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April 16

Vaughan News


'A hot spot is a hot spot is a hot spot': York Region wants Ontario to play fair with vaccines (


‘Don’t be a bystander’: Vaughan councillor warns of rising anti-Asian racism (


Small increase for taxpayers due to York budget (


Citizens first through Service Excellence (


York Region News


York Region opening 13,500 new COVID-19 vaccine appointments (


Vaccine supply hampering York’s efforts as Aurora deals with more than 100 active cases (


York Region Council reiterates support for medical officer of health amid calls for his termination (


'Why are they making this so complicated?' York Region residents confused over 18+ appointments (


Flags lowered across Aurora in memory of Prince Philip (


GTA News


TTC says it’s expanding service to avoid crowding on buses after social media posts (


Provincial News


Ontario mulls tougher COVID-19 restrictions as modelling warns cases could hit 18,000 a day (


Federal News


Canada sets new single-day record with 9,561 COVID-19 infections (


April 15

Vaughan News


Haiqing Xu named Deputy City Manager of Planning and Growth Management (


12 grocery stores in York Region report recent positive COVID tests as cases surge (,


'Why are they making this so complicated?' York Region residents confused over 18+ appointments (,


Highway 413: For the people, or just some of the people? (


Preparing for growth (NRU)


Committee agendas (NRU)


York Region News


Ontario government slammed for naming Markham, Richmond Hill neighbourhoods COVID-19 hot spots (,


Charges for COVID-19 violations in York Region rise to 30 (


Welcome to high speed: Lemonville and Locust Hill in Markham and Stouffville set to get hooked up (


New long-term-care facility coming to Marylake in King City (


Roadmap for resilience (NRU)


GTA News


‘We do not stockpile vaccine’: City blames supply shortage as some local Toronto vaccination clinics close, cancelling thousands of appointments (,


Rosedale and Chinatown picked as sites for 334 new affordable housing units (


Cherry trees in High Park to be fenced off during blossom season, but the park will be open (,,


Mayor John Tory nixes Toronto COVID curfew (


Changing the face of the community (NRU)


Breaking down barriers (NRU)


Provincial News


Canada and Ontario Invest in School Infrastructure to Respond to the Impacts of COVID-19 (


Unreliable supply of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine disrupting provincial vaccination programs (


Federal News


Health Canada stands by approval of AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines (


April 14

Vaughan News


‘It doesn't matter if you're senior or not’: Vaughan wants data input for an age-friendly city (


‘It doesn't matter if you're senior or not’: Vaughan wants data input for an age-friendly city (


Over 100 high-risk contacts identified following COVID-19 exposure at Vaughan restaurant (,,,,,


Former politician working for developers on Hwy 413 issues violated Ontario lobbyist law, complaint alleges (,


Cats not welcome in Vaughan (


York Region News


York Region adults with developmental disabilities and one caregiver can get COVID-19 vaccine this week (


York Region's top doctor speaks out about 'definitely justified' stay-at-home order (


Drive-thru vaccine clinic opens at SoccerCity in Stouffville (


Memo to York Region doctors calls for help to avoid ‘total collapse’ of hospital system amid 3rd wave of COVID-19 (


'Very, very rude residents': Abusive behaviour escalating at York Region vaccination sites (


East Gwillimbury moves to monthly utility bills (


GTA News


Toronto hospitals close two clinics, stop bookings due to vaccine shortage (


Provincial News


Ontario's COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Targets High-Risk Neighbourhoods (


Four provinces to sign memorandum of understanding to explore small nuclear reactors (


Federal News


Canada confirms 1st case of rare blood clot after AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (,,


April 13

Vaughan News


GTHA Mayors call for additional COVID-19 vaccine supply (CP24)


York Region News


Special ed teaching staff among those eligible for 11,000 new vaccine appointments in York Region (,


Richmond Hill public school closed for COVID-19 surveillance (


10 things you need to know about what's going on in Aurora (


UPDATE: Affordable, transitional housing coming to East Gwillimbury, Georgina (


COVID-19 case confirmed at Superstore in Aurora (


Here's how to combat gypsy moths in your trees (


GTA News


Third COVID-19 wave will likely be Toronto’s worst yet, says city’s top doctor (


Booze in Toronto’s public parks? One councillor says it’s a question of equity under COVID-19 (,


Councillors balk at plans for five highrise towers hidden in province’s plan for Ontario Line transit hub (


Hot-spot 18-plus vaccinations only available at mobile, pop-up clinics (,,


Provincial News


Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break (,,,,,,,,


Federal News


Air Canada agrees to $5.9-billion aid package, giving Ottawa equity stake in airline (,,,


April 12

Vaughan News


Mobile vaccine clinics (CBC News)


At Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital it’s all COVID-19, all the time (


Incidence rate for COVID-19 cases in York Region reaches highest level of pandemic (


Moderna supply issues force York Region to close 4 vaccination clinics, including Wonderland site (,,


Positive COVID tests for employees at 9 grocery stores in York Region as cases continue to spike (


Stouffville, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, East Gwillimbury schools have new cases of COVID-19 (


GTA West Corridor gets thumbs-down from Council (,


Canada’s best communities (


York Region News


York Region’s medical officer says he was wrong about avoiding third COVID-19 wave (


Data doesn't support closing schools, prioritizing teachers for COVID-19 vaccine: York Region MOH (


Georgina Catholic elementary school closed due to shortage of staff (


700 new pharmacies added to vaccine roll out for hot spot areas, including York Region (


Newmarket resident: 'I don't want to see my neighbourhood turned into a bunch of soulless buildings' (


Aurora heritage committee wants 'atrocities' on vulnerable former Pine Ridge residents acknowledged (


GTA News


Province plans new transit hub for Ontario Line, including a ‘Union Station to the east’ (


Peel Region to lower age range to get a COVID-19 vaccine each week as it seeks to accelerate rollout (


GTA hospitals closing pediatric units as COVID-19 case counts and admissions climb (


'I'm walking here': City of Toronto to revamp hundreds of 'No Exit' signs that mislead walkers (


Provincial News


Premier Ford Receives AstraZeneca Vaccine for Covid-19 (