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September 25

Vaughan News


The Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital project achieves substantial completion (


PCL reaches substantial completion on new $1.7B hospital in Vaughan, Ont. (


Second waves, Halloween and Santa Claus: 5 things to know about COVID-19 now (


Top 6 takeaways from Throne Speech for Vaughan-Woodbridge MP Francesco Sorbara (


York Region News


East Gwillimbury council lists priorities for fall session amid COVID-19 (


'I don't want this to be a fight': Aurora dad chips in for rainbow crosswalk (


Aurora Culture Days feature online, in-person arts and heritage events (


'If this saves one life, it's amazing': Aurora widow applauds new AED at Town Park (


Provincial News


Ontario Advances Infrastructure Projects to Strengthen Communities and Create Jobs (


Ontario Investing More Than $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing (


Ontario Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidelines (

Federal News


Liberals enrich some COVID-19 benefits in new bill, urge all MPs to support it (


September 24

Vaughan News


COVID-19 has not slowed city-building in Vaughan (


'Too many close calls': Metrolinx kicks off Rail Safety Week in York Region (


Richmond Hill, Vaughan transit riders may have been exposed to COVID-19 (


‘We still have to shame them into doing the right thing’: Vaughan is taking steps, but is it doing enough to fight racism? (


Anti-semitic incidents in Thornhill mar Rosh Hashanah celebrations (


Toronto planning gives feedback on two multi-tower proposals; Yonge and Steeles intensification (NRU)


Vaughan Design Review Panel agenda (NRU)


Toronto’s Roberta Battaglia falls short on America’s Got Talent (


York Region News


Newmarket's new rules for building, renovation won't ban 'individuality, unique design' (


York Region updates COVID-19 dashboard to include schools (


Riverwalk Commons art installation recognizes former Newmarket mayor (


28-storey tower proposed along Richmond Hill Transit Corridor (NRU)


Georgina Zoning Conformity (NRU)


GTA News


Mississauga Shopping Centre Redevelopment (NRU)


Toronto paying $250Gs to consult on changing name of Dundas Street  (


Provincial News


Ontario Set to Employ the Largest Number of Labour Inspectors in Provincial History (


Ontario Restores Transparency and Accountability to the Province's Finances (


Ontario to begin COVID-19 testing in pharmacies starting Friday amid uptick in cases (


Ontario considers shortening list of possible COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school (


Leaked document reveals Ontario's plan to avoid another COVID-19 lockdown (

Federal News


A throne speech long on language and ambition, short on specifics (


‘Won’t be gathering for Thanksgiving’: Trudeau says COVID-19 second wave underway (


September 23

Vaughan News


Ont. hospital one step closer to opening (


Substantial Completion Reached for Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital (


Mackenzie Health marks completion of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital (


York Region News


Front counters at provincial courts reopen in Newmarket, Richmond Hill (


Fire Prevention Week: Serve up fire safety in the kitchen (


6 things to know about York University’s new Markham campus as it breaks ground (


MAP: Track Richmond Hill condo, townhome, warehouse and other development applications (


Aurora Seniors' Centre reopening after shutdown during COVID-19 pandemic (


Almost 100 registered nurse positions to be cut at Southlake hospital (


Newmarket residents invited to view 3 front-runners for Mulock park design (


GTA News


Expect New Year's celebrations, other fall and winter events to be cancelled: Tory (


Toronto city councillors pledge to avoid tax hikes, service cuts in face of $1.3B shortfall (


Provincial News


Ontario Set to Launch Largest Flu Immunization Campaign in Province's History (


Ontario Modernizing Justice Sector to be more Accessible, Responsive and Affordable (


Federal News


Canada's top doctor warns of sharp rise in COVID-19 cases if Canadians don't follow guidelines (


Trudeau to address the nation on COVID-19 fight Wednesday evening (


Former prime minister John Turner to be honoured with state funeral Oct. 6 (


September 22

Vaughan News


Substantial Completion reached for Cortelucci Vaughan Hospital (,


Mayor Bevilacqua: Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital reaches substantial completion (


Later 10 years, $1.7B and many controversies, Vaughan’s hospital has been now full. An exclusive look within the construction many said would not grow (


Naming a building after donors is an antiquated approach (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Major Mackenzie Drive widening at Vaughan City Hall to cost $2.26M (


Limit on gatherings reduced in Vaughan (


Roberta Battaglia, 11-year-old Toronto singer, among America’s Got Talent finalists (


York Region News


York Region 'party houses' among Airbnb crackdown (


Aurora considers apartments in T&T plaza, asks for feedback on new pool (


Nokiidaa Trail parking lots set to be paved in East Gwillimbury (


Sir William Mulock bust to be placed at Newmarket house for everyone to see (


Regional Coun. DiPaola says signs for charity misplaced across Richmond Hill (


Town of Newmarket flags at half-mast for former PM John Turner (


GTA News


Mayor John Tory promises to ‘bring the hammer down’ as COVID-19 infections rise in Toronto (


Maxime Bernier, Marci Ien running in two Toronto byelections called for Oct. 26 (


Battered TORONTO sign to be replaced by permanent new letters -- at a cost of $760,000 (


Plan to bring ranked ballots to 2022 Toronto election falters as city clerk calls for pause (


Provincial News


Is Ontario behind on its fall preparedness plan? (


Federal News


Liberals say a new climate plan is still in the works despite pandemic (


Liberals pledge $1 billion for cities to buy motels, hotels for rapid-housing program (


September 21

Vaughan News


City of Vaughan reopening remaining indoor pools (CP24)


Vaughan developer wants approval for high-density project in ‘natural heritage’ area (


Newmarket will #GoBlueforAlz in support of those with Alzheimer's (


After 10 years, $1.7B and several controversies, Vaughan’s hospital is complete. (


York Region News


House parties, backyard gatherings spark surge in York Region COVID-19 cases (


Surprise surge hits York Region hospitals' COVID-19 test centres (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? New traffic light coming to McCowan and Aurora Road in Stouffville (


Markham's Mayor Is Worried York Region Is About To Become Ontario's COVID-19 Hotspot (


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


'Very much excited to return': York Region crossing guards helping with safe return to school (


BOOK SMARTS: What you need to know as Georgina Public Library reopens (


Wonder what's the dream job for you? MPL launches human library to explore different careers (


GTA News


City worker in parks, forestry and recreation tests positive for COVID-19 (


Overcrowded buses worry commuters as COVID-19 cases rise, weather turns colder (


John Tory Is Telling You Not To Get Married After Recent Surge In COVID-19 Cases (


Provincial News


Ontario Limits the Size of Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings across Entire Province (


Premier Ford Presses Ottawa to Increase Funding for Ontario Priorities (


Federal News


Conservative leader Erin O’Toole tests positive for COVID-19 (


Trudeau calls byelections for late October, a day after Liberals announce handpicked candidates (