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June 19

Vaughan News


Vaughan embraces diversity (OMNI Italian)


Petizione per cambiare il nome della citta’ di Vaughan (OMNI TV)


Reopening Vaughan (CP24)


Barenaked Ladies to Headline Vaughan's Virtual Canada Day Celebration (


Police investigate vandalism of statue of former PM Pierre Elliott Trudeau in Vaughan (,,,,


Cortellucci family honoured for $40M donation to Vaughan hospital (


Vaughan accused of ‘squandering’ tax dollars after paying developer $1.2M for an Oak Ridges environmental study -- almost four times the original price (,


Vaughan Mills Is Reopening -- Here’s What Shopping Will Look Like (


Promenade Mall is about to reopen and shoppers are expected to social distance (BlogTO)


York Region News


'Twas the night before patio season in Newmarket (


Newmarket marks Indigenous Peoples Day with unveiling of land acknowledgement plaque (


Provincial News


Ontario to outline tentative fall school reopening plans (


Premier Doug Ford details new COVID-19 contact tracing app to be tested in Ontario (


Ontario Moves Forward with Infrastructure Projects that Improve Communities and Create Jobs (


Premier Doug Ford wants to extend Ontario’s state of emergency to July 15 (


Federal News


Canada drops to 12th place in world corruption ranking following SNC-Lavalin scandal (


June 18

Vaughan News


Mayor: towns namesake doesn’t represent who his constituents are (640AM; Global News Radio)


Calls continue to rename Ontario municipalities amid concerns over historical figures’ racist pasts (


No change to city’s name, but Vaughan civic holiday now honours anti-slavery advocate (


Vaughan remains open for business (


Mayor Bevilacqua attends unveiling of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital (


Feeling vulnerable: Businesses devise solutions as Vaughan readies for stage 2 reopening (


VIDEO: Cop buys kids ice cream in Vaughan after lesson on bike helmet safety (


York Region News


Stouffville Farmers Market set to launch June 27 at 19 on the Park (


Georgina ‘moving forward cautiously’ with Stage 2 reopenings (


‘Not far behind’: Owner of Aurora’s Aw, Shucks! Oyster Bar looks forward to reopening (


Stouffville mayor launches advisory committee amid global protests against anti-Black racism (


King remains in Stage 1 as neighbours move to Stage 2 in COVID-19 reopening (


Here are some things you can and can't do in stage 2, Newmarket (


GTA News


Toronto reports 86 new cases of COVID-19 as TTC approves plan to make face masks mandatory (


Provincial News


Ontario Marks Three Months Since Declaration of Emergency (


Federal News


Canada loses its bid for seat on UN Security Council (


'A public relations campaign:' Some provinces at odds with Trudeau government over COVID-19 infrastructure plans (


June 17

Vaughan News


Cities gear up for Phase 2 on Friday (680 News)


All the virtual Canada Day celebrations taking place in the GTA (


What’s in the name of the City of Vaughan? (Newstalk1010)


Vaughan dropping defender of slavery’s name from civic holiday: mayor (


Vaughan wants to change the name of a holiday that celebrates a slave owner (


'Pro-slavery politician': Petition calls for Ontario city to change its name (,,,


New Vaughan hospital named in honour of $40M donation from Cortellucci family (


Expanding Vaughan’s parks and green spaces (


Vaughan's David Calabrese has options after MLB draft -- neither is bad (


Animal cruelty suspected in 4 cat deaths at Woodbridge park, York Regional police say (,,


Building up the VMC (NRU)


York Region News


Richmond Hill names new city manager 4 months after abrupt departure of former top staffer (


'It's rampant': East Gwillimbury moves to slow growth of marijuana greenhouses (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? Implementing parking restrictions on Bridgewater Drive (


Teens on still-closed basketball courts new trend: Newmarket bylaw (


Updates on City operations for selected municipalities (NRU)


York Region offering small businesses free marketing data (


GTA News


COVID-19 could shift bike culture: planners (


OP recommendations for Burlington’s downtown (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario Extends Emergency Orders (


Ontario Releases Guide on How to Develop a Workplace Safety Plan (


Ontario reports 184 new COVID-19 cases, premier urges people to wear masks in public (


Federal News


Black MPs, senators call for immediate justice reforms to address systemic racism (


Report presses Fed for infrastructure stimulus (NRU)


June 16

Vaughan News


Vaughan reopening some amenities this Friday (CP24)


Stage 2 of COVID-19 reopening (OMNI News)


COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for June 15, 2020 (


City of Vaughan enhances successful frontline relief efforts for businesses as COVID-19 increases demand (


Vaughan named the August holiday after a slaveowner who ‘represents the worst of humanity.’ But that may not be the city’s only problem with race (


Vaughan is named after a racist slaveowner and people are calling for a name change (BlogTO)


Some Vaughan, Ontario residents want to change city's name due to racist history (


Lessons learned while replacing aging watermain (


Police issue warning after four cats found dead in Woodbridge park (


York Region News


Newmarket splash pads reopening, pool remains closed (


Wary of 'second wave' of COVID-19, don't 'relax' with reopening, officials warn (


GTA News


Anti-Black racism declared a crisis in Mississauga (


City may speed up plans to prioritize TTC bus service on 5 of Toronto's busiest routes (


Tory open to police reforms, budget cuts (


Provincial News


More People Can Get Back to Work as Additional Businesses and Services to Reopen This Week (


New Ontario development proposal would lock in years of sprawl, critics say (


Federal News


Trudeau promises to extend the emergency relief benefit (


June 15

Vaughan News


City expands online permit options (


Vaughan coyote resolution suggests changing legislation, hiring staff (


Sienna Senior Living care homes names new CEO as executives depart (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Vaughan to demolish house bought for $1.3M, remove century-old bridge (


York Region News


No masks, no service: Move to make masks mandatory on York Region Transit (


'We need local to be the focus': Georgina Chamber launches online swag shop (


The New Normal: Dining out comes outdoors, with reservations only (


Your story can be a part of York Region's pandemic archives (


GTA News


Heads up, drivers: Cars may soon lose a lane to the city's busiest bus routes (


Province expected to announce today whether GTA, other regions can move on to Stage 2 (


Toronto unveils new dashboard tool to monitor COVID-19 progress amid gradual reopening (


Toronto’s Housing Now affordable housing plan delayed by COVID-19, planning issues (


Toronto Public Library curbside pickup gaining in popularity after just 1 week (


Toronto City councilor Michael Ford hospitalized with COVID-19 (


Provincial News


Ontario township seeks new namesake, but will keep its name: mayor (


Ontarians Encouraged to Establish Social Circles (


Ontario government set to provide funding to child-care centres across the province (


Ontario Eases Restrictions on Wedding and Funeral Ceremonies (


Federal News


Coronavirus cases spike across southern U.S. as state economies lurch into motion (