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Oct. 19

York Region News

About a dozen crosswalks across Newmarket have changed lines (Vaughan Citizen)

Oak ridges branch will have maker space, areas for meetings, study and Kids’ programming (Vaughan Citizens)

Removing, damaging election signs may lead to charges (Vaughan Citizen)

Four candidates vie for position of mayor in Whitchurch-Stouffville (

Richmond Hill bans recreational marijuana in public (

York Region municipal elections 2018 (

York Region has ‘one of lowest’ rental market supplies in GTA (

Town of Richmond Hill awarded for strategic health approach (

GTA News

Community safety dominates race for Ward 24 council seat (

'City on the front line': Mississauga creates climate plan to respond to extreme weather (

John Tory: Toronto mayor on re-election path (

Keesmaat promises new brand of leadership for Toronto (

Waterfront Toronto, advisory panel want Quayside master plan delayed (

Key ward races go down to the wire in Toronto municipal election (

Lack of progress on road safety becomes a Toronto ballot-box issue (

16 candidates vying to represent Toronto’s Beaches-East York ward (

Provincial News

New Study Finds Many Municipalities in Ontario Performing Poorly in Recycling Concrete and Asphalt (

Ontario to allow marketing of vaping products (

Ford government disbands Liberals’ expert panel to end violence against women (

Federal News

Can Canada fight climate change without a carbon tax? (

Threats to 2019 federal election are increasing 'faster than we expected,' CSE official says (

Oct. 18

Vaughan News

Coffee with a Firefighter In Vaughan (

What's Going on Here: Pine Valley Drive from Teston Road to Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan (

York Region News

Red-light cameras help reduce T-bone collisions 72 per cent in York Region (

Packed house for Ward 3 mayoral and councillor debates in East Gwillimbury (

GTA News

Demographic Shifts: Unbalanced Growth (NRU)

Rental Housing Stock: Local Solutions Needed (NRU)

Neptis Geoweb: Mapping the Region (NRU)

NDP, Tory MPPs push for lower auto insurance rates in Brampton (The

Subways are king among Don Valley North candidates (

Peel on the hook for election costs for regional chair (

GTA Races to Watch (The Toronto Star)

Provincial News

Cannabis Retail: Streamlined Zoning (NRU)

Despite smooth first day of legalization, high demand could delay deliveries in Ontario, government says (

Federal News

Still more to do on legal weed, Liberals say (YorkRegion,com)

Oct. 17

York Region News

Be sure you vote in King Township municipal election 2018 (

Newmarket resident will 'shape the direction of the community' by voting (

Richmond Hill regional councillor candidates respond to top issues (

Your vote in Georgina can shape town direction, services, for next 4 years (

Here's what you need to know to vote Oct. 22 in Whitchurch-Stouffville (

Aurora students will make splash with Swim to Survive program (

Packed house turns out for Whitchurch-Stouffville Mayoral debate (

Markham council bans pot smoking in public, rep asks if total ban possible (,,

GTA News

Toronto Pride Parade to allow police again (,

Mayoral forum on affordable housing derailed by gate-crashing candidates, shouting (

John Tory calls helping at-risk youth a ‘top priority’ but won’t commit any particular funding (

Battle over voting record shapes up in Ward 3 Etobicoke-Lakeshore (

Provincial News

Pot is now legal in Ontario. Here's what you need to know (,,,,,

Cops need reliable equipment to test for pot: Ford (,,

Important Tips on How to Use a Roundabout in Brampton (

Federal News

Feds to announce plan to pardon Canadians convicted of simple possession of pot (,

Cancelling cap and trade will cost $3B in lost revenue: FAO (,

Oct. 16

Vaughan News

Maurizio Bevilacqua, Vaughan mayoral candidate (

"Library workers make libraries great": Vaughan and Aurora Public Library workers celebrate Library Week (

York Region News

Public pot smoking expected to go up in smoke in Markham Tuesday (

Richmond Hill municipal election candidates face tough questions (

Ellen Gowland, Whitchurch-Stouffville Ward 2 candidate (

Brian Sankarsingh, Whitchurch-Stouffville Ward 4 candidate (

Susan Jagminas-- Georgina mayor candidate (

How loud is too loud? Richmond Hill residents suffer due to outdated noise bylaw (

GTA News

Sidewalk Labs unveils draft data plans (,,

More than 124,000 cast advance ballots in Toronto (

Mayoral forum on affordable housing derailed by gate-crashing candidates, shouting (

Most Canadians won’t grow cannabis at home, and many think smoking indoors will hurt resale value, survey indicates (

Late city councillor’s family backs Kristyn Wong-Tam in Toronto Centre (

Advance voting in Toronto down from 2014 election (

Candidates outline visions for troubled Toronto Centre ward in municipal election (

Provincial News

Ontario city to use ranked ballots in municipal election (

Ontario pot awareness campaign launches this week (

Oct. 15

Vaughan News

New subway service is transforming Vaughan, but not all stations are busy, TTC figures show (

City of Vaughan answers deficit allegations by ratepayers' lawyer (

Maria Marchese, Vaughan area 3 trustee candidate, York Catholic District School Board (

Carrie Liddy, Vaughan Ward 2 candidate (

Jacob Joel Ginsberg, Vaughan regional councillor candidate (

Vaughan municipal election 2018: complete coverage (

Ontario municipal election 2018: City of Vaughan (

Carmine Tucci, Vaughan Ward 1 candidate (

York Region News

Weibo Cheng, Richmond Hill regional council candidate (

Meet Kesha Wint, Whitchurch-Stouffville Ward 1 candidate (

Rob Hargrave, Whitchurch-Stouffville Ward 6 candidate (

Aurora mayoral hopefuls show game faces at all-candidates meeting (

Town claims Stouffville Mayor Justin Altmann's town halls breached court order (

Whitchurch-Stouffville municipal election 2018: complete coverage (

Ontario municipal election 2018: Town of East Gwillimbury (

Ontario municipal election 2018: Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville (

Ontario municipal election 2018: City of Markham (

Ontario municipal election 2018: Town of Newmarket (

Ontario election 2018: Town of Richmond Hill (

Ontario municipal election 2018: Town of Aurora (

Ontario municipal election 2018: Township of King (

GTA News

Keswick's Cedarvale Lodge gets 12 new beds: MPP Caroline Mulroney (

Toronto is falling behind on its own plans to help at-risk youth (

Many of Toronto’s trees are older than the city itself. So why aren’t we doing more to protect them? (

Provincial News

Growing number of Ontario candidates running unopposed (,,

Doug Ford freezes beer tax that was set to rise a penny a bottle in November (

Many Ontario employers will stick with Liberal labour reforms, despite Doug Ford’s promised reversal (