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Jan. 29

Vaughan News


Reopening outdoor amenities (680 News)


Vaughan reopening outdoor amenities (CP24)


City of Vaughan reopening outdoor amenities (CTV Toronto)


Vaughan reopening its toboggan hill, dog park and all outdoor rinks (CBC Toronto)


Vaughan reopening outdoor skating rinks (105.9 The Region)


SUN GETS ACTION: Vaughan to reopen outdoor rinks soon (


UPDATE: Catering only to locals, Vaughan’s ice rinks to open Feb. 1, if weather permits (


Today’s coronavirus news: Vaughan to reopen rinks (


City of Vaughan to reopen outdoor skating rinks on Monday (


Vaughan to reopen skating rinks with enhanced safety measures (


Canada's Wonderland says it plans to reopen for May if province allows (


Is keeping the new Vaughan hospital's emergency room closed our best option? (


York Region News


York Region calls for travel crackdown to deal with high number of COVID-19 U.K. variant cases (


Mayors push for business “equality” during shutdown (


Community gardens gaining momentum thanks to the pandemic: York Region Food Network (


York Region orders investigation into on-the-job violence against paramedics (


Are you a Newmarket resident or business owner hit hard financially by pandemic? Read this (


Richmond Hill residents concerned about councillor collecting data on 'not secure' site (


'Only 8 metres away': Stouffville daycare raises alarm about proposed pot shop (

GTA News


Toronto’s COVID-19 rules should be extended to June, public health chief urges (


‘It’s a very surreal landscape and we don’t want to hide it’: What’s planned for the new park on Toronto’s waterfront (


Provincial News


These 9 Ontario school boards will resume in-person learning Feb. 1 (


NDP will scrap sprawl-inducing GTA West Highway plan if elected in 2022 (


Jan. 28

Vaughan News


Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)


Vaughan to review how to maximize public participation when MZO support requests made to the City (NRU)


GTA municipalities request repeal of new MZO Site Plan Control Authority (NRU)


Vaughan to reopen outdoor rinks soon (


New condo tower plan at Yonge and Steeles sees pushback (


Virtual public meetings continue in February (


Vaughan’s Black History Month goes virtual (


More than just books: Virtual fun to be had at York Region public libraries (


Live in Vaughan? You’ll soon have more options to keep your children busy (


Non-Toronto residents no longer able to reserve skating spots on city rinks (


York Region News


Retaining downtown Newmarket police station will save $180k per year (


King approves 2021 budget with zero increase in Township portion (


Province investing more than $600,000 for infrastructure projects in King Township (


Aurora Community Energy Plan (NRU)


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?: Stacked townhouses proposed for Major Mackenzie Drive in Richmond Hill (


'Absolutely incredible': Premier Doug Ford tours Newmarket COVID-19 vaccination centre (


King Township approves its new DC bylaw (

GTA News


Toronto mayor says it could be time to begin discussions around eventual reopening of city (CTVnews,ca)


New Zoning Policies and Urban Design Guidelines for Premier Gateway Employment Area in Halton Hills (NRU)


City of Toronto to conduct additional education and enforcement of the mask bylaw in residential buildings (


Toronto, Mississauga want pet grooming, dog daycare considered as essential services during lockdown (


City of Toronto should look at building its own high-speed internet network, key city committee says (


Toronto moves closer to creating crisis response teams as mental health first responders for non-violent calls (


Public Works manages Hamilton’s big-dollar budget items (


Provincial News


Ontario ready to force all international travellers at Pearson to get COVID-19 tests (


Federal News


Why you might want to start wearing better masks -- even outdoors (


Jan. 27

Vaughan News


COVID-19 task force hands down 26 charges in Georgina, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan (


‘This is a stupid place to put the highway’: Doug Ford’s government has fast-tracked a new GTA freeway during COVID-19, sparking local opposition (


Toronto closes its skating rinks to out-of-towners (


Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital opens as a system solution to fight COVID-19 (


Vaughan to reopen toboggan hills, dog parks no later than Jan. 29, ice rinks Feb. 1 at earliest (


York Region News


'A travesty': What residents, environmentalists say about proposed Newmarket development (


Ice and snow, Georgina is ready to go! (


Newmarket receiving $1.6M for building and repairing roads, bridges (


Newmarket library cooks up array of workshops, and Black History Month event (

GTA News


John Tory's SmartTrack plan shrinks again as city prepares to debate line's future (


Meant to attract density, Ontario’s Scarborough subway plan could scuttle 1,200-unit housing development (


Toronto’s 311 service gets high praise from residents. Then why do so many complain about it to the Fixer? (


Peel Region follows provincial downward trend in new COVID-19 cases (


Provincial News


Ontario expands list of essential workers who quality for free emergency child-care (


Federal News


Trudeau says new travel restrictions will be introduced soon (


Jan. 26

York Region News


'We have work to do': King-Vaughan MP says more must be done to help seniors struggling amid COVID-19 (


York Region 'very concerned' more virulent U.K. variant of COVID-19 spreading locally (


‘Like a war zone’: COVID-19 shines light on dark aspects of long-term care (


COVID-19 isolation centre opens in York Region as household transmissions grow (


Significant snowfall expected Jan. 26 for parts of York Region (


Have a plan when exploring Whitchurch-Stouffville's trails (

GTA News


Toronto warns pet owners after coyotes killed two dogs this month (


Snow plows carve up your grass near the sidewalk? It isn’t your grass -- and the city will fix it (


Advocates make last-minute push to defund Toronto police during 2021 budget deliberations (


GTHA mayors renew calls to provide all workers with sick pay (


Provincial News


State of emergency, stay-at-home order extended another 14 days (


Doug Ford and John Tory demand stricter travel restrictions. Ottawa refuses to commit (


Date for reopening more schools outside coronavirus hotspots could come soon: Lecce (


Ontario Adjusts Vaccination Plan in Response to Pfizer-BioNTech Shipment Delays (


Jan. 25

Vaughan News


Mayor Bevilacqua IN CONVERSATION with Ann Rohmer (105.9 The Region)


York University, Mackenzie Health sign 2-year deal focusing on research, innovation (


Hello! Thornhill boy sells drawings for charity, with assist from Toronto Raptors analyst Jack Armstrong (


Brampton keeps outdoor amenities open amid province-wide stay at home order (


Mayor Bevilacqua celebrates second anniversary of Vaughan's first university (


Federal government sending mobile health units to Ontario to ease capacity issue (


When it comes to this lockdown, we have a full communication breakdown (


This is the power gap: explore the investigative series and data (


York Region News


Newmarket trailblazer: Fire service marks its first female acting captain (


Stouffville offers deferral program for tax and water bill payments (


‘It can be dangerous’: Brock calls out York sewage plant plan (


Vaccine brings happiness, relief to York Region long-term care homes (


Stouffville lays off 19 full-time employees due to budget shortfall from COVID (


Early work begins for multi-use path along Newmarket's Mulock Drive (

GTA News


Brampton mayor vows to build Tamil monument to honour lives lost in Sri Lankan civil war (


Provincial News


Schools to reopen today in seven public health units across southern Ontario (


What could bring Ontario’s Liberals back to power? Steven Del Duca is betting on economic dignity (


Safety of Schools Remains Priority Number One for Ontario (


Ontario Expands Big-Box Blitz to Ottawa, Windsor, Niagara and Durham Regions (


Small Businesses Apply for Ontario's Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers (


Federal News


Privy Council Office to advise PM this week on selecting new governor general, LeBlanc says (


1 year after Canada's first coronavirus case, the COVID-19 pandemic rages on (