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May 31

Vaughan News

‘City ran deficit’: Lawyer represents Vaughan ratepayers in $210 million lawsuit (

York Region News

York Region aims to ‘elevate’ its tech sector amid marketing push (

Dial-A-Ride comes to Keswick, YRT changes bus routes (

‘Using nature to protect nature’ (Vaughan Citizen)

What’s going on here? (Vaughan Citizen)

Provincial News

Ontario cuts funding for anti-smoking program (

Ontario cuts funding to youth smoking cessation program, will close in June (

Federal News

NDP set to unveil $15-billion climate plan that would slash greenhouse gas emissions (

Indigenous affairs committee votes to scrap Harper-era reforms to northern development regulator (

May 30

Vaughan News


YMCA Kids Challenge at Vaughan aims to raise $250,000 (

A Vision And A Subway: Surprising Recipe Brings KPMG Regional HQ to Vaughan, Ontario (The Project, Apple Podcast)

York Region News

$5.2M digital highway coming to Georgina, Georgina Island (

Richmond Hill considers reducing single use plastics, rejects beer garden (

Mount Albert Community Park set for major facelift (

Survey, Stouffville protest question premier’s education cuts (

With no end goal in sight, Georgina votes to keep 2-tier government (

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? New Sterling Tire coming to Georgina (

GTA News

Toronto is region's biggest per-person spender, but new report shows city spending also dropped the most (,

Toronto a big spender and saver, according to study (,

Managing Stormwater Infrastructure: Economic Optimization (NRU)

Brampton Complete Communities Audit: Engaging Residents (NRU)

Citylab Pilot Extension: Student Collaboration (NRU)

Provincial News

Ford government slashes funding to programs aimed at fighting spread of invasive species (

Federal News

Accessibility bill set to become law as Liberals prepare to use cloture (

Liberal government's firearms bill clears Senate, despite Tory attempts to gut it (

May 29

Vaughan News

Vaughan water fees paid off hidden deficit, statement of claim alleges (,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

$210M lawsuit alleges Vaughan mayor, councillors misdirected ratepayer funds to pay deficits (,,

Land amendments dominate Vaughan council's June 4 meeting (

York Region News

Councillors vote to reprimand Keenan Aylwin, following Integrity Commissioner report (

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: Parts of Major Mackenzie to close June to August in Vaughan (

Region's Women's Support Network gets funding boost for gender equality (

Newmarket's Stickwood Walker property to be leased to child care centre (

Richmond Hill residents disappointed by changed park plan at Jefferson (

GTA News

Toronto officials warn of potential battle over Ontario Place if city isn’t consulted (

New affordable units in Milton ‘will be key to a better life’ (

Provincial News

Province hooks up York-Simcoe seniors with services (

May 28

Vaughan News


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: Parts of Major Mackenzie to close June to August in Vaughan (


York Region News


Government of Canada invests in women's organization in Newmarket (


Newmarket decides to sell portion of Hollingsworth property to developer (


Markham's 1,920-acre high-tech exchange among largest in North America: mayor (


New Beginnings Pow-Wow celebration returns to Aurora (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? Artwork in Richmond Hill's Lake Wilcox Park (


Jane Philpott announces plan to run as independent in federal election (


GTA News


High schooler's petition calls on Oakville council to declare climate change emergency (


Residents pack city hall as return of OMB looms (


Mayor Tory welcomes ‘fresh start’ after Ford government caves on budget cuts (


Casino not among options Ford government wants for Ontario Place redevelopment (,,


Provincial News


Ontario intends to join B.C.'s proposed class action against opioid manufacturers (


Ontario to establish central agency to oversee mental health and addictions care (,


Federal News


Liberals push forward with ratification of new NAFTA in House of Commons (,


May 27

Vaughan News

Not picking up the poop? New Vaughan signs tell dog owners of $2,000 fine (

Vote 2019: Vaughan-Woodbridge riding profile (

York Region News

Aylwin breached Barrie's code of conduct with 'reckless' actions: Craig (

York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (May 25 and 26) (

Ways to enjoy sports in York Region this week (May 26 to June 1) (

Markham-Stouffville MP Jane Philpott to announce political future Monday (

Markham back-to-back townhouse proposal offers 'affordable' $500,000 option (

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Georgina's West Park redevelopment (

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Townhouse development for Islington near Rutherford Road (

700,000 trees to be planted in York Region to stem climate change impacts (

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Markham GO bus lot at Hwy. 404, Major Mackenzie Drive (

GTA News

Mulroney connects York-Simcoe seniors with services (

Mississauga and Brampton at odds over Peel's future in spite of report (

Provincial News

Rural communities in central Ontario will benefit from faster Internet (

Premier Doug Ford cancels retroactive cuts that have hit public health, child care and other municipal services (,, CP24)

Federal News

Liberal leadership hopeful Steven Del Duca is offering ideas, not apologies (

Federal government announces new rules on airline passenger protection, compensation (