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Feb. 1

York Region News

Plow leaves 6-foot windrow on corner lot in Thornhill (


Trudeau makes whistle-stop in Keswick backing Tanaka's byelection bid (


Regional Governance Under Review (TVO, The Agenda)


Richmond Hill parkland rates revised (NRU)


GTA News


Toronto Gore community adding density (NRU)


Committee agendas; Durham, Peel (NRU)


'That money is going right back into tourism,' New hotel tax introduced (


Mississauga rent prices soar above parts of Toronto (


TTC tells Toronto drivers to stop blocking roads after parked cars cause a series of streetcar delays (


Relief line must open before Yonge North subway extension, Metrolinx says (


City of Toronto wants to buy Hearn waterfront site (,


Provincial News


Community planning permit systems, streamlining approvals (NRU)


Provincial housing plan, tackling housing supply (NRU)


Ontario won’t allow private cannabis retailers to offer click-and-collect services (


Federal News


Canada's housing crisis and mortgage stress test are officially election issues (


Jan. 31

Vaughan News


Vaughan wants traffic light despite not meeting standards (


York Region News


Markham Snow and Ice Festival coming up Feb. 9 to 19 at Civic Centre (


Should the York Region northern six municipalities amalgamate? (


GTA News


Amalgamating Halton municipalities not 'in best interest of Halton Hills,' mayor says (


City of Brampton Introduces Unique Way of Creating Jobs (


Toronto council approves making Richmond-Adelaide bike lanes permanent (


Council approves Mayor John Tory’s housing plan despite affordability questions (,


BILD: Proposed changes to Growth Plan could ease housing crunch (


Provincial News


Ontario Investing in Essential Mental Health Care Infrastructure (


Federal News


Indigenous languages bill coming ‘very soon,’ heritage minister says (


Federal plan to protect elections does not include controls on social-media platforms (

Jan. 30

Vaughan News


Lion dance, calligraphy, money bath all part of York Region Chinese New Year celebrations (


Vaughan seniors grateful after man plowed heavy snow for free (


York Region News


'Shocked and disappointed': Stouffville councillor on abrupt Bill 66 change (


What's Going on Here?: Leslie St., St. John's Sdrd. construction in Aurora (


What's Going on Here?: Development coming to 16th, Valleymede in Richmond Hill (


King Township moving forward on revitalizing Main Street (


Sharon Temple gets $40K in town funding, costs $300K to operate (


Catch the drift: not all Aurora residents are willing to pay for windrow clearing (


York Region under extreme cold weather alert until Feb. 1 (


York9 FC to face Forge FC to kick off Canadian Premier League (


GTA News


Some Toronto officials will lose their free-parking passes, but city councillors keep theirs (


Delaying Waterfront LRT would cost billions in lost tax revenue, productivity: BIA report (


Tory’s affordable housing plan: Key points to know before the Toronto city council vote (


Federal News


Private member’s bill expanding disability tax credit eligibility to cost $48 million (


Ottawa to announce countermeasures to election interference (,


Liberals Vote Down Tory Motion Demanding They Rule Out Tax Hikes ‘Of Any Kind’ (


Jan. 29

Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua Announces First University in Vaughan (

The Ontario Library Association’s Joyce Cunningham Award (

Matera Celebrates the Inauguration as the European Capital of Culture 2019 (

MPP Stephen Lecce's New Year's Levee (

The 25th Anniversary & Opening of the Learn It! Lab at Bathurst Clark (

Vaughan Rangers Minor Atom A and Peewee A and Safehaven Family Skate (

SNAPD around Vaughan; our community (

York Region News

Ontario’s reversal on Bill 66 draws mixed reactions from Richmond Hill (

Newmarket to open fully accessible, harvest-themed splash pad in 2020 (

Cannabis timeline: A lot has happened in York Region since legalization (

GTA News

Toronto’s plan for ‘balanced’ budget has $79 million in unknown funding and cuts (

Cancelled GO express train through Brampton will return Feb. 13 (

A King St. Compromise (Toronto Sun)

Uphill Battle (Toronto Sun)

Provincial News

Canadians celebrate the ‘magic’ as Ontario Science Centre turns 50 (

Federal News

Big city mayors seek new relationship with Ottawa amid provincial-federal tensions (

Morneau not considering new rules for Canadian private lenders (

Feds to offer $114-million in new money to provinces, cities for housing for asylum seekers (

Jan. 28

Vaughan News


If you want to amalgamate something, how about snow clearing? (


York Region News


Former Richmond Hill planner reaches settlement with town over firing (


Richmond Hill councillor taking town, integrity commissioner to court (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: Bayview and 16th Avenue in Richmond Hill (


Past municipal reviews offer history lesson for provincial announcement (


GTA News


Toronto and the GTA under a snowfall warning (,,


Majority of Toronto residents want public waterfront access at Ontario Place -- not a casino, poll finds (


This is Toronto’s most-ticketed parking spot (


How much noise is too noisy? Toronto wants to hear from you (


Regent Park community reflects and regroups as final chapter of rebuild begins (


Toronto launches street art map for locals and visitors (


Peel region ponders 2019 budget in wake of provincial review (


Federal government announces $15M for temporary housing, shelters in Toronto (


Provincial News


Metrolinx to ban pot use for certain employees or contractors (


Federal News


In the dark: The cost of Canada’s data deficit (