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July 20

Vaughan News

Minister refuses to apologize for remark about wearing bulletproof vest on police tour of Jane-Finch neighbourhood (


Fire Chief to speak at Miss Universe Canada event (Vaughan Citizen)

GTA News

From faith worker to cabinet minister, Filomena Tassi is ready to be voice for seniors (

Toronto police board requests new tech to curb gun violence (,

Former parking enforcement officer who became Twitter famous to run for council on a platform of road safety (

Toronto police board approves gunshot-listening technology (,

Provincial News

Ontario, Saskatchewan band together on carbon (,

Ontario firefighters get help from U.S. crews (,

Action needed to support francophones in Ontario: commissioner (

Federal News

PM calls premiers to autumn meeting to reduce internal Canadian trade barriers (,

Edmonton pool cleaned with plants, not chlorine (

Aurora Cannabis signs deal with Shopify to sell pot online (

July 19

Vaughan News

I wore a bulletproof vest for Jane and Finch visit, Vaughan-Woodbridge MP says (,,

Fighting accessible parking scofflaws must go beyond fines: Advocate (

York Region News

Markham-Thornhill MP Mary Ng elevated to cabinet in Trudeau shuffle (

Residents demand town boot, not regulate, Georgina's 'party palaces' (

Aurora, MedReleaf shareholders clear path toward Canada’s largest cannabis deal (

GTA News

Funding Hamilton transit (NRU)

Protecting stable neighbourhoods (NRU)

Toronto moves to address gun violence (

Race is on to build the tallest Toronto highrise (

Two years in, Toronto’s ambitious plan for new bike lanes is falling behind, advocates say (

More than 6,600 tickets handed to drivers for violating King St. pilot rules (

Provincial News

DOPS Standard (NRU)

Parks Canada expanding national park in Ontario (,,

Ontario has no plan to fight climate change: McKenna (

Premiers to open New Brunswick meeting (,

Federal News

Canada highlighted its commitment to the 2030 Agenda at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (

Liberals set to tout boost to child benefit (,

Condos rushing to ban pot smoking by residents (

PM's cabinet adds faces, shuffles ministers (,,

Feds look to boost visits to historic sites (
July 18
Vaughan News

Vaughan Fire Chief Deryn Rizzi to speak at Miss Universe Canada event (

Vaughan hosts pizza eating competition (

York Region News

East Gwillimbury Mayor Virginia Hackson running for re-election in 2018 (

Georgina, Innisfil, listed among 10 highest property tax rates in GTA: study (

Recent fires prompt reminder about discarding cigarette butts in Georgina (

Richmond Hill votes to remove town hall from the Civic Precinct Project (,

Town of Newmarket, not courts, to deal with parking offence disputes (

GTA News

Fire at Toronto courthouse damages documents (,

Toronto issues blue-green algae warning (,

‘Affordable’ housing may need to be redefined, Tory acknowledges (

Car2Go could come back to Toronto (

Provincial News

Former BC premier to lead inquiry into govt spending (,,

Sex-ed consultations will hit 124 ridings: Ford (,,

Tempers flare as Ford, Horwath clash on police oversight (

Municipalities, school boards, others hit by Ontario cancellation of renewable energy contracts (

Court cancels mining permit after Ontario failed to adequately consult First Nation community (

Federal News

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new international bridge (,

Trudeau to shuffle cabinet ministers (,,

Trudeau announces $90-million contribution to twin deadly Nova Scotia highway (

July 17

Vaughan News

Controversial former Vaughan mayor Linda Jackson seeking council seat (

Vaughan resident one of RBC's 25 top immigrants (

5 places to pick your own produce in York Region (

Severe thunderstorm warning ends in parts of GTA (

Expo City 5: More Images Released for Vaughan’s New Tallest Building (

York Region News

King launches online tool to encourage residents to speak up (

Celebrate 100 years at the Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum in East Gwillimbury (

GTA News

City Councillors divided on plans to bring Uber to Orillia (

Toronto to urge feds to decriminalize drug use (,,

Blaze at Toronto's Old City Hall suspicious (,,,

Provincial News

Bylaw changes aimed at harassing speech (

Tory govt moves to take greater control of Hydro One executive salaries (

PCs to order remaining striking York U education staff back to work (

Energy minister dodges questions about cost of cancelling green contracts (

Tories sending mixed messages on sex-education curriculum (,,,

Federal News

Pipeline divides Trudeau's youth council (,,,

Feds urged to pay $21B for seniors care (,

July 16

Vaughan News

Snapd at the 2018 Vaughan Mayor’s Gala (Snapd Vaughan)

Heat warning issued for Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill (

York Region Events: 5 activities to do with your kids at the library this week (July 15 to 21) (

York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (July 21 to 22) (

York Region News

Richmond Hill mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile virus (

Training centre coming to Major Mackenzie near Hwy. 404 (

Aaniin Community Centre and Library officially opens in Markham (

Markham resident earns RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award (

GTA News

Durham Region’s Economic Development Department launches Innovative Technology Asset Map Portal (

Toronto studying motorcycle lane filtering (

Informing public about potential threats a complex matter: experts (

"Hamilton’s Pipeline Trail “liberated a past treasure” (

Provincial News

Still a lot of work to do on the forest fires (,

Ontario cancels 758 renewable energy deals (,,

Ontario minister walks out of immigration meeting (

Federal News

Don Martin: MPs mulling their political best-before dates (

Court affirms data privacy in tobacco case (,

Health Canada 'concerned' by cannabis sponsorship (,

Almost every part of Canada’s largest national park is deteriorating, study says (