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April 24

Vaughan News


Mayor in the Morning (105.9 The Region)


York Region News


Newmarket's Light Up the Night honours first responders, Nova Scotia shooting victims (


Metrolinx looks at closing the Toll Road Railway Crossing (


City of Markham creates PPE and medical equipment to help health care heroes fight COVID-19 (,


Curbing coronavirus spread drives York Region Transit ridership down, costs up (


GTA News


A month into COVID-19 crisis, city officials say lockdown measures saved lives (


City of Owen Sound welcomes new City Manager (


City of Mississauga COVID-19 Response Continues with Virtual Committees and Other Actions (


Provincial News


Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 (


Ford mused about 'loosening' restrictions in May, but getting Ontario back to normal not that simple (


Federal News


Trudeau announces $1.1-billion for COVID-19 research (


April 23

Vaughan News


Mayor of Vaughan provides update on City’s recovery plan (


Delayed Vaughan hospital ‘likely’ to open for treating patients in early 2021 (


Virtual Saturdays at the McMichael (


‘No straight answer’ on processing certificates: Vaughan wedding planner (


What's been delayed in York Region because of the coronavirus? (


York Region News


Newmarket lights up blue for frontline, essential workers (


York Region sees continued surge in resolved COVID-19 cases (


Updates on City operations for selected municipalities (NRU)


Newmarket's online library provides virtual story times, increased services during crisis (


How municipal services in King Township are affected by coronavirus (


Wondering how coronavirus affects Stouffville? Here is a handy guide (


Coronavirus causes York Region to shelve some, but not all, projects and services (


What you need to know during coronavirus state of emergency in Markham (


GTA News


Brampton does what Toronto won’t do: closes road lanes to make space for pedestrians (


Provincial News


Assessing the impacts of COVID-19 (NRU)


Ontario economy to reopen 'in a trickle' premier says, after suggesting some relaxation by Victoria Day (


Federal News


Mary Rowe reflects on her first months as CEO of CUI (NRU)


April 22

Vaughan News


Crews battle massive industrial fire in Vaughan (, CP24, 680 News,


York Region News


Concierge program will help Newmarket businesses get back on their feet (


Richmond Hill council's more than $1.4M tab reveals where your tax dollars went in 2019 (


Stouffville hosts virtual town hall with York Region medical officer of health (


Coronavirus crisis: How the emergency order affects Richmond Hill's services, major projects (


Two tickets issued in Aurora parks on first weekend of increased patrols (


Wondering how coronavirus affects things in Aurora? Here's a handy guide (


'There's hysteria,' Newmarket wedding planner says as coronavirus causes couples to cancel (


Wondering how coronavirus affects things in Newmarket? Here's a handy guide (


GTA News


Tory to ask Toronto council for extension of emergency powers (


City takes delivery of 3-million surgical masks (


Toronto coordinating with other GTHA municipalities on economic recovery: Tory (


Provincial News


Ontario must halve the number of new COVID-19 cases to 200 or fewer a day before reopening the economy, top doctor says (


April 21

Vaughan News


New details emerging about mass murder in Nova Scotia (Global News)


Vaughan Public Libraries expands French programming (Radio-Canada)


Coronavirus outbreak: Premier Ford participates in delivering food to seniors in Vaughan (


Flags lowered in Vaughan after killing spree in Nova Scotia (


Coronavirus crisis: Vaughan businesses ‘still in peril’ even after Trudeau pledges $1B in aid (


York Region News


East Gwillimbury employees, businesses try to get a handle on working from home (


What you need to know about Georgina property taxes, garbage tags, building permits (


Ontario COVID-19 cases increase by 606, as testing numbers also rise (


Newmarket library computers helping to fuel COVID-19 research (


GTA News


As city's curve flattens, Toronto deals with two distinct outbreaks: de Villa (


Provincial News


Government of Ontario Reaches Final Agreement with OSSTF (


Health Experts Say the COVID-19 Outbreak Has Likely Peaked in Ontario (,,


April 20

Vaughan News


Ci Siamo Dentro Tuttu Insieme E Ne Usciremo Piu Forti (Lo Specchio)


La bibliotheque publique de Vaughan offre plus de produits en francais (


Spools of elevator cables crash through Walmart roof in Vaughan, causing store closure (


York Region News


Here's how COVID-19 is changing Newmarket's construction season (


Spot a COVIDIOT? Use Richmond Hill hotline to report coronavirus rulebreakers (


York Region Transit cancels Route 15 in Stouffville due to low ridership (


Decision to re-open York Regional Forest welcomed by Newmarket residents (


'How else can we tell you a facility is closed?' Aurora's bylaws boss says (


Coronavirus Crisis: Are property tax, user fee increases in Markham inevitable to offset economic impacts of pandemic? (


Georgina to resume council meetings, virtually amid coronavirus pandemic (


More than 350 workers laid off from Town of Newmarket amid coronavirus crisis (


Richmond Hill council to allow public delegations in electronic meetings starting April 22 (


GTA News


$750 for doing chin ups in a park. Sitting on benches banned. Do emergency measures go too far? (


Brampton lays off 2,000 non-essential part-time and seasonal city workers (


Brampton turns to technology to keep gears of government moving during coronavirus shutdown (


Coronavirus outbreak: John Tory holding a meeting with the GTHA mayors on reopening economy (


City of Toronto projects $1.5 billion loss in revenue in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic (


Provincial News


Close to half of Ontario's COVID-19 cases have recovered, as total cases exceed 10,000 (


Province Calls for Innovative Solutions to Combat COVID-19 (


Doug Ford says it will be ‘twice as difficult’ to reopen Ontario economy after shutdown (


Federal News


Trudeau announces more aid for business, talks to premiers about wage boost, reopening economy (


Trudeau: Canada, U.S. strike deal to extend border restrictions by 30 days (