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Dec. 11

Vaughan News


York Region's top doc says first vaccines expected in 2 weeks (


Are Vaughan’s 5 wards' boundaries ‘equitable, effective’? (


Vaughan approves fair wage policy to eliminate ‘unfair’ competition between contractors (


York Region News


York Region pleads for 1 more week before COVID-19 lockdown (,


Markham approves zero per cent property tax rate increase to support the community during the pandemic (


Markham mayor says 'tipping point' at York Region hospitals not prescription for lockdown (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Temporary weeknight service change on Barrie GO line (


‘I’m worried it will be forgotten’: Keswick pedestrian bridge on thin ice (


How many Newmarket locations can you spot in these movies? (


King Township launches new meetings portal (


GTA News


City project makes a muddy mess of Waterloo Avenue. Or is it a mirage? (


Mayor Tory confirms Scarborough RT will shut down before subway extension is built (


Massive budget shortfalls projected for Ontario municipalities into 2021 (,


Windsor to shut all schools until new year due to coronavirus fears (,


Provincial News


Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders (,


Ontario to begin vaccinations next week in Toronto, Ottawa (,


Premier Doug Ford ends daily COVID-19 briefings (,,


Federal News


Trudeau declines to make big boost in healthcare spending, says government needs to focus on pandemic (


Dec. 10

Vaughan News


Possible lockdown for York Region (105.9 The Region)


‘Erosion of democracy’: Vaughan rejects bill stripping powers of conservation authorities (


Installation of new LED streetlights reflects Vaughan's commitment to environmental stewardship (


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


Governor General recognizes Vaughan-based McMichael's chief curator (


Committee agendas (NRU)


Growth to Watch For 2020 Presented by NEEZO Studios: Vaughan & Richmond Hill Now Available (


York Region News


Markham's mayor supports York staying out of lockdown, wants more restrictions in place (,


Celebrate Hanukkah with 2 menorah lighting ceremonies in Aurora Dec. 13 (


Outdoor skating with COVID-19 protocols set to start at Newmarket's Riverwalk Commons (


Special order allows 40-storey towers on former Richmond Hill employment lands (


Aurora Walmart, Newmarket-area Longo's, LA Fitness among latest charged for COVID-19 safety violations (,


Accommodating growth sustainability (NRU)


GTA News


Up in the air (NRU)


Catalyzing remediation (NRU)


TTC, GO Transit won’t be offering free rides on New Year’s Eve to discourage partying (


Provincial News


And then there were six (NRU)


Ontario Permanently Allowing Alcohol with Food Takeout and Delivery (,,


Federal News


Health Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (,,,


Dec. 9

Vaughan News


York Region on the tipping point (680 News)


'We have reached a tipping point': York hospitals concerned with COVID-19-related volume on the rise (,


Rising COVID-19 cases have York Region hospitals at a 'tipping point,' CEOs warn (


Vaughan rejects bill stripping powers of conservation authorities (


Celebrating the 2020 holiday season safely (


York Region News


Markham launches new programs to keep you active and offer safe wintertime fun (


UPDATE: Broken watermain repair impacts Keswick's Queensway for 2nd day (


Who in Aurora has created a winter wonderland? Who has released their inner Griswolds? (


Beacon Hall receives bomb threat as potential sale turns nasty (


Holland Landing resident crafts town's new logo for fraction of the cost of consultant (


Aurora brings in new-look parking tickets, overnight on-street parking passes (


Want to avoid a parking ticket? Newmarket opens 4 overnight parking lots this winter (


GTA News


Mayors of Hamilton and GTA requesting support in eventual COVID-19 vaccine roll-out (


Provincial News


Ontario to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, those without may face restrictions (


Federal News


First Pfizer vaccine shots to be given at delivery sites, not long-term care homes, Theresa Tam says (


Dec. 8

Vaughan News


CP24 Donor of the Day (CP24)


Let the light shine bright: 5 Hanukkah Celebrations in York Region (


All classes at Woodbridge high school move online after possible COVID-19 exposure (,


Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Markham, Aurora, East Gwillimbury schools have new cases of COVID-19 (


Employees test positive for COVID-19 at 2 Fortinos locations in Vaughan (


Why are small businesses reluctant to call the police after multiple break-ins? Here’s the reason (


York Region News


‘This is not how you grow communities, this is how you ruin them’: Doug Ford’s government has passed dozens of special orders to override local planning rules to push for developments across the GTA (


Oldest school in the region, Sharon Public, is moving to new location (


Faulty heating unit at Aurora Catholic school causes sprinklers to go off (


Broken watermain expected to keep Keswick's Queensway closed most of the day (


New Lincolnville GO Station takes shape in Stouffville (


Employee at McDonald's in Stouffville tests positive for COVID-19 (


Newmarket's proposed 2021 budget trimmed by $800K, for 1.98% tax increase (


GTA News


Toronto's top doctor warns against holiday gatherings as COVID-19 hospitalizations climb (,,


Provincial News


Ontario Identifies Key Groups for Distribution of Initial COVID-19 Vaccines (,,,


Nursing-home residents in Ontario may have to wait for a COVID-19 vaccine (


Doug Ford government defends conservation authority changes in wake of mass Greenbelt Council resignations (,,


Ontario needs better consumer oversight on everything from condos and coffins to cannabis, auditor general says (


Federal News


Trudeau says 249,000 vaccine doses to arrive in Canada by the end of the year (,,,,


Dec. 7

Vaughan News


Lockdown averted in York Region (City News Toronto)


York Region avoids lockdown after private modelling data shows it would have minimal impact (,,


York Region avoids lockdown after private modelling data shows it would have minimal impact (


Vaughan's 2021 proposed $318M budget focuses on ‘growth,’ factors COVID-19 'uncertainty' (


School buses taken for joyride end up in Vaughan pond, creek (,


What happens to vulnerable populations during COVID-19 pandemic? (


Early learning academy in Thorncliffe closed over COVID concerns, classes at Woodbridge Catholic school move online (,


York Region News


Newmarket mayor enacts COVID-19 emergency order to ticket businesses (


Demolition of Newmarket's Hollingsworth Arena to begin second week of December (


Richmond Hill resident says elitism at play in parking ban on street near Oak Ridges trailhead (


Southlake hospital takes over management of COVID-19 outbreak at King City Lodge (


Synagogues across York Region adapt Hanukkah celebrations amid COVID-19 (


Light Up Richmond Hill! City offers prize draw for residents and businesses to make the season sparkle (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? 3 detached homes proposed near Yonge Street, 19th Avenue in Richmond Hill (


'Stunning anchor point': Restoration project planned for historic Aurora GO station (


'Raising the alarm for weeks now': Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority concerned about looming decision (


GTA News


Toronto shuts out shinny from its outdoor rinks (


City of Toronto pivoting to permanent hybrid work model (


Provincial News


Ontario Moving Three Regions to New Levels in COVID-19 Response Framework (


Half of Ontario’s Greenbelt Council quits in wake of chair’s protest resignation (,,


Federal News


Seniors, long-term care workers should be first in line for COVID-19 vaccine, committee says (


Canada surpasses 400,000 reported COVID-19 cases as Trudeau warns of strain on hospitals (