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Dec. 4

Vaughan News


In a year when the city was tested, its best employers stepped up to look after employees and support the community: 'Greater Toronto's Top Employers' for 2021 are announced (


York Region could be headed for a lockdown (CP24)


COVID-19 concerns in York Region (CTV News Toronto)


COVID-19 concerns in Ontario's York Region (CTV National News)


Decision expected today on lockdown for York Region (CP24)


School buses stolen and taken for a joy ride before being dumped in Vaughan creek (,,


Why the pandemic is spurring the rise of small business lobbying efforts (


York Region Now Has Worse COVID-19 Numbers Than Toronto Did When It Locked Down (


Employees at two Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Vaughan test positive for COVID-19 (


'That disease is racism': To whom should Vaughan’s first diversity officer report? (


York Region News


'Tis the season to shop local in Markham (


Aurora’s Christmas Market boasts 6 'magical' nights at Town Park (


Stouffville hires new town treasurer as previous employee set to retire (


Regional Council says no to a public vote for Chair (


Teetering on lockdown: York Region asks Ontario to let it stay in COVID-19 Red Zone (


More COVID-19 restrictions loom across Ontario after new cases leap by 25% in a week (


GTA News


New city report recommends vacant home tax in Toronto (


Would a curfew to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Toronto actually be effective? (


Provincial News


Investing in Ontario's Tourism Industry During COVID-19 (


Ontario Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities (


Ontario Appoints Members of the Ministers' COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force (


Federal News


First COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to distribution points as early as end of December, Fortin says (


Dec. 3

Vaughan News


A solution to hallway medicine for York Region (


Urban living: Endangered spaces (


York Region News


'Something truly spectacular': Design presented for Newmarket's Mulock Arboretum (


Richmond Hill must build better in fight against climate change (


York Region avoided a lockdown. But with ‘concerning’ COVID-19 numbers, can it escape the fate of Peel and Toronto? (,


Stouffville residents urged to support local businesses this Christmas (


East Gwillimbury chamber promotes holiday gift box as way to shop local at Christmas (


Will Whitchurch-Stouffville's property tax ever decrease? 'Never' (


18-storey residential building proposed in Whitchurch-Stouffville (NRU)


GTA News


Brampton reduces parking minimums (NRU)


Draft OPA for Oakville Hospital District at odds with landowner’s partially approved plan (NRU)


Approaching infrastructure challenges (NRU)


‘A blunt warning’: Toronto hits a record high for COVID-19 cases, as data shows dangers of visiting each other’s homes (


Toronto spent $160,000 on bike lanes for Brimley Road. Five months later, it’s spending $80,000 to remove them (


Toronto residents make over 32,000 reservations at city's outdoor ice rinks in less than a week (


Mississauga lays off 1,100 part-time workers (


Provincial News


‘Ontario is at a breaking point:’ COVID-19 impacts being felt beyond the lockdown areas of Toronto and Peel (


Dec. 2

Vaughan News


Enforcement blitz wraps up with charges for Promenade Mall, Longo's, Dollarama in Vaughan (,


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Stretch of Hwy. 27 in Vaughan to be temporarily closed Dec. 4-7 (


York Region News


Stouffville winter parking restrictions in place starting Dec. 1 (


Buy from local businesses 'rather than Amazon': Georgina chamber boosts #ShopLocalGeorgina (


‘It’s been a very challenging time’ for King businesses during holiday season (


'Give them a fighting chance': Shop local for holidays, Aurora chamber says (


Markham partners with SkipTheDishes to support local restaurants during the holiday season (


GTA News


Councillor calls for review of heritage rules after ‘heartbreaking’ demolition of historic Mimico house (


Provincial News


Ontario Collaborates with Industry Experts to Plan the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout (


Federal News


Trudeau open to more health funding for provinces as premiers criticize fiscal update (


Dec. 1

Vaughan News


Ontario Providing Additional Financial Support for Young Learners (, CP24, City News, CBC News, CTV News,


Vaughan, Markham Catholic elementary schools closed due to COVID-19 (


York Region News


Long-awaited local sewage plant needed for Newmarket growth may be cancelled (


Newmarket library hosts master storyteller to kick off holiday season (


Newmarket's Riverwalk Commons outdoor rink set to open Dec. 11 (


Stouffville gets set for sold out drive-thru Santa Claus parade (


Newmarket residents, an additional charge is coming to your hydro bill (


Georgina to province: Cancel Upper York Sewage Solutions project (


Richmond Hill shoppers urged to buy local amid COVID-19 (


Dozens of COVID-19 related charges laid in York Region over the weekend (


GTA News


Tory says to avoid "region hopping" in GTA to reduce COVID-19 spread (


One week into lockdown, Toronto hits record for daily new COVID-19 infections (


Federal News


Liberals to spend $100B to jolt post-pandemic economy after posting record $381B deficit (,,


Canada will be among first countries set to receive Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shipments (


Feds aim pandemic support at tourism and other 'highly affected sectors' in fall economic statement (


Nov. 30

Vaughan News


Franca Damiani Carella: her life & legacy (TLN)


York Region COVID-19 enforcement charges (Global News Radio 640)


York Region stepping up COVID-19 related enforcement (CP24)


More charges laid in York Region Business Enforcement Blitz (CP24)


Black Friday shopping despite the pandemic (CBC Toronto)


Black Friday in York Region (Global News Radio 640)


Vaughan residents trying to shop local, but businesses continue to struggle (


‘We were looking for failures.’ Inside a new GTA hospital’s dress rehearsals as it prepares for ... anything (


62 cases of COVID-19 traced to a factory in Vaughan (


11 confirmed COVID-19 cases linked to Vaughan sports centre (


Vaughan Mills stores among York Region businesses charged with COVID-19 violations during Black Friday ‘blitz’ (


5 positive COVID-19 cases confirmed at 2 Fortinos locations in Vaughan (


Toronto-area mayors urge residents to shop online, support local this Black Friday (


Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Transportation Master Plan and EA Studies -- Notice of Study (


York Region News


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: $1.3M retaining wall going up along Wellington Street in Aurora (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? 5-storey medical building proposed in Richmond Hill (


Richmond Hill eyes balancing growth and green, easing traffic for the next two years (


'You know who doesn’t need us right now? Amazon': Newmarket mayor boosts shop local (


York Region reports highest single-day COVID-19 case count since avoiding lockdown (


COVID testing to begin in schools in Toronto, Peel, York, Ottawa (


LSRCA repeats call for province to scrap changes to Conservation Authorities Act (


What's coming up at Newmarket council: park design for Mulock property revealed (


GTA News


Toronto has rolled out its plan to make COVID-19 winter more enjoyable. More could be done (


Toronto council unanimously urges Ford government to abandon proposed changes to child-care system (


Plunge in city parking revenue due to pandemic is 'staggering,' Toronto councillor says (


Provincial News


Ontario Moving Regions to New Levels in COVID-19 Response Framework (


Federal News


Ottawa extends international travel restrictions citing COVID-19 risk (