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Jan. 19

Vaughan News

Markham, Vaughan make shortlist with Toronto for Amazon's 2nd HQ (

York Region Events: What to do this PA day (

Mississauga Ranks as One of Canada's Hottest Cities for Millennials (

How Vaughan's Metropolitan Centre subway could create a new downtown (

Mayor willing to add more trains to help ease overcrowding on Line 1 (

York Region News

Georgina businesses challenged by minimum wage hike (

Park on the street, your car will be towed: Town of Richmond Hill (

Stouffville leisure centre, library expansion needs additional $800K (

GTA News

Eastern anchor (NRU)

TTC still at impasse over dormant $1.9-million art installation (

2017 flooding has cost city $8.45 million (

City proposes 4-per-cent tax for hotels, short-term rentals (

Councillors reject eight-tower development over downtown rail corridor (

Provincial News

Ubiquitous change (NRU)

Community benefits (NRU)

Federal News

Health minister's Twitter account highlights cost of government tweeting (

Jan. 18

Vaughan News

Extend Yonge subway to Richmond Hill, York Region business leaders urge (

Whitchurch-Stouffville integrity commissioner Suzanne Craig resigns (

Vaughan daycare owner boosts prices to deal with minimum-wage hike (

BILD members are committed to bettering their communities through philanthropic contributions (

York Region News

2 York Region MPPs land new roles in cabinet shuffle (

Mayor Frank Scarpitti 'absolutely concerned' about counterfeit goods at Markham's Pacific Mall (

Georgina businesses challenged by minimum wage hike (

Richmond Hill businesses feeling effects of minimum wage hike (

Stouffville businesses feeling the squeeze from minimum wage increase (

King businesses grapple with minimum wage increase (  

GTA News

Mayor John Tory backs costly Park Lawn GO station (

Doug Ford to ignore city clerk’s warning about premature campaigning (

Toronto Development and Recreation Committee votes to explore free skate-lending program (

Toronto proposes 10 per cent cap on business-tax hikes (

City staff recommend turning Old City Hall into a ‘Museum of Toronto’ (

Some businesses give an icy middle finger to King St. pilot (  

Provincial News

Councillor predicts Norfolk “cannabis capital of Canada”; to be a leader on marijuana controls (

More minimum wage help possible: Wynne (

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne shuffles cabinet ahead of June election (

Federal News

Crews learn to identify emerald ash borer, experts says Winnipeg's ash tree days numbered (

KPMG study finds Canada could be one of the first on the road with self-driving vehicles (

Jan. 17

Vaughan News

Peel appoints new integrity watchdog (

York Region parents, educators talk about poverty in schools (

York Region News

Youth will not be served in minimum-wage increase says Markham business owner (

GTA News

Region may divert up to 10,000 tonnes of waste from incinerator this year (

Doug Ford robocalls made before annual barbecue may have violated election rules, officials warn (

Falls sees 5.1% reduction in streetlight costs (

Provincial News

Wynne to shuffle cabinet before election (,

Electric vehicle charger incentives offered (

Province’s affordable housing plan ‘achieves the exact opposite,’ councillors say (

Federal News

Change 'not fast enough' on harassment: PM (

Jan. 16

Vaughan News

Investigators probe possible arson at Vaughan tattoo shop (

GTA News

Toronto braces for impact of driverless car revolution (

Toronto councillor wants staff to report on using cryptocurrency for tax, ticket payments (

Provincial News

London city hall: Ontario puts $170M into bus rapid transit system (

Kawartha Lakes mayor defends salary increase, cutting council in half (

Federal News

Moncton Sets Another Record For Construction Permits in 2017 (

Saskatchewan designates emerald ash borer an insect pest (

MPI insurance plan to cover ridesharing companies approved (

Researchers raise concerns as Twitter, Facebook seek role in Canadian election debates (

Jan. 15

Vaughan News

York Regional Police searching for owner of Husky found without collar (

Discarded cigarette causes $1 million fire at luxury Vaughan condo (

Renters pushed to the 905 as vacancies hit 16-year low: Report (

City of Hamilton testing snowplow-tracking app out of public view (

The Greater Toronto Area's Housing Market Sees Double-digit Year-over-year Price Gains in the Fourth Quarter of 2017, Despite Softness in Quarterly Trends (

Major Simcoe County, York Region electricity distributor Alectra is about to get bigger (

GTA News

New line, same old problems: commuters frustrated with delays on TTC subway extension (

Daycare fee sticker shock linked to minimum wage hike (

Provincial News

How Queen’s Park is gearing up to be the largest legal pot dealer in Canada (and maybe the world) (

What if you were finance minister? (

Federal News

Rideshare laws need to protect against discrimination: UBC law prof (

Small B.C. town makes case to welcome ride-hailing (