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Dec. 18

Vaughan News


Vaughan homeowner slapped with $880 fine after hosting birthday party that’s linked to 11 COVID-19 cases (,,,


York Region News


York Region building modular affordable housing units in Georgina (


York Region lockdown likely to last 2 months, top doc predicts (


Newmarket may pocket region's cancelled water rate increase to help struggling businesses (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Plans for old Howard Johnson hotel in Aurora include retirement home (


‘Heartbreaking’: Resident says Oak Ridges infill development threatens large green space (


New parking tickets now in use in Aurora (


Dip in new property development in Newmarket not surprising: mayor (


GTA News


Mayors in Oakville and Burlington along with Milton and Halton Hills against GTA-wide COVID-19 lockdown, saying Halton 'should not be punished for the health conditions in other regions' (


City to freeze TTC fares in 2021 due to pandemic: Tory (


Bike lanes approved for Yonge Street in rebuild of North York Centre (


City of Toronto cancels kids’ day camps and skating lessons that were supposed to start Monday (


Peel council reshuffle could leave Caledon out in the cold (


City Hall to eggs-amine backyard chicken program under 'equity lens' (


Provincial News


Conservation Authority -- and Council -- worried about bill’s impacts (


$11-billion Ontario Line may not open until 2030, three years later than Ford’s initial promise (


'Everything is on the table': Ford to hold emergency meeting amid rising COVID-19 cases (


Steven Del Duca is plotting the Ontario Liberals’ big comeback (


As Ontario's COVID-19 cases keep rising, calls grow for tighter holiday lockdown (


Ontario Declares Santa Claus an Essential Service (


Dec. 17

Vaughan News


City-building continues in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (


Ready, resilient and resourceful defines 2020 in Vaughan (


City receives six 2020 MarCom Awards (


‘Pain to work with’: Vaughan councillors slam Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (


York Region News


East Gwillimbury approves 2021 budget with no tax increase (


‘It has serious consequences:' King supports phasing out Ontario gas-fired electricity (


What you need to know about what the lockdown looks like in Stouffville (


Newmarket council approves property tax hike just under 2% (


Georgina approves 1.45% tax hike for 2021 (


Newmarket receiving $769K more in COVID-19 funding (


7 Markham firefighters test positive for COVID-19 (


Ottawa and Regional Municipality of York investments will bring high-speed Internet to Georgina Island and Udora (


Aurora reacts to Bloomington Road MZO (NRU)


GTA News


Brampton resumes Official Plan Review (NRU)


Peel Regional Council proposes shakeup of municipal presentation (NRU)


Toronto reports record 850 COVID-19 cases, city officials consider enhanced restrictions (


Provincial News


Ford government tells school boards to prepare for extended remote learning in 2021 (


Ontario Launches New "Support Local" Marketing Campaign (


Ontario Announces Working Group to Better Focus Conservation Authorities (


Ontario Provides More Financial Relief for Municipalities during COVID-19 (


Federal News


All Canadians who want a shot will be vaccinated by September 2021, public health agency says (


Dec. 16

Vaughan News


City of Vaughan named a Top Employer (


2021 Budget and 2022 Financial Plan renews commitment to service excellence (


‘People could lose their lives’: Conservation authorities fear the possible effects of a new law by Doug Ford’s government that limits their powers (


‘Names Hurt’: Confronting the embedded racism in Ottawa streets and landmarks linked to slavery (


Newmarket dance studio, Aurora Metro among 71 charged by COVID-19 enforcement officers (


York Region News


Aurora residents, do you need a 'snow angel' to help you with shovelling? (


Nominate your choice for Volunteer Markham's local, community and global spirit awards (


First it was York, now, it's Hamilton: Elliott urges people against 'region hopping' (


Richmond Hill councillor charged with fraud after more than $20K paid to spouse (


GTA News


Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon, other lockdown zones prioritized in COVID-19 vaccine rollout (


Rogue builders have Peel councillors looking to Queen's Park for help (


Toronto seeks consultant to potentially undercut street sweeping environmental standards (


Toronto may see broader, stricter lockdown measures over holidays, mayor says (


City activates warming centres ahead of winter weather in GTA (


Provincial News


Ontario tells hospitals to activate emergency plans as number of COVID-19 patients spikes (


Ontario Helps Municipalities and Indigenous Partners Respond to COVID-19 (


‘I wasn’t planning on making any of that public.’ Tory MPP caught in ugly nomination battle (


Dec. 15

Vaughan News


Remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19 (


Supporting local businesses during COVID-19 (


More positive COVID tests at 2 Fortinos locations in Vaughan (


York Region News


'Highways are forever:' East Gwillimbury resident on Bradford Bypass (


Take part in the CYFS 12 Days of Holiday Safety Campaign & Contest (


Temporary car shelters expected to pop up along an Oak Ridges street this winter (


Markham passes $521-million budget with no tax increase (


'Doesn’t come as a surprise': Georgina enters Grey Zone to curb COVID-19 spread (


York Catholic secondary students go fully remote for 3 days starting Dec. 16 (


'No reason to overpurchase': Panic buying discouraged following lockdown (


Provincial News


Ontario Delivers First COVID-19 Vaccine in the Country (


Federal News


Canada to contribute $485M to help developing countries cope with COVID-19 (


Dec. 14

Vaughan News


York Region moving into lockdown (Global News Radio 640 Toronto)


Shoppers flock to York Region ahead of lockdown (CityNews)


York Region heading into lockdown (CBC Toronto)


York Region heading into lockdown (680 News)


More regions facing tighter restrictions (OMNI-CHIN)


York Region moving into lockdown (105.9 The Region)


York Region moving into Grey Zone (Global News Toronto)


York Region moving into lockdown (CP24)


Two more Ontario regions to enter lockdown (CTV News)


York Region and Windsor-Essex will both be placed under lockdown on Monday (


York Region, Windsor-Essex to join Toronto and Peel under provincial lockdown Monday (


York Region mayors say they tried to convince province to remain in red zone (,


22,000 new LED streetlights installed across Vaughan (


Aurora, Markham, Vaughan schools have new cases of COVID-19 (


York Region News


Stouffville passes 2021 budget with property tax hike of 1.89 per cent (


'A world-class solution': Amid controversy, Aurora residents pitch seniors' campus (


Richmond Hill considers allowing granny flats to ‘gently increase density’ (


'Is it over? Not at all': Georgina waiting for concrete plans to send wastewater to Lake Ontario (


Here’s what you can and can’t do in York Region during coronavirus lockdown stage (


Stouffville set to step up COVID-19 enforcement of restrictions on house parties, get-togethers (


Ontario sending York Region $8.1M in social services relief funding (


Religious charity to ask King Township Council for support of plans to redevelop part of Greenbelt (


Added measures in place for businesses in York Region as part of new restrictions (


Lockdown: Markham outlines response to Grey zone designation (


Lockdown: Richmond Hill responds to coming of the Grey zone (


Lockdown: What the order to Grey means from Town of Aurora's standpoint (


Lockdown: What Grey Monday means from Town of Newmarket's position (


GTA News


9 Toronto schools to close until January due to COVID-19 outbreaks (


Sixth Cambridge firefighter tests positive for COVID-19, outbreak has affected two stations (


Extending holiday break for students would be ‘sensible decision’ Toronto’s Mayor says (


Provincial News


Ontario Moving Regions to New Levels with Stronger Public Health Measures (,,,,,,,


Ontario Begins Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccine (


Ontario Seeks Public Feedback to Improve the Towing Industry (


Ontario Invests in Virtual Learning Strategy (