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May 3

Vaughan News

Government refuses to protect consumers: lawyer (

‘Some cases good value, others, poor value’ (Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

York Region urging feds to confirm subway funding (

York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (May 4 and 5) (

Two re-elected Markham councillors spent vastly different amounts to win in 2018 (

Huge step backward: politicians, activists blast province's new housing strategy (

Richmond Hill group finds new venue after rental hikes at theatre (

It's time for outdated Holland Landing Sewage Lagoons to go: councillor (

GTA News

311 complaints about short-term rentals have skyrocketed in Toronto (

Provincial News

Ontario government's Housing Supply Action Plan will make home ownership a reality again: RESCON (

Ford government restores OMB rules for development disputes (

Ford government tables legislation to take over new Toronto transit projects (

May 2

Vaughan News

Committee Agendas (NRU)

Vaughan resident finally gets her grading deposit after 12 years (

York Region News

Hollingsworth arena site: competing options (NRU)

Provincial budget cuts ripple through Newmarket, Aurora public libraries (

Bye-Bye Beaver? East Gwillimbury seeking input on new logo (

Court battle between former Stouffville mayor Altmann, town set to rev up (

Short-term rental scheme won't deal with 'party palaces' in Georgina (

Richmond Hill Hindu temple offers prayers for victims of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks  (

GTA News

Development charge review: Variable fees proposed (NRU)

Ecosystem compensation: Offsetting growth (NRU)

City helps purchase rooming house amid 'destructive housing boom' in Parkdale (,

Ajax focused on community engagement (

Provincial News

Ontario cancels $50M fund that helped child-care centres keep parent fees down (

Ford government launches autism consultations in moves toward needs-based program (

Federal News

Liberal MP Andrew Leslie won't seek re-election this fall (

Federal government boosts loans for canola farmers amid tensions with China (

May 1

Vaughan News

Caritas School of Life Presents Celebration of Community (SNAPD)

Clarico Place of York Region's Annual Gala (SNAPD)

The 12th Annual Earth Hour Vaughan Celebration (SNAPD)

The 11th Annual Spinning for Autism (SNAPD)

The Party for Cancer Care (SNAPD)

The 23rd Annual Opera York Gala (SNAPD)

Vaughan's Volunteer Recognition Awards (SNAPD)

Business Women’s Network of York Region 5th Annual Awards Gala (SNAPD)

The 8th Annual Joey Conte Gala (SNAPD)

The Olive Branch for Children holds 14th Annual Fundraising Gala (SNAPD)

The 3rd Annual Speranza Annual Fundraising Gala (SNAPD)

Mayor Bevilacqua Congratulates Events Team (SNAPD)

Vaughan Wins Award for Accessibility Leadership (SNAPD)

World Autism Awareness Day in Vaughan (SNAPD)

Ward 2 Civic Hero Award Presented to Deborah McCracken-Nangereke (SNAPD)

The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo in Taiwan (SNAPD)

Mayor Bevilacqua promotes Vaughan to the World (SNAPD)


ZANCIN Group Donates $2 Million to MHF (SNAPD)

Court rejects cancelled Cosmos condo buyers’ application to void contracts (

Civic Centre Resource Library (SABMag – Sustainable Architecture & Building Magazine)

York Region News

Markham renames Milliken Mills pool after long-standing councillor Alex Chiu (

Aurora's Windfall Ecology Centre nets funding to help York Region buildings track energy use (

3 Newmarket parks to get overhaul this summer (

GTA News

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie lays out case for separating from Peel Region (

Provincial News

Ontario government to introduce legislation Thursday for TTC subway upload (

MPs receive $3,300 boost to annual salary (

Federal News

Buying an electric car in Canada becomes cheaper today as federal rebates kick in (


April 30

Vaughan News

Feds invests $8.5M in Vaughan ‘zero waste’ food firm to catapult global export (

The Montesano Legacy: Generosity steeped in civic responsibility (Corriere Canadese)

York Region News

Visit these top downtown hot spots in York Region (

GTA News

Toronto mayor steps up pressure on PC MPPs over public health cuts (

Provincial News

Del Duca urges non-partisan approach to tackling climate change (

Legal Aid Ontario to cut jobs, impose hiring freeze after provincial budget cutbacks (

Ontario high school teachers union files notice to bargain with Ford government (,

Federal News


Canadian immigration officials cut ‘legacy’ refugee backlog as new one grows (

April 29

Vaughan News

Nadeem Mahmood defeats Charline Grant in Vaughan trustee byelection (,

She loved this bur oak tree in Vaughan for nearly 50 years. Then, she helped save it (

Police investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti found on Vaughan home (,,,,

Voting 2019: Thornhill riding profile (Vaughan) (

York Region News

Richmond Hill library makes ‘difficult' decision to cut Sunday service, reduce staff (

Years after Georgina heritage barn destroyed by fire, rebuild takes shape (

Ways to take in some music in York Region this week (April 28 to May 4) (

Provincial News

Ontario budget cuts will chop thousands of planned tree plantings in Hamilton (

Ontario cuts music fund by more than half, looks to modernize it (

Tories to beef up school bus safety with cameras (

Ford government hikes education spending, chops support for school boards with needy students (

Federal News

Government of Canada Invests in Orillia Homeless Shelter (,

Government of Canada invests in innovation to grow food processing industry in Ontario (