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May 29

Vaughan News


Vaughan sets up new COVID-19 response committee (CP24)


Province signs formal agreement with York Region on Yonge North Subway Extension (


Dozens of Vaughan firefighters begin their ‘voluntary’ COVID-19 testing (


Ontario Emergency Order extension; live interview with Mayor Bevilacqua (OMNI)


Ready, Resilient and Resourceful committee established; live interview with Mayor Bevilacqua (OMNI)


Long-term care crisis response from Mayor Bevilacqua (OMNI)


York Region News


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


Stouffville could be getting 2 more pot shops (


Markham businesses get first crack at ShopHERE to rebuild from COVID-19 (


Richmond Hill fitness centre offers virtual ‘outlet’ to get you through coronavirus (


Government inspection teams not being deployed to York Region long-term care homes (


How Ontario museums are documenting history in the making (

GTA News


Physical distancing circles painted on grass at Trinity Bellwoods Park (


Summer in Toronto means swimming in public pools, but maybe not this year, expert says (


Council approves six sites for affordable housing (


Provincial News


Doug Ford rejects regional approach to reopening Ontario’s economy (


Federal News


Trudeau, allies call for global unity at UN summit on pandemic recovery (


May 28

Vaughan News


‘Everybody that comes in will be swabbed’: Mackenzie Health set to test more for COVID-19 (


Vaughan design review panel (NRU)


York Region News


COVID-19 in Ontario is now primarily a Toronto-area problem, figures show (,


Coronavirus forces Newmarket to scrap summer camps, swimming lessons (,


Have your say on designing Newmarket's first outdoor skate park (


Candid conversation about COVID-19 in Georgina: masks, beaches, daycares and second wave (


'Tourism a 4-letter word': Georgina residents vital to town's post-coronavirus recovery (


GTA News


Rebuilding local food supply chains (NRU)


New chief planner for Caledon (NRU)


Preserving character (NRU)


Toronto breaks down geographic spread of COVID-19, showing local hot spots in detail for first time (,,


Toronto opening eighth child-care centre for kids of essential and critical workers (


Provincial News


Ontario Taking Action at High Risk Long-Term Care Homes (,,


Ontario says more health providers can reopen including dentists, optometrists (,


May 27

Vaughan News


Vaughan sends its decisions on 30 employment land conversion requests to region (


Ontario issues special orders to approve developers’ plans and quash opposition (


UPDATE: Five Walmart employees test positive for COVID-19 in York Region, Simcoe (


York Region News


No council public meeting for proposed 54-storey tower in Richmond Hill (


Richmond Hill fitness centre offers virtual ‘outlet’ to get you through coronavirus (


Coronavirus ‘spread like wildfire’ at Georgina long-term care home (


East Gwillimbury businesses switch gears during the coronavirus pandemic (


GTA News


Ongoing grace period on Toronto property taxes may be coming for those in need (


City affordable housing projects should be rent controlled, Mayor John Tory says (


City of Toronto opens emergency cooling centres during heat wave (,,


Provincial News


Ontario Extending Emergency Orders During COVID-19 Outbreak (,,,


Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Investigate Worst Hit Long-Term Care Homes (,,,


May 26

Vaughan News


Three Vaughan facilities are the only Rick Hansen Foundation Gold Certified municipal buildings in Ontario (


'Utterly absurd': Vaughan councillors OK bylaw covering legal fees, drop controversial proposals (


Nature's Emporium unveils face mask policy for Newmarket, Vaughan stores (


Flowers of hope (CTV News)


Lawn signs honour 2020 graduates (


York Region News


Bylaw complaints, interactions up, but no wild park scenes in Newmarket (


After coronavirus hit, Aurora company made gear for front-line workers (


Farm raises concern about pet abandonment during coronavirus pandemic (


GTA News


Not just Trinity Bellwoods park: Muncipalities across Ontario are struggling to maintain social distancing (


City proposes rapid bike network expansion with new lanes on Bloor-Danforth corridor and University Ave. (,,


Toronto Public Library rolls out curbside drop-off and pick-up (


Provincial News


Doug Ford to delay easing COVID-19 rules after Trinity Bellwoods gathering and a rise in cases (,


Federal News


MPs debate as Liberals, with NDP support, aim to suspend Parliament until Sept. 21 (


May 25

Vaughan News


Vaughan park facilities remain closed (CP24)


'Please help me:' Thornhill residents concerned as coyote encounters rise (


Is remote work life the ‘new revolution’? See what Vaughan businesses say (


5 dump trucks burned at Woodbridge depot (


York Region News


Markham puts 2-stage timeline in place for reopening outdoor facilities (


Dog days in park, hit some lobs as Newmarket reopens select amenities (


Newmarket businesses find ways to pivot during coronavirus pandemic (


Get your reading fix with Aurora Public Library's curbside pick-up service (


York Region's COVID-19 numbers rise with temperatures (


King's Country Cut Flowers adapting in bid to survive coronavirus pandemic (


GTA News


Mayor apologizes for breaking COVID-19 rules at Trinity Bellwoods Park (,


Mayor John Tory outlines ‘devastating’ cuts required if other governments don’t bail Toronto out (,


Provincial News


Ontario premier makes public plea to 'go get tested' after province misses target 7th straight day (,


All 3-year education contracts in Ontario now ratified (