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Oct. 16

Vaughan News


Vaughan mayor calls for no property tax increase in 2021 budget as COVID-19 creates 'unprecedented challenges' (


Concern that gym members in Peel and Toronto are visiting other clubs (CP24)


Statement from Mayor Bevilacqua (CP24)


Mayor Bevilacqua calls for 0% tax increase for 2021 (


Find your creative place: Annual Culture Days go online, outside in York Region (


Ontario eliminates controversial teacher hiring regulation that favours seniority (,


York Region News


Ontario premier says York Region is 'teetering' towards modified Stage 2 (,,,,,,


Milliken station work cancels weekend GO train service on Stouffville line (


ROAD CLOSURE: Avoid stretch of Kennedy Road north of Hwy. 7 in Markham Oct. 17 (


GTA News


To avoid disaster, Toronto residents must continue doing everything possible to prevent spread of COVID-19: experts (


Homeless advocates win court battle against City of Toronto over physical distancing in shelters (


Provincial News


Two popular fitness chains asks residents of Ontario's COVID-19 hotspots not to travel for a workout (


Oct. 15

Vaughan News


Protect your family from carbon monoxide poisoning (


‘It’s just going to ruin everything’: King, Vaughan groups team up to fight Hwy. 413 (


COVID-19 outbreaks force two schools in Woodbridge and King City to shut down (,


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? Part of Hwy. 27 in Vaughan to close Oct. 16 (


Be prepared to be scared: Five spooky Halloween haunts worth the fright in York Region (


York Region News


Richmond Hill Coun. Joe DiPaola claims $40K in first half of 2020 to rank as top spender (


Long lines at Markham gym spark fears members from Toronto are skirting COVID-19 restrictions (,


Mackenzie Health enables patients access medical data on iPhone (


Eyes on the greenbelt (NRU)


Connecting with the public (NRU)


GTA News


Toronto charts a course out of the COVID-19 pandemic with a recovery ‘roadmap’ -- but without new powers or new money (


Driverless transit shuttles to be tested in Scarborough as early as next spring (,


Toronto councillor calls on Airbnb to de-list so-called ‘ghost hotels’ after shooting (


Benchmarking municipalities (NRU)


The reinvention of Uptown Brampton (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario to revisit COVID-19 rules for gyms and fitness centres as test-positivity rate climbs (,,,


Province to scrap controversial teacher hiring rule (


Warning from a pandemic data dump? Ottawa sewage shows ‘alarming’ spike in COVID-19 virus (


Oct. 14

York Region News


'Incredible transformation': Aurora breaks ground on much-debated Library Square (


'I'm waiting for the fix': Newmarket protesters demand long-term-care solutions (


‘COVID-19 is not going away:’ Tax group urges Georgina to refocus ‘frill’ capital projects (


GTA News


Latest city of Toronto anti-racism campaign focuses on prejudice against people of East Asian descent (,,,,


Provincial News


Ontario Continues to Support Restaurants During COVID-19 Pandemic (


Ontario Helps Keep Energy Costs Low for Families, Small Businesses and Farmers (,


'One clear public health message' needed on Halloween, GTHA mayors and chairs tell province (


Pandemic prompts some Ontario boards to scrap plans for high school final exams this year (


Federal News


No need to cancel Halloween, says Dr. Tam -- as long as everyone follows the rules (,


Federal government prepares to allow municipalities to ban handguns (


Oct. 13

Vaughan News


PPE in the blue box (680 News)


4 employees at Vaughan Mills Winners store test positive for coronavirus (


Mutual fund trust company, Summit, pays $47.3M for Vaughan warehousing facility (


York Region News


Service charges free up firefighters for emergencies: Newmarket and Aurora fire chief (


Richmond Hill eyes 0.5% tax increase for 2021 (


Don't kick Styrofoam to curb, Markham: city aims to recycle material (


Economy vs. environment: York Region seeking a process to develop Greenbelt lands (


GTA News


City of Toronto to suspend some recreation programs amid coronavirus resurgence (,


Provincial News


Ontario Implementing Additional Public Health Measures in Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region (,,


Federal News


Ottawa announces new rent relief program for businesses hit by COVID-19 closures (,


Federal government donates $100M to Food Banks across Canada (,