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Dec. 13

Vaughan News


Mayor: Vaughan’s downtown core attracts up to $9B in investment (


Vaughan seeks citizen to be part of accessibility advisory committee (


Toy Mountain at Vaughan Mills Legoland Discovery Centre (CTV News)


Order of Vaughan onora l’eccellenza (Lo Specchio)


Campagna a sostegno dell’ospedale di Vaughan a quota $174 milioni (Lo Specchio)


York Region News


East Gwillimbury set to pass 2.8% tax hike in 2020 budget (


Water main break causes closure of Main Street in Mount Albert (


Richmond Hill naturalizes 7,000-sq.-m of parkland in 2019 (


GTA News


Did you get a strange parking ticket? These Toronto pranksters say it was meant to ‘make you smile’ (


City of Hamilton warns of possible privacy breach involving water-related services (,

Brampton politicians’ trips abroad prompts Mississauga council’s concern about missing out on foreign investment (


Provincial News


Ontario education unions launch court challenges of public sector wage cap (,


Ontario will scrap lottery system, move to expand retail cannabis market in 2020 (


Federal News


Andrew Scheer resigns as it’s revealed Conservative donors paid for his children’s private school tuition (,


Dec. 12

Vaughan News


Fire prevention is the perfect gift (


York Region News


Perpetuating urban sprawl? (NRU)


Growing industry (NRU)


‘Historic decision’: York Region school board creates Indigenous trustee position (


Who is using the Georgina food pantry? Not who you think. (


Construction starts on new 6-storey retirement facility in Stouffville (


Stouffville Memorial Park redesign includes new courts, trails, road (


GTA News


Cultural heritage landscape (NRU)


Urban Design Awards announced (NRU)


Mayor John Tory’s proposed property tax increase clears major hurdle (


Toronto gets first all-Chinese sign for proposed development (


Despite increasing clamour for housing, Toronto works to restrict density on iconic strip of Queen St. West (


Brampton councillor pushes for new university (


Audit of city's books finds millions in efficiencies, deems capital plan ‘unaffordable’ (


Provincial News


5 things to know about Ford government's proposed changes to justice system (


Ford to welcome U.S. governors to Toronto in the spring (


Ontario Premier Doug Ford delivers list of demands to federal government (


Ford government encouraging more home co-ownership to solve provincial 'housing crisis' (


Dec. 11

Vaughan News


Four recipients honoured with the Order of Vaughan (CHIN TV)


Helping departments understand the city they serve (Firefighting in Canada This Week)


York Region News


If you can plant 500 trees, this program is for you (


York Region food banks see ‘disturbing’ trend among people struggling to make ends meet (


What's happening with the Bradford bypass? (


Making 'cents' of Georgina's 2020 budget. What you need to know (


Some Schomberg businesses, roads remain closed day after massive fire at plant (


GTA News


Mississauga residents oppose plans for six-storey seniors’ complex (


Brampton city councillor to file ethics complaint against herself (


Toronto councillors and advocates demand improvements to housing plan (,


Provincial News


Tentative deal reached between province, Educational Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (


One-day strike by high school teachers set to hit some schools -- including those in Toronto (


Federal News


Canada signs revised North American trade deal, clearing way for ratification (,


Trudeau's minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote (


Federal taxpayers’ ombudsman launches review of the Canada Child Benefit (


Over Liberal objections, MPs approve Conservative demand for a China committee (


Dec. 10

Vaughan News


Mayor in the morning (105.9 The Region)


Bevilacqua: Vaughan advances city-building agenda in Israel (


Igniting insight (Municipal World)


Vaughan eyes $49 tax hike in proposed $320-million budget (


York Region News


Former East Gwillimbury councillor Jack Hauseman dies (


GTA News


Toronto’s board of health recommends tax on vaping products (


Provincial News


Ontario introduces 24 Ontario Health Teams across the province to provide better connected care (,


Ontario planning to scrap environmental standards for some large water polluters (


Ontario reverses plan for deeper legal-aid cuts (


Federal News


Liberal government moves to start phasing in promised tax cuts in January, 2020 (,


Dec. 9

Vaughan News


Vaughan Christmas Tree lighting (CP24)


The rise of the ‘working poor’ puts pressure on Vaughan food banks (


York Region News


York Region named one of top employers in GTA by Mediacorp (


Georgina good to go for snow: what you need to know about winter maintenance (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Temporary lane closures at Markham’s 16th Ave., Williamson Road (


William Street development in Stouffville gets green light after appeal (


GTA News


How John Tory evolved from a low-tax proponent to the champion of a major tax hike (


Animal control calls have gone way up in Toronto. It’s an ‘exhausting’ line of work (


Councillors aim to spread overnight permit parking to almost all local downtown roads (


Provincial News


High-school teachers to stage one-day strike next week targeting select Ontario school boards (


Ontario elementary teachers to ramp up work to rule, stop planning new field trips (


Highway 418 and 407 Extension Opens Monday (


Ford says Ontario on track for 2030 emissions targets despite auditor’s doubts (