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March 16

Vaughan News

Police kick door in at overnight house fire in Vaughan (

York Region News

CONNECT: Would the region consider right turn lanes at Harry Walker and Davis Drive? (

GTA News

WALKABOUT: Exploring the western leg of York-University subway line (

CONNECT: When are we going to get more parking spots at Bradford GO Station? (

TTC suspends Presto fare-gate installation due to mechanical, software problems (

Toronto’s modernist legacy: Uncovering the Massey Medals’ architectural gems (

Toronto’s low-rise neighbourhoods losing density as ‘overhousing’ spreads (

Provincial News

Innisfil, Ont. went with Uber instead of public transit, and says it saved $8 million per year (,,,

Ontario watchdog sounds warning about ballooning health spending (

Federal News

Government of Canada Launches Consultations on the Human Rights-Based Approach to Housing (

Canadian home sales fall 17% in February (

March 15

Vaughan News

Vaughan affordable housing (NRU)

How did they vote? York Region Tories reveal support for provincial leaders (

McMichael gallery showcases archive of Canadian hip-hop culture ( 

GTA News

How bike lanes could get Toronto’s suburbs moving (

Toronto transit plans get major boost from federal, provincial governments (

Toronto’s Long-Term Financial Plan: The Bill is Due (

City of Brampton pays out $850K in community grants, releases list of 34 recipients (

City of Brampton holding info session for potential mayoral and council candidates, advertisers (

Halton Hills Employment Area Secondary Plan (NRU)

Scugog Tourism Strategy (NRU)

Provincial News

Transforming the Commute (NRU)

Ontario offers incentives for electric vehicles (NRU)

Hey Simcoe County, the government's coming to spiff up your downtown (

Doug Ford’s pitch to Ontario voters will cut costs, size of government — but no layoffs (

Kathleen Wynne calls Doug Ford’s comments on Ontario pot sales ‘reckless’ (

Federal News

Saskatchewan to set legal age for cannabis at 19, won’t charge minors (

Food-sharing apps allow home cooks to make extra cash. But is the idea blue ribbon-worthy or half-baked? (

Montreal mulls adopting separate traffic laws for cyclists (

Quebec will dip into its rainy-day fund to pay back billions in debt (

March 14

Vaughan News

Woodbridge Lane to offer affordable housing in Vaughan in 2019 (

75 More Units of Affordable Rental Housing in Vaughan (

York Region News

Finding a job in York Region about to get easier: Markham Manpower survey (

GTA News

'Finally': All-female taxi service DriveHer ready to hit Toronto roads (

GTA luxury home sales down 60 per cent: report (

TTC proposes deeper discounts for college and university students (

Let’s hope the World Cup comes to Toronto (

Residents oppose plans to build meat packing plant in vacant lot near the Junction (

Provincial News

Liberals will remain ‘steadfast’ in their plans to help struggling Ontarians, says Premier Kathleen Wynne (  

Federal News

‘We’ve come a long way’: Vancouver fire chief says stigma lifting on mental health (

Developer pitches plan for 50,000 units of affordable housing in Toronto, Vancouver (

March 13

Vaughan News

International Women's Day – interview with Deputy Chief Deryn Rizzi (105.9 The Region)

Vaughan, Newmarket intersections see most red light runners in 2017 (

York Region News

Luxury properties swept up in Toronto’s housing slump (

GTA News

Mississauga mayor lauds province for helping municipalities enforce legalization of weed (

Toronto facing a massive $1.42 billion budget gap in five years (

Toronto budget too reliant on ‘volatile’ property market, report says (

Brampton holds Reverse Trade Show (

Provincial News

Report paints grim picture of Fukushima-scale nuclear accident in Pickering (

What to do with all that dog poop? Ontario cities come up with creative solutions (

Federal News

Former city planner, developer team up on proposal to build affordable housing in Toronto, Vancouver (

Meet the feds' $102B emergency fund (

March 12

Vaughan News

4 vehicles burst into flames at Cineplex parking lot in Vaughan (

Alectra wins Canadian Dealmakers Award for Infrastructure & Utilities Deal of the Year (

York Region News

Pefferlaw Ice Pad roof goes up as clock winds down on federal grant (

End of era in Georgina after council approves new $26.5M Civic Centre (

Feds pledge $43K for accessible washroom at Stouffville Arena (

GTA News

How rampant development and poor planning left residents of this Etobicoke neighbourhood stuck in traffic (

Toronto launches next phase of poverty reduction efforts (

Should Canadian citizenship be mandatory to sit on committee in Mississauga? (

Provincial News

Province’s marijuana monopoly will be known as the ‘Ontario Cannabis Store’ (

Doug Ford wins Ontario PC leadership after chaotic party race (

Federal News

Upcoming Nova Scotia budget to include improved broadband plan: minister (

Uber to inform Canadians whose data may have been compromised in 2016 breach (