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Oct. 23

Vaughan News


Ontario's big cities face looming landfill shortage after change to approvals process (


Coyotes Keep Stalking & Biting People in This Park Near Toronto (


Three people suffer coyote bites connected to Vaughan parks (


City awarded Platinum Certification from World Council on City Data (


Vaughan getting massive development with schools, parks, and condos (


3 employees test positive for COVID-19 at Sobeys outlet in Thornhill (


York Region News


Stouffville looking to expand full municipal servicing to Gormley following fire (


‘I'm expecting something bad to happen in November’: York Region's top doctor warns Georgina of second COVID-19 wave (


Is Ontario's regional staged approach working amid the province's second wave of COVID-19? (


York Regional Police rolling out new anti-racism training (


GTA News


Mississauga mayor supports province’s advice on trick-or-treating but says the ultimate decision lies with parents (


Barrie set to approve textile program, $400K loan to bring Cornerstone addiction treatment site to city (


Toronto's photo radar systems nab 15,000 more drivers speeding in school zones (


Provincial News


Ontario Takes Steps to Accelerate the Building of Key Infrastructure Projects (


Ontario boosts counselling and mental health supports for youth as COVID-19 drags on (


Federal News


Elections Canada ready to run a snap election during a pandemic, says chief electoral officer (


Evolving science a reason for inconsistent messaging on COVID-19, Dr. Tam says (


Oct. 22

Vaughan News


Coyote concerns in Vaughan (CP24)


Coyote concerns in Vaughan (CTV News)


Community tips lead to arrest in series of hate-motivated incidents in Vaughan (,


Three people bit by coyote, or coyotes, in area of Vaughan's Pheasant Hollow Park (


King, Vaughan teens create Two-of-a-Kind Online Buddy program (


Small gym owner in Vaughan feels provincial pandemic restrictions unfair (


York Region News


1-day drive-thru COVID-19 testing coming to Georgina (


Georgina cancels programs under modified Stage 2 COVID-19 restrictions (


Newmarket's stormwater charges will rise 118% by 2030 if new plan approved (


Four more cases of COVID-19 confirmed at York Region school (


Bratty Family gifts $10M for York University’s Markham Centre Campus (


COVID-19 effects on planning and design in York Region (NRU)


GTA News


Innisfil requests MZO for new GO Station and community (NRU)


Burlington to establish a municipal development corporation (NRU)


Durham Region approves initiative to pre-service employment lands (NRU)


New Tecumseth bans visitors from COVID-19 hot spots from its rec centres (


Toronto's COVID-19 cases climb by 346 as city sees highest number of new infections in province (


Provincial News


Ontario's Halloween guidelines called out for conflicting messages (


Ontario Takes Action to Reduce Electronic Waste (


Ontario moves to scrap ranked ballots in municipal elections (


Premier Doug Ford’s government will unveil a pandemic budget within two weeks (


Oct. 21

Vaughan News


Vaughan moves to a modified Stage 2 (


Shop local! (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? Revised application for Vaughan plaza to be developed into condo (


Council moves to regulate short-term rentals like Airbnb (


York Region News


Stouffville Fire launches provincewide training video (


Markham firefighters, local chefs join forces to serve up fire safety in the kitchen (


Nineteen on the Park, fitness centre in Stouffville close due to COVID-19 Stage 2 restrictions (


‘We don’t tolerate racism in King’: Racist incident sparks demonstration in Schomberg (


‘I made it’: Simon Cui is new YRDSB trustee for Richmond Hill Wards 1, 2, 4 (


Newmarket dance studios welcome province's reversal on closure (


GTA News


Toronto could soon extend its patio season into the winter (


City extends privatized waste collection deal without competition ahead of blue box changes (


Provincial News


Ontarians should expect 'modified' holiday season this year, infectious diseases expert says (


Ontario to provide COVID-19 liability protection to businesses, workers and some organizations (


Ford government includes move to scrap ranked municipal ballots in COVID-19 bill (


Ontario's new blue box plan will recycle more, but it'll cost you more as well, experts say (


Ontario Invests $550 Million to Build and Upgrade Schools (


Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders to Protect the Public (


Doug Ford defends recommendation to cancel trick-or-treating: ‘Sometimes you just can’t win’ (


Oct. 20

York Region News


Sorry, Newmarket, there's no trick or treating this Halloween (


Markham joins global network of select data-driven cities (


New $7M York Regional Police marine unit headquarters in Jackson's Point floats into action (


Richmond Hill closes fitness centres as city moves to modified Stage 2 (


GTA News


Toronto bylaw officers won't target trick-or-treaters: City officials (


Think Toronto’s $1.5 billion budget shortfall is a symptom of COVID-19? Think again (


Toronto publishes COVID-19 testing positivity data by neighbourhood (


Halton’s top doctor asks residents to stop doing some activities still permitted in region as COVID-19 cases rise (


Provincial News


Ontario Making Government Services More Convenient, Reliable, and Accessible (


Stay Safe and Follow Public Health Advice This Halloween (


Ontario Developing a Stronger, More Effective Blue Box Program (


Oct. 19

Vaughan News


York Region in Stage 2 (CTV News)


York reverting to modified Stage 2 (CityNews)


Ford announces new restrictions for York Region effective Monday (CP24)


York Region to enter modified Stage 2 Monday (680 News)


York Region to join Toronto, Peel in Stage 2 (Global News)


Vaughan 0% tax increase for 2021 (OMNI)


Vaughan moves into a modified Stage 2 (OMNI)


Vaughan Concerts in the Park goes virtual (OMNI)


York Region moving to modified version of Stage 2 starting on Monday, Ford warns that Halton could be next (


York businesses gearing down again as cases rise (


Mayor Bevilacqua To Present Jean Augustine With Key To The City During Online Event (


City receives Quality Public Procurement Department Accreditation Award (


GTHA mayors launch "Ask Yourself" campaign to combat COVID-19 (


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


‘We’re going to be bankrupt’: Vaughan banquet halls racking up losses despite government support (


York Region News


York Region Added to List of Areas of Higher Community Spread (


Ontario Moving Additional Region to Modified Stage 2 (


York Region re-enters stage 2 on Monday (


Return to stage 2: Newmarket's Magna fitness centre closing, pool remains open (


Newmarket considering 2.99% property tax hike (


Rules of the road: Georgina putting brakes on speeding, illegal parking (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Church Street in Georgina closed (


'Forever grateful': Newmarket thanks first responders, essential workers (


Provincial News


Premier Doug Ford’s government fundraising off of their ‘support for small businesses’ days after forced COVID-19 closures (


Ontario Supports Innovation and Job Creation in the Life Sciences Sector (