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Sept. 29
Vaughan News

Auditor general asked to review controversial GO stations proposed by Metrolinx (

York Region News

Police investigating hate graffiti in York Region and Halifax (

York Region parent questions daycare subsidy drive (

UPDATE: No sign of gator or croc in Richmond Hill pond: investigation halted (

GTA News

City on hook for $1.6 billion to fix crumbling public housing (

City should give senior money from sale of home he inherited: ombudsman (

Rob Ford Memorial Stadium? Doug Ford wants it, John Tory backs it (

Provincial News

Province tries to allay business fears over minimum wage hike (

Ceremony kicks off planting of 1,500 trees and shrubs in Oakville park (

Ontario pledges $19M to fight human trafficking (

Federal News

Universal pharmacare could save more than $4 billion a year (

Anti-poverty plan includes reducing racism, sexism, Duclos says (

$500-million Netflix deal anchors Canada's culture plan (

International News

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls London Uber ban 'disproportionate' (
Sept. 28
Vaughan News

COLUMN: Vaughan's vision for transit is a reality (

[VIDEO]: Crews remain at scene of massive Vaughan fire (

[VIDEO]: House fire in Vaughan sends two to hospital, causes $10M in damages (

Man, child taken to hospital after a 3-alarm fire rips through Vaughan mansion (

Father, son burnt in Wednesday morning Vaughan house fire (

Canada's commercial construction industry evolving amidst a digital disruption (

Auditor general to review controversial GO stations (

TTC names emergency exercise after Vietnam War bombing campaign (

York Region News

$1.5B shortfall for York Region roads 'alarming,' official admits (

Whitchurch-Stouffville council votes to dock mayor 30 days pay (

Massive Markham Buttonville development in jeopardy, councillor says (

East Gwillimbury decision to move to ward system garners mixed reviews (

Region defers decision on Mount Albert traffic light after public outcry (

Stop the Horns Markham makes noise over demand for work guarantees (

It's a parking free-for-all in Markham, chief bylaw officer admits (

GTA News

The bullies are back in Toronto's housing market (

Mississauga internet pilot - mapping connectivity (NRU)

Clarington IT strategy - digitizing development (NRU)

Provincial News

Ontario considers reopening Toronto hospital to help with overcrowding (

Plan in works to grow Hamilton's 'green infrastructure' (

Oakville rejects bid to demolish Glen Abbey golf course (

Ontario is complicit in precarious employment (

Business groups urge slowdown on Ontario's $15 minimum wage hike (

Grids 2 and more - Hamilton intensifies (NRU)

Federal News

Canada's access to information system faring worse under Trudeau government: audit (

City councillors ask for working group on ride-hailing changes (

Uber to cease Quebec operations in mid-October if province doesn't rescind new rules (

B.C. transportation minister not committing to ride hailing legislation anytime soon (

As Airbnb popularity soars, Alberta hotels step up calls for government regulation (
Sept. 27
Vaughan News

CONNECT: How is the region preparing for increased traffic around Vaughan hospital? (

Five places in York Region to enjoy fabulous fall colours (

Man, boy hospitalized for burns after house fire in Vaughan (

Wynne promises to work with mayors on marijuana legalization (

York Region News

CONNECT: How to get speed limits on regional roads reviewed (

'No hidden agenda' Emmerson says of his regional chair plan (

Revisions to Markham's York Downs plan don't go far enough, say residents (

Town of Aurora plows through changes to address resident snow removal woes (

Stouffville mayor ordered to apologize for 'disturbing' behavior (

GTA News

GTHA mayors want advice on pot rules from province ahead of legalization (

United Way Toronto-York announces merger with Peel (

Toronto councillor wants to suspend closures of commuter parking lots in suburbs (

Toronto arts hub 401 Richmond getting property tax relief (

Provincial News

Province takes heat over soaring temperatures in schools (

Minimum wage hike will cost 110,000 jobs in Ontario, Alberta, economists say (

Thunder Bay city council refuses to call for senator's resignation (

Federal News

'Bye-bye. I don't care': Montreal mayor on Uber's threat to leave Quebec (

Uber threat in Quebec and how it could impact people in Ottawa (

Information watchdog 'disappointed' with Liberal access-to-information bill (

Tree Canada president Michael Rosen says cities must be 'aggressive' in stomping out such threats as emerald ash borer (
Sept. 26
Vaughan News

Alectra Utilities chooses CGI to transform merged IT platform (

Skate, swim, make crafts: P.A. Day activities today in York Region (

York Region News

Design underway for first phase of York U's Markham Centre campus (

Georgina mayor tables motion recognizing Indigenous peoples (

Udderly gone: Markham cow sculpture on stilts to be remoooved from crescent (

Record-breaking heat wave continues in York Region until mid-week (

York Region school board offers most specialist programs in Ontario (

GTA News

More than $2 billion in capital projects unfunded: TTC (

How amalgamation eliminated Toronto's ambition (

Tour de Mississauga a glimpse of burbs' potential for a bicycle friendly future (

Much enthusiasm for Rail Deck Park plan that is short on details (

Provincial News

Ontario government says it still backs rent control, despite condo conversions (

Public health board members call on Ontario to declare opioid crisis state of emergency (

Federal News

Tax changes to make system fair, not stifle business growth: Trudeau (

End of income sprinkling will affect one in eight small-business owners (
Sept. 25
Vaughan News

Di Biase's out: Vaughan-Woodbridge PC campaign punts volunteer (

Vaughan will prune trees for long-suffering Thornhill residents (

Donald Eta: The Early Bird (

UPDATE: Fire Marshal's Office called in after Vaughan blaze (

York Region News

Georgina one of several sites scouted for 100-acre private school campus (

Integrity commissioner blasts Stouffville mayor's behavior (

Markham condo wins LEED Platinum for its water and energy efficiency (

Designing 'Downtown Markham' (

GTA News

Toronto ombudsman to investigate whether city policies have contributed to apartment heat issue (

Provincial News

1,000 planned rental units convert to condos in wake of Ontario rent-control expansion (

Ontario, Quebec, and California ink climate-change deal (

City making 'monumental effort' to deal with issues in long-term care: councillor (

Federal News

Provinces challenge PM over tax-reform proposals (

Canadian Chamber of Commerce critical of proposed tax reforms by Ottawa (

Quebec renews Uber's operating permit for another year; tightens rules (

UN report on Canada to address anti-Black racism (

Environment minister confident Canada's green goals can be met in new NAFTA (

International News

Uber banned from operating in London amid concerns about public safety (