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Aug. 31

Vaughan News

Vaughan firefighters battle house fire Aug. 30, no injuries reported (

Canadian golfer creates female legacy in Thornhill (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

What's open, closed Labour Day in York Region (

New home sales in York show slight July increase: BILD report (

GTA News

Court challenge of council cut has 'no merit': Ontario (,

Peel Police announce increase in officers (,

Mayoral challenger Jennifer Keesmaat vows to cancel parts of SmartTrack, withdraw funding for Scarborough subway (,

Provincial News

Campaign planned to attract cruise ships to Great Lakes (

Ontario’s climate moves could equal the pollution from 30 coal-fired power plants, Ottawa warns (

Doug Ford breaks promise to kill Bala hydro plant, says it would cost ‘an absolute fortune’ (

Ontario ‘open for business,’ Doug Ford tells big bank economists (

Ford government sets up online ‘suggestion box’ on how to cut spending (

Federal News

Canada court halts Pacific pipeline in blow to Trudeau (,,

Federal government eyeing new reforms to help precarious workers (,

Aug. 30
Vaughan News

York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (Sept. 1 to 3) (

Vaughan design review panel: panel agenda (NRU)

Raonic, Shapavalov advance into third round of U.S. Open (

York Region News

159-year-old Laskay Hall to officially reopen to public at new location (

Metrolinx hosting public meeting on new Lincolnville GO Station Sept. 13 (

Altmann election signs removed after Stouffville bylaw infraction (

GTA News

Developments delayed: troubling MCR guidelines (NRU)

Integrated planning: Halton Region streamlines approval process (NRU)

Election coverage: Halton priorities (NRU)

Halton Candidates (NRU)

Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada launches (,

Toronto built a better green bin and -- oops -- maybe a smarter raccoon (

At least 7 Toronto council races feature 2 sitting councillors. Here’s a look at the matchups (

Provincial News

Making connections: Orillia waterfront development (NRU)

Federal News

Feds threaten to withhold climate change cash (,

B.C. first government in Canada to sue on opioids (,

B.C. government has begun to buy bud (

Aug. 29

York Region News

Richmond Hill CAO Neil Garbe elected to AMO board of directors (

Newmarket CAO Bob Shelton announces retirement after 40 years of service (

Consultations on private retail model for recreational marijuana (

GTA News

Council cut violates constitutional rights: Toronto (,

Meet the people challenging Premier Doug Ford’s Toronto ward cuts in court (

Provincial News

Controversial billboard taken down in Chatham-Kent (

Keep your election promise, Bala residents tell Doug Ford (

Federal News

Court decision may determine pipeline's fate (,

Liberals debating on banning handguns and assault weapons (,,

Justin Trudeau’s letter suggests frustration over infrastructure delays (

Aug. 28

Vaughan News

Canada's Wonderland getting Hyatt hotel, set to open in 2020 (

Back to School: The history behind 5 York Region school names (

York Region News

What's going on here: Medical centre in Newmarket (

What's going on here: New seniors living community in Aurora (

Part of Newmarket's Water Street no-go zone after watermain break Aug. 26 (

GTA News

August flooding damaged nine new TTC streetcars (

Provincial News

Buck a beer comes into effect in Ontario (,,

Class-action lawsuit launched against Ontario government over cancellation of basic income pilot (

Tesla wins lawsuit against Ontario government over phase-out of electric vehicle incentives (,

Federal News

Feds approve roadside cannabis test (,,

Ottawa, Inuit agree on relocation compensation (,

Trump announces U.S.-Mexico trade deal to replace NAFTA, and says 'we will see' if Canada can join (

Aug. 27

Vaughan News

Places to play, watch sports in York Region this week (Aug. 26 to Sept. 1) (

Heat warning for York Region: Environment Canada (

Ontario minister looking at ways to deal with 'harmful gaps' in prisons, policing (

Meet Toronto’s ‘reverse commuters,’ the people going the other way while you’re stuck in traffic (

York Region News

Richmond Hill Mayor Dave Barrow congratulates provincial bronze medal-winning team (

GTA News

New parkette overdue for some tender loving care (

Experts fear for Toronto’s long-term transit plans if province moves to upload parts TTC (

City moving adult softball games from Trinity Bellwoods park over safety concerns (

Are John Tory and Jennifer Keesmaat’s affordable housing plans achievable? (

5 new projects receive grants to shake up underused public spaces (

Provincial News

'Climate change' ban not from us: Ford's office (,

Home of the Week: This newly restored, centuries-old house comes with a famous name attached (

Premier Ford’s government will not release its ministers’ mandate letters (