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Oct. 9

Vaughan News


Vaughan's mayor mourns his 'great' father (


Classes closed due to COVID-19 cases at 2 York Region schools (


Enhancements, repairs and new developments continue to come to greenspaces across Vaughan (


Almost two-century-old Vaughan Lutheran church opens this Thanksgiving (


York Region News


2 things to know about Aurora's garbage pickup and shaping the town's future (


Richmond Hill approves 32-storey apartment buildings at Yonge and Carrville (


Do it for the ‘gram: 6 sweet spots in Richmond Hill for fabulous fall colours (


York Catholic District School Board to combine in-person and online students into one class due to staffing problems (


GTA News


Mississauga Mayor says bars and restaurants do not need to be closed in Mississauga, asks people to celebrate Thanksgiving with household members only (


Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce electric vehicles at Ford's Oakville plant (


Provincial News


Ontario braces for 900+ new cases of COVID-19, prompting emergency provincial cabinet meeting (


'Alarm bells are ringing louder' as Ontario sees record-high 797 new COVID-19 cases: top doctor (


Ontario announces hiring of Education Health Advisor (


Ontario Supporting Local Festivals and Events (


Federal News


Federal government investing $13 million in GTA health tech, promising about 500 jobs (


Oct. 8

Vaughan News


Vaughan's mayor mourns his 'great' father, Azeglio Bevilacqua (


York Region News


Important to stay vigilant during Thanksgiving as COVID-19 pandemic continues (


'No cookie-cutter skateparks': Newmarket looks at three options for outdoor park (


Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority drops appeal of East Gwillimbury zoning bylaw (


Do you have the guts to trek through Aurora's spooktacular Halloween event? (


Markham breaks free of Single-Use Plastics (


York Region asks province for process to open up protected Greenbelt -- again (


Health professionals needed in York Region (


Multi-tower residential development proposed as City of Markham updates Secondary Plan (NRU)


GTA News


Cultivating innovation in Brampton (NRU)


Burlington Neighbourhood Centres (NRU)


Municipalities exploring ranked ballot voting (NRU)


‘Yes, the situation is that serious.’ Toronto mayor, top doc urge strict limits on Thanksgiving gatherings (


Provincial News


Ontario Supports Small Main Street Businesses with $60 Million in Funding through PPE Grant (


Ford asks Ontarians to limit Thanksgiving gatherings as province sees 583 new COVID-19 cases (


Ontario government supports bill to make daylight time permanent (


Federal News


Health Canada approves 1st rapid antigen COVID-19 test, feds plan to buy 20 million (


Liberals' 2021 single-use plastic ban includes grocery bags, takeout containers (


Oct. 7

Vaughan News


Dump truck fire on Teston Road slows area traffic (


York Region News


York Region launches shocking attack on the Greenbelt: Eleven groups call on the Premier to take immediate action (,


UPDATE: Newmarket eyes 2.99% property tax increase for 2021 (


Markham Public Library shifts from curbside to inside pick-up (


York Regional Police open new marine unit headquarters in Georgina (


York Region hits highest single-day increase with 89 new COVID-19 cases (


Coronavirus cases hit all-time high in York Region (


COVID-19 Today: School, child care cases for Newmarket, York Region, and Ontario (


Whitchurch-Stouffville Fire highlights importance of kitchen safety (


Online voting opens for 2020 YRDSB trustee byelection next week (


Groundbreaking for Aurora's contentious, $51.6-million Library Square to be held Oct. 8 (


No more environment commissioner: Richmond Hill moves to new model of government (


GTA News


TTC rolls out new bus-only lanes. Here’s what you need to know (


City unveils winter plan for people experiencing homelessness in Toronto (


Provincial News


Ontario Surpasses Four Million COVID-19 Tests (


Ontario will make takeout booze sales permanent to help pandemic-ravaged restaurants and bars (


Federal News


Health Canada approves 1st rapid antigen COVID-19 test, feds plan to buy 20 million (


Justin Trudeau offers help to mayors in COVID-19 hot spots (


Oct. 6

Vaughan News


Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital celebrates ‘substantial completion’ (


Two Balzac’s Coffee Roasters open in Vaughan, first in York Region (


Vaughan to gain fifth representative at York Region council table (


Reopening Vaughan (


Ready, Resilient, Resourceful (


You asked, we answered (


York Region News


Groundbreaking ceremony marks beginning of construction at the future Markham campus (


'I don't want to live here if the train comes every 10 minutes:' Stouffville mulls silencing train whistles (


Richmond Hill residents disappointed with councillors' support of highrise developer (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Ninth Line intersection in Stouffville to be closed weekends (


GTA News


COVID-19 in Toronto: Toronto Public Health to receive 200 staff, city halts most contact tracing (


More than 10 per cent of COVID-19 tests are coming back positive in some pockets of Toronto (


Provincial News


Motion rejecting an early election call gets unanimous support at Queen’s Park (


Ontario Releases $35 Million to Hire More Staff, Improve Remote Learning in Targeted Communities (


Premier Doug Ford won’t close bars and restaurants in Toronto without ‘more data,’ despite soaring case counts and plea from city’s top doctor (


Federal News


Few provinces still resisting COVID Alert app as new features under consideration (


Trudeau promises federal help for COVID hot spots in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta (


Oct. 5

Vaughan News


Vaughan petition, ratepayer group formed after synagogue high density bid (


Vaughan’s mayor specifies meeting to exclusively address anti-racism efforts this November (


COVID-19 disrupts fundraising drive for new Catholic church in Vaughan (


York Region News


Masks, gloves go in the garbage, cities tell residents (,,,,,,


'Crass interests': Del Duca's Liberals ask Ontario Premier Doug Ford to forgo early election (


First student COVID case in Newmarket at Sir William Mulock high school (


WHAT’S GOING HERE?: Richmond Hill's Hillcrest Mall could be home to 26-and 29 storey apartment buildings (


Aurora council rejects bid to release Library Square land deal details (


What should Georgina's waterfront look like? More resident parking or less public parking? (


You can help shape design of Newmarket's first outdoor skatepark (


Stouffville hosting electronic recycling event (


Markham Public Library supports Chinese community during COVID-19 (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? 'Big Pipe' work on Markham's 16th Ave. set for fall (


York Region development is booming, despite challenges of pandemic (


Markham Mayor sounds alarm over surge in COVID-19 case counts (


GTA News


Will Toronto turn its city-run golf courses into parks? (


Toronto Public Health halts contact tracing outside of COVID-19 outbreaks in facilities (


City forced to remove trees planted at bottom of popular Toronto tobogganing hill (


Provincial News


Ontario Implementing Additional Public Health and Testing Measures to Keep People Safe (


Ontario Fire Marshal Promotes Fire Safety in the Kitchen (


Federal News


Ottawa spending another $600M to help businesses survive lockdowns (