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Dec. 24

Vaughan News


'It's discrimination': Vaughan preparing to send family dog out of province (


COVID-19 vaccines begin in Newmarket and Vaughan, but with a cautionary message (


Declaring Santa essential service? Here is how the lockdown affecting York Region (


What's open and closed in York Region on Christmas Day and Boxing Day during COVID-19 pandemic (


Is developer money behind MZOs touching environmentally sensitive areas in Vaughan? (


York Region News


'Our mother was a force to be reckoned with': Aurora's first female mayor dies at 92 (


Aurora Council approves 1.96% tax increase for 2021 (


Council motion raises questions on service levels during budget process (


Newmarket launches online portal for new offstreet parking program (


Stay off storm water ponds, Town of Newmarket cautions (


Close out 2020 with virtual New Year’s celebrations following fireworks cancellation (


'Leaky lockdown' not expected to change COVID-19 numbers in York Region (


Viva BRT opens in Richmond Hill (


Newmarket bylaw officers come out swinging during first week of lockdown (


When home is too crowded: York Region calls for COVID-19 isolation centre (


York Region Transit not extending, offering free service this New Year's Eve due to COVID-19 (


GTA News


No tighter lockdown for Toronto until after the holidays, say officials, begging residents to resist the temptation of holiday gatherings (


Mayor John Tory urges Torontonians to 'stay home this Christmas' (


Provincial News


Ontario Welcomes Health Canada Approval of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (


Federal News


Ottawa launches $850,000 ad campaign advising Canadians to stay home during COVID-19 (


Dec. 23

Vaughan News


Correction: Here are the top 10 figures: Vaughan approves $488.8M operating budget (


Fines handed out to Vaughan private residence, Walmart and Food Basics in York Region for breaking COVID-19 rules (


First York Region health care worker receives COVID-19 vaccine at new Vaughan hospital (


Over 3,000 doses of the COVID vaccine have been administered in Ontario, just as patients in the ICU with the disease reach an all-time high (


Newmarket, Markham, Thornhill, Vaughan, Georgina, King City schools have new cases of COVID-19 (


Santa in Vaughan to ‘spread cheer’ in ‘dark time’ of COVID-19 (


York Region News


York Region hits record-high COVID-19 testing; positivity low at schools (


What provincewide shutdown means to city of Richmond Hill (


How province-wide shutdown impacts Markham residents (


'Our mother was a force to be reckoned with': Aurora's first female mayor dies at 92 (


GTA News


‘It’s been pretty agonizing for a lot of people’: Mayor John Tory looks back on 2020, shares why he feels optimistic about Toronto’s recovery (


Provincial News


Ontario high school parents are now eligible for $200 payments (,


Ontario to cut hydro rates, provide student funding during 28-day lockdown (,


Dec. 22

Vaughan News


Province wide lockdown (Ora Qui)


Virtual Order of Vaughan (Ora Qui)


Vaughan’s $488.8M operating budget surpasses its 2 predecessors (


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


York Region News


'Challenging year': East Gwillimbury passes 0 per cent tax increase for 2021 budget (


Extending the lockdown, New Year’s Eve, staying healthy: What you need to know about COVID-19 now (


York Region school board needs to transfer $33.6M from its reserves to balance budget (


4 employees at Thornhill Longo's test positive for COVID-19 (


Region of York, York Regional Police staff donate over $1M to United Way (


Markham hospital to manage COVID-19 outbreak at Brampton nursing home (


GTA News


Toronto mayor supports 'hard lockdown' on province, says onus on residents to follow rules (,,


Unruly and sometimes abusive skaters are breaking anti-virus rules at Toronto rinks, forcing the city to use police officers to keep order (


Provincial News


Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown to Stop Spread of COVID-19 and Save Lives (,,,,,,


Ontario premier demands increased COVID-19 testing at airports as new variant emerges (


Dec. 21

Vaughan News


A year in review (CHIN)


In conversation: A year in review (105.9 The Region)


11 cases linked to a home birthday party in Vaughan (CP24)


11 cases linked to a home birthday party in Vaughan (CTV News)


11 cases linked to a home birthday party in Vaughan (Ora Qui)


Ontario homeowner fined after birthday party is linked to 11 COVID-19 cases (,,


Impounded dog being moved out of province (City News)


York Region News


York hospitals among group calling for ‘stronger’ lockdown measures amid surging COVID-19 cases (


Newmarket plants more than 500 trees along streets, in parks (


No free rides New Year’s Eve among York Region Transit service changes (


New LSRCA GM, Glen MacMillan, set to navigate 'challenging times' ahead (


Aurora bumps up town property taxes 1.96% in 2021 (


Aurora and Newmarket receive more than $1.3M to help during pandemic (


New delivery driver, walk-in freezer help Food Bank of York Region manage food insecurity during holidays (


New Viva rapidway bus routes open in Richmond Hill Dec. 20 (


Stumped in class: Town of Newmarket makes unusual donation to Pickering College (


GTA News


Doug Ford plans to start building a new superhighway near the 401 next year. Why not move all the trucks to the 407 toll highway instead? (,


Short-term rental deadline looms with city registrations falling short (


The City of Toronto declares Santa Claus an 'essential service' (


Provincial News


Ontario Taking Further Action to Limit Spread of COVID-19 (,,


Ontario to implement provincewide lockdown on Christmas Eve, sources say (,,,,,


Federal News


Canada restricts travel from U.K. due to new strain of virus that causes COVID-19 (,,,


Trudeau says government will 'absolutely' return to budget balance, lower temporary COVID-19 spending (