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Sept. 3

Vaughan News


How Toronto came to have the largest Subway Expansion Program in North America (


What's open and closed Labour Day in York Region? (


York Region News


Richmond Hill to reopen additional recreation facilities (,


Local councillors urge York Region to move forward with phosphorous recycling plant (


Rouge National Urban Park gets set for busy Labour Day weekend (


GTA News


City of Toronto turns to TTC as staff roll out mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics using buses (


Provincial News


Ontario’s vaccine booking portal sees appointments double after passport announcement (,,


Ontario’s COVID-19 passport plan boosts vaccination rate, but lockdown risk still looms (


Ontario still not decided on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with federal holiday now just weeks away (


Thousands without provincially insured eye care in Ontario after optometrists withdraw services (


Federal News


Canada set to welcome fully vaccinated foreign travellers next week (


Sept. 2

Vaughan News


Premier announces vaccine certificate (CP24)


10-year-old girl critically injured after being struck by vehicle in Vaughan (


Girl critical after being struck by vehicle in Thornhill Woods (


10-year-old girl suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck by SUV in Thornhill residential area (


Girl, 10, in life-threatening condition after being struck by vehicle in Vaughan (


Hospitals in Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Markham, Newmarket make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory (


'People are letting their guard down,' York Region's top doctor warns (


York Region News


Building an urban gateway (NRU)


Join York Region in celebrating our golden anniversary (


More families at York Region public schools opt for online compared to Catholic peers (


Richmond Hill moving ahead with mandatory vaccination policy for city staff (


5 Markham festivals among those boosted by $43M in Ontario government funding (


Aurora looks to take a bite out of hunger with food charter (


GTA News


Competing for care (NRU)


Expanding as-of-right (NRU)


Building up momentum (NRU)


TTC celebrates 100 years on the tracks (,


Provincial News


Ontario to Require Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings (,,,,,,,


Ontario Reinstating Renewal Requirements for Driver’s Licences, Licence Plate Stickers and Health Cards (,


Ontario lifts class size, distancing requirements in indoor post-secondary classrooms (,


COVID-19 vaccination level must top 85 per cent to avoid a fall lockdown, Doug Ford’s science team says (


Sept. 1

Vaughan News


The New Downtown: GTA Cities Are Starting to Build Their Own Core Identities (


Pop-up clinics offering COVID-19 vaccines open throughout York Region (


Pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic offered at Newmarket Legion Wednesday (


York Region News


York Region adds runny nose, sore throat back to school COVID-19 screening list (


York Region Public Health to require residents to log contact lists for events, private parties (


Town of Aurora employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1 (


Newmarket mandates town staff be vaccinated against COVID-19 (,


Markham residents urged to follow fireworks rules this Labour Day weekend to avoid fires, fines and folly (


GTA News


The politics of community gardens: This woman tried to create a green space, but got snarled in red tape (


Toronto shifting focus to mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics (,,


'It's outrageous': Sign bylaw changes stoke speeding concerns (


Provincial News


Optometrists to withdraw OHIP-covered services today after breakdown in govt talks (,


Ontario races to refine COVID-19 vaccine passport policy (


Ontario extending three-day pandemic sick leave program to end of 2021 (


Federal News


Tourism association ‘caught off guard’ by U.S. travel advisory for Canada (,


Aug. 31

Vaughan News


'You gotta see this!': Storm damage in York Region includes Oak Ridges home struck by falling tree (


York team helps local school realize its vision for a youth park (


York Region News


Richmond Hill asks residents for input on making parks more enjoyable (,


Fire tips for university, college students to ensure safe back-to-school year (


York Region makes COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for all municipal staff (,


York Region calls on businesses to stay COVID safe, in wake of recent violations (


Road testing centres opening at East Gwillimbury, Markham GO stations (


GTA News


Full agendas and empty council chambers in Durham (


Toronto Transit Commission to expand service ahead of new school year (,


Gardiner Expressway ramps to be torn down this week. Here's what you need to know (


Provincial News


Province Seeking Public Feedback on Ontario Place Redevelopment (,


Ontario could unveil plans for COVID-19 vaccination passports as early as Wednesday (


Aug. 30

Vaughan News


17 cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Vaughan dance event (


At least 17 cases of COVID-19 traced back to event hosted by Vaughan dance studio (


Vote 2021: Markham-Thornhill candidates take on the Yonge North Subway Extension (


There is a straightforward solution to this suburban voter’s problems that politicians risk forgetting: crush COVID-19’s fourth wave (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? York Region installing pedestrian crossovers in Vaughan, Richmond Hill (


15 children at a Richmond Hill daycare test positive for COVID-19 (


‘We are just waiting to see who will be the last farmer left’: Prime farmland in the GTA is disappearing fast. Doug Ford’s growth plan may be making that worse (


Ahmadiyya Muslims urge Trudeau during his Vaughan visit to ‘strengthen diversity, safety’ to all (


York Region News


‘Higher than anticipated’ families opt for remote learning but York Region school board still gathering data (


Seven COVID-19 cases linked to Markham basketball tournament, outbreak declared (,


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Improvements to Leslie Street in Richmond Hill slated for completion in fall (


Province uses MZOs to fast-track four more developments, including movie studios in Mississauga and Markham (


Ontario woman devastated after her dog killed by coyote outside Markham home (


GTA News


More Toronto parks are getting special bins for dog waste (,


Toronto Tiny Shelters announces it won't return this winter after legal fight with city (


Provincial News


Ford government expected to unveil vaccine certificate system for Ontario next week: source (,,