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March 15

Vaughan News


Brampton hires Vaughan integrity commissioner temporarily (


York Region News


Should we amalgamate York Region municipalities? Give your opinion (


Flood alerts for York Region warn of 'hazardous' conditions (


10 helpful facts about York Region Transit (


Newmarket to create rain-themed park to provide public space, flood relief (


York Region board hosts April event to tackle extremism in schools (


GTA News


Etobicoke to get affordable 259-unit apartment building under federal loan program (


Hamilton gets a second legal pot shop (


Pedestrian crossing education campaign ‘targeting the wrong people,’ advocate says (


Grade 3 students complain to Toronto mayor about collapsed bridge (


Here's the Latest News on Doug Ford's Plans for Halton (


City of Toronto to undertake pothole repair blitz on Saturday (


Hot beverage cups are still a ‘top blue bin offender,’ city says (


Hamilton's mayor earned more than Toronto mayor John Tory in 2018 (


Provincial News


Finance minister announces Ford government’s 1st budget date in Nobleton (


Ford government announces major changes to Ontario's education system (


Federal News


Feds sign deal promising millions to Ontario First Nation facing housing crisis (


Federal budget expected to offer subsidies for electric cars (


March 14

Vaughan News


Hunting down hounds (and other breeds): finding a pet dog in York Region (


Two new towers to be added to Transit City Condo development in Vaughan (


Vaughan Metropolitan Centre towers; mixed use (NRU)


York Region News


York Region community improvement plan; increasing rental housing (NRU)


Here's what it costs to keep Newmarket safe in winter (


What’s Going on Here?: New building for Community Living in Newmarket (


What’s Going on Here?: New Nobleton sign, parkette at King Township intersection (


GTA News


Brampton's pot shop has been issued its licence (


Scugog housing advisory committee; citizen input (NRU)


Downtown Burlington; development freeze (NRU)


Here are Some Accomplishments Burlington Has Made Over the Past 100 Days (


Future of Innisfil's ride-sharing program up for debate (


Toronto considers ditching zoning rules that restrict homeless shelters (


Provincial News


Premier Doug Ford says education is ‘going back to the basics’ (


Questions raised about transparency as board of new health super agency meets in secret (


Report urges Ontario to make major changes at provincial energy regulator (


March 13

Vaughan News


Fire guts abandoned house in Vaughan (


York Region News


Richmond Hill named Municipality of the Year for festivals and events (


What could happen to Markham in provincial government review?  (


GTA News


A look at TTC accessibility through the eyes of a rider who uses two canes (


Mississauga taxi drivers request $50,000 from city as Uber, Lyft decimate industry (


Milton council endorses current 2-tier government (


‘This is really preposterous’: Former Waterloo city councillors welcome amalgamation (


Muskoka chair says early regional review talks not ‘confrontational’ (


Provincial News


Human trafficking, guns and gangs among areas new OPP boss will focus on (


Ontario gets $11M from feds to combat guns, gangs (


Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Northwestern Ontario (


Ontario Launches $30 Billion Infrastructure Funding Program (


Ontario wants input on proposals to reduce waste (


March 12

Vaughan News


Here's to a productive 100 days for Vaughan city council (


Sports Village Proposal (CBC)


York Region News


From goalies to Gala: Transforming the Bradford Community Centre for International Women's Day (


Richmond Hill library board addresses impact of budget constraints (


York police deputy chief Thomas Carrique named OPP Commissioner (


Less salt, better roads: East Gwillimbury uses new solution for winter (


GTA News


Hamilton’s first legal pot shop poised to open at Centre on Barton (,


Claims Cambridge will face amalgamation just 'rumours,' says mayor (


TTC’s use of ‘field information’ cards has been steadily increasing since 2012 (


Provincial News


Ford government to boost school funding to deal with influx of students with autism (


Ontario considers single-use plastics ban in waste diversion strategy (


Ontario to announce cellphone ban in classrooms, starting next school year (

March 11

Vaughan News


'It makes me nervous': Concern grows over Vaughan Sports Village development plan (


Mayor Bevilacqua's statement on International Women's Day (,,,,,,, and


Vaughan math and physics teacher uses rap to help students learn (


Vaughan’s Tomotsugu swings for the fences at MLB showcase (,


Ways to appreciate the world in York Region this week (March 10 to March 16) (


Keep York Moving sees hope of bringing direct bus routes back to university (


York Region News


Jag Sharma appointed Newmarket's new chief administrative officer (


Looking to volunteer? You could join an East Gwillimbury committee (


‘Wrong to intensify’ Yonge-Steeles ahead of subway, Markham councillor says (


Provincial News


Ontario considers single-use plastics ban in waste diversion strategy (,,


Ontario nowhere near goal of full accessibility by 2025, review finds (


Ford government to boost school funding by $12,300 for every child with autism who enters the system (


Thomas Carrique named next OPP commissioner (