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July 27

Vaughan News

Markham, Vaughan mayors set to run unopposed as deadline looms (,

Vaughan resident fired up over 'extravagant' city staff trips (

York Region News

Jump in development charges will affect home prices (Vaughan Citizen)

How much are municipalities benefitting from development charges? (Vaughan Citizen)

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning lifted for York Region, watch still in effect (

York Region chair Wayne Emmerson withdraws from race (

Lookup tool lets Georgina residents check municipal voters' list (

GTA News

Ford to slash Toronto council seats: report (,,,

John Tory plans to hold referendum about size of city council (

Toronto to review definition of ‘affordable’ housing (

Redefining wards mid-campaign would create civic ‘chaos’ as ‘amalgamation 2.0’: councillors (

TTC installing gates to block drivers from entering the Queens Quay tunnel (

Provincial News

Private stores to sell pot in Ontario: report (,

Federal News

Repurposed infected ash wood spruces up Pointe-Claire library (

Feds look to AI to improve benefits system (

July 26

Vaughan News

Vaughan and Markham waiting for mayoral candidates (

Burn ban lifted in Richmond Hill, Vaughan (

2018 tax rates decrease (NRU)

York Region News

GTHA greenhouse gas emissions update: improving sustainability (NRU)

Downtown Richmond Hill growing pains (NRU)

Richmond Hill boosts textile recycling efforts (

GTA News

GTA conformity reviews: new roles take shape (NRU)

Halton technology strategy streamlining for growth (NRU)

Hamilton slaps stop-work order on oversized pot greenhouse that council refused to authorize (

Call for Toronto handgun ban reignites passionate gun control debate (

TTC chair Josh Colle leaving politics -- and his father is seeking his council seat (,

Provincial News

York strike ends with back-to-work bill (,

Ontario moves to scrap cap and trade (,,

Low unemployment rate puts pressure on Premier Doug Ford to raise public-service wages (

Tories to begin sex-ed consultations in September (

Federal News

Feds promise to fight 'fake news' (

Federal government says Canada’s emission standards need to strengthen as Trump moves to ease rules (,

Perry Bellegarde elected to second term as chief of Assembly of First Nations (,,,

July 25

Vaughan News

Days from deadline, no one has signed up to run for mayor of Markham or Vaughan (

MPP Stephen Lecce talks about priorities for his King-Vaughan riding (

Where does Canada's Wonderland fit, 37 years later, in a world with no shortage of amusement? (

York Region News

Mount Albert downtown gets revitalization boost (

30-year veteran Robertson Rouse named new York Regional Police deputy chief (

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for northern York Region (

Should the Town of Newmarket be in the residential landlord business? (

GTA News

Gun crackdown was being considered before Toronto shooting, minister says (,,

Have your say on the future of Hamilton’s forests (

Provincial News

Ontario wants $200 million to cover costs of irregular refugees minister says (,,

Ottawa heritage building partially collapses (,

Fate of Ontario safe injection and overdose prevention sites in limbo (

July 24

York Region News

Rivers run through it: Fun facts about York Region’s winding waterways (

Aurora Library Square design flawed, may cause accessibility issues: resident (

Former Georgina mayor Rob Grossi will run for regional council (

GTA property tax ranking ‘misleading and inaccurate,’ says Town of Georgina (

Fully clothed swimming makes a splash in Brampton (

GTA News

Pedestrians and cyclists to get a five-second head start at 80 intersections across the city by year’s end (

City council asked to approve $44-million plan to reduce gun violence (

Federal government looking at ways to tackle wave of gun violence in Toronto: minister (

Provincial News

Crews battling dozens of Ontario forest fires (,

For the first time since the Ontario election, Wynne returns to the legislature (

Ford wants some mental health funding to go to police in wake of Danforth shooting (

Owen Sound Looks For Fire Cost Savings (

Federal News

Assembly of First Nations National Chief in tough re-election battle (

July 23

York Region News

York Region is struggling to build for the future (

Newmarket Public Library’s online databases provide DIY assistance (

Stouffville alleges Mayor Justin Altmann gave out confidential info (

GTA News

‘I was blindsided’: Peel Region councillor suddenly removed as police board chair (

Civil rights organization urges city hall to delay purchase of gunshot-location technology (


Toronto city council to look at new Butterfly nursing home care program that is a success in Peel Region (

Provincial News

Ford government has no price tag or timetable for provincewide consultation on sex ed (

Federal News

Premiers announce agreement in principle on flow of alcohol across borders (

Minimum wage increases bite into number of weekly hours funded by Canada Summer Jobs program (,


Federal government increases Canadian Child Benefit (