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Feb. 19

Vaughan News


York Region eligible to move to colour-coded framework Monday (CP24)


Ontario’s reopening debate (CTV News Channel)


York Region in the Red Zone? (Global News Radio 640 Toronto)


York Region’s top doctor calling for return to red level (Global News)


North Toronto Cat Rescue may be forced to close (Global News)


York Region mulls additional COVID-19 restrictions if it is placed in red zone (


York Region aims for 10K dose benchmark daily in March to vaccinate 75% of population by September (,


Employees at Longo's, FreshCo, Fortinos, McDonald's, LCBO in York Region test positive for COVID-19 (


‘Oppressive’ York school board policies are dividing the community over renaming of Vaughan school, town hall hears (


4 schools in Vaughan have new cases of COVID-19 on 1st day back to school (


York Region News


York Region's top doctor calls for return to red level as Toronto, Peel seek lockdown extension (,,


York Region appoints new regional solicitor (


Newmarket's Ray Twinney Recreation Complex lobby open as warming facility due to cold temperatures (


GTA News


Council passes 2021 budget with a $649-million hole in it and waits to see if other governments will fill it (,,


Fast-spreading U.K. variant will likely become dominant in the GTA before the end of the month, study warns (


Toronto councillor catches heat for driving-while-voting (


Provincial News

Ford government extends all emergency orders under the Reopening Ontario Act until March 21 (


Feb. 18

Vaughan News


Meet the Vaughan Mayor Vaughan Maurizio Bevilacqua (105.9 Chinese Radio)


Woodbridge residential proposal could change neighbourhood (NRU)


‘Please help us’: Vaughan cat rescue scrambling as eviction looms due to licensing issue (


The money trail: Developers who donated to Ontario Proud, PC party got the green light for projects (


Allegations of anti-Black racism plague renaming process of Vaughan high school (


Where the streets have no name: York Region trails taking you beyond gridlock (


York Region News


King Township’s blended water rates going up by 2.87% (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Tree harvesting at York Regional forest tract on Kennedy Road (


Markham MZO adds to ‘circus’ surrounding Flato development on Stouffville border (


‘Once it’s gone, it’s gone’: King, Seneca partner to revamp Eaton Hall (


5 key points from Newmarket-Aurora MP Tony Van Bynen’s federal pre-budget town hall (


GTA News


Supportive housing stalemate (NRU)


Diversifying housing stock (NRU)


Possibility of City-led development corporation on hold (NRU)


Toronto's top doctor recommends at least 2 more weeks of lockdown (,,,


Provincial News


Ontario Takes Steps to Grow the Greenbelt (,


Ford owes apology to every woman in Ontario after hurling 'sexist' comment, Horwath says (,


Feb. 17

Vaughan News


Vaughan forcing no-kill cat shelter to relocate animals by March 1 due to zoning, licensing rules (


Doug Ford donors benefit as fast-tracked developments override environmental concerns (


Ontario’s proposed Highway 413 is a $6-billion sprawl accelerator (


York Region school board to revisit school renaming policy (


Vaughan Walmart, Markham condo resident, Richmond Hill home among 24 charged for COVID-19 violations (,


Storage facility at Woodbridge golf course burns, Fire Marshal investigates (


York Region News


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Aurora retirement home to open in late 2021 (


East Gwillimbury urges residents to stop skating on stormwater ponds (


Toronto, Peel raise prospect of delaying reopening plans in face of COVID-19 variants (


Provincial News


Ontario tells school boards to offer targeted COVID-19 testing to 2% of their students each week (


Ford government set to expand Greenbelt protected area while proceeding with controversial highway nearby (


Ford defends Ontario’s reopening plan as stay-at-home order lifts for 27 regions (


Federal News


Liberals introduce buy-back program for banned firearms but price tag unclear (


Feb. 16

Vaughan News


York Region wants restrictions eased for businesses (Global News)


York Region requests placement in the Red Zone (AM640)


Doug Ford’s planned superhighway is a ‘slam dunk’ for developers -- but some say it will be an economic disaster (


Vaughan-based home builder acquires another U.S. firm in ‘one of the fastest growing cities in America’ (


‘This is highly disappointing’: Ministry alerts York Region police to Vaughan LTC vaccine scandal (


Employees of Longo's, Food Basics, Sobeys, Fortinos, LCBO in Markham, Vaughan test positive for COVID-19 (


Canada's Wonderland to be COVID-19 vaccination site as mass immunization plans ramp up (,,,


York Region News


Book It! Stouffville Library offering snowshoes in partnership with Muskoka Woods (


Paramedic no longer working for York Region following offensive tweets (,


York Region boards to receive $18M to keep students, staff safe (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Woodbine Ave. business park in Georgina ready for development (


Precedent-setting proposed condo building in downtown Aurora comes with several concerns (


Have your say! Richmond Hill residents invited to share ideas for city’s future (


GTA News


Toronto to open 10 rec facilities for individuals with disabilities (


City reports COVID-19 variant of concern at Toronto homeless shelter (


Provincial News


Ontario Returning 27 Public Health Regions to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework (,


Call centre, web portal to book vaccine appointments coming soon to Ontario: Hillier (,