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September 18

Vaughan News


Tim Hortons smile cookie proceeds going to support Hospice Vaughan (


Vaughan’s deputy city manager for community services retires (


COVID-19 case at Vaughan Catholic school is ‘low risk’ (


Slave owner’s name gets dropped from Vaughan Secondary School (


GTA school to remove Vaughan from name due to racist past (


School in Vaughan to be renamed due to racist ties (


It’s official! 15 candidates vying for YRDSB trustee position in October byelection (


City piloting new innovative approach to waste collection in parks (


York Region News


Markham mayor says Ford should expand new gathering limits to York Region (


Markham partially reopens sports, cultural facilities (


York Region school bus drivers remain anxious about COVID-19 (


'I came here and I cried': Richmond Hill residents dismayed over removal of 104 trees in historic core (


GTA News


City of Toronto completes major construction projects this summer and continues important work to renew aging infrastructure (


Provincial News


Lower Limits for Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings in Ottawa, Peel and Toronto Regions (,,,


Ontario introduces residential rent freeze for 2021 (


September 17

Vaughan News


YRDSB votes to remove Vaughan from high school name for historical links to slavery (


YRDSB votes to rename Vaughan Secondary School, citing namesake’s racist past (


Slave owner’s name gets dropped from Vaughan Secondary School (


York Region District School Board Trustees Vote to Rename Vaughan Secondary School (


YRDSB votes to remove Vaughan from high school name for historical links to slavery (


Several towers could be coming to the Yonge and Steeles neighbourhood (


Mackenzie Health Chooses Park Assist's M4 Parking Guidance System (


Committee agendas (NRU)


York Region News


East Gwillimbury launches park watch after summer of vandalism (


Balancing growth and culture (NRU)


GTA News


Staff urge city to take action in response to Dundas Street petition but say more consultation needed (,,


Toronto boy who loves garbage trucks gets big surprise on 3rd birthday (


Breaking new ground (NRU)


Appleby Village intensification (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario Launches New COVID-19 Screening Tool to Help Protect Students and Staff (,


Ontario COVID-19 cases grow at fastest rate since spring (


September 16

Vaughan News


Dog owners search for accountability after golden retriever attacked at Vaughan park (,


'I am so broken:' Vaughan woman leads COVID-19 class action against Villa Colombo (


York Region News


Stouffville town hall to remain closed until 2021 (


First COVID-19 case in York Region schools confirmed in Markham (,


Richmond Hill residents team up with city on first milkweed pollinator garden (


GTA News


TDSB delays start of online schooling as more families switch over amid spike in COVID-19 cases (


Toronto calls on provincial, federal funding for homelessness plan as pandemic costs mount (


City closing Yonge St. for ActiveTO (


Federal News


Canada-U.S. border closure will likely be extended until November: sources (


September 15

York Region News


Public swimming, skating resume in Georgina. Here’s what you need to know. (


Newmarket Public Library and Shadowpath Theatre present online play ‘Trifles’ (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Popular splash pad at Newmarket's Riverwalk Commons closed due to mechanical problem (


Rooftop patios could open for Newmarket's 2021 patio season (


GTA News


New TORONTO sign built to last, shine bright -- and repel invading critters (


City's restart and recovery report coming soon (


Hunting of cormorants not allowed in Tommy Thompson Park, city tells hunters (


Provincial News


Doug Ford warns of second COVID-19 wave as Ontario reports 313 new cases (,,


September 14

Vaughan News


Remembering Aline Chretien, wife of former PM Jean Chretien (CTV News Channel)


Vaughan’s Sept. 15 public hearing deals with requests for high-density residential projects (


Ratepayer group chair not against growth, but criticizes ‘no master design’ for Vaughan (


Amazon delivery station coming to Vaughan (


Schools in Hagersville, Woodbridge, and Brampton report COVID-19 cases (


York Region News


Getting your flu shot in York Region could be different in a pandemic (


Are reckless residents in York Region behind COVID-19 spike? (


Newmarket prepares for reopening indoor amenities, seasonal programs (


Rail tracks across York Region dubbed 'hot spots' for trespassing (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: 11-storey tower proposed in Oak Ridges (


Markham’s Participation House declares second COVID-19 outbreak (,


'This would be a disaster': Stouffville council nixes 1-way Main Street pilot (


GTA News


Toronto Humane Society faces costly uptick in emergency care cases (


Mayor supports city efforts to find lodging for Toronto's homeless (


Provincial News


Ontario Launches COVID-19 School and Licensed Child Care-specific Web Page (