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April 12

Vaughan News


CG Tower makes its mark in Vaughan (


Compostable aprons? Vaughan students offer solutions to plastics pollution (


Canada helps protect communities across the Greater Toronto Area from flooding and storms (


Doug Ford's $28.5 billion Toronto transit gambit (,,,,


York Region News


Students spring into action at York Region's Envirothon Challenge (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Atlas Healthcare medical building in Richmond Hill on hold (


GTA News


Ontario’s worst roads (and how to fix them) (


Province could absorb skilled TTC staff if subway upload goes through, Toronto’s city manager says (


Provincial budget cuts $1.1 billion in funding to Toronto transit (,


Ontario budget proposes consolidating 35 public health units into 10 regional entities (


Come on Durham, use your green bins (


Provincial News


Ford government unveils its first budget (,,,,,


Federal News


Canada's building code is getting a climate change rewrite. Is your home ready? (


Canada's cannabis landscape: A province-by-province breakdown (


April 11

Vaughan News

Zanchin Automotive Group donates $2 million to Mackenzie Health's Exceptional Care Belongs Here Campaign (

Rev. James J. Maher receives Key to the City (

How to fix accessibility in Ontario (TVO, The Agenda with Steve Paikin)

York Region News

York Region 'applauds' announcement of Yonge North subway extension (,

Ontario court orders former Richmond Hill councillor to pay resident $50K (

Stouffville park redesign could see lawn bowling facility moved for parking (

WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: More stores coming to Aurora's T & T plaza (

East Gwillimbury to spend $334K leasing old coffee shop (

York-Simcoe municipalities get $2M cash injection from province (

Town of Aurora sets tax levy at $79.71 for average home (

Yonge North subway extension to open after Toronto's new Ontario Line: province (,

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: New Bloomington GO station rising in Richmond Hill (

Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP says problem of precarious work 'a challenge' (

GTA News

New Tecumseth mayor's re-election campaign funded mostly by out-of-town donors (

Concerns prompt Orillia mayor to question safety check for taxi, ride-hailing drivers (

Provincial News

Province unveils $28.5B transit plan for Greater Toronto Area (,,,,,,,

Ontario budget 2019: Vic Fedeli unveils the Ford Tories’ first fiscal plan (,

Ontario to scrap seniority-based hiring for teachers, education minister says (

April 10

Vaughan News


Vaughan trustee candidate Marisa Giulietti withdraws, name remains on ballot (


No penalty expected if buses return to York University: Keep York Moving (


Block 27; GO-centred development (NRU)


York Region News


Brampton Mayor calls Mississauga’s numbers ‘flawed’ in tweet during Peel separation Town Hall (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: New Bloomington GO station rising in Richmond Hill (


Town of Newmarket set to decommission Hollingsworth Arena in 2020 (


Markham's top staffer won't say why he got nearly $80,000 pay increase in 2018 (


Ontario invests $725K in King Township to improve services (


Old Main Street tertiary plan; gentle intensification (NRU)


GTA News


Ontario holding Toronto 'hostage' through 'mystery' transit plan, councillor says; Premier Doug Ford to make $28.5-billion transit announcement today (,,,,


Mississauga mayor defends council plan to seek 'independence' from Peel Region (


Toronto continues crackdown on illegal pot shops (


Toronto Neighbourhood Summit tries to find strength in community numbers across the city (


Rebuilding this tiny version of downtown Toronto will be a big undertaking (


City will replace turf damaged by snow plows, but be patient (


Peel mayors at odds after release of Deloitte financial analysis on regional governance (


Rethinking municipal finance; changing employment trends (NRU)


Toronto east aerotropolis; economic engine (NRU)


Toronto's Massey Hall restoring 125-year-old stained glass windows (


Provincial News


‘A Place To Grow’ will be Ontario’s new licence plate slogan (,,,


Federal News


Government of Canada announces winning bid to create new independent climate institute (


April 9

Vaughan News

Thornhill condo owners move to turf board amid $1.3M in assessments, rising fees (

First Glimpse of Suite Interiors at Transit City 4 in Vaughan (

'Why we build,' and other important questions (

York Region News

Innisfil council to consider restricting where you can consume cannabis in town (

Ways to get ready for Earth Day in York Region this week (

GTA News

Toronto board of health approves plan to combat ‘vaccine hesitancy’ (,

New affordable housing project in Weston still too pricey for seniors, advocate says (

Provincial News

Ontario to allow BYOB at tailgate parties (

Doug Ford’s first Ontario budget to focus on deficit, childcare rebates and symbolic moves (

Federal News

Conservatives gut Liberal gun bill in committee voting (

Canada appoints Sheri Meyerhoffer as first corporate-ethics ombudsperson (

April 8

Vaughan News


How do you stop developers from cancelling condos? Buyers, lawyers and builders weigh in (,,


Vaughan’s new city solicitor Wendy Law draws experience from Mississauga (


York Region News


Construction isn't giving Newmarket residents good vibrations (


Who should clean up trash on vacant Yonge Street lot in Richmond Hill? (


GTA News


5 Spring Activities in Mississauga (


Mississauga mayor accuses Peel Region chair of overstepping authority in leaked email (


Mississauga city council outraged at lack of consultation in report on 'Mississ-exit' (


ANALYSIS: What are the implications of 'Mississ-exit' for Peel Region? (


Peel mayors at odds after release of Deloitte financial analysis on regional governance (


How does the Region of Peel share responsibilities with Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon? (


Parkdale library temporarily closed starting Monday (


Federal News


Federal government announces $1.3-billion in funding for TCHC repairs (,