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August 28

Vaughan News


Vaughan Fire distributing COVID safety kits (CP24)


Enhancements, repairs and new developments coming to greenspaces across Vaughan (


York Region News


First day of school still being finalized for thousands of York Region elementary students (


Aurora council approves Library Square project in downtown core (


Richmond Hill BIA launching website to offer businesses ‘best chances of survival’ in post-COVID-19 era (


Previously bankrupt Oak Ridges councillor gets back $1M-plus home for $0, weeks before 2014 election (


'This really bugs me': Resident makes bid to have all Newmarket retailers accept cash (


GTA News


City of Toronto extends outdoor sports, multi-use fields until October (


TTC recalls some laid off employees to increase service before schools reopen (


Provincial News


Ontario invests $26.8M to attract young people to the trades (


August 27

Vaughan News


Response to Province’s expedited EA and prepared route for GTA West Corridor (NRU)


Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities (


New bike lanes point to improved station access in York Region (


New rail bridge coming to Rutherford GO -- get a closer look at the progress (


York Region News


You can shoot hoops again at Newmarket's courts (


Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library fully reopened (


Mulock Station Area Secondary Plan (NRU)


GTA News


Milton approves mobility hub recommendations (NRU)


Building commuter rail in Bolton a better way to grow the city (


Mayor, councillor call for more security patrols, needle pickups around Roehampton hotel (


Dundas not the only Toronto street that ‘embeds racism’ in the landscape, says city official in charge of reviewing thousands of local place names (


Stay in your bubble, Toronto’s public health chief urges as COVID-19 infection rate creeps up (


Provincial News


Ontario reveals COVID-19 school outbreak plan, including rules for student dismissals and closures (


Education minister holds online discussion for parents with back to school concerns (


Additional Funds Enhance Ontario's Robust Back-to-School Plan (


August 26

Vaughan News


City of Vaughan, one of Canada’s fastest-growing municipalities, is seizing opportunities post COVID-19 (


'First five minutes' of Vaughan Fire's combat crucial in preventing serious fire from spreading (


Fire rips through homes under construction in Vaughan (


Investigation underway after 2 homes under construction catch fire in Vaughan (


Vaughan Fire hands out COVID-19 safety kits (CTV News)


Ontario should not rush ahead with GTA West highway (


8-hour power outage in Vaughan resolved overnight, says Alectra (


York Region News


Feds invests $7.8M in York Region’s advanced manufacturers (


Minister Ng announces more support for women entrepreneurs in Southern Ontario (


Roadwork on Leslie Street in Richmond Hill set to get underway (


You can help clean up Sheppard's Bush in Aurora Aug. 29 (


5-year road project will transform Yonge from Davis to Green Lane (


Newmarket councillor elected to Ontario Municipal Association caucus (


GTA News


Toronto to begin enforcing short-term rental bylaw more than two years after it was first passed (


Provincial News


Ontario Building New School to Support Etobicoke Community (


Ontario government to invest $1B in transportation amid bus driver shortage (


Federal News


Ottawa to give provinces $2 billion to help reopen schools (


August 25

Vaughan News


Lunchbox Challenge Recognizes Crews of SmartVMC's Brand New Walmart (


Business licence renewals coming due (


Stay informed (


York Region News


Data base error blamed for recent spike in York Region COVID cases (


Installation of 4-way flashing beacon starts at McCowan-Herald intersection (


East Gwillimbury lands $662,300 in COVID-19 emergency funding (


Georgina facing $3.5M COVID-19 debt, town 'not in a horrible position': town treasurer (


GTA News


City of Toronto issues $300 million bond to help fund key capital projects (


August 24

Vaughan News


Crackdown on street racing in Vaughan leads to hundreds of charges (


Be careful who gets the honour of a memorial (


York Region News


Sway to the left: 5 outdoor concerts in York Region to get you dancing in the car (


Aurora’s rainbow crosswalk defaced just hours after being unveiled: YRP (


'Safe learn or no return': York Region group issues ultimatum to Ford government (


York University gears up to help food entrepreneurs in COVID-19 era (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Force main twinning project in Newmarket is on time, budget (


Richmond Hill operations centre to reopen for waste bins and garbage tags on Aug. 24 (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Aurora's sinkhole problem on Yonge gets drained (


Newmarket, NACCA host anti-Black racism workshop (


Provincial News


Ontario Expands Indoor Capacity for Meeting and Event Facilities (


Environmental groups lay out concerns with province's Blue Box overhaul (


Federal News


Erin O'Toole wins Conservative leadership race, reaches out to broaden blue tent (