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Aug. 23

Vaughan News


Remembering the Vaughan tornado: 10 years later (Thornhill The Liberal)


Residents appeal ‘irreversible’ parking decision (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill The Liberal)


Density Clash (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill The Liberal)


Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill The Liberal)


Landmark initiative builds upon expansion in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (


York Region curbside giveaways: turning trash into treasures (


Last-minute things to do before the kids go back to school (


Canada's Wonderland named one of TIME's 100 "Greatest Places" in 2019 (,


60 days out from a federal election, lawn signs are starting to appear (


Pioneer Village, conservation areas threatened by Ford government directive, official warns (


York Region News


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Water main construction in Newmarket (


Get cultured in York Region this September! (


GTA News


Construction to ‘overhaul’ dock near Billy Bishop Airport planned for this fall (


Provincial News


High school class sizes in Ontario to remain 'effectively the same' this year, Lecce says (,,,,


Ontario Liberal leadership candidates begin paying hefty entry fees (


Ford government reveals health services to be delisted from OHIP (,,,


Aug. 22

Vaughan News


Baffled residents urge city, region to be responsible for ‘decaying’ fence (


Practice makes perfect (


EllisDon transplants mature trees in Vaughan parks (


York Region News


Proposed pot shops given initial green light in Stouffville, Aurora (,


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Paved bike lane along Green Lane in East Gwillimbury (


Markham set to honour veterans through banner program (


Compromise reached (NRU)


GTA News


'Absolutely not': Brampton integrity commissioner won't recuse herself if Patrick Brown is investigated (


Peel mayors warn Ford government cuts will have ‘dramatic impact’ (


Brampton putting up cash for Algoma University campus expansion (


Metrolinx tells GO bus drivers to spit out gum if asked by passenger triggered by sound (


Measuring municipalities (NRU)


Mandate unclear (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario won’t fine gas stations over pump stickers (


Beyond the building code (NRU)


Federal News


Ottawa hit interim target for poverty reduction ahead of schedule, statistics reveal (


Federal partnership aims to increase affordable housing across Canada (,


Liberals quash opposition effort to have ethics committee study SNC-Lavalin affair (,


Aug. 21

Vaughan News


10-year anniversary of the Vaughan tornado (Cp 24)


10 years on, Ontario remembers destruction from historic 18 tornadoes in 1 day (


Vaughan tornado victims gather on anniversary (


York Region News


New French school coming to old Our Lady of Good Counsel site in Sharon (


Electric buses to hit Newmarket routes next year (


Bathurst and Davis intersection opens to traffic in King, Newmarket (


GTA News


From guns to subways, here’s what you might have missed at Toronto city hall (


City ombudsman investigating handling of Black Creek flooding (


Brampton’s new integrity commissioner has ties to Mayor Patrick Brown (


Provincial News


Parents will be allowed to remove children from sex-ed classes under new Ontario government curriculum (,,,,,,


Gas station association concerned by ‘heavy-handed’ pump stickers (


Electricity rates for some Ontario cottagers could jump if plan goes ahead, Hydro One says (,


Federal News


Andrew Scheer promises to make EI maternity, parental benefits tax-free (


Environmental groups can still talk climate change during election, says Canada's chief electoral officer (,,,,


Aug. 20

Vaughan News


Vaughan residents remember tornado 10 years later (


Ten years later: Tornado leaves trail of destruction across Vaughan (,


Vaughan resident remembers tornado 10 years later (


Residents recall devastation 10 years after tornado rips through Vaughan (


Making Ontario producers responsible for blue box program ‘applauded’ (


York Region News


Markham, Unionville get $20K grant to boost online capabilities for businesses (


Aurora to boost economic growth with new strategic plan (


Markham entrepreneur, student sing praises of summer job grant (


Georgina doesn’t want your trash, beach-goers (


GTA News


Rob Ford, Jerry Howarth among names shortlisted for new streets in Etobicoke (


Community group doesn’t want Ontario Line trains going by every 90 seconds (


City, feds commit nearly $30M toward bolstering Toronto’s shoreline against flooding, erosion (,,,


Provincial News


Ontario government urges winding down of conservation programs to conserve cash (


Ford government unveils revised cuts to funding for municipalities (,,


Ford government warned over close lobbyist ties (


Federal News


Feds announce $3M in support for autism programs, criticize Ford government (

Aug. 19

Vaughan News


Kleinburg residents to appeal ‘irreversible’ decision over parking (


York Region News


Richmond Hill council boots out 5 library board members, seeks 2 more (


Archaeology Alive brings Huron-Wendat history to life in Stouffville (


York Region teacher wins ETFO anti-racism, equity activism award (


Former Richmond Hill politicians pleased with Iranian prison escapee's return to Canada (


GTA News


City of Toronto loses expert in climate-change impact (


TTC sees dramatic rise in streetcar maintenance orders (


All lanes reopen on DVP as first stage of bridge repair completed ahead of schedule (


Provincial News


Ontario moving ahead with municipal funding cuts in 2020, Doug Ford says (,,


Ford government’s ‘streamlining’ delays funding for agencies that help the disabled (


Ontario government gives green light to Bradford Bypass that will link highways 400 and 404 (


Federal News


Environment groups warned saying climate change is real could be seen as partisan (,,


Opposition MPs want ethics commissioner to testify at parliamentary committee on SNC-Lavalin (


All federal leaders -- except Scheer again -- march in Montreal’s Pride Parade with provincial counterparts (