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May 8

Vaughan News


Like elsewhere, Vaughan farmers market is adapting, offering curbside pickup (


COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for May 7, 2020 (


University student from Vaughan gets 500 volunteers to tutor 130 pupils for free (


Vaughan mall parking lot turned into grocery distribution centre (


York Region News


Jane Street in King to temporarily close (


Here's what reopening Stouffville might look like (


Have a coronavirus question? Join Richmond Hill COVID-19 tele-townhall tonight (


What's happening in Newmarket this summer? Coronavirus means not much (


GTA News


John Tory says COVID-19 pandemic will cost Toronto $1.5B as city announces 249 new cases (


Mississauga is right to stand against intolerance (


Provincial News


You can go to your cottage, Doug Ford says, but ‘don’t bring a whack of people up’ (


Ontario Releases Plan to Resume Scheduled Surgeries and Procedures (


Ontario rejects regional phase-outs of COVID-19 restrictions (


May 7

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua discusses Vaughan’s response to COVID-19 (OMNI)


Updates on City operations for selected municipalities (NRU)


Vaughan company's pandemic playbook: print protective equipment, offer virtual platform (


Newmarket has region's 2nd highest rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population (


York Region News


Coronavirus strips Aurora vegetable gardens of sense of community (


'It is infuriating': Oak Ridges residents say trail-goers ignore COVID-19 rules (


GTA News


Toronto makes more room for pedestrians and cyclists, allows stores to reopen soon for curbside pickup (


John Street Bus Terminal Designations; Limiting growth (NRU)


How will cities fund their operations? Municipal cash crunch (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario to reopen some retail stores within days, moving with 'cautious optimism' amid COVID-19 (


Ford government's blue licence plates officially scrapped, 'Yours to Discover' is back (


Federal News


Government facing opposition grilling over COVID-19 response, Commons reconvenes (


Virtual sittings have MPs doing things not allowed in House of Commons (


May 6

Vaughan News


102,332 trees, shrubs planted under region's greening strategy (


York Region News


Region waives property tax interest for 90 days due to pandemic (


King residents ‘ready and raring’ to get back into community garden (


York Pride fest postpones milestone 20th anniversary to 2021 (


GTA News


Definitely don't microwave your face masks, Ontario officials warn amid fire deaths (


Toronto mayor says talks underway with Blue Jays, Raptors on return to play (


What to expect from historic TTC service cuts coming next week over the COVID-19 crisis (


Mississauga’s diversity committee set to look at decision to relax noise bylaws to allow call to prayer in Ramadan (


Tory says he will ask operators of Mount Pleasant Cemetery to open on Mother's Day (


Provincial News


Ontario government extends all emergency orders until May 19 (


May 5

Vaughan News


The City of Vaughan is working its way through COVID-19, as it attains a positive foothold in life’s ‘new normal’ (


GTA snapshot: the outbreak outside Toronto (City News)


Coronavirus cases confirmed among staff at GTA Walmart and Sobeys (


Longo's shoppers must wear masks to protect against coronavirus (


Communicating in the midst of a pandemic (Municipal World)


York Region News


York Region funds $404M in construction projects for 2020 'recovery phase' (


Sunny Sunday lures Newmarket traffic, but folks behave, bylaws boss says (


5 facts about Newmarket hospital's new coronavirus testing tent (


Canadians have racked up $5.8M in coronavirus fines, report says (


GTA News


Hamilton’s roadside gardens will bloom this year despite the pandemic pause (


Harbourfront Centre cancels outdoor events through Labour Day due to COVID-19 lockdown (


Provincial News


Ontario Significantly Increases Daily Lab Testing (


Ford hints at 'good news' as Ontario's new case count drops below 400 for 2nd day since early April (


Del Duca urges Ford, Trudeau to provide ‘urgent financial support’ to municipalities hit by COVID-19 (


Is it OK to go to the cottage on Victoria Day? Doug Ford says he’ll consult local mayors (


May 4

Vaughan News


Two employees at two Vaughan stores test positive for COVID-19 (,


Care packages for families in need (


York Region News


Is the worst over? York Region could soon see a 'new normal' after coronavirus (


'Shocked, embarrassed and scared': Aurora mom shaken by coronavirus ticket (


Cluck, yeah! Georgina rolling ahead with backyard hen project (


East Gwillimbury reopens its portion of Nokiidaa Trail (


York Region partnership forged to support local business (


Get Prepared: Emergency Preparedness Week (


Markham launches AI virtual tool to answer coronavirus questions (


GTA News


City urged to think about people with disabilities in CurbTO plan to create space on sidewalks (


Burlington prohibits 'drive-by' celebrations of over 5 (


House and parking lot parties lead to multiple physical distancing fines in Brampton (,


Face masks are part of Toronto’s COVID-19 recovery planning, mayor says (


The city has filled more than 85,000 potholes this year -- despite COVID-19. Here’s the reason why (


Provincial News


Ontario Ready to Respond to Spring Flooding Season (


Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines (,,,