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Dec. 10

Vaughan News


2022 Budget reflects Vaughan's commitment to keeping tax rates low (


RCC Waterproofing is the Donor of the Day (CP24)


Vaughan private schools closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks (


Two schools in Vaughan temporarily closed after nearly 40 COVID-19 cases found in students (


2 Vaughan schools moved to online learning due to COVID-19 outbreak (


Did politics ensure the Yonge subway route got moved in Thornhill? Some fighting Metrolinx transit plans think so (


Markham weighs adding its voice to growing Highway 413 opposition (


York Region News


6 things you need to know about COVID-19 in York Region now (


Nearly 100 per cent of Georgina town staff fully vaccinated (


Longtime Georgina employee appointed new CAO (


Stouffville passes 2022 budget with 1.94 per cent tax increase (


Richmond Hill extends fall yard waste collection (


Newmarket first municipality in North America to launch partnership with CatchCorner by Sports Illustrated (


GTA News


Delivery service hits pause button as Toronto council mulls robot ban (,


Provincial News


Ontario Premier Doug Ford to meet with cabinet to discuss COVID-19 health measures amid growing cases (,

Dec. 9

Vaughan News


Gus Michaels named Deputy City Manager of Community Services (


Vince Musacchio named Deputy City Manager of Infrastructure Development (


Yonge North subway alignment tweaked so that tunnel travels under fewer homes in Thornhill neighbourhood (


Route of Yonge Street subway extension moved after residents complain (


Route adjusted for planned Yonge North subway extension amid criticism from residents (


York Region News


Outdoor life-saving defibrillator installed in Lake Wilcox Park (


York Region school boards elect new chairs, officers for 2022 (


Newmarket's Choose Local campaign supports town businesses and offers 3 $500 shopping sprees (,


Georgina approves 2022 budget with infrastructure levy, zero tax increase (


Advocates applaud Aurora for recognizing abuse of residents at former Pine Ridge Centre (


York Region confirms 4th Omicron case due to travel (


Newmarket receives $3.8M in provincial funding for infrastructure projects (


Report focuses on need for town renewal in Peel, York and Toronto (NRU)


Richmond Hill strategy seeks to increase affordable housing supply (NRU)


GTA News


Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s public health chief, taking leave of absence for medical treatment (


Halton municipalities: CN logistics hub decision overrides health and safety (NRU)


Downtown Whitby CIP incentives encourage residential development, building maintenance (NRU)


Federal News


Trudeau announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics (,,


Dec. 8

Vaughan News


How GTA municipalities are empowering the next generation digital citizen (


York Region News


Pandemic 'radically altered the business landscape': what does Newmarket need to prosper? (


Food Bank of York Region packing 1,700 food hampers for families in need (


New Swan Lake sidewalks in Markham improve safety, accessibility (


Markham Fire donates smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to vulnerable residents (


Latest plans for Newmarket's Mulock Park will be presented at Dec. 9 community Facebook meeting (


Newmarket asks province take new environmental look at Bradford Bypass (


Newmarket's 2022 budget now includes funds for new library windows to mitigate bird deaths (


GTA News


Toronto is introducing ‘cultural districts,’ but who gets to determine the culture? (


Tory says city has no plans to delay broad return to work for city employees amid concerns around Omicron variant (


Provincial News


Ontario Extending COVID-19 Paid Sick Days (


Ontario Extending Pause on Lifting Capacity Limits in Remaining Settings Where Proof of Vaccination is Required (


Federal News


Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy in Canada (


Dec. 7

Vaughan News


Vaughan historic golf course approved for 'family homes', bringing end to years of tension (


Vaughan historic golf course approved for 'family homes', bringing end to years of tension (


How GTA municipalities are empowering the next generation digital citizen (


Highway disease: Doctors prescribe saying no to Highway 413 development (


York Region News


You can help shape Markham's updated Diversity Action Plan (


Whitchurch Stouffville Food Bank looking for larger space after usage uptick (


Newmarket council backs report to dismantle anti-Black racism (


Newmarket Highway 404 Retail complex garners traffic concerns (


GTA News


Garbage pickup delays to hit large part of Peel Region after collectors go on strike (


Why a city rule means this former 17-unit Forest Hill apartment building can’t be used as an apartment building (


Toronto Board of Health votes to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illegal drugs (


Toronto investigating first case of Omicron variant in a school (


Provincial News


Omicron means Ontario’s vaccine passport will be around ‘for at least another several months,’ Christine Elliott says (


Federal News


Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation (


Dec. 6

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua donates to the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish Toy Drive (CHUM FM)


Vaughan holds virtual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony (CP24)


Vaughan’s $333.2 million 2022 draft operating budget includes 2% property tax increase (


Vaughan’s $333.2 million 2022 draft operating budget includes 2% property tax increase (


Child under 12 York Region's first case of Omicron COVID variant (


Ontario child becomes York Region's first confirmed Omicron variant case (


Unvaccinated child is York Region's first Omicron variant case (


Plans for Vaughan's Assembly Park taking shape (


York Regional Police named one of Greater Toronto's top employers for 2022 (


Care for some latkes? New Vaughan community farms spur bartering of up to 1,000 pounds of fresh produce (


York Region News


Newmarket's winter recreation guide features activities for the whole family (


Ontario Building New Long-Term Care Beds in Markham (


Are you on the voters' list for Richmond Hill's mayoral byelection? (


'Call to action': Time to make York Region's aging apartment towers more livable and affordable, United Way report says (


‘A lot of work to be done’: Chippewas of Georgina Island reflect on Truth and Reconciliation (


Let it snow! Georgina snow plows ready to go (


Stouffville releases new 2022 residents guide (