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April 13

Vaughan News

Vaughan council unanimously approves controversial Thornhill development (

York Region News

CONNECT: Why was the Aurora GO express bus discontinued? (

'We all live and breathe hockey:' Markham vigil held for Humboldt tragedy (

Georgina firefighters rescue swan that was trapped on Lake Simcoe (

GTA News

Experts call on province to end combined sewage systems (

Meet the neighbours of Toronto’s first legal pot shop (

Provincial News

How did one of Ontario’s first legal pot stores end up next to a Toronto public school? (,

Federal News

Joint partnership: Second Cup coffee chain teams with cannabis company to open pot shops (,,,,

April 12

Vaughan News

Vaughan condo development buyers frustrated even as money refunded (

Vaughan's Giuliano Todaro, 17, earns 'civic hero' title (

LPASC goes live (NRU)

Hwy 27-Rutherford townhouses proposed (NRU)

Weston-Major Mac townhouses proposed (NRU)

Vaughan to support revised development at OMB (NRU)

DC Credit For Vaughan Auto Dealership (NRU)

York Region News

Developer sues Markham, residents for $10M over Town Crier Lane development (

Metal leaf falls off Markham cow sculpture on stilts, residents concerned (

Georgina's CAO salary increases 40% over past 5 years (

GTA News

Toronto’s blue-bin system is on the ropes (

Cabbagetown daycare proposal refused at city hall over traffic concerns (

Toronto’s housing bubble cost sellers $136 million: Report (

Toronto condo rents spike nearly 11 per cent as new mortgage rules take effect (

The Meadoway: Hydro corridor to become 16-kilometre park connecting Toronto and Scarborough ( and

Social Housing Funding Gap (NRU)

Oakville Variance By-Law (NRU)

Burlington Cycling: New Master Plan (NRU)

Provincial News

Ontario’s first four pot shops to be located in Toronto, Kingston, Guelph and Thunder Bay (

Puslinch, Ont., residents ask court to overturn town’s decision to keep ‘Swastika Trail’ street name (

Citylab Hamilton (NRU)

Funding announced for high speed rail (NRU)

Waterloo Region’s low-tech transit future (

Federal News

Calgary city councillor calls for equality between taxi and ride-share drivers (

Halifax police make arrest after Nova Scotia freedom-of-information site breached (

Launching Uber Movement in Toronto (

Untreated sewage pollutes water across the country (

Airbnb agrees to help Vancouver enforce new short-term rental rules (

April 11

Vaughan News

Condo buyers considering legal options in Vaughan cancellation (

SmartCentres and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Transit City Condos Under Construction in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (

Vaughan city council urged to support Thornhill Muslim community development, pending OMB decision (

York Region News

Markham residents fume over Airbnbs; council votes in May (

Markham holds vigil for Humboldt hockey victims April 11 at Civic Centre (

Stouffville to hold vigil for Humboldt hockey team April 11 (

LSRCA blasted over controversial wetland development in Georgina (

King council salaries amongst the lowest in the region (

GTA News

Cost of Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack plan could rise, report shows (

Neighbours want ‘beautiful’ terracotta-tiled home preserved in west-end Toronto (

Provincial News

Ontario government won’t meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets without serious changes, environment watchdog warns (

Ontario’s child care election promises win praise from B.C. finance minister (

Federal News

Nova Scotia cannabis legislation to move ahead without amendments (

April 10

Vaughan News

1,100 Vaughan condo investors shocked as project cancelled (

Condo cancellation at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre leaves buyers ‘in the dust’ (

Condo Cancellation Crisis: Toronto Realtor Steps Up to Help 1,100 Defenseless and Displaced Buyers (

People are furious after massive Vaughan condo project canceled (

What's in a name? How York Region communities got their monikers (

York Region News

Address the skills gap by designing the training opportunity from scratch (

Volunteers sought to join homeless count in York Region (

Mulock GO station proposal leaves Newmarket residents with concerns (

Aurora's joint operations centre will be $2.2M over budget: auditor (

From town hall to beer hall? Stouffville Mayor Altmann's new reality (

GTA News

Brampton council directs staff to review cost, need for integrity commissioner (

Provincial News

Businesses want 'fair' peddler bylaw (

Ontario realtors group calls for stronger protections against grow-ops (

Federal News

Governments pledge to protect, expand social housing (

Canadian mayors plea for federal help for mental health and addiction issues (

April 9

Vaughan News

Vaughan condo cancelled, leaving 1,100 buyers in limbo (

Vaughan condo cancellation leaves buyers with questions (

Developer cancels project in Vaughan, condo buyers defenseless (

Vaughan & Brampton fire compete in skills challenge (

Affordable housing spending supports Vaughan project (

The 7th Annual "Giuliano's Journey" Fundraising Dinner (

Castello Ristorante Celebrates 20 Years (

City of Vaughan Celebrates Black History Month (

Volunteer Recognition Awards (

Vaughan Honours Advocate for Seniors' Well-Being (

Morning Coffee with a Vaughan Firefighter (

Coffee and Chat with Marilyn Iafrate (

HOLI - Festival of Colours (

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School Family Skate (

The Annual Opera York Gala (

smARTcities SALON and Art Show (

Cesira Savo Sardaro's 100th Birthday (

Celebrating 20 Years of Public Service (
Chez Jordan Bridal Grand Opening (

A Night to Shine (

4th Annual Golden Age Village for Seniors Fundraiser (

Vaughan Chamber Breakfast (

York Region News

UPDATE: Ministry confirms food dye from contractor turned Markham creek bright green (

GTA News

In theory, driverless cars could make Toronto’s roads safer, but, if so, when? (

Cabbagetown residents up in arms over proposed daycare (

Inside the slow process of speeding up measures to slow down drivers on Toronto’s streets (

Provincial News

The Ontario Municipal Board will soon be no more. Here's what that means for you (

‘We make voting easy’: How to cast your vote in the Ontario election (

Repair backlog puts not just Ontario’s aging schools at risk, but also our unique heritage, experts warn (

GO Transit calls time on free parking (

Federal News

Nova Scotia removes maternity leave penalties for municipal councillors (

Nova Scotia cannabis legislation sets fines, syncs weed and alcohol penalties (