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June 28

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua celebrates Agostino Park expansion (


Vaughan fire department dons Pride colours in support of LGBTQ+ youth (


Canada Day 2019: Where to see fireworks in York Region (


York Region News


Consider safety when using fireworks this Canada Day weekend: CYFS (


GTA News


Basketball city! Staff will stop taking down rims nightly at some parks and the TDSB will keep its nets up (,


Provincial News


Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says he wants to speed up negotiations with teachers, support staff (


Ontario government holds firm on hiring of PC MPP Kinga Surma’s father as policy adviser (


Federal News


Ottawa signs self-government agreements with Metis Nation in Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan (,


June 27

Vaughan News


Access Machinery officially opens new DURMA showroom (


Vaughan homeowner ordered to pay for window cleaning that never happened (


Newmarket taxpayers fork over $178K in severance pay to outgoing council members (


Plenty of red and white festivities for Canada Day in York Region (


VMC gateway (NRU)


Attracting office (NRU)


York Region News


East Gwillimbury looks toward a future of growth quadrupling size by 2041 (


York Region rejects province's plan to merge public health units (


Ford government cuts will blow $2-billion hole in municipal budgets, Moody's warns (


GTA News


One of Canada's most diverse cities will support a legal fight against Quebec's religious symbols law (


City staff recommend new housing corporation to oversee public seniors buildings (


An insurance company gave pedestrians yellow flags at 9 intersections. The city wants them removed (,


Funding for child-care centres in city schools at risk without provincial funding (


Toronto council decision to add single union to exclusive construction deals challenged in court (


Respectful severance (NRU)


Agri-business innovation (NRU)


Managing resources (NRU)


Federal News


Twitter to ban political advertising in ‘pre-election’ period (


June 26

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua celebrates opening of Inuit art exhibition (


Going door to door for fire safety (International Fire Fighter)


Up-and-coming urban hub (


Vaughan MPP, environmentalist talk counter arguments on new highway (


York Region News


Hindus in Richmond Hill oppose 14-storeys near Ganesha Temple at Bayview and Elgin Mills (


Don't feed the coyotes in Aurora: Ministry of Natural Resources (


Whitchurch-Stouffville mayor launches Community Impact Awards (


GTA News


About 1,400 of Toronto’s subsidized housing units sit empty each day as city struggles with waiting list, auditor general says (


Provincial News


Doug Ford to review appointments after Dean French’s niece resigns (,,,,,,


Federal News


Ottawa unveils anti-racism strategy, which includes definition of Islamophobia (


June 25

Vaughan News


King-Vaughan MPP Lecce: ‘I am humbled’ to serve as education minister (


York Region News


Richmond Hill turns down request for recorded council votes (


Markham neighbourhood on high alert after second York Region coyote attack (


GTA News


Toronto’s unequal taxi and ride-share rules contributing to downtown congestion, worsening emissions, report says (


Toronto delays action on new rideshare, taxi rules as hundreds of Uber drivers join union (


Eight in 10 Toronto voters say climate change is a serious problem for the city, poll finds (


Sidewalk Labs releases plan for controversial Toronto development amid concerns about privacy (,,,,


Provincial News


Canada Day celebrations at Queen’s Park cancelled, free admission to be offered at 10 attractions (,,


Ontario government won't 'deviate' from fiscal plan, says new finance minister (


Ford’s ex-chief of staff Dean French shows up at Queen’s Park for final meetings with staff (


June 24

Vaughan News


York Region municipalities are big spenders: Fraser Institute report (


Don’t let your summer go up in smoke (


Pierre Berton Resource Library hosts free Design Exchange Kids Day on June 29 (


Ways to get outside during the first full week of summer (June 23 to June 29) (


York Region News


VIDEO: Coyote attack on Aurora toddler caught on surveillance video (


York Region should ban sale of baby and hand wipes: Markham councillor (


Teachers' union that flew anti-Ford sign over Ford Fest had to hire American company after Canadian one refused (,,,


GTA News


Plan to protect Toronto Islands from flooding includes new beach on Ward’s Island (


Crowds line Toronto’s streets for Pride parade (,,,


Provincial News


Doug Ford's chief of staff resigns following patronage controversy (,,,,,


Ontario courts remain in technology’s dark ages, chief justice says (


No boos here. Premier greeted with cheers at Ford Fest (,,,,,


Federal News


Renata Ford to run in federal election for People’s Party of Canada (,,,,,


Paid time off for victims of domestic violence is the ‘beginning of a wave,’ says expert (