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Feb. 8

Vaughan News


NU strengthens binational presence with additional location in Vaughan, Ontario (


Vaughan Public Libraries’ 5 reads for Valentine’s Day (


Niagara University adds campus in Vaughan, Ontario (


Justin Trudeau pledges $595M for GO Train line through York Region (


Goldhar, CentreCourt to build 3 towers with 1,600 condos in Vaughan (


Inspiring the next generation of female firefighters in Vaughan (opinion) (


York Region News


Downtown relief? Or a subway to York Region? Why the GTA's next big transit project won't make everyone happy (


Changing faces: Richmond Hill is more diverse than ever (


Changing faces: Chinese, Iranian top recent immigrant groups in Aurora (


UPDATE: Markham gas leak shut off, evacuees returning to homes (


GTA News


Former ‘worst landlord’ ends up in city’s good books with program to revamp underused amenities spaces (


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells Board of Trade Toronto should be planning its own transit (


City of Toronto, school board relocate community centre programs in wake of Scarborough rec. centre fire (


Toronto budget should protect city’s most vulnerable, councillors told (


Toronto council may help small businesses hurt by transit construction (


WATCH: Liberal MP calls on Doug Ford to not sell Ontario Place (


Toronto granting more construction noise exemptions, with 177 approved in 2018 (


Federal News


Canada’s housing market remains ‘vulnerable’ even as overvaluation eases in Toronto, Victoria: CMHC (

Feb. 7

Vaughan News


Three More Towers as Transit City Lives Up to Name in VMC (


Vaughan-based AI firm Daisy receives $882,000 in FedDev government funding (


Vaughan Coun. Linda Jackson still owes city legal costs from nearly decade-old court ruling (,


York Region News


City of Markham and Bell partner for Smart City initiative (


Stouffville council ponders five per cent tax hike (


Changing faces: King Township grows to catch up on diversity (


Changing faces: Chinese, Iranian population continues to grow in Newmarket (


Markham launches new smart city pilot project to improve infrastructure, monitor water flow and flooding (

GTA News


Langstaff Gateway (NRU)


The Twin Towers (NRU)


Expanding Employment (NRU)


Increasing Housing Options (NRU)


Toronto’s potholes were the No. 1 complaint to 311 last year -- and they’re costing us more money (


Could eviction changes help fix a broken system or lead to good tenants being unduly turfed? Depends on who you ask (


Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown focuses on investment, jobs in his first State of City address (


‘It’s a huge anchor for the community.’ Courtice rec centre reopens week after car crashes into pool (


Toronto’s proposed budget lacks funding for many things council has already approved (


Toronto is on track to meet 2030 greenhouse gas target -- but the hard part is still ahead (


Toronto officials conduct electrical inspection at Wellesley high-rise over fire concerns (


'People are stuck': Report highlights Toronto's housing crunch as city prepares 10-year plan (


Provincial News


New Transmission Line to Power Economic Growth in Northwestern Ontario (


Federal News


Canada opened its door to more than 40,000 immigration applicants in January (

Feb. 6

Vaughan News


105.9 The Region, Mayor in the Morning segment with Jim Lang (


SmartCentres and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Transit City Condos Towers 4 & 5 and Adjoining Apartment Building in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (“VMC”) (


York Region News


Richmond Hill adopts new parkland policy, repeals downtown plan (


York Region set to raise property taxes at least 3.37% or $81 on average (


'Like living back in my hometown:' Chinese immigrant immersed in Markham (


'We are very excited by the diversity in our town': Whitchurch-Stouffville library CEO (


Richmond Hill rings in Chinese New Year with multicultural celebration (


GTA News


Toronto mayor calls for review of snow-removal services, citing residents’ complaints (


UP Express rider charged $171.26 extra after confusion over duelling Presto machines (


CivicAction program aims to improve diversity of Toronto-region boardrooms (


Brampton considering photo radar for school zones (


Toronto residents, business owners gather to voice noise-level concerns (


Provincial News


Ontario's Government Launches Data Strategy Consultations (


Ontario hydro companies serving 240,000 customers voluntarily ban winter disconnections (


Federal News


U.S., Mexico surpass Canada in efforts to restore monarch butterfly habitat (

Feb. 5

Vaughan News


Vaughan’s demographics: Italians, Russians are most reported ethnic origins (


GTA News


Metrolinx continues to share Presto users’ data without requiring warrants (


Toronto’s Design Review Panel pushes developers to think beyond the bland (


Cold snap may mean increase in coyote sightings, Toronto Animal Services says (


Brampton homeowners fight to preserve Ontario’s first housing co-operative (


Don Valley Parkway reopens after flooding (


As transit suicide attempts rise in Toronto, the TTC looks for ways to save lives (


From piles to puddles: Toronto still cleaning up from snowstorm (


LEVY: City 'overwhelmed' by refugee claimants (


Provincial News


VIDEO: Conservatives call for resignation of Adam Vaughan over tweet to ‘whack’ Doug Ford (


Federal News


Saskatchewan premier announces additional $10M for cities, towns (


Vaughan News


VIDEO: CBC Coverage of the City of Vaughan's 2019 Lunar New Year celebration (


Lunar New Year celebrations begin with an 'oink, oink' in Vaughan (


Vaughan holds public hearing on golf course, development near proposed GO station (


Buyers spot value in upsizing from Toronto condo to Vaughan freehold (


York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (Feb. 2 and 3) (


GTA News


Two Etobicoke shelters, one missing glass, another just missing (


Regent Park residents say they can’t access their neighbourhood pool. City data backs them up (


Breakdown of Scarborough RT a grim reminder of what may be in store for transit riders (


LEVY: Inflationary tax hike? Could have fooled me (


Metrolinx ‘very pleased’ with early Niagara GO figures (


Provincial News


Liberal MP Adam Vaughan apologizes for 'whack' tweet aimed at Premier Doug Ford (