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Feb. 2

Vaughan News

Province blows self-imposed 60-day deadline on GTA West Corridor's future (

Province funds construction of new schools in Markham, Vaughan (

York Region News

Tax bill going up $60 in Georgina (

York Region and public health nurses reach tentative two-year deal (

GTA News

City to stick with Vision Zero, but some councillors question its commitment (

Toronto to bid on co-hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup (

Doug Ford abandons plans for mayoral election rematch, puts ‘pedal to the metal’ in Ontario PC leadership race (

Old City Hall set to become home to a museum of Toronto (

Provincial News

Hospitals to get funding to open more beds during flu season next year and beyond: sources (

Former MPP Christine Elliott joins Ontario PC leadership race, Caroline Mulroney to follow (

Feb. 1

Vaughan News

War on the car? Vaughan subway dropoff criticized as $40 ticket trap (

You'll pay $54 more in 2018 on your property taxes in Vaughan (

A Record Breaking 15,000 Toys Collected for 2017 City of Vaughan Toy Drive ( and

Vaughan Fire Rescue Service Hosts Annual Bagel Breakfast ( and

Vaughan Fire And Rescue Hosts Dinner For The Community (

Giant Steps Toronto York Region ( and

Tim Hortons Free Skate (

The North Rock Group Celebrates 25 Years! ( and

Filipino Seniors Club Celebrates Annual Christmas Party ( and

The Spirit Of Generosity Fund Supports Vaughan Hospital ( and

Table Tennis at Vellore Village Community Center (

Therapy Dog Session Run at the Civic Center Resource Library (

10th Annual Spinning For Autism (

Pine York Seniors Club Annual Christmas Party (

Grand Re-opening of La Strada Bakery (

4th Annual Marco's Fight Skate Night ( and

Saving Money While Helping The Environment (

Woodbridge Air Cadets (

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua Hosted Luncheon at Hospice Vaughan (

York Region News

Newmarket Mayor Tony Van Bynen not seeking re-election in 2018 (

York Region concerned with provincial delay in sewage plant approval (

Tax bill going up $60 in Georgina (

GTTI 'college' bid for Georgina tackles looming crisis in skilled trades (

Engaging The Community (NRU)

GTA News

Council approves 10% cap on tax hike for small businesses (

Gouged turf from sidewalk plows is an annual aggravation (

Disabled transit users pitch ideas for Uber accessibility cash (

Oakville city council votes on extra protections for Glen Abbey golf course (

Mississauga to appoint Ward 1 councillor (NRU)

Glen Abbey Golf Course Lands (NRU)

Planning and Development in Peel Region (NRU)

Provincial News

Ontario PCs to pick new leader March 10 (

Federal News

Manufacturing helped boost economic growth in November, Statistics Canada says (

City plans to buy new 'ice crushers' to fight slippery sidewalks (

Halifax removes contentious statue of port city's founder, Edward Cornwallis (

Jan. 31

Vaughan News

Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins answering coach's challenge (article and video) (

A New Text Message Scam is Targeting People in Mississauga and Beyond (

York Region News

York Region sees slump in new home sales in December (

Aurora resident 'fenced into own home' by neighbour, town can't help (

No referendum on ballot: Richmond Hill keeps town status (

King Township sells municipal office for $10.75 million (

GTA News

Budding civic leaders recruited to boost diversity in high places (

Relief for Yonge St. businesses on busy Toronto council agenda (

Provincial News

New clinic serving Black Ontarians gets backing of Legal Aid (

Vic Fedeli says he won’t run in race to lead Ontario PCs (

Federal News

Marijuana to be sold at 9 Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation stores across the province (

Vehicles-for-hire bylaw leaves 'bad taste in our mouth,' limo company says (

No rule book on dealing with misconduct: PM (

Patrick Brown allegations prompt calls for better policies to protect young staffers in Canadian legislatures (


Jan. 30

Vaughan News

Vaughan in midst of ‘golden era’ (

Global Education Academy (GEA) (

Construction ahead: York Region roads you might want to avoid in 2018
Hwy. 404 crossing in Markham and Richmond Hill, Major Mackenzie Drive widening in Vaughan among major projects that will impact drivers (

GTA News

Law firm called in to investigate Toronto Community Housing Corp.’s HR practices (

Provincial News

Province puts brakes on ride-share drivers with fines (

Ontario Opposition moving quickly to replace Brown (

Federal News

‘Crisis’ of harassment on Parliament Hill, minister warns (

Canada's most 'open' city: St. John's, N.L. (

B.C. cracks down on illegal ride-hailing services (


Jan. 29

Vaughan News

Report finds Di Biase's influence did not impact Vaughan councillors (

Vaughan firefighters douse house fire near Hwy. 7 and Pine Valley (

York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (Jan 27 to 28) (

Ontario Seeking Public Input in Thornhill and Etobicoke to Develop the 2018 Budget (

York Region News

New director aims to bring stability to troubled York school board (

Stouffville taxes going up an average of $48 as part of 2018 budget (

GTA News

Added fee on ride-hailing trips to fund public transit 'a fantastic idea,' TTC chair says (

Is city misleading public about lobbying effort behind the Riverstone golf course deal? (

New construction, single-family home sales decline 58% in 2017 (

Commuters rejoice, the new Gardiner exit ramp is open (

Provincial News

$26.5M Fort Erie budget ready for approval (

Attack of the emerald ash borer: Ottawa trees razed due to invasive beetle (

Some highlights from Norfolk County budget deliberations (

Ontario PC Party plans to hold leadership race before spring election (

Fedeli tackling allegations of questionable party spending in Brown era (