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May 24

York Region News


York police stop 'naming and shaming' for impaired arrests, at least temporarily (


Georgina starts 2020 budget process (


Georgina passes on YMCA partnership for MURC (


GTA News


Polls break down public opinion on regional governance in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon (


Here’s How the Federal Government is Addressing Affordable Housing in Milton (


Mayor Tory urges Torontonians to directly pressure Ford government MPPs over cuts (


Blocked sidewalk a sign of indifference to city rules (


Provincial News


Ontario’s Legislative Assembly unanimously votes in favour of Tamil Genocide Week Act (


Ontario Liberals consider changing how they pick new leader (


Investing In Cultural Tourism Across Ontario (

May 23

Vaughan News


Vaughan amends budget after $9.2M in gas tax pumped into city coffers (


No dogs allowed sign creating controversy in Vaughan (,,


Don't miss Vaughan Public Libraries’ big two-day book sale (


Montreal firm gets $3M for Vaughan facility to 'reduce' plastic waste (


York Region News


Richmond Hill loses Tastes of the Hill festival and farmers market this year (


Vote 2019: York-Simcoe riding profile (


Former Newmarket mayor Van Bynen seeks Liberal nomination for Newmarket-Aurora (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: Richmond Hill's Bernard Avenue closed at Yonge (


Million-dollar renovation planned for Schomberg Community Hall (


Could Markham seniors' affordable housing solution be in parking lots of places of worship? (


Secondary plan repeal; disincenting development (NRU)


GTA News


Toronto launches petition demanding Ford government reverse funding cuts (,


More Safe and Affordable Housing Coming to Brampton (


City looking to create new greenspace over midtown subway (


Parking master plan; changing behaviours (NRU)


Trucking strategy approved; minimizing impacts (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario government spending growth slowest in 30 years under Tories, budget watchdog says (,


Liberal leadership candidate would cut transit fares, take over Gardiner and DVP (


Water systems data; leveraging information (NRU)


May 22

York Region News


Markham is creating an innovation hub the size of roughly 600 soccer fields, its mayor says (,


Canada helps York Region build climate change resilience through urban forest restoration and enhancement (


Funding will protect drinking water in Aurora, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury (


Richmond Hill library approves Sunday service, 4 councillors start on board (


What would a ward system look like in Aurora? Council votes to explore options (


Newmarket woman videos Green for Life employee dumping waste, recycling into same truck (


Aurora’s turtle crossing signs protect species (


GTA News


Battle lines cemented in Peel after Brampton council makes position on region’s future official (,,,,


Hamilton affordable housing renovation project secures $10M from national housing strategy (,


Government of Canada To Build Safe and Affordable Housing in Milton (


Toronto moves forward with inclusionary zoning plans despite province’s pledge to change rules (


Provincial News


Ford pans Harris government’s sale of Hwy. 407 (


Ford government reveals $7.35M fund to help municipalities, school boards review budgets (,,,,


Ontario government cuts funding for small-business programs (

May 21

Vaughan News


Making way for electric vehicles (


York Region News


Canada helps protect the Town of Aurora and York Region from flooding (


‘Speed kills’: York Region hopes to improve road safety with photo radar (,


Portion of 10th Line in Stouffville to be closed for up to 3 months (


Vote 2019: Markham-Unionville riding profile (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Former armoury being revived in Aurora (


Have your say on Georgina's MURC, Civic Centre projects (


Brampton council will decide city’s official position on Peel Region’s future this week (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Ninth Line development, Whitchurch-Stouffville (


Walmart plaza in Stouffville could see addition of highrise condos (


GTA News


Ontario delivering underground transit in Etobicoke Centre (


Toronto looks to remake downtown Yonge St. with focus on pedestrians (


Tory tells Ford city will look for savings, if province cancels this year’s budget cuts (,


Provincial News


Privatizing LCBO's distribution business is on the table, Ford government adviser reveals (


Ontario's municipalities grapple with hundreds of millions in funding cuts (,,


Federal News


With Trudeau's leadership under fire, Liberals try to regroup before October (


Steel and aluminum tariffs are gone, so now what? (,,,


Parliament Hill excavation uncovers pre-Confederation military complex (


Liberals look to tourism to fuel growth outside of Canada’s big cities (