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Aug. 3

Vaughan News

Here’s who registered for the Vaughan municipal election (Vaughan Citizen)

Mayor runs: “I Don’t get elected to campaign; I get elected to govern” (Vaughan Citizen)

Cortellucci family donates $3M to Hospice Vaughan, gets naming rights (Vaughan Citizen)

York Region News

Scrapping York Region chair election “highly undemocratic,’ candidate says (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

What's open and closed in York Region on the civic holiday (

Markham mayor slams protesters of Ottawa's plan to house up to 200 asylum seekers in York Region (

GTA News

It’s time for Toronto to move on from John Tory’s ‘dithering,’ mayoral rival Jennifer Keesmaat says (

Provincial News

Ford government media tactics anger reporters (,

Ontario launching court challenge against carbon tax (,,

Foes of a smaller Toronto council are in the pocket of ‘downtown politicians’, Ford says (

Federal News

NDP demands leeway for cities to ban handguns (,,

Irregular border crossers cost at least $270M (

What if Ottawa spends $2B on water for First Nations and it still isn’t safe for everyone to drink? (

Aug 2

Vaughan News

Local Vaughan Teen, Hanna Begovic Wins Miss World Canada 2018 (

York Region News

Election coverage: transforming Durham (NRU)

Zoning by-law conformity; differing opinions (NRU)

GTHA Business Taxes Decrease (NRU)

Intensifying Burlington: Contentious Development (NRU)

'No to illegal border crossers': Markham candidates deliver petition to City Hall (

New long-term care facility coming to Sandiford Drive in Stouffville (

Markham to get rolling with new $37M bus terminal in Cornell neighbourhood (

Richmond Hill Moonlight Movies are back (

Markham to get rolling with new $37M bus terminal in Cornell neighbourhood (

Mississauga council candidate’s name removed from list after complaint over paperwork (

Mississauga residents are frustrated with sidewalk-riding cyclists (

GTA News

Toronto’s high-tech Quayside district takes ‘next step’ as new deal reached with Google sister company (

Megacity fight against province left legal lessons for city of Toronto (

Provincial News

Ontario forest fires impacting air quality (

Ontario minister admits she broke election promise when she axed basic income project (

Federal News

Triage for border crossers delayed again (

Halifax launches palm tree experiment (


Aug 1

Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua announces Cortellucci family donation of $3 million to Hospice Vaughan (

G.O.D. Salon Diva Grand Opening (

DOGA Yoga (

Taste the Caribbean (

Alessia Dickson (

Stephen Lecce takes Oath of Allegiance (

Science North Workshop held at Civic Centre Resource Library (

Simply the Best Tribute to Tina Turner (

Gino Rosati Campaign Office Opening (

Concord West Community Get Together (

Glory Day Tribute to Bruce Springsteen (

Opening of 400 North Pizzeria & Ristorante (

Babies, Bumps & Books (

Southeast Sandwiches Grand Opening (

Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day 2018 (

Councillor Racco Hosts Ward 4 Movie Night (

Guinness World Records Title Attempt: World's Largest Lego Flag (

Citywide Packaging (

It's A Pool Party & BBQ! (

17th Annual Meta Family Walk, Relay & Gran Fondo (

Old Firehall Confectionery (

Snapd around Vaughan -- our community (

Cortellucci family donates $3M to Hospice Vaughan, gets naming rights (

York Region News

Georgina council, fire services break ground on Pefferlaw fire station (

When will the Town of Newmarket get a new or updated public library? (

Sharon Temple garden provides fresh produce to local food pantry (,

King Township the best place to live in York Region: MoneySense (

5 mayoral candidates highlight wild 2018 Stouffville election (

Frank Scarpitti running for Markham mayor again (

2018 East Gwillimbury election marks start of new ward system (

GTA News

Plan for high-tech Toronto neighbourhood moving forward (,

Toronto school boards given two weeks to change boundaries (

Provincial News

Ford’s Tories using taxpayer dollars to produce ‘lookalike news’ videos promoting party message, opposition says (

Ontario government scraps basic income pilot project, limits welfare increase to 1.5 per cent (,,,

Ontario legislature descends into chaos amid Tory accusations of New Democrat mimicking PC MPP’s accent (

Ontario’s new elevator-access law seems to have broken down (

Federal News

Government stalls on new citizenship guide (,,,

Feds re-do benefit test for terminal Canadians (,

NDP pulls in less money from fewer donors (,

July 31

Vaughan News

5 Extreme weather events in York Region (

Best Places to Live in Ontario 2018 (

York Region News

Richmond Hill Ward 3 acclaimed as election candidate registration closes (

King Township election candidates: Mayor Pellegrini acclaimed, 14 seeking council seats (

Former NHLer Keith Acton announces bid for Stouffville mayor (

Drivers take note: Aurora road closures coming in August (

GTA News

Toronto city council votes to oppose cuts (,,

Is Seth Rogen partnering with the TTC? (

Council approves plan to buy North York house to save what may be Toronto’s oldest tree (

Will lower income voters get drowned out with fewer municipal wards? (

Toronto is the only city targeted by Ford in legislation (

Ottawa won’t start constitutional fight over Toronto council cuts (

As Toronto struggles to find space for asylum seekers, other municipalities volunteer to help (

Provincial News

Forest fire threatens Trans-Canada Highway (,,

Ontario’s cannabis retail system will be open for business when marijuana is legalized Oct. 17, province says (

Federal News

Feds hit potholes to map construction work (

Long-serving Tory MP Van Loan retiring (

Designated driver rewards part of Saskatchewan plan to reduce drunk driving (

Feds say they won’t decriminalize any drugs besides marijuana, despite calls from cities (,

Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers' saliva for cannabis (

July 30

Vaughan News

The Marner All-Star Invitational comes to Vaughan (City News at 5)

Final days see flurry of action in Markham and Vaughan mayoral nominations (

Vaughan Mayor runs again: 'I don't get elected to campaign; I get elected to govern' (

York Region Events: 5 things to do this civic holiday long weekend (Aug. 4 to 6) (  

York Region News

Ontario Premier to cancel regional chair elections in Peel, Muskoka and York Region (

Patrick Brown to run for Brampton mayor (

Scrapping York Region chair election 'highly undemocratic,' candidate says (

Georgina Public Library's Pefferlaw branch launches reading challenge for adults (

Two Newmarket wards acclaimed as election candidate registration closes (

Aurora voters have plenty of choice when it comes to municipal candidates (

$10.8 million library expansion project set to begin in King City (

Here are the Georgina candidates running in the municipal election (

GTA News

‘We need bold ideas in this city.’ Jennifer Keesmaat to run for mayor of Toronto (,

Toronto should take province to court over Ford’s plan to slash city council, David Miller says (,

How does the urban-suburban divide play out in a 25-seat Toronto council? (

Mayor Tory fields questions on council reduction at transit announcement (

Politics Briefing: Toronto mayor, councillors to escalate opposition to legislation cutting size of city council (

Provincial News

Dozens of Ontario fires still out of control (

Ontario testing 'flame-jetting' phenomenon (

Ontario government now wants to privatize marijuana sales: report (

Federal News

Liberals 'struggling' with Phoenix damages (