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April 9

Vaughan News


AI teams up with local government - Zoran Postic, City of Vaughan (


7 COVID-19 cases, at least 84 high-risk contacts linked to Vaughan nail salon (


Going 'where the fires are burning': new mobile teams to tackle COVID-19 in York Region workplaces (


Vaughan, at your service (


Keep your home office space safe (


5 more York Region schools closed due to COVID-19, including 1 outbreak (


York Region News


COVID-19 vaccine may be available to age 60+ by Monday, York Region's top doc says (


York Catholic school board director of education leaves post shortly after starting job (


York Region public health frustrated with limited vaccine supply (


Speed limit may drop on Mulock from Leslie to Woodbine (


York Region marks single highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases (


GTA News


Toronto’s Little Jamaica will become heritage conservation district understudy after unanimous city council vote (


City council votes to give $3M to land trust to keep Kensington Market building as affordable housing (


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


Toronto council unanimously passes motion to condemn anti-Asian racism, moves to advance action plan (


Provincial News


Ontario Schools Are Being Asked To Teach Students Outside For New Stay-At-Home Order (


Ontario Protecting People's Health and Economy through Major Infrastructure Projects (


Federal News


Federal budget expected to bet on child care, green economy to drive the recovery (


Canada receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines through global vaccine initiative (


Prince Philip, 99, has died ‘peacefully,’ Buckingham Palace says (


April 8

Vaughan News


York extends vaccine eligibility in 5 hot shot neighbourhoods (CP24)


7 more schools in Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket closed because of COVID-19 (


Going Green: 5 eco-friendly buildings in York Region LEEDing the way to soften environmental impact (


York Region News


Affordable, transitional housing coming to East Gwillimbury, Georgina (


Latest stay-at-home order more fair for small businesses: Aurora mayor (


King Township withdraws support for GTA corridor (


King Township reiterates stance on use of MZOs (


New King Township CIP (NRU)


York Region approves $3.3B budget, 1.54% tax hike (


Markham among hot spots targeted for vaccines, but 'messed up' system creates chaos (


York Region hotspot vaccination appointments fill up in one hour (


York vaccine portal changes draw fire from volunteer group (


Trisan Centre opens for COVID-19 vaccinations (


AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines available to residents age 55+ at select York Region pharmacies (


York Region Liberal MPs issue statement condemning anti-Asian racism (


York Region District School Board calls for move to online learning, vaccination of teachers (


GTA News


Lake Shore Boulevard West closure to be included in this summer’s ActiveTO (


Toronto working with hospitals to bring vaccines to hot-spot neighbourhoods, city says (


Updated Environmental Master Plan in Brampton will shape city-building (NRU)


Barrie creating three task forces to address key city-building priorities (NRU)


Oakville Council partially adopts Official Plan Amendment (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order (


Ontario promises asymptomatic COVID-19 tests for students and staff during April break (


Ontario opening vaccine eligibility to anyone 18 and up in COVID-19 hot spots (


April 7

Vaughan News


York Region extends eligibility for vaccines in hot spot areas (CP24)


11 grocery stores in York Region report positive COVID-19 cases as numbers surge across Ontario (


Younger age groups in York Region 'hot spots' now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines (


Virtual public meetings continue virtually at the City of Vaughan (


Vaughan COVID-19 Update (


York Region COVID-19 task force charge 7 establishments for non-compliance (


York Region News


UPDATE: York schools to stay open, despite Peel and Toronto's shift to remote learning as COVID-19 cases climb (


Stouffville changes 'unfair' ward boundaries before 2022 election (


GTA News


Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown calls for Peel educators to be vaccinated during 2-week school closure (


Backyard Garden Program (


Provincial News


Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan (


Ontario announcing provincewide stay-at-home order: sources (


April 6

Vaughan News


Mayor’s update to citizens: provincial shutdown announcement, vaccine rollout and Easter message (OMI-CHIN TV)


Canada's Wonderland reopens vaccine clinic to solid bookings (


Another Vaughan public school closed due to COVID-19 (


Residents mobilize to oppose GTA West corridor (


INVESTIGATION: Developers with ties to Ford government stand to cash in on Hwy. 413 (


Friends with benefits? An inside look at the money, power and influence behind the Ford government’s push to build Highway 413 (


A Restaurant In Vaughan Was Fined $1,000 After A COVID-19 Outbreak For Not Following Rules (


Simulation developed by York used for drive-thru immunization at Canada’s Wonderland (


York Region News


Georgina scraps summer camps but house league sports gear up for safe pandemic play (


Toronto considering moving beyond age for COVID vaccine eligibility: mayor (


Stouffville indoor recreation facilities to be closed for at least 28 days (


Provincial 'emergency brake' amid soaring COVID-19 cases parks Markham programs, services for 4 weeks (


Metrolinx hosts virtual Q&A for Thornhill residents to address concerns on Yonge North Subway (


King Township plans for in-person summer camp programming as Ontario COVID-19 cases soar (


Newmarket mayor quick to get his AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab (


What could the Upper York Sewage Solutions project mean for the Lake Simcoe watershed? (


Be patient with people on the frontlines: Town, Region (


Vaccinations open to York residents 65+ (


Residents reminded to follow COVID-19 safety measures as region's health care system 'stretched to the limit' (


Aurora closing indoor recreation facilities in response to province-wide emergency brake shutdown (


Tracking the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in York Region (


GTA News


Toronto tops 30,000 mark for vaccine bookings in one day; Parts of the city lowers eligibility to age 50 and over (


Toronto to launch multilingual campaign to encourage residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 (


Brampton mayor says lockdowns turning personal care sector into 'underground economy' (


Toronto transit riders are going to return to a much-improved network, TTC says (


More than 20 Toronto schools being closed Tuesday due to COVID-19 (


Peel Region shutters schools for 2 weeks, moving to remote learning amid surge in COVID-19 cases (


Toronto mayor calls for paid sick days as Ontario logs 5,979 COVID-19 cases in 2 days (


Ontario regions urge stronger emergency measures (


Provincial News


Ontario Expanding Pharmacy and Primary Care Locations for COVID-19 Vaccinations (


Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake (


Ontario Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Booking to More Age Groups (