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June 5

Vaughan News


Vaughan suspends Municipal Accommodation Tax to Sept. 1 to support business (


Vaughan Public Libraries launches first-ever Virtual Science Fair (


Grasshopper Energy Donates Surgical Masks and Sanitizers to Mackenzie Health (


Families protest against Woodbridge Vista Care home as province takes control (,,,


York Region Public Health to ‘continue to monitor' Vaughan plant after 10 COVID-19 cases (


York Region News


You asked: When will streets, storm drains be swept, cleaned in Newmarket? (


Black Lives Matter rallies planned in York Region, Bradford June 6-7 (


Is Stouffville considering developing on the Greenbelt in the future? (


Canada Day! Let’s celebrate virtually July 1 (


GTA News


City details plan to allow restaurants and bars to expand patios onto sidewalks, curb lanes (


City gets 470 complaints for residential parties in Brampton in two weeks in spite of physical distancing laws (


Brampton reinstating fares, making masks mandatory on buses starting July 2 (


'I SEE YOU': Toronto's city manager pens open letter to black staff (,


Proposed 87-storey tower on Bay St. would be tallest in Canada (


Provincial News


Province lifting restrictions on short-term rentals (


Ontario considering Stage 2 of reopening despite steady stream of new COVID-19 cases (


Federal News


Ontario, Quebec account for more than 90% of national COVID-19 cases: federal data (


Seniors to receive COVID-19 emergency aid of up to $500 in July (


June 4

Vaughan News


Recognizing Italian Heritage Month (OMNI)


Vaughan’s virtual Canada Day celebration (OMNI)


Fallen cement truck causes road closure on Vaughan's Nashville Road (


Toronto's Roberta Battaglia nailed it on 'America's Got Talent' (


York Region News


Here's how you can celebrate Pride Month in Newmarket (


Some Newmarket sports fields, diamonds set to re-open by June 5 (


GTA News


Brampton small businesses can get free online stores after city joins ShopHERE initiative (


Statutory meetings in the time of COVID; reshaping public consultations (NRU)


Waterdown Community Node ICBL; regulating scale (NRU)


Status on City operations for selected municipalities (NRU)


Ice cream and food trucks will be allowed to operate in Toronto this summer; patio plan in the works (


City public health office to review COVID-19 contact tracing (


No mandatory facemasks for TTC yet: Mayor (


Provincial News


Ontario plans for students to return to school in the fall: Lecce (


Ontario Improving Broadband and Cell Service for Rural Communities (


Ontario appoints Jane Philpott to lead pandemic data effort (


Ontario will make decision 'within the week' on reopening restaurant patios using regional approach (


Federal News


Trudeau to join global COVID-19 vaccine fundraiser amid calls for fair access (


June 3

Vaughan News


Registration required for Vaughan’s online summer camps, programs (


Thornhill party host charged with breaking physical distancing rules (


York Region News


7 things to know about curbside pickup, returns at Newmarket Public Library (


Town of Aurora cancels summer camps amid coronavirus concerns (


Newmarket cuts prices on blue boxes and green bins June 1 to 7 (


Will York Region map coronavirus cases by postal code? (


Here's why lanes are closed on Mulock, Davis in Newmarket (


Food banks receive $50K donation from York Regional Police Association (


GTA News


Toronto exploring if it’s legal to make masks mandatory on TTC, Tory says (


Provincial News


Doug Ford says extending the COVID-19 state of emergency doesn’t mean ‘reopening is on hold’ (


Ontario extends state of emergency until June 30 after it reports 446 new COVID-19 cases (


Province moving forward with Ontario Line, but no word on timeline (


Ontario draft plans hint at cutbacks in blue-box service once private sector takes over (


Federal News


Federal government continues to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand (


June 2

Vaughan News


Ottawa to let key cities access gas tax allotment immediately; Interview with Mayor Bevilacqua (CP24)


Using geographic information systems (GIS) and analytics in the fire service (International Firefighter Magazine)


The unlikely suspect: COVID-19 boosts empathy, collaboration in Vaughan (


Snapd around Vaughan (


The City of Vaughan recognizes National Public Works Week (


York Region News


Markham cancels summer camps, recreation programs due to COVID-19 (


Georgina residents, businesses come through during coronavirus crunch (


GTA News


Durham Region’s long-term waste plan (


City encouraging employers to extend work-from-home programs (


Provincial News


Ontario Taking Action to Better Protect Indigenous Women (


Ontario Supports Those Struggling with Electricity Bills during COVID-19 (


Ontario premier asking to extend province's state of emergency (


Ford’s $11B Ontario Line likely won’t be completed by 2027, source says (


Federal News


Conservative Party plans a physically distant set of debates for mid-June (


Federal government to fast-track $2.2B to help municipalities hit hard by pandemic (


June 1

Vaughan News


City’s latest response efforts; interview with Mayor Bevilacqua (OMNI)


City’s latest response to COVID-19 (CP24)


Take the economic impact survey - City partners with York Region to support local business community (


Vaughan’s Hospitality Sector Meets Covid-19 Head On (


City of Vaughan Case Study: A leader in accessibility (


Emerging technology and standards for in-building Auxiliary Radio Communication (ARC) Systems (


Healthcare union calls on Ford government to take over Woodbridge Vista (,,,,,,


Workers at Vision Profile Extrusions in Vaughan test positive for COVID-19 (


Vaughan drone company says ‘nobody’ has its patented system ‘globally’ (


Vaughan native stars in new TV series, Band Ladies, following women from bookworms to punk musicians (


York Region News


VIDEO: Richmond Hill residents protest council ‘steamrolling’ ambitious development at Yonge and Bernard (

East Gwillimbury cancels all summer camp programs due to COVID-19 (


COVID Construction: Richmond Hill resident irritated by all-day noise at ‘monster home’ site (


Richmond Hill to charge non-residents for parking at Lake Wilcox Park starting July (


Five things to know about plans for Newmarket's iconic Mulock Property (


York Region united churches ‘willing to postpone’ reopening to curb spread of COVID-19 (


City of Markham cancels summer programs and camps while exploring alternative programming options (


You Asked: When will community gardens open in Newmarket? (


Georgina cancels summer camps, swimming lessons, ROC Challenge Course (


York Region tracking progress in key areas of strategic plan (


Get green bins, blue boxes at reduced price for Environment Week (

GTA News


Mississauga Mayor applauds Ontario Government’s willingness to consider regional reopening (


Ottawa announces nearly $8M in funding for Tourism Toronto (


Provincial News


Ontario clears drive-in theatres to reopen (


Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province (


Ford says he is considering regional reopening of Ontario as new testing strategy rolled out (


Backcountry Camping available at Ontario Parks and on Crown Lands Starting June 1 (


Federal News


The pandemic could be an opening to build a better Parliament (


Ottawa to pledge billions to aid cash-strapped cities (


Immediate families could soon cross U.S. border: PM (