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Aug. 10

Vaughan News

Cancelled Caribana show controversy (

City of Vaughan Clarifies why it cancelled Caribana event (

Vaughan Centre PwC Tower Topped Out and Enclosed (

York Region News

More options for travellers in Markham, Richmond Hill (Thornhill Liberal, Vaughan Citizen)

Region adding safety zones in King, Aurora and Richmond Hill (

GTA News

Scarborough residents say they’re frustrated by delays to plan to widen Port Union Rd. (

Mayor John Tory urges Premier Doug Ford in public letter not to cut council in half (

Yonge & Bloor intersection to become grassy playground in Green Street Challenge (

Premier Doug Ford opposes ban on handgun sales in Toronto, pledges $25-million for police and courts (,,,

As storms get worse, fight over Toronto flood-proofing rages (

Provincial News

Ontario government to introduce GHG-emission-reduction plan (

Aug. 9

Vaughan News

Promenade Mall Redevelopment Plan Submitted to Vaughan (

York Region News

Georgina celebrates first accessible beach at De La Salle (

Premier Doug Ford 'undid will of York Region residents': Markham activist (

Ribbon cut for Pefferlaw Ice Pad roof (

York Region fire crews respond to more medical calls than fires in 2017 (

Jagminas withdraws from Georgina’s mayoral race (

Grand opening of Whitchurch-Stouffville's Latcham Arts Centre set for Aug. 23 (

Cut the Holland Marsh berm weeds, says “embarrassed” mayor (

GTA News

A little slice of art deco paradise restored on Bloor (

Gun violence a 'significant concern': Blair (,,

Toronto infrastructure overwhelmed by rare storm, experts say (,

City of Toronto to create renewable natural gas from Green Bin organic waste (

Provincial News

Penetanguishene-to-Barrie bus route officially launches (

Basic income pilot 'failing': MacLeod (,,

Ontario announces new funds to fight forest fires (

Buck-a-beer plan falls flat with craft brewers (

Families to launch human rights case over outdated sex-ed curriculum (

Federal News

City of Victoria to remove statue of Sir John A. Macdonald (,

A piece of Confederation for $785,000 (

Aug. 8

Vaughan News

Vaughan councillor calls accusations blaming her for cancellation of Carnival Kingdom concert ‘unfair’ (

Vaughan residents say parkland sell-off proposal would set ‘awful precedent’ (

Police, Vaughan Fire rush to gas leak in Thornhill neighbourhood (

Caribbean Carnival letdown (

New funding supports better community infrastructure across Canada (

The city that keeps giving (

York Region News

Aurora baseball diamonds to be funded by overdrawn parks reserve (

GTA News

What do Toronto city councillors do? More like, what don’t they do? (

Toronto mayoral rival Keesmaat pledges 100,000 new affordable housing units over next decade (

SmartTrack Advances to the Next Stage, But... (

Provincial News

Buck-a-beer plan detailed by Ontario govt (,,,

Federal News

Canned food companies to increase prices to combat aluminum tariffs (


Aug. 7

Vaughan News

Ticketholders upset after Caribbean Carnival event in Vaughan cancelled on short notice (

Confusion after Caribbean concert cancelled (

Vaughan cancels Soul of Calypso concert on short notice (

City of Vaughan: Permits pulled for Caribana fetes after complaints (

A Huge Caribana Celebration Was Cancelled Hours Before Opening And People Are Pissed (

Anger, Questions After Carnival Kingdom Caribana Event Cancelled By City Of Vaughan, Ont. (

Ticketholders upset after Vaughan cancels Caribana event at last minute (

Anger, disappointment after Vaughan Caribbean concert abruptly cancelled (

Festivalgoers fuming after Vaughan suddenly cancels Caribana event (

Vaughan, Ont., cancels Caribana event (

Ticketholders upset after Vaughan cancels Caribana event on short notice (

Caribana’s ‘Carnival Kingdom’ event cancelled with little notice, leaving concert-goers furious (

Why did Toronto officials travel to a gorgeous Italian locale? For a non-binding deal with no specific benefits (

Vaughan-Woodbridge MPP Tibollo should be applauded for his dedication (

Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov in opposite sides of men’s draw at Rogers Cup tennis tournament (

Vaughan Centre PwC Tower Topped Out and Enclosed (

Vaughan's Cosmos condos buyers angry developer going ahead with project (

Not just another long weekend: Why Canada should rebrand the August ‘Civic Holiday’ (

The origins of 5 community names in York Region (

Vaughan Fire's mandatory leave program helps 1st responders cope with tragedy (

A letter from the Mayor (Snapd Vaughan)

York Region News

East Gwillimbury councillor Marlene Johnston retiring after 30 years on council (

Stouffville track opens to public after month-long construction (

Your creativity takes shape in the Newmarket Public Library Maker Hub (

Stouffville 'not a great town to do business in': former Earl owner (

Stouffville fire department gets a boost from Enbridge's Project Assist (

GTA News

Toronto city hall exploring options to fight Ford’s council cut (

Tory asks Trudeau to end bail for repeat gun offenders (

How hard would it actually be for Toronto to become its own province? (,

GTA traffic is in desperate need of a western transportation network (

Who is Running in Mississauga's Municipal Elections? (

Ford’s Tories refuse to commit to key policy of slashing GO fares to $3 within Toronto (

Provincial News

Buck a beer plan expected today (,,

Forest fires can have long-term environmental impacts (,

How Doug Ford can use taxpayers' dollars to fund Ontario News Now (

Federal News

Liberals launch Indigenous housing contest (,,