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March 29

Vaughan News


Vaughan firefighters association gives Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua $25K for hospital (


5 York communities join in major flood mitigation effort with feds (,


Condo Towers, Towns Proposed Beside Humber in Woodbridge (


York Region News


Newmarket-Aurora MP Kyle Peterson says he won't run for Liberals again (


Here's what it cost to keep Aurora safe in the winter (


2018 Sunshine List reveals top earners at York Region school boards (


GTA News


Ontario town will soon accept Bitcoin for property tax (


Mayor John Tory challenges residents, businesses across city to clean Toronto together (


Ontario budgeting $25 billion for four major transit projects in Toronto (


New home for Canada's biggest wildlife hospital flies through council, but still years away (


Toronto recycling: ‘Green’ packaging alternatives causing complications (


Toronto could raise land sale tax to pay for housing (,


Provincial News


Ontario to expand beer, wine to corner stores, Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says (,,


Federal News


Budget 2019 clears the air on cannabis taxes (


Federal government to unveil plans to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day (

March 28

Vaughan News


Vaughan’s mayor: $16M federal funding to ‘strengthen resilience to climate change’ (


Cardboard fire causes heavy smoke damage to Vaughan recycling plant (


Vaughan design review panel agenda (NRU)


York Region commuters, which streets are your 'pain points'? (


York Region News


East Gwillimbury swimming pool might not be coming until 2024 (


GO adds 5 midday trips to 3 Markham stations starting April 8 (,,


Toddler ‘head tax’ on new day care spaces in Georgina 'pure greed' (


Newmarket's King George Hotel transforming into brew house and restaurant (


'Already made up their minds': York Region mayors brace for amalgamations (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Workers transport materials needed for VivaNext projects (


GTA News


Burlington mid-rise building guidelines; Design focus (NRU)


Paris Galt Moraine Conservation Act; Blue line (NRU)


Hamilton creative industries strategy; Sector support (NRU)


Durham community energy plan; Carbon cuts (NRU)


Halton Hills Mayor Encouraging Residents to Participate in Earth Hour (


Brampton's Going Dark for Earth Hour (


How Ford’s transit plans could impact Toronto (,,,


Ford government’s transit plans would delay projects, Toronto’s city manager says (


Homelessness study gives insight into the city’s most vulnerable (


Provincial News


In the race to get ready for April 1, only some pot shops are at the finish line (,


Kathleen Wynne’s top aides got almost $1M combined in 2018, Sunshine List shows (,


Ontario Invests $1.3 Billion in Highway Infrastructure (

March 27

Vaughan News

Vaughan advances smart city agenda: Vaughan becomes first Canadian municipality to join US Ignite (

York Region News

Richmond Hill changes status from town to city (

Stouffville scores $427K grant from province (

Richmond Hill residents slam decision on Indigenous land acknowledgement (

'Already made up their minds': York Region mayors brace for amalgamations (

Massive development could be coming to Hwy. 48 and Hoover Park in Stouffville (

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Workers transport materials needed for VivaNext projects (

GTA News

Whitby rejects possibility of municipalities merging from provincial review (

Ford official outlines major changes to Toronto transit, claims costs of Relief Line, Scarborough subway have soared (

Future subways for Toronto will cost more than expected, letters from the province indicate (

Provincial News

Ontario announces $16.4M in funding to combat guns and gangs (

Federal News

Ottawa announces $150M for flood mitigation across GTA (,,,,

Canada launches parental sharing benefit to encourage equal childcare (

Canada helps protect communities across the Greater Toronto Area from flooding and storms (


March 26

Vaughan News


Power restored for 150,000 customers in Vaughan and Richmond Hill (


York Region News


Richmond Hill offers up to $90,000 grant for downtown building renovations (


Aurora residents can expect tax increase to fund Library Square operations (


Federal budget misses mark on challenges businesses face: Newmarket chamber (


Richmond Hill considers regulating Airbnb, short-term rentals (


Newmarket looking for public input on cannabis smoking restrictions (


GTA News


'Complicated issues' in provincial subway upload talks: Tory (


The Gravy Train returns to City Hall (


Brampton Says Mississauga Might Have to Pay Up if it Leaves Region of Peel (


Provincial News


UPDATED: Ontario Budget to be Released April 11, 2019 (


Mandatory e-learning announced by Ford government comes under fire from NDP (


Money for autism services could be doubled, Ontario minister says (


Ford government cancels electricity conservation programs (


Federal News


Canadians like Liberal budget but prefer Conservatives to govern, polls say (


March 25

Vaughan News


York Region parents ‘outraged’ at government's ‘disconnect’ from reality: teachers (


Vaughan MPP backs new autism program, but parent wants more details (


Ontario Northland trialling new Vaughan stop (


Vaughan’s Charline Grant files human rights complaint on provincial level (


York Region News


Town of Aurora looking for local heroes (


Town of Aurora is looking for residents to help clean up (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Application for Richmond Hill car dealerships on hold (


Markham citizens hit with 1.97% increase on property tax bill (


LGBTQ+ youth in York Region: 'Simply throwing up a rainbow flag is not enough (


King Township updating official plan to guide future growth (


GTA News


Bonnette urges Halton Hills community to participate in Earth Hour (


John Tory pledges to lower speed limits, push for photo radar (


Mayor’s executive committee wants province to release subway upload advice (


Parked vehicles leave firefighters in a tight spot (


Toronto should sue oil companies over climate change, councillor says (


Provincial News


PCs pushing ahead with alcohol review to sell beer in corner stores (


Ontario Health Minister announces 1,157 new long-term care beds (


PCs plan to replace Liberals’ hydro rate cut plan (


Federal News


As Trudeau calls May 6 byelection for B.C. riding, campaigns will be party ‘previews’ of fall election (