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August 7

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua responds to Canada’s Wonderland staying closed (CP24)


York Region News


Aurora buys 'strategic' $7.5M Yonge Street property for Library Square project (


Retired York Regional Police Chief Eric Jolliffe lives by 'Deeds Speak' motto (


Calls for artists in Aurora and Thornhill for murals on Yonge Street, installation at Bathurst Street and Beverley Glen Boulevard (


GTA News


Toronto Public Health has ‘concerns’ with Ford government’s schools reopening plan (


Provincial News


Lecce suggests more can be done to 'de-risk' Ontario classrooms before September (


Ontario Investing $6 Million to Boost the Fight Against Crime (


Investing in the Future of Ontario's Tourism Industry (


August 6

Vaughan News


City of Vaughan to keep facilities closed until 2021 (CP24)


Extended facility closures: Mayor Bevilacqua (OMNI Ora Qui)


#ShopVaughanLocal continues (


Most Vaughan facilities, including city hall, to stay closed until 2021 (,


Doug Ford says he’s not ready for Canada’s Wonderland to reopen yet (


York Region News


York University Markham Centre Campus is a Go! (


Tiny Seedlings makes $100K donation to new East Gwillimbury rec complex (


Aug. 24 last day to apply for exemption to Newmarket building ban (


GTA News


Jim Karygiannis gets his Toronto city council seat back once again (


Provincial News


Fall plan for schools not perfect, but it’s ‘best in the country,’ says Premier Doug Ford (


Federal News


Government carves out $3B to help communities with pandemic infrastructure projects (


Health Canada recalls more than 50 hand sanitizers in evolving list (


August 5

Vaughan News


Vaughan group leads protests to demand ‘transformational’ change in Ontario schools to address anti-Black racism (


Two High-Rise Residential Towers Coming to SmartCentres Thornhill (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? York Regional Road 99 in Vaughan to permanently close (


York Region News


Welcome back! Richmond Hill Public Library resumes select in-person services starting Aug. 4 (


'Democracy out the window': Aurora resident starts GoFundMe to appeal ward system (


Making more rental housing available for families in Newmarket (


GTA News


GTA residents told to be careful around rivers after long weekend rain (


Provincial News


Ontario sees fewer than 100 new COVID-19 cases on each of last 2 days (


Federal News


Physical distancing, mask-wearing could be in place for 2-3 years even with vaccine, Tam warns (


Canada to release mask guidelines for children, recommend them for kids aged 10+ (


August 4

Vaughan News


City welcomes James Harnum as new City Manager (


Vaughan firefighters, GlobalMedic deliver more than 2,500 kg of food, goods to community (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: Vaughan widening Kirby Road from 2 to 4 lanes (


Vaughan Fitness welcomes members back with ‘strict measures’ in place (


SmartCentres Vaughan Northwest (


York Region News


3-hour parking restriction in effect on Newmarket streets (


Setting off fireworks in Newmarket comes with $600 fine this weekend (


'Pushing their luck': City folk flocking to Georgina's waterfront, breaking rules (


Markham encourages residents to explore city by bike, share photos to win prizes (


What's Going on Here? Reconstruction of Hwy. 404 through Markham, Toronto (


Survivor thanks teen who saved his life as Newmarket outdoor AED unveiled (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: Pottageville Community Park gets 6-figure facelift (


Masks to be required in common areas of condo, apartment buildings in York Region (


Aurora dives into possible options for new pool (


GTA News


Thousands sign petition asking Ontario to reduce class sizes for elementary school students this fall (


Provincial News


Rollout of COVID Alert app faces criticism over accessibility (


Ontario Encourages All Residents to Take the Ontario Parks 30x30 Challenge (


Ontario Implementing Additional Measures at Bars and Restaurants to Help Limit the Spread of COVID-19 (


Windsor-Essex Remains in Stage 2 (