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July 26

Vaughan News


North Thornhill District Park walkway opens (


No butts about fire safety (Vaughan Citizen)


York Region News


AIDS Committee of York Region boosting services, rebranding image (


First Stouffville Mayor's Gala set for Sept. 20 (


Whitchurch-Stouffville council passes strategic plan for 2019-22 (


Broadband internet services to be expanded in rural King Township (


‘The clock is ticking’: Richmond Hill residents rally to demand CBC host federal leaders' debate on climate (


Southern Ontario municipalities cracking down on real estate sign boards (


GTA News


Experts cast doubt on deadline, budget in Ontario Line business case (


Healing lodge for Indigenous women in conflict with the law wins approval amid controversy (,


Mississauga shovels more cash into snow-clearing program (


Provincial News


Ford government defends grant to parade associated with premier’s friend (


July 25

Vaughan News


Students learn how to prevent drownings at Vaughan swimming school (


GTHA tax rates decrease (NRU)


York Region News


Uxbridge appeal on hold (NRU)


King Township declares climate emergency, aims to reduce emissions 45 per cent (


Canada seeks more protected land like Love Mountain reserve in King (,


East Gwillimbury Food Pantry partners with library to reach residents in need (


GTA News


Beautifying Burlington (NRU)


Green solutions (NRU)


From Airbnb to Vision Zero, here’s what you might have missed at Toronto city hall (


Mayor John Tory recuperating after surgery on Achilles tendon (


Provincial News


Ontario high school teachers won't have a contract before the academic year starts, union warns (


Federal News


Trudeau taps outgoing NDP MP to chair new national security oversight body Social Sharing (,


Federal government urged to halt sale of Toronto waterfront land slated for ‘fancy condominiums’ (


Federal Health Minister tells all provinces to fund abortion care (


July 24

York Region News


Auditor to investigate Richmond Hill Coun. Greg Beros’ campaign finances (


Rebuild of Aurora's 4-year-old skate park to cost $600,000 (


6-storey affordable housing building coming to Stouffville (


GTA News


Mayor John Tory to be off work following Achilles tendon surgery (,


Housing crunch scuttles North York parking lot plan (,


Leaked Ontario Line document has councillors and MPPs demanding less secrecy over Ontario’s transit planning (


Provincial News


‘No one influences my government’: Doug Ford says Ontario government decisions cannot be swayed by lobbyists (,,


Doug Ford severs ties with Dean French after cronyism scandal (


Federal News


Federal court orders review of election date that coincides with Jewish holiday (,,


Trudeau names Royal Bank executive to fill Senate seat in Quebec (


July 23

York Region News


Over 200 new condos to add to Newmarket's housing options, rentals to follow (


Newmarket aims to collect $85M from developers in next decade (


GTA News


Toronto marks solemn 1-year anniversary of deadly Danforth shooting (,


Ontario Line would run on just 3 kilometres of city’s relief line route, confidential plans show (


Don’t bulldoze homes for a parking lot, Tory urges (


Provincial News


Education minister says Ontario is moving forward with school repair funding (,,,


Steven Del Duca claims support in Ontario Liberal leadership race (,,


Ontario’s influencers: How the heads of lobbying firms have become part of Doug Ford’s inner circle (


Federal News


Municipalities call on federal parties to support permanent doubling of gas tax transfer (


July 22

Vaughan News

Highway fatality shows toll on first responders (Toronto Star)


The Vaughan divide: Developers covet high density, residents want to keep it low (


Events to bring the kids to in York Region this week (July 21 to July 27) (


York Region News


The doctor is out: Georgina medical office closes walk-in clinic (


Town of Newmarket advises some residents not to use water beginning July 21 (


King Township reduces speed limits on part of 18th Sideroad near Pottageville Park (


Experience 6 plays in 60 minutes at Newmarket's National Play Festival (


Newmarket families enjoy eating s'mores at campfire, sleeping under stars (


Newmarket library will soon lend more than books (


45 Newmarket properties officially designated as heritage (


GTA News


Hundreds of kilometres of Toronto roads lack sidewalks, and lots of people like it that way (


City focuses on photo radar cash cow (


Toronto officials spin their wheels with cycling plan (


Provincial News


Ford’s chief of staff orchestrated pension board shakeup the day before he resigned (


Tyler Albrecht releases statement on ‘patronage appointment’ by Doug Ford government (


Federal News


Trudeau’s former right-hand adviser Gerald Butts playing role in Liberal election campaign (,,,