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May 15

Vaughan News


Vaughan provides additional 30 days on interim property tax bills (


Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time (


As businesses gradually reopen, Vaughan bylaw officers to up their monitoring (


York Region News


Kingbridge opens temporary shelter for homeless York Region residents (


Richmond Hill pushes through development without height limit despite public outcry (


Markham eyes eased restrictions around patios, outdoor dining, shopping (


Parts of Ontario with the highest rate of COVID-19 cases aren’t testing as much as places with less spread (


Markham residents get creative to stay positive, connected during coronavirus pandemic (


GTA News


‘The simple fact is that the GTA is not there yet’: Region’s mayors cautious as Ontario moves to reopen (


City to close parts of Lake Shore to cars, create ‘quiet streets’ in Kensington Market to make room for pedestrians, cyclists (


Provincial News


Ontario Announces Additional Workplaces that Can Reopen (,,,,,,


Ontario government not looking to provide financial bailout for the CFL (


May 14

Vaughan News


New City website highlights programs, services and resources for businesses (


1 arrest, Fire Marshal investigating after suspicious Vaughan house fire (


York Region News


Richmond Hill cancels Canada Day, Rib Fest due to COVID-19, explores virtual options (


Richmond Hill COVID-19 tele-town hall addresses new cases, enforcement, essential services (


Construction of new Lincolnville GO station in Stouffville set for this summer (


East Gwillimbury installs Wi-Fi hot spots in Holland Landing, Sharon, Mount Albert (


Mayors join forces to urge the cancellation of day trips to Lake Simcoe communities (


GTA News


How will municipalities weather COVID-19 and future storms? (NRU)


Caledon economic development strategy (NRU)


McMaster innovation park expansion (NRU)


Peel board ends contract with integrity commissioner (


Toronto to close part of Bathurst, Gardiner on-ramp at Jarvis for construction (,


Provincial News


Voluntary Redeployment of Education Workers to Fill Staffing Shortages (


Ontario government now has the power to take over management of long-term-care homes struggling with COVID-19 (


May 13

Vaughan News


Vaughan launches website to support local business (CP24)


City of Vaughan and Niagara University launch online speaker series (


Vaughan launches online building permit portal (


City Planning and COVID-19: How GTA Municipalities Are Engaging the Public Digitally (


Canada's Wonderland's Empty Park Lit Up Purple Last Night & The Photos Are Haunting (


York Region News


Finishing touches start May 13 for Newmarket's Yonge Street corridor: Viva (


Aurora family vows to fight 'shocking' $3,500 water bill (


'It will just get worse': Pefferlaw River doesn't run through Georgina anymore (


GTA News


‘We simply cannot afford it’: Tory says city has no plans to further extend grace period for property taxes (


Provincial News


Declaration of Emergency Extended While Ontario Gradually Reopens the Economy (,


Ontario's top doctor not confident about reopening, after Ford says details of Stage 1 coming Thursday (


Federal News


Ottawa announces one-time payment for seniors to offset COVID-19 expenses (,,,


May 12

Vaughan News


COVID-19 update in Vaughan (CP24)


Vaughan online speaker series (Ora Qui)


Employee at Oshawa Costco in self-isolation after contracting COVID-19 (


Why does Richmond Hill want to approve a contentious development in the midst of a deadly pandemic? (


City of Vaughan Launches New Permitting Portal (


York Region News


Food Bank of York Region joins community partners to offer home food delivery (


Newmarket Public Library ramps up online programming in wake of COVID-19 (


UPDATE: 249 health-care workers test positive for coronavirus in York Region (


York Region records 28 COVID-19 cases due to workplace outbreaks (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? 'Gatehouse' project at St. Andrew’s College in Aurora to be faculty residence (


GTA News


Toronto launching program to help independent businesses set up online stores (,


City working on plan to keep TTC riders safe when service ramps up again, Tory says (


Provincial News


Ontario Retail Stores Open for Curbside Pickup and Delivery (


Ontario education minister asks schools not to cancel graduations and proms (,


Federal News


Ottawa pledges financial support to Canada’s biggest companies (,,


May 11

Vaughan News


Water jugs as weights substitute? Vaughan creative home workouts get people sweating (


'It's disappointing': Push to study merging York Region fire departments flames out (


Vaughan postpones May public hearings after outcry on ‘hot potato’ applications (


City Planning and COVID-19: How GTA Municipalities Are Engaging the Public Digitally (


1 person dead, 23 infected with coronavirus at Vaughan dairy facility (,,,


York Region News


East Gwillimbury launches emergency benefit for businesses hit by coronavirus (


Go fly a kite: Aurora permits limited use of parks during coronavirus crisis (


Work week reduced, staff redeployed as Richmond Hill grapples with financial impact of COVID-19 (


Newmarket puts 30 minute parking limit on Main Street to support curbside pickup (


Newmarket gym owner throws down coronavirus fitness challenge (


GTA News


High Park reopens to public Sunday night (,


Provincial News

Ontario Opening Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves (,,,,


Ontario government to prop-up child-care providers with financial supports (,


Federal News


Wage subsidy program will be extended past June, says Trudeau (