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Jan. 24

Vaughan News


Official opening of Station 7-4 in Vaughan (105.9 The Region)


Niagara University Continues Vision to Become Premier Binational University in Ontario with Addition of New Master’s Degree Programs (


Here are some places to catch a free film in York Region this week (Jan. 20 to 26) (


York Region News


Aurora Mayor Tom Mrakas wants to eliminate some York regional councilors (


Richmond Hill blows past budget for integrity commissioner services in 2019 (


Ratifying NAFTA ‘vitaly important’ for Canadian municipalities (


Pairing 'climate' and 'emergency' in same sentence has some in Newmarket riled up (


GTA News


Fictional city councillor wades into Toronto contract talks (


Locals push back against Ontario Line above-ground design at first open house (


Toronto’s ravine advocates ask city for cleanup funding (


Provincial News


Ontario Liberal leadership front-runner Steven Del Duca is well ahead in race for would-be delegates (


Maintaining the 24/7 Crime Stoppers Tip Line (


Jan. 23

Vaughan News


Interview with Altaf Stationwala; Mackenzie Health overcrowding issues


‘Massive hiring blitz!’ -- Canada’s Wonderland hiring for 4,000 positions (


York Region News


Oak Ridges Library opens 7 days a week starting Feb. 2 (


Newmarket’s Simpson House to be reconstructed after unauthorized demolition (NRU)


Markham Strategic Plan; frictionless city (NRU)


Newmarket considers new rules for pet shop puppy sales (


Ontario sends $1.6M to Newmarket to help build and repair roads, bridges (


GTA News


Brampton council declares health-care emergency amid hospital overcrowding, wait times (


Boyne Survey Secondary Plan; our of phase approvals (NRU)


Elementary teachers continue rotating strikes at four Ontario school boards (


TTC reveals plans to spend billions in funding on transit improvements (,,


Majority believes Toronto's not doing enough to make streets safer, survey suggests (


Provincial News


Ford government appoints new human rights commissioners, a surprise to the agency's leader (


Historic Agreement for French-Language in Ontario (,,



Jan. 22

Vaughan News


Firefighter cook-off (The Marilyn Denis Show)


Thornhill woman helping to feed the Hungry North of the GTA (


Vaughan donating $15K to Australia after bushfires, flash floods (


'I think salt is easier': Markham man uses blow torch to 'shovel' driveway (


York Region News


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Town seeks proposals for Newmarket's Old Fire Hall (


'Let's be trailblazers': Aurora looks at ward system options (


Public meeting about controversial internet tower set for Jan. 21 in East Gwillimbury (


Momentum building for new affordable housing non-profit in York Region (


'We're all united', say Newmarket teachers of battle with province (


GTA News


All potholes and bike lanes are not created equally (


City looks at expropriation to make Rail Deck Park a reality (


Developer unveils plans to create whole new city centre in Mississauga (


Province eyeing changes that could see developers hire their own building inspectors (


Provincial News


Doug Ford promises ‘no surprises’ for Ontario municipalities as spring budget looms (


Ontario Awarded A- Grade for Making Ontario Work Smarter for Business (


Building Rural Ontario Together (


How the dispute between Ontario and teachers’ unions could evolve (


GO-TTC discount fares to end as Ontario pulls the plug on funding (


Federal News


New federally funded climate institute launches after demise of national roundtable (


Trudeau calls on Canadian spirit of solidarity in effort to make minority Parliament work (


Jan. 21

Vaughan News


Hometown Hockey and City Budget (105.9 The Region)


Licenses needed for short-term rentals in Vaughan (


York Region News


Proposal for 29-storey towers up for discussion in Richmond Hill (


York Regional Police take on two new canine coppers (


GTA News


Toronto’s economic boom is not being felt in every neighbourhood (,


City of Toronto updates its open data portal, adds new datasets (


City's inside workers give bargaining team strike mandate (,


Provincial News


Doug Ford government waiting for mediator to restart talks, says Education Minister Stephen Lecce (,


Still smarting from last year, Ford promises municipalities ‘no surprises’ in next budget (,,


Federal News


Ottawa to implement gun-control strategy in multistep process: Bill Blair (


More than one in four Ottawa-Gatineau federal buildings in poor or critical condition, government report says (


Jan. 20

Vaughan News


Vaughan’s Smart City’s initiatives (


York Region News


East Gwillimbury library sets course for the future (


Aurora mayor lights up idea of York Region fire department (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: Aurora’s Canadian Tire land awaiting next steps (


Flu cases surge in York Region but unrelated to mystery Wuhan virus, health officials say (


York Region elementary teachers set to strike as CUPE 905 shows support (


GTA News


City of Toronto not hosting day camps for students impacted by next week's strikes (


Provincial News


Ontario school strikes: A look at the key issues, from teacher wages to class sizes (,


Province announces multi-faceted plan for improving southwestern Ontario transit (


Ontario holding public consultation on making spring bear hunt permanent (


Federal News


Canada provides $25,000 to families of Canadian victims killed in Iran’s downing of commercial jet (,