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Jan. 15

Vaughan News


Vaughan announces selection for its first diversity officer, Zincia Francis (


Vaughan Shoppers Drug Mart employee tests positive for COVID-19 (


York Region News


Is it time for toboggan police, rink patrols in York Region? (


3 things to know about what's going on in Aurora: 3-bag trash limit comes into effect (


Richmond Hill homeowner raises concerns about lack of oversight for condo fees after 9 per cent hike (


Homebodies: Georgina politicians stay put during COVID-19 pandemic (


UPDATE: Just in time for Friday PA Day, Newmarket lifts ban on public skating, tobogganing (,


'Real consequences': Province targeting big box stores in York Region, COVID-19 hotspots (

GTA News


Toronto begins 2021 budget process amid projections of record financial pressures (,,,


Provincial News


Ontario livestreams hit by new COVID-19 orders (,


Ontario stay-at-home order won’t allow police to stop cars, ask where people are going (,


Residential eviction ban for Ontario tenants comes with some exceptions (


Jan. 14

Vaughan News


42-Storey Mixed-Use Tower Proposed to Neighbour Mel Lastman Square (


York Region News


Newmarket temporarily closes outdoor rinks, suspends tobogganing (


Health and active living plaza bein designed for East Gwillimbury (NRU)


Richmond Hill Coun. Tom Muench travelled abroad during lockdown for ‘health reasons’ (


More contagious COVID-19 variant spreads in York Region (


COUNCIL CONNECTION: Making sense of 2020, the year that changed us all (


GTA News


‘We have no idea’: Toronto still unclear on how Doug Ford’s new lockdown rules will work on Thursday (


Tall mixed-use development proposed for 51-75 Bradford Street, Barrie (NRU)


Brantford seeking expressions of interest for pivotal downtown property (NRU)


Riverwalk project to open flood-prone downtown to development in Brampton (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario Expanding Firefighter Training Across the Province (


Union calls for Ontario-wide extension of online learning (


Ontario outlines what's allowed under stay-at-home order in new regulation (


UPDATE: Ontario releases list of essential construction projects (


Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two (


Federal News


Federal government lists COVID-19 testing services abroad after new rule strands many travelers (


Black Conservatives seek to mobilize more support in wake of Leslyn Lewis’ success (


Jan. 13

Vaughan News


LCBO in Vaughan, McDonald's in Richmond Hill, Longo's in Markham latest businesses with positive COVID tests (


Link to spouse’s human rights case disqualifies Vaughan woman’s condo board win (


York Region News


'A real bitter war:' Aurora history buff launches campaign for Korean War memorial (


York Region school board switches to hybrid learning for special-education students (


Stouffville closes rinks, toboggan hills, dog park as part of new measures to fight COVID-19 (


Eight new cases of U.K. variant emerge in Ontario, including three in York Region without a travel connection, amid fears many more may be undetected (


Toronto, Peel and York schools to remain closed until February (


GTA News


Smart City megaprojects get a lot of hype. So why do so many turn out to be expensive disappointments? (


‘Every alarm bell has now been rung’: John Tory backs Doug Ford’s tighter COVID-19 restrictions, blitz on big-box stores (


Self-screening, mail-in ballots and advanced voting: COVID-19 safety precautions play a big part in Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt byelection (


Tory warns of up to $860 million in city budget cuts unless federal and provincial governments offer more pandemic aid (


City of Hamilton to put proceeds of Stoney Creek land to affordable housing (


Provincial News


Ontario faces criticism for ‘mixed messaging’ in new COVID-19 plan (


Ontario Liberals to launch platform push for next year’s election (


Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives (


Federal News


A list of federal MPs who've said they will not run again in the next election (


Government secures another 20M COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer (


Jan. 12

Vaughan News


City welcomes Zincia Francis as Diversity and Inclusion Officer (


In pursuit of ‘equal representation’: Vaughan seeks input for ward boundary review (


UPDATE: Richmond Hill, Vaughan, King residents invited to hospital town hall (


York Region News


York Region's COVID-19 incidence rate climbs to 2nd highest in Ontario (


Richmond Hill councillor asks Ford government not to extend lockdown in York Region (


'Outhouse of sewage treatment': East Gwillimbury aims to close Holland Landing lagoons (


GTA News


Toronto to open first clinic for COVID-19 vaccinations next week (


‘The time to act is now’: Mayor John Tory calls for complete lockdown over COVID-19, expresses frustration with Doug Ford’s delay (


Toronto's top doctor calls for province to allow workers 10 days of sick leave during pandemic (


GTHA Mayors and chairs support additional Public Health measures, demand action on sick pay (


Oakville mayor resigns from Halton police board after approving chief's Florida trip (


Provincial News


Ontario urged to declare state of emergency with modelling, COVID-19 measures coming Tuesday (


No COVID-19 curfews planned for Ontario, government source says (


Federal News


Justin Trudeau will shuffle federal cabinet on Tuesday (


Jan. 11

Vaughan News


'Living a nightmare': More York Region long-term care homes struggle with COVID-19 (


Multiple employees test positive for COVID-19 at 3 Fortinos locations in Vaughan (


2 companies from Vaughan, ON set to distribute Covid-19 tech (


York Region News


Georgina gets connected: High-speed internet coming soon (


Memorial at Aurora park helping to support bereaved families across York Region (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Work being done on Newmarket, East Gwillimbury roads in 5-year project (


Uxbridge, Scugog mayors among group calling on feds to financially help new, small businesses during pandemic (


Race heats up for federal Conservative nomination in Newmarket-Aurora (


'Significant human trafficking prevalent in Newmarket' (


GTA News


Staffing model the ‘secret sauce’ for Toronto’s city-run long-term-care homes battling the second wave of COVID-19 (


Former city councillor Mary Fragedakis seeks Ontario Liberal nomination in Toronto-Danforth (


Provincial News


Ontario the only place in North America to lock down ski hills (


Is Lake Simcoe healthy? Have your say on its future (


Experts call for community sacrifices to ensure COVID-19 safety in schools (


Ontario Expanded Who Can Get Free Child Care Right Now & 15 More Jobs Made The List (


Ontarians await more measures and models next week; Ford says now in "desperate" situation (


Ontario promises improvements to pandemic safety plan before schools reopen (


Ontario Continues To Support Businesses, Workers and Families during the COVID-19 Pandemic (


Ontario considering implementing curfew similar to Quebec’s, sources say (


Federal News


Most new Order of Canada appointees are white men, despite diversity-boosting efforts (


Trudeau announces more vaccine coming as provinces run through supplies (