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Jan. 4

Vaughan News

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Di Biase Dumped as Political Volunteer (Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

Markham council priorities: transit, seniors issues, housing take the lead (

Keswick baby boy claims honour as York Region's first 2019 birth (

Looking ahead to another exciting year in East Gwillimbury (

GTA News

Pension plans hurt by Q4 stock decline (

Toronto’s snow divide: Why the city might plow your neighbour’s sidewalks, but not yours (

Orillia transit improvements drive up the price to ride (

Bradford considering new roads over Holland River, canal, says mayor (

Provincial News

Lottery for Ontario retail cannabis licences to take place next week (,

Mike Schreiner making his mark at Queen’s Park as lone Green party MPP (

Premier Ford could ‘sabotage’ Toronto waterfront plans based on Sidewalk Labs concerns: MP (

Proposed Provincial Law Threatens Environment; Critics (Thornhill Liberal)

Via pitches high-frequency rail service (Toronto Star)

Federal News

New year, new e-petition system in Ottawa (

New year brings changes to federal tax and payroll contributions (

Government’s Canada 150 survey project falls short of targets after delays, cost overruns (

Jan. 3

Vaughan News


Teenager dies, four others injured after a single-vehicle collision in Vaughan (,,,,,,


King-Vaughan MPP Stephen Lecce responds to letter (

Top priorities for Vaughan’s council: Easing traffic, keeping an eye on taxes (

Lifesaving equipment awarded to Vaughan fire and rescue service (Snapd)

Woodbridge Habitat ReStore Grand Opening (Snapd)

YORK9 Launch Party (Snapd)

City of Vaughan Menorah Lighting Ceremony at City Hall (Snapd)

City of Vaughan Inauguration of Council (Snapd)

City of Vaughan Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (Snapd)

Holiday Season Open House and Official Office opening (Snapd)

City of Vaughan Menorah Lighting Ceremony (Snapd)

MP Deb Schulte Welcomed The Minister of Seniors to Vaughan (Snapd)

2018 Order of Vaughan Ceremony (Snapd)

The 7th Annual Festival of Light (Snapd)

New Clean Tech Manufacturing Facility Opens in Vaughan (Snapd)

Snapd around Vaughan - our community (Snapd)

York Region News

King Township council looks ahead to new term (

United Way grants worth $400K aim to combat poverty in Georgina, Markham (

Fred Winegust works to restore York University buses (

GTA News


Guelph Hydro-Alectra Utilities merger completed (

Like it or not, we’re living in a Presto world now (

Federal News

Politics Briefing: 2019, the year of the next election (

Veterans Affairs skipped normal consultations to introduce new Pensions for Life for disabled vets (


Don’t Live in Canada? You can vote anyway (Toronto Sun)

Jan. 2

Vaughan News

For the City of Vaughan, the best is yet to come (

6-vehicle crash knocks down light standard, closes road in Vaughan (

Vaughan singer, Zoe Katzberg, releases 2 singles about romance (

Vaughan collision leaves five injured, including two in life-threatening condition (

York Region News

Aurora is set to change for the better (

Stouffville baby boy claims honours as York Region's first child of 2019 (

Make plans before New Year's Eve not to drive impaired: police (

Town of Newmarket renames operations centre after former CAO Bob Shelton (

King Township 2018 election: Canadian election 101 lesson for reporter (

Newmarket residents indicate high satisfaction with town, survey says (

2019 Stouffville goals: council unity, business development along Hwy. 404 (

Pot talk was big issue in Markham in 2018, could come back in 2019 (

‘Like a cathedral’, says Newmarket artist of legendary Mulock Farm (

Richmond Hill’s new council has full plate (

Richmond Hill appoints two deputy mayors (

GTA News

First New Year’s baby delivered in GTA was born at stroke of midnight (

TTC will not complete subway signal-system upgrade by 2019 deadline (

Provincial News

Government funding cuts hit ‘youth most in need,’ Toronto school board says (

Higher drunk driving fines, static minimum wage: These are the changes taking effect in Ontario in 2019 (

What’s ahead for Ontario Liberals in 2019? Rebuilding and finding a new leader (

Ontario education consultations draw 72,000 submissions (

Despite new labour rules, some Ontario employers are boosting minimum wage, keeping paid sick days (

Federal News

New year brings federal tax changes (,

Infrastructure Minister ‘laser-focused’ on construction projects for 2019 (