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Dec. 7

Vaughan News


Municipalities need to do the work of updating their bylaws and planning for density around transit lines (


Vaughan’s mayor ‘determined’ to attract university despite sharp cuts (


City of Vaughan Inauguration of Council 2018 (


York Region News


Stouffville names charity parking ticket plan for late worker Linda Mainprize (


Ward system at forefront as new term of Aurora council sworn in (


The good ol' Hometown Hockey game is coming to Aurora (


Former Aurora Deputy Mayor John Abel remembered for passion, dedication (


Ford government reviewing cancellation of Highway 403 (


Federal Government Gives More Money for Major Development Project in Brampton (


Brampton's electrical infrastructure gets an upgrade (


Richmond Hill, Vancouver among Canadian cities taking a stand against real estate’s unlucky numbers (


GTA News


John Tory, Doug Ford discuss Toronto waterfront and transit (


Province fires three Waterfront Toronto board members after Google deal (, the


Provincial News


Ontario government loosens child-care rules, raising safety concerns (


Ottawa rejects Ontario’s request for federal climate change cash (


Federal News


Ottawa considers gun control options with a handgun ban seen as costly and possibly ineffective (

Dec. 6

Vaughan News


Former MPP Del Duca 'influenced' choice of Vaughan GO train station: report (,


York Region News


Change, growth on agenda for new East Gwillimbury council (


Stouffville 'weary, cynical' after Justin Altmann's term: new mayor (


Georgina's winter operations good to go in the event of snow (


King Township receives $50K in provincial funding to boost local economy (


Region's biggest roundabout gets rave reviews in Stouffville (


‘Always constant’: Richmond Hill’s Richvale evolves to welcome all (


GTA News


Debit/credit pay option to be removed from new streetcars’ on-board machines by Dec. 20 (


Shrunken Toronto council boosts office budgets to cope with expanded wards (,,,


Provincial News


Hydro One’s Avista takeover rejected by U.S. regulators citing political interference by Doug Ford (,,


Province’s chief accountant quit after refusing to sign off on Fedeli’s $15 billion deficit figure (


Ontario looking at law after Indigenous councillor refuses oath to the Queen (


Ontario environment minister to meet with federal counterpart in Toronto (


Federal News


Social assistance costs ballooned under Liberals, auditor says in report (,

Dec. 5

Vaughan News


Ontario Announces Recipients of David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility (


A newly minted regional council will elect York chair Thursday (


There are no more scheduled closures for Line 1 of the subway for the rest of the year (


York Region News


Newmarket's Union Hotel will be preserved despite potential new owners: town (


Newmarket's new 'living room' pays tribute to retired mayor Tony Van Bynen (


What's Going on Here?: New sign in Newmarket gives name to community (


GTA News


Mayor John Tory tells shrunken council that Toronto needs to be ‘thinking bigger’ (


Smart mobility summit, measuring connectivity (NRU)


Niagara-Hamilton corridor, funding shortlisted (NRU)


Preserving heritage, adaptive reuse restoration (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario unveils new environment plan in Nobleton (


Province wants to speed sale of 243 surplus properties (


Excess soil management, regulations needed (NRU)


Federal News


Trudeau says rebuilding a relationship with Indigenous people is part of the legacy he wants to leave (


Government spending in 15 provincial programs examined in Auditor General's report (

Dec. 4

Vaughan News


WATCH: Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua on CP24 discussing City of Vaughan as CP24 Chum Christmas Wish Donor of the Day (


Looking for a cannabis store near you? These cities could become the GTA’s ‘dry’ zones (


York Region News


Protesters take over York Region School Board inauguration, seek resignation (


Richmond Hill names street after former MPP’s birthplace in Iran (


Are Liberals to blame for York Region missing its land development target? (


What’s Going on Here?: GO Transit parking spaces in East Gwillimbury (


York police to publish names of people charged with impaired driving (,,


GTA News


An iconic Toronto building gets a facelift (


Metrolinx proposes GO Transit station near Woodbine Racetrack (


Seven big issues facing Toronto’s new city council (


Above all else, Toronto council rookie Cynthia Lai believes in herself (


Jennifer McKelvie takes the scientific approach to municipal politics (


‘Hyper-concentration’ of jobs occurring in Toronto’s downtown, report says (


Brampton councillor campaigns for ban on legal retail cannabis stores (


Provincial News


Ex-Ontario premier Wynne defends hydro rate cut to committee probing her government’s accounting practices (


Boosting supply is no. 1 job, Ontario’s housing minister says (


Federal News


Federal government launches campaign to boost support for immigration (


Conservatives score convincing victory in federal by-election in eastern Ontario (


Government of Canada releases the draft 2019-2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for public consultation and the 2018 Progress Report (

Dec. 3

Vaughan News

Ontario's auditor to weigh in on controversial GO Transit stops in Vaughan, Toronto (

To jilted Vaughan condo buyer, consumer ministry says 'not authorized to intervene' (Vaughan Citizen)

The 39th Annual Cardinal’s Dinner (

Vaughan Santafest (

Vaughan MPs Co-Host Roundtable with Latin American and Hispanic Community (

Santa Arrives in a Fire Truck (

Murder on the Hogwarts Express (

Family Night: Game On! (

York9 FC partners with Snapd (

2018 Remembrance Day Service (

Mayor Bevilacqua Announces 4th Annual Poppy Wall (

Matthew, Ava & Arianna's Fundraiser on Behalf of Caritas School of Life (

Weston Road & Highway 7 Vision Open House (

The 27th Annual Friends of Mens Sana Fundraiser Dinner (

Midnight Cirque Gala Supporting Mackenzie Health Foundation (

Holocaust Survivor Testimony at Maple Library (

A Haunting We Will Go! (

Topping Off Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (

Hatsquerade Gala 2018 (

Snapd around Vaughan, our community (

York Region News

Ho! Ho! Ho! Places to see Christmas displays in York Region (

Happy Hanukkah! Jewish Festival of Lights celebrated in Bradford (

GTA News

Looking for a cannabis store near you? These cities could become the GTA’s ‘dry’ zones (

Former Oakville mayor, a champion of Oakville’s heritage and waterfront, dies at 93 (

Opening relief line before Yonge subway extension ‘makes sense,’ Ontario transportation minister says (

Here are the Major Enhancements to Electricity Services in Brampton (

Provincial News

Data breach risk prompts new Ontario legislation (

'It's sad': Protesters campaign against French cuts outisde Caroline Mulroney's office (,,,

Ontario to tap private sector for new GO stations, admits strategy may delay projects (

Federal News

Trudeau tweets $50M pledge for girls’ education around the world during Mandela festival (