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June 21

Vaughan News


Donazione record per l’ospedale di Vaughan (Lo Specchio)


Cortellucci family donates $40 million to Vaughan’s hospital (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)


Off-duty enforcement officer aids in amber alert arrest (Vaughan Citizen)


Rookie MPP Stephen Lecce takes on a tough education file (,,,,,,,,,


A New Highway is Moving Forward in the GTA (,,


York Region events: 5 things to do this weekend (June 22 and 23) (


York Region News


Richmond Hill residents form non-profit group to fight 'overdevelopment' at Yonge, Bernard (


Stouffville Main Street businesses contemplate BIA to help downtown core (


Have your say on Georgina’s Airbnb, party palace policy (


GTA News


Toronto mayor vows pedestrian safety plan will save lives. Advocates say it’s too timid (


Toronto accused of backpedalling on 10-year cycling plan (


Municipalities raise housing affordability concerns after study outlines Airbnb’s impact on long-term rental markets (


Provincial News


Doug Ford gives $165,000 appointments to insiders and lacrosse player connected to chief of staff (,,


Federal News


Elections Canada dropping plan to use 'influencers' to promote youth voter registration (,,,


As the House rises, which bills made it through -- and which ones didn’t (,


Senate passes Liberal government’s contentious environmental assessment bill (,

June 20

Vaughan News


The 2019 Vaughan’s Mayor’s Gala (OMNI | ORA QUI)


Vaughan Comprehensive Zoning By-law; streamlining policies (NRU)


A conversation with Zoran Postic: Vaughan Innovators invites staff ideas while building trust (


Story lingers after Vaughan residents ask how to get their grading deposits (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Temporary closure of Zenway Boulevard in Vaughan (


York Region News


High costs force Georgina Library to shelve book-lending program (


Run, splash, play at 1 of York Region's top parks (


Georgina Housing Strategy; increasing options (NRU)


York trustee barred from board meetings after ‘offensive’ remarks (,


City of Markham celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day (


GTA News


Province resumes environmental assessment of Greater Toronto Area West corridor (,


Reimagining the mall; suburban intensification (NRU)


Amendment waiting period; balancing interests (NRU)


Toronto councillors vote to maintain city’s ‘construction employer’ status (,,


More Toronto parks to get free sunscreen dispensers (


Stretch of Bremner Blvd. renamed ‘Raptors Way’ to commemorate championship (,


Provincial News


Doug Ford shuffling cabinet Thursday amid sagging poll results (,,,


June 19

Vaughan News


Mayor in the Morning; live interview with Mayor Bevilacqua (105.9 The Region)


VOTE 2019: Liberal Party nomination meeting for Thornhill candidate (


York Region News


You're invited to be part of the future of the Richmond Hill Centre (


Aurora ratepayers feel unheard during stable neighbourhood policy process (


York Region District School Board wants same powers as municipalities on trustees (


After complaints, York school board limits trustee Terrell-Tracey’s power (


City of Markham's entertainment lineup is ready to rock this Canada Day (


Music in the Park and Outdoor Movies are back for another season (


GTA News


Toronto council repeats call for handgun ban after shooting near Raptors rally (


The joyous Raptors parade had its problems. Organizers say they can learn from them (,,,


Could ‘charter city’ status protect Toronto from provincial meddling? (


TTC hits pause on relief line work amid provincial transit plans (,,,


Ontario’s Transportation Minister makes announcement (,


Federal News


Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain expansion project (,,,,


June 18

Vaughan News


Cortellucci family donates $40 million to the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (680 News)


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Expanded Vaughan park to open end of June (


York Region News


Vote 2019: Markham-Stouffville riding profile (


Aurora's newest bridge lets humans, fish travel safely (


Integrity Commissioner wants York board trustee Terrell-Tracey ‘reprimanded’ (


King Township considers regulating tree removal on private property (


GTA News


Sidewalk Labs delivers master plan for Quayside smart-city project to Waterfront Toronto (


Toronto calls for mandatory safety training for ride-hail drivers like Uber (


Federal News


Federal Liberals to campaign on letting cities tighten handgun controls (


June 17

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua congratulates the Toronto Raptors; celebrations from Jurassic Park Vaughan (OMNI--ORA QUI)


The Vaughan 2019 Mayor’s Gala; Cortellucci family donates $40 million to Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (OMNI--ORA QUI)


Updated: Vaughan resident wants ministry involved after drinking water audit findings (


New Vaughan school to be named after civil rights 'icon' Viola Desmond (


York Region News


Premier Ford marches in York Region Pride parade (,,,


City of Markham is ready to rock this Canada Day (


Markham taxpayers stuck with $276,339 severance bill for 4 departing councillors (


York Region Transit fares increasing July 1 (


Whitchurch-Stouffville gets set for 35th annual Strawberry Festival (


Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville raises pride flag (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: Construction at Richmond Hill's Montiel and Tampico roads (


Vote 2019: Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill riding profile (


Newmarket sets rules for smoking, vaping tobacco and cannabis (


Tory MPPs urged to promote Ford Fest in Markham amid ‘culture of fear’ in caucus (


East Gwillimbury seeks public input on new recreation facility (


GTA News


Everything you need to know about the Raptors' victory parade Monday (,,,,


City of Burlington falls for $503,000 phishing scheme (


Decision on Peel Region’s future booted to November, says Brampton mayor (


Under Premier Doug Ford, interest is growing in making Toronto more autonomous (


Federal News


Former cabinet minister Coteau to seek Liberal leadership (,


Trudeau to apologize to Italians mistreated in Canada during WWII (


Federal government to release $50-million national strategy on dementia (