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March 13

Vaughan News


Service Excellence journey continues to build momentum (


York Region News


Mackenzie Health selected as dedicated COVID-19 testing centre (


York Region gets $16M transit funding boost (


Coronavirus pushes huge tech conference York Region part of to go virtual (


GTA News


T.O.'s Emergency Operation Centre preparing for COVID-19 spread (


GTA researchers make COVID-19 breakthrough, isolate the virus (


Provincial News


Del Duca promises re-launch of basic income pilot if Liberals elected in 2022 (


Ontario schools to shut down for two weeks after March Break to fight the spread of COVID-19 (,,,


Catholic teachers reach tentative contract deal with province (


MPPs clear the way to suspend legislature as Ontario reports 17 new COVID-19 cases (


Ontario Government Continues to Put a Stop to Wasteful Year End Spending (,


Federal News


Justin Trudeau self-isolating after Sophie Grégoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19 (,,,


March 12

Vaughan News


Mayor in the Morning; Interview with Mayor Bevilacqua (105.9 The Region)


Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Annual Mayor’s Luncheon (TLN)


'It’s shocking': Vaughan's Ava Scaccia, of pop rock group Girl Pow-R, Juno-bound (


York Region News


York Region named one of Canada’s best diversity employers (


York Region Transit ramps up cleaning of fleet over COVID-19 concerns (,


GTA News


Burlington Climate Action Plan; reducing carbon (NRU)


Durham Regions Strategic Plan 2020-2024 (NRU)


Eight major transit projects are underway in the GTA -- here’s where they’re at right now (


Provincial News


Ontario's Increased Speed Limit Pilot Finds Wide Public Support (


Ontario Launches Small Businesses Consultations (


Del Duca names high-profile Liberal strategist to help with rebuilding the party (


Federal News


COVID-19 is a pandemic: World Health Organization (


‘We get it, and we’re on it’: Ottawa unveils $1B response fund for coronavirus outbreak (,,


March 11

Vaughan News


Concerns linger as City of Vaughan updates Kleinburg’s heritage plan (


Whet Your Palette: Explore exhibitions at York Region art galleries (


York Region News


March break travel to COVID-19 hotspots means self-isolation on return: York Region health officials (


Build a rink and Newmarket kids will learn how to play hockey (


Provincial News


Premier Ford Ready to Partner with Ottawa to Fund Rapid Transit (


Provinces start offering in-home testing for novel coronavirus (


Federal News


Ottawa to unveil coronavirus aid for provinces, workers (


Canada releases coronavirus guidelines on when to cancel major events (


March 10

Vaughan News


50 Funny Canadian Place Names (


Promenade Group donates $5 million to new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital (


Vaughan has the 'right tools to save a life' in emergency (


York Region News


‘Someone is going to get killed’: King City woman concerned about speeding drivers (


Lines drawn in King Township fibre optic internet battle (


Mysterious ‘1,000 litre per hour’ water bill spike vexes Richmond Hill resident (


GTA News


Ford government pledges $3M for businesses affected by Eglinton LRT construction (


Councillor Josh Matlow in self-isolation over coronavirus (


Provincial News


Ontario Improving OPP Workplace Culture (


Ontario Working to Protect People and Property (


Premier Doug Ford Calls on Ottawa for Collaboration around Ontario Priorities (


Ontario Making it Easier for Public to Stay Informed about COVID-19 (


March 9

Vaughan News


Liberal Convention (CP24)


Fire alarm safety (CHIN)


Furious Vaughan residents urge council to hit pause button on massive golf course redevelopment (


Students create smoke detector PSA videos (


Vaughan mosque shuts locations over coronavirus fears (


Jennifer Robson, author of The Gown, coming to Vaughan Public Libraries (


York Region News


Officials warn about large events as 7th COVID-19 case confirmed in York Region (


The Regional Municipality of York reports seventh positive case of COVID-19 (


East Gwillimbury resident calls for silencing of GO train horns (


Plans for six-storey affordable housing complex on Main Street in Stouffville take shape (


Grade 6 Stouffville student is Mayor for the Day (


GTA News


42-Storey Mixed-Use Tower Proposed Opposite St. James Park (


Provincial News


Ontario Confirms New Positive Cases of COVID-19 (


Steven Del Duca wins Ontario Liberal leadership race (,,,,,,,,,,


ETFO to ramp up strike action after March Break if no deal is made (