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Jan. 11

Vaughan News


Easing traffic, taxes top council priorities list (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)


Vaughan public library board wins prestigious Joyce Cunningham Award (


Canadian Championship expands with addition of CPL teams (


Home buyers confront Icona condo developer (


York Region public school board to replace Vaughan trustee with by-election (,


York Region News


York-Simcoe byelection opportunity for change: NDP candidate Jessa McLean (


GTA News


City staff advise making Richmond and Adelaide bike lanes permanent (


Toronto police plan ticket blitz on distracted drivers (


New shipping container market slated for Toronto’s Fort York (


Provincial News


Ontario aiming to have its Toronto subway takeover bill ready this spring (,


Ontario to review auto insurance rates (,


Ontario is holding a lottery for cannabis stores on today. Here’s what the rest of the country tried and how it turned out (,


Governing by a thousand cuts: the leaner and meaner Doug Ford era (


Federal News


Supreme Court set to rule on voting rights for long-term expat Canadians today (


Feds select Ontario business as first recipient of new climate money (


Jan. 10

Vaughan News


North Vaughan Ancillary Agricultural uses approved (NRU)


Canada's Milos Raonic to face home-nation Nick Kyrgios at Australian Open (


York Region News


Newmarket residents won't be able to purchase cannabis from a storefront (


York-Simcoe byelection scheduled for Feb. 25 (


Council focus to make Aurora 'more livable' community over next 4 years (


Council members spill what's in store for Newmarket in the next four years (


Making East Gwillimbury open for business top of priority list (


GTA News


Hamilton Design Review Panel (NRU)


Duffin Heights; accessing the housing market (NRU)


Transforming Kitchener-Waterloo (NRU)


Open data policies, measuring up (NRU)


Transit governance legislative changes (NRU)


Toronto MP Adam Vaughan rules out run for Ontario Liberal Leadership (


Number of Toronto homes being used as tourist rentals has nearly doubled, report says (


What does the future hold for the TTC? We ask councillors on board to weigh in (


Toronto Public Library should control data collected at Quayside, Board of Trade says (


Man fighting Toronto islands act in order to stay in late brother's home (


Brampton in the top 5 gas tax funding recipients at $13.1 million (


Bradford council votes on retail cannabis stores (


Hamilton in line for 1,000 new child care spaces, federal government says (


Provincial News


This is Where Cannabis Stores in Ontario Will Be Located (


Ontario’s cannabis retail lottery will have just 25 winners. But is it a smart approach, or a golden ticket to nowhere? (


Ontario regions hit hardest by the opioid crisis may not get supervised drug-use sites (


Federal News


Trudeau calls byelections for 3 seats, including B.C. riding sought by NDP's Singh (,


Jan. 9

Vaughan News


Multiple Projects Progressing at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (


Schomberg, Kleinburg and Markham had costliest homes sold in December (


Thornhill’s Auger-Aliassime, Polansky advance in Australian Open qualifiers (


Musician a la Moxy Fruvos and Great Big Sea fame comes to Markham (


York Region News


King Township rejects Metrolinx’s request to close Toll Road crossing (


Newmarket council issues resounding 'no' to retail pot shops (


GTA News


Region of Waterloo won't support Bill 66, votes to send message to province (


Are Brampton Councillors Dawdling on Cannabis Decision? (


Don’t try to hide phones in your lap while driving -- Toronto Police are on to you (,


Union leader outs location of secret Ontario cannabis warehouse (


Tribute to 90-year-old 'Hogg's Hollow Bridge' (


Provincial News


Survey to gauge what Ontarians think about animal welfare enforcement (,


Ford’s first political fundraiser as premier will be a $25-a-plate spaghetti dinner (


Ford to Ontario’s bureaucrats: Health care, jobs and a balanced budget are top priorities (


Ontario fights legal challenge over decision to repeal sex-ed curriculum (


Ontario looks to cut red tape in housing development (



Federal News


Liberals told to work harder for universal daycare to help women in labour force (


Ottawa sets new rules for drones, including mandatory registration (


Jan. 8

Vaughan News

Vaughan Mills development settled; Concord Development Settled (NRU)

Power outage impacts large area in Thornhill near Steeles Avenue (

Treat all roads as 4-way stops during power outage (

York students fume as ‘outrageous’ GO bus changes take effect, forcing many to pay two fares (


Freezing rain warning for Vaughan, Markham, and Richmond Hill (CP24)

York Region News

What to do with a solo sock? Newmarket launches textile recycling program (

Georgina in state of waiting to exhale on retail pot shops (

York Catholic District School Board’s kindergarten registration open (

2018 year in review; sweeping changes (NRU)

GTA News

Property data analytics uncovering possibilities (NRU)

LPAT procedure seeking clarity (NRU)

Commuters hit payment roadblock as TTC removes fare collectors at Lawrence West, Yorkdale stations (

GO Transit offers new Toronto-Niagara Falls weekday train service (

Comments trigger alarm bells over fate of Ontario Place (

City can keep criminals off TCHC wait list, province says (

Provincial News

Ontario now accepting applications for cannabis retail licences (

Federal News

Taxing carbon faces a political reckoning in 2019 -- and the world is watching Canada (,

CPP ads on NFL playoffs: your pension dollars at work for the Liberals (

NDP MP’s resignation leaves fourth federal riding vacant as Trudeau set to call three byelections (

Jan. 7

Vaughan News

Vaughan council seeks public input on Bill 66, cannabis, budget (


York Region News

King Township council looks ahead to new term (

Yonge subway, traffic, seniors are all top 2019 concerns in York Region (

Richmond Hill offers break for businesses affected by Yonge construction (

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

GTA News

How a few centimetres could improve your GO Transit commute (,

Ward’s Island willow a symbol of resilience for island residents (

Electric scooter service Bird eyes Toronto market (

Mayor John Tory wants to keep a lid on Toronto police salary hikes, he tells the Star in a year-end interview (

Provincial News

Free speech policies now in effect at Ontario’s colleges and universities (

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

Free prescriptions for many children, young adults in Ontario set to end in March (,

Advocates for students with disabilities call on Ontario to stop school exclusions (

Judge’s call to ban carding now rests with Ontario government (

Fingers crossed: Ontario pot retailers await fate in licence lottery (

Federal News

Cheesed off: Food Guide change sparks debate (,