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March 6

Vaughan News


Vaughan kosher Chinese restaurant's sales drop 75% due to coronavirus ‘fear’ (


Do municipalities actually want the power to ban handguns? (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE NOW?: Drilling at Rutherford GO Station in Vaughan set to begin (


The Thornhill (


York Region News


York Region Catholic school teachers protest after education minister's concessions on cuts deemed intangible (


'Grinch did steal Christmas': Georgina’s $140K snowflake fiasco (


Georgian first Ontario college to offer free tuition for students from foster care (


GTA News


Toronto’s outside workers vote on contract that trades job security for wage, benefit concessions (


Provincial News


Ontario to invest $202-million over five years in massive strategy targeting human trafficking (


Federal News


Ottawa orders cellphone providers to cut prices by 25% (,


March 5

Vaughan News


Vaughan Mayor's Luncheon 2020 (TLN)


Mayor Bevilacqua participates in Asialicious (OMNI News)


City of Vaughan’s downtown is getting its first purpose-built rental apartment building (


York Region News


Paying for growth (NRU)


Long-term mobility planning (NRU)


Improving long-term mobility (NRU)


'Experience York Region' with this renewed artsy partnership (


Richmond Hill's Revolving Door: City's community services commissioner leaves post (


Richmond Hill eases rules guiding how councillors spend $450K expenses budget (


GTA News


Green collaboration (NRU)


Toronto to explore tax targeting vacant storefronts on city's main streets (


Provincial News


Ontario’s spring budget coming March 25, finance minister says (,


Ford government axes $1M funding boost for rape crisis centres (,,,


Ontario high-school teachers’ union shuts down informal talks with Ford government (


Federal News


Bank of Canada cuts rates as coronavirus delivers ‘negative shock’ (


March 4

York Region News


Toronto Catholic, York Region school boards cancel trips to Europe amid spread of COVID-19 (,


York Region's 6th case of COVID-19 identified in Richmond Hill March 1 (,


GTA News


Lack of insurance keeping hundreds of taxis parked in the GTA (


Eglington LRT construction has forced 140 business closures, city councillors say (


Provincial News


Ontario backs down on increasing class sizes, e-learning in teacher negotiations (,,,,


Ontario announces mining mission to South America (


Federal News


Federal government underspending on repair, maintenance of Canada’s defence infrastructure (,



March 3

York Region News


York Region reports fifth positive case of COVID-19 (,,,,


Up Front with the Mayor: Answers about Main Street parking woes, shrinking council by 2 members (


GTA News


Pension fund, Crown corporation join forces to develop huge tract of land in Toronto (


City dog park review a good start but not enough, owners say (


Peel cancels child-care fee reduction initiative in wake of provincial cuts (


Provincial News


Ontario Implementing Enhanced Measures to Safeguard Public from COVID-19 (


Helping Small and Rural Municipalities Improve Services for Residents and Businesses (


March 2

Vaughan News


Vaughan Inclusion Charter Signing Ceremony (


2020 Lunar New Year Celebration (


Niagara University introduces three new programs at VMC site (


Winterfest (


Vaughan recognizes Black History Month (


The 18th annual Vaughan Business Expo (


Vaughan Mills Lunar New Year - Fortune Spree (


RBC Skate Day (


Family Literacy Day Party! (


Bell Let's Talk Day in Vaughan - MPP Michael Tibollo POP UP OPEN HOUSE (


R. Ferri Automotive donates $1 million to Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (


35th Annual Music Fest Award Ceremony (




Hearts For Hospice Dinner & Dance (


Councillor Tony Carella Annual Family Day Skate (


Michael Tibollo Annual Family Day Skate (


Family Day Skate with MP Deb Schulte (


Giuliano's Journey In Support of Sick Kids (




York Region reports three new positive cases of COVID-19, Toronto with one new case (,,,,,


Vaughan Chamber of Commerce eyes visit to the U.K. after Brexit (


Car dealers drive $3M in fresh donations to Vaughan hospital in February (


Meeting on 1,200-unit development proposed for green space in Vaughan slated for March 3 (


York Region News


Markham Fire cadet program blazes new trails for special needs teens (

Newmarket to consider creation of a regional fire service (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? 20-storey tower proposed near Yonge and Major MacKenzie (


Markham has finally silenced train horns. Other GTA towns may not be so lucky (


GTA News


‘This is a good outcome for everyone.’ John Tory applauds agreement with outside workers averting labour disruption (,,,,


Developer funding for parks, daycares, affordable housing may be at risk under Ford government’s proposed rules (


Provincial News


Ontario set to announce $20-million boost to give greater access to mental-health therapy programs (