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Feb. 7

Vaughan News


Former Vaughan mayor Michael DiBiase convicted of Municipal Act offence (


Ad critical of teacher unions linked to lawyer with Progressive Conservative connections (


York Region events: 5 things to do this weekend (Feb. 7 to 9) (


Vaughan's Andrew Wiggins on move to Golden State Warriors (


York Region News


Markham offers programs during school closures due to strike action (


5 Black History Month events to enlighten, educate, entertain in York Region (


Newmarket residents dream big about public park at Mulock property (


GTA News


Councillor snowed under with complaints about sloppy sidewalk plowing (


Provincial News


Ontario to speed up environmental assessments, land expropriation for new transit projects (


Ontario Appoints Members of Taskforce to Review Capital Markets (


Federal News


Big city mayors call for transit and housing funding in meeting with Trudeau, senior cabinet ministers (


Feb. 6

Vaughan News


'Put it to bed': Former Vaughan councillor convicted of Municipal Act offence (


York Region News


Rouge National Urban Park; Markham Gateway (NRU)


‘Asialicious’ festival coming to Markham amid coronavirus fears, declining business (


King Township aims for 35% reduction in corporate emissions (


Traffic calming coming to Stouffer Street in Stouffville this spring (


Newmarket's new 'library of things' offers everything but the kitchen sink (


GTA News


Building 1,800 supportive housing units a year would end chronic homelessness in Toronto, report says. The city only has funding for half (


Employee fraud, vendor fraud, taxpayer fraud -- the city’s auditor general’s office saw it all (


Airbnb to limit young Canadians’ ability to book unhosted homes after Toronto shooting (


City Hall's 2020 budget is anything but responsible (


Brampton Eco Park; enhancing natural heritage (NRU)


Burlington rebrands; unified vision (NRU)


Provincial News


Elementary teachers' province-wide strike on Thursday, another one next week (,,


Feb. 5

Vaughan News


Lunar New Year celebrations (OMNI: Focus Mandarin, OMNI: Focus Cantonese)


Transit City Towers Rise Tall as Construction of Next Phase Heats Up (


Sweet treats galore: Butter Tart Festival takes over Vaughan on Feb. 8 (


York Region News


Need for subsidized housing continues to outpace supply (


Up Front with the Mayor: Answers about pancakes in Newmarket, impact of citizen feedback (


Newmarket moves quickly to crack down on short-term rentals (


GTA News


Bold Transit Expansion Boosts Mississauga’s Urbanization (


E-scooters set to be corralled in Toronto (


Burlington wins right to block access to this Airbnb party mansion (


Controversial rollout of speed cameras in Toronto marred by vandalism, theft (


Council to get first peek at Woodbine public art plan (


Provincial News


Province announces help for parents in the event of a strike (,


Doug Ford urged to fire education minister as teachers escalate job action (


Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Peel Region (


Feb. 4

York Region News


Fate of Richmond Hill’s historic Jefferson Schoolhouse in limbo (


York Region leaders invest $8 million in startups creating technology to combat blindness, cooling device for hot flashes (


York tackles misinformation fuelling fears in Chinese communities (


The need for speed: Rural residents clamour for high-speed internet in East Gwillimbury (


GTA News


Council approves plan to replace St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (


‘It’s good to see the city invest in communities again’: Tory’s promise for $6 million to youth programs brings hope of shift on gun violence (


Frustrated over delay in rules for Toronto Airbnbs? Oakville’s attempt to regulate short-term rentals shows it’s not so easy (


City of Toronto and outside workers move closer to strike or lockout (


With nearly 14,000 km to plow, clearing Toronto’s streets after a storm is anything but easy -- despite a budget that packs a wallop (


Provincial News


Catholic teachers walkout will go ahead as planned Tuesday after talks break off (


Feb. 3

Vaughan News


City’s $150K on branding aims to make Vaughan and its downtown stand out more (


Interview with Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua (CHIN TV)


Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service officially open its 10th fire station (


Vaughan and Richmond Hill partner to expand Animal Services (


Bathurst Clark Resource Library hosts Kevin Sylvester (


City of Vaughan Menorah Lighting Ceremony (


Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Garnet Williams CC (


Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and VFRS Spread Holiday Cheer! (


Hockey Night in Vaughan (


Chanukah Menorah Lighting (


Michael Tibollo New Year's Levee (


12th Annual Spinning for Autism (


Snapd around Vaughan (


Mysterious Group Uses ‘Made-Up Name’ and Fake Mom to Attack Teachers in Canada’s Biggest Newspapers (


York Region News


Richmond Hill Winter Carnival draws a crowd to Mill Pond (


York Region urges province to maintain current system for public health (


Tornado simulation part of York Region's emergency preparedness training (


York Region test drives automated speed enforcement at Newmarket High (


Whitchurch-Stouffville says no to plastic, promotes reusable water bottles in new campaign (


Here's what you need to know about York Region teachers' strikes next week (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? 2,500 residences proposed for Richmond Hill's Gormley area (


Concerns raised that Markham at 'heightened risk' of Wuhan coronavirus (


Almost 200 more homes proposed for Newmarket's former Glenway Golf Course (


Share your vision for the future of Newmarket's Mulock Farm property (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE NOW? Construction at Hwy. 400, Lloydtown-Aurora Road in King (


Town of Newmarket offering camps, drop-in programs during teacher strikes (


GTA News


Bylaw on short-term rentals in effect but city taking go-slow approach (


$11.25M funding boost recommended for Bike Share program (


Provincial News


Premier Ford Celebrates Contributions of Ontario's Black Community During Black History Month (