

Provincial News

Ontario won't offer billions in grants for Amazon headquarters, head of GTA bid says (

Poll says Ontarians are high on government control of marijuana retailing (

Federal News

Greening the fleet: Driving efficiency in the heavy transportation sector (

Rising hospitalizations due to opioid crisis puts a burden on Canada's health system: report (

Facebook to launch effort to protect Canada's next election from cyber threats (
Sept. 14
Vaughan News

Two Cranes Raised as Forming Begins for The Met in Vaughan (

York Region News

Opposition explodes to Unionville farmers market parking lot plan (

Aurora's Library Square concept design to be unveiled in October (

Newmarket budgeting game - educating the public (NRU)

Markham ground-floor offices - keeping retail (NRU)

GTA News

GTA municipalities team up in 'blockbuster bid' for Amazon headquarters (

Lowering of lead levels in Toronto water 'promising,' but still work to be done, councillor says (

Toronto to get 2,000 market-rent and affordable units (

Toronto doesn't want costs of pot legalization (

Ajax heritage register - strengthening protections (NRU)

Rebranding Whitby - focus on business (NRU)

Toronto prices seen stabilizing as key housing ratio balances (

Provincial News

Kathleen Wynne and the politics of corruption (

Federal News

Trudeau to push ahead with pot plan and tax hikes (

Canadian incomes jump, Ontario residents hit by manufacturing downturn: Statistics Canada (

Bill Morneau pushes back on 'misinformation' coming out about proposed tax changes (

Saint John MP breaks ranks with Liberals in response to new tax policy (

Canada pushing to revamp NAFTA provision (
Sept. 13
Vaughan News

Thieves can't rob Vaughan cancer victim of love for police, fire services (

Metrolinx announces 'thorough' review of controversial GO stations (

Bike storage lockers, bike rooms coming to York GO stations, carpool lots (

Vaughan native stars in TIFF Canadian feature 'Black Cop' (

York Region News

Layoffs expected at 10% of York Region businesses; survey (

Devron's The Vanguard Celebrates Ground Breaking (

Mount Albert residents see red over proposed traffic light on Centre Street (

GTA News

Parking rates going up in Toronto, pending approval (

John Tory strips deputy mayor of title after Doug Ford endorsement (

Provincial News

Hiking minimum wage could cost 50,000 jobs (

Home-price correction won't hurt job markets (

NDP slams Liberals on temp work (

Federal News

Trudeau government stands firm on tax changes (

Stronger economy won't knock Ottawa from its deficit path (

Police ask feds to postpone date for legal pot, say there's zero chance they will be ready (
Sept. 12
Vaughan News

Vaughan subway will be ready to roll on Dec. 17 says TTC (

New Vaughan art puts colourful, positive spin on 'urban graffiti' (

Do your staff need mental health training?

Markham schools hit with more disturbing graffiti (

York Region News

Hurricane Harvey rescue dogs arrive at Newmarket's OSPCA centre (

GTA News

City must 'talk the talk' to make prudent planning decisions (

Toronto gets $90 million to help end homelessness (

Provincial News

Temp work growth is 'alarming' and changes are coming, says Ontario labour minister (

Ontario health system headed for 'crisis' with overcrowded hospitals (

Council wants more info for project ideas, costs (

Tree bylaw comes to council (

Federal News

Canadian housing starts rise despite downward pressures (

Liberals accused of using marijuana plan as smoke screen (

High-tech remote farming takes root in Canadian agriculture (

$50-million federal study to examine humans' impact on Canada's coastlines (
Sept. 11
Vaughan News

How Freedom-of-Information requests can lead to great stories (

Little Pear Garden Dance Company honours its artistic director (

York school board pledges to fight hate head on (

York Region News

Minimum wage hike, labour law changes 'nutso,' 'heartbreaking': Chamber (

Traffic lights not so simple (

GTA News

New Woodbine bike lanes just the beginning, councillors say (

Cooksville homeowners oppose plan to turn homes into Mississauga’s ‘Central Park’ (

Mayor Linda Jeffrey adds support in pitch to land Amazon’s new headquarters (

Provincial News

Council launches new capital prioritization plan (

Hamilton church aims to dig up hundreds of graves from ‘asphalt hell’ for condo tower (

Metrolinx to revise privacy policy after Star reveals it shares Presto data with police (

Federal News

Uber launches in Lethbridge (

Uber launched in Red Deer (

Court blocks Seattle law letting Uber, Lyft drivers unionize (

Push for ride-hailing legislation approval in BC could fall victim to paperwork (

Vancouver-based rideshare start-up looks to break into Ontario, Quebec markets (

Customer service a new concept for Canada’s Immigration Department (