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April 5

Vaughan News

MPP backs new autism program but parent wants more details (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

Federal funding will ‘strengthen resilience to climate change’ (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

Hear the beep where you sleep (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

Firefighters pump $25k into hospital fundraising campaign (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Associated Hebrew School building may be demolished (

York Region students part of provincewide education cuts protest (

Community Notice: Environmental Study of Red Cedar/Cedar Avenue (

GTA News

Key TTC subway project delayed years, $100 million over budget, report says (

TTC subway closures planned for 2019 (

New signal system is three years behind schedule and $98M over budget: report (

Provincial News

Ontario government to cut 3,475 teaching positions, provincial memos say (,

Federal News

Extending EI sickness benefits would cost $1.1 billion, says Parliamentary Budget Officer (


April 4

Vaughan News

Drive to raise $600,000 for a new church in Vaughan begins (

Committee Agendas (NRU)


York Region News

Council defers decision over resident-only parking at Georgina beach (

Richmond Hill adopts $4.38M city-wide windrow clearing program (

Georgina taxpayers foot former director’s $175K salary for two-months work (

Nearly 50 Stouffville employees make Sunshine List (

GTA News

Oakville sees 2.2 per cent power reduction during Earth Hour (

Toronto is planning a pricey expansion of Bloor-Yonge TTC station to reduce overcrowding (

Toronto mayor warns Ford government against transit delays as report finds SmartTrack, Scarborough link in jeopardy (,

Toronto’s major transit projects -- where they’re at and what Doug Ford might do to them (

Caledon Official Plan Review: Channelling Growth (NRU)

Demolition Control By-law: Preparing for intensification (NRU)

Kitchener-Waterloo Ion: Property Values Along LRT (NRU)

Orillia Waterfront Redevelopment: RFQ Ready to Go (NRU)

Provincial News

Students across Ontario walking out of class Thursday to protest Ford’s education cuts (

April 3

Vaughan News

Vaughan residents lash out at YRDSB trustee candidate’s 're-elect' signs (

Vaughan Fire and Rescue Recognizes National Autism Awareness Day (Breakfast Television)

Mayor in the Morning segment with Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua (105.9 The Region)

York Region News

Markham spending $19,500 to send 3 people to conference in Asia (

Markham-Stouffville MP Jane Philpott removed from Liberal caucus (,,, National Post, Toronto Sun, Corriere Canadese)

GTA News

Metrolinx cutting Presto fares on short GO Transit trips as of April 20 (

Toronto has spent $200 million on the four transit projects the Ford government wants to revamp (

Provincial News

Steven Del Duca to seek Ontario Liberal leadership with ambitious plan to rebuild decimated party (,

Ford government launches public consultations on controversial autism services overhaul (

New Ontario law allows less pay for overtime (

Ontario’s low-income tax credit not as good for workers as $15 minimum wage, and it fuels the deficit, new report says (

April 2

Vaughan News

Federal government committed to supporting seniors in King-Vaughan, minister says (

Floods, uninsured homes among climate change impacts Vaughan residents told (

York Region News

King Township names new CAO to replace retiring Susan Plamondon (

Provincial News

Doug Ford government plans public meeting in Kitchener as it reviews regional governance (

Ford confirms ‘Yours to Discover’ will be replaced on Ontario licence plates (

Federal News

NDP unveils universal pharmacare plan, aims program delivery by the end of 2020 (

Federal, provincial conservatives launch campaign fighting federally imposed carbon tax in four provinces (


April 1

Vaughan News

Vaughan International Women's Day 2019 (SNAPD)

20th Shining Through Gala (SNAPD)

Family Story-Time with Minister Michael Tibollo at VPL (SNAPD)

Mayor Bevilacqua Congratulates Award-Winning Public Works Teams (SNAPD)

Mayor Bevilacqua Congratulates New OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique (SNAPD)

The Terelle Social Club Celebrates Their Annual St.Valentine's Dinner Dance (SNAPD)

MPP Lecce Celebrates Delivery of Mobile Transportation Vehicle for Seniors (SNAPD)

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Welcomes the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez (SNAPD)

MPP Stephen Lecce's St. Patrick's Day Party (SNAPD)

Snapd Around Vaughan -- Our Community (SNAPD)

Italian Mountain Soldiers Veterans Gala (SNAPD)

MP Francesco Sorbara's Free Family Skate (SNAPD)

York Region News

Chief of staff hired for Richmond Hill deputy mayors, councillor (

5 ways to feed your knowledge of gardening in York Region (

Lupus Ontario Italian Dinner Dance & Silent Auction (SNAPD)

GTA News

TTC internal emails flag sharp drop in reliability of new streetcars (

City staff thought the Scarborough extension could cost $900 million more than the public pricetag -- but didn’t tell council before it voted (

Provincial News

'Historic moment': At least one cannabis retail store opens Monday in Toronto (

Special Announcement Made By: The Hon. Michael Tibollo (SNAPD)

Federal News

Feds pledge $150mn for flood mitigation in the GTA (

Trudeau’s fuel tax takes effect in holdout Canadian provinces (

Trudeau government names new CEO for Via Rail (