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Dec. 21


Vaughan News

TLN Halftime Show segment with Mayor Bevilacqua (TLN)

Vaughan’s mayor ‘determined’ to bring city a university despite sharp cuts (

ROAD CLOSURE: Highway 7 closed following gas leak in Vaughan (,

York Region News

'Uphill battle' to reopen Stouffville roads ends with new council: resident (

Cost of MURC balloons to $42M under Georgina’s draft 2019 budget (

Random Acts of Christmas reaches York Region (

Lace up! Free public skating over the holidays in York Region (

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Christmas at the Carousel event in Markham (

Choose your own adventure with East Gwillimbury’s new volunteer program (

360Kids gets funding boost to counter youth homelessness in York Region (

GTA News


Toronto won’t get a white Christmas — but some cities outside the GTA just might (

Bombardier speeding up TTC streetcar production, but has mountain to climb to meet 2019 commitments (

Provincial News

Health Canada releases proposed regulations for cannabis edibles (,

MPPs vote to prevent power workers’ strike (


Dec. 20


Vaughan News


Vaughan Fire warns of scammers pretending to be firefighters’ group (


York Region News


Tax talk: East Gwillimbury residents could pay $56 more in 2019 (


Richmond Hill new council says no to cannabis retail outlets (


'I hope and pray' for no cannabis stores in Stouffville: grandfather (


In or out: Newmarket residents sit on both sides of fence on cannabis stores (


Richmond Hill Coun. Karen Cilevitz docked 90 days pay over harassment (


'Silent champions' backbone of community: East Gwillimbury Food Panty (


GTA News


Oakville cultural heritage landscape by-laws quashed (NRU)


20th annual GTHA rankings; top-10 development law firms (NRU)


Union Station West, employment connections (NRU)


Toronto Parking Authority reviewing free passes for councillors and others (


Provincial News


Tribunals Ontario; finding efficiencies (NRU)


Bill to prevent strike or lockout at OPG expected to pass today (,


Ontario's Government for the People is Reducing Wait Times for Mental Health and Addiction Care (


Federal News


Liberals say they are looking at ways to provide minimum income to all Canadians (,


Cities seek permanent transit transfer ahead of 2019 budget (


Dec. 19

Vaughan News


TLN Halftime Show segment with Mayor Bevilacqua (TLN)


EllisDon awarded $239M contract to overhaul Vaughan's Rutherford GO station (


Maple, Thornhill among most unsafe places to drive: insurance report (


York Region News


Richmond Hill bans recreational marijuana in public (


Greenbelt or street names: which is more important to Richmond Hill? (


GTA News


Toronto Community Housing Corp. in a state of ‘crisis,’ says board member (,


Toronto condo party to sober up in 2019, developers say, but don't expect prices to go down (


A divided Hamilton council is not ready to vote for or against legal pot shops (


Provincial News


Sex-ed consult website flooded by ‘certain groups’ who may have skewed results, Ford says (,


Power workers could be made an essential service, Doug Ford says (


Ontario's Plan to Regulate Large Emitters (


Preserving and Protecting Ontario's Drinking Water for Future Generations (


Federal News


Andrew Scheer is not planning to lose next year’s election (


The political fight over cannabis is over, but the legal battles have just begun (


Pay cash for pot if you can, federal privacy commissioner urges (


Dec. 18

Vaughan News

‘It's crazy’ to cancel proposed Kirby GO station: Vaughan Coun. Marilyn Iafrate (

Vaughan’s Tibollo backs bill to end power workers strike (

Hwy. 407 subway station in Vaughan ranks among least used on TTC network (

King-Vaughan MP Deb Schulte takes a look back at 2018 (

York Region News

King Township to move forward with proposed new park in King City (

GTA News

Controversial appointment of Ron Taverner as OPP commissioner cast into further doubt as he heads back to Toronto police job (,

Tory wants review of free-parking handouts for politicians and others (,

City of Toronto aiming to ensure summer job opportunities are spread across city (

Ryerson going ahead with law school after Ontario government rejects funding (

Will Brampton Allow Cannabis Stores or Not? (

Provincial News

What you need to carry in your emergency kit (

Ontario's Government for the People Adds More Than 200 Hospital Beds in the Greater Toronto Area (

Ontario Introduces More GO Train Service on the Kitchener Line (

Federal News

Ottawa to announce $1.6-billion boost Tuesday for battered energy sector (

Canada’s new impaired driving laws are now in effect -- here’s what to know (

Dec. 17

Vaughan News


Two stations on new York subway extension among the least used on the TTC network (


GTA mayors respond to proposed legislation that could open up Greenbelt to development (


Toronto Storeys’ Housing Issue of 2018: Condo Cancellations (


York Region News


Aurora's second hotel, Holiday Inn & Suites, opening in 2020 (


Markham commemorates Nanjing Massacre victims, promotes peace (


A noisy neighbour story ripples through a Richmond Hill community (


Newmarket merges animal services in unique pilot project (


GTA News


Toronto will look at mandatory training for Uber, taxi drivers (


There May Not be Enough Housing in Mississauga in the Future (


Provincial News


Tories cut cultural funding, revamp tribunals in scramble for savings (


NDP vows to stall Ford government legislation to block hydro strike (,,


Ontario public service head resigning in the New Year (


Ontario government cuts millions of dollars for tutors and student leadership programming (,