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March 8

Vaughan News

Inspiring the next generation of female firefighters (Vaughan Citizen, Thornhill Liberal)

York Region News

What could happen to Markham in provincial government review? (

GTA News

Council approves budget with 3.58-per-cent property tax hike, limited increase in service and a $79-million hole in it (

Sidewalk Labs’ smart city master plan can’t happen without a new LRT: CEO (

What’s in, what’s out: Here’s what you need to know about Toronto’s 2019 budget (

Provincial News

Eight Honourees Presented with the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship (

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli to table Tories’ first budget on April 11 (

Ahead of autism program overhaul, Ontario government to survey schools on student supports (

Federal News

Bank of Canada 'surprised' by weakness (,

Feds pleased with ‘orderly’ transition to pot legalization, Bill Blair says (,

Canadian dollar dips for sixth straight day amid dovish tone about interest rates (

March 7

Vaughan News

Committee Agendas (NRU)


York Region News

Jag Sharma appointed Newmarket's new chief administrative officer (

Georgina wrestles with long-term plan for short-term rentals (

What’s Going on Here?: Yonge Street Viva construction, Newmarket (

Chippewas chief presses Georgina for stance on Upper York Sewage Solution (

GTA News

Brampton Development Permit System: Spurring Growth (NRU)

Peel Housing, Homelessness Strategy: New Priorities (NRU)

Brampton Mixed-Use Proposal: Downtown Rising (NRU)

Pickering baseball diamonds to be upgraded (

Innovative Toronto housing program that matches students and seniors needs $90,000 to continue (

Provincial News

Endangered Species Act: Efficiencies Debated (NRU)

Uneven distribution of cannabis shops leaves Waterloo Region without a store (,,


Federal News


Ottawa champions new carbon-tax rebate (

Central bank holds interest rate after slump (,,

March 6

Vaughan news

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

York Region News

East Gwillimbury launches low-income subsidy for town programs (

‘We’re urban’: Richmond Hill mayor talks about town’s future, spat on council (

'Disgusting' or 'long overdue'? Stouffville debates mayor's salary hike (

Town of Newmarket approves 2.95% tax increase for 2019 budget (,

Aurora's heritage is something to be proud of (

GTA News

City council declares climate emergency in Kingston (

Three recommendations overturned at latest council meeting (,

Provincial News

Tories considering expansion of blue box programs (

Federal News

Canada should create new drug agency and list of medications available to everyone, council says (

March 5

Vaughan news

Richmond Hill wins big Festivals & Events Ontario award (

York Region News

'Small but mighty' group Bowl for Kids Sake in Bradford (

Town to decide Sport Aurora's role in Sport Plan following review (

Age-friendly committee wants Markham to be haven for seniors (

Markham-Stouffville MP Jane Philpott resigns from federal cabinet (,,

Line 5-Highway 400 interchange temporarily blocked for grand opening (

GTA News

MPs, security experts hold town hall in Toronto (

Second round of public consultations begin on Toronto's vehicle-for-hire bylaw (,

Here’s Why Some Burlington Residents Can Now be Fined Up to $100K (

Metrolinx offered to reinstate GO bus service to York on condition school pay $800,000 to students (

Toronto budget heading for final approval still has $79 million hole in it (

Federal News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes funding announcement in Charlottetown (

March 4

Vaughan news

Landlord of NU's Canadian campus gives university $1.1 million (

York Region News

Markham councillor tells colleagues to ‘shut up your mouth’ during heated budget debate (,

ANALYSIS: 'Don’t give up consulting with the people' on York Region amalgamation (

Richmond Hill bocce players applaud council decision to explore indoor facility (

York Region calculating rental demand figure to meet affordability targets (

GTA News

Children 12 and under will be allowed to ride GO Transit fare-free (,,,,

Provincial News

Ford ushers in Revolution 2.0 (

Ontario consults on gender wage gap law, asks for business input (

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week (