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Jan. 8

Vaughan News


York Region movers and shakers share hopes, wishes for 2021 (


COVID-19 outbreak declared at Woodbridge LCBO after 4 employees test positive (


More grocery store employees test positive for COVID-19, including at No Frills, FreshCo, Food Basics, Fortinos (


25 Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in York Region (


York Region News


York Region opens COVID-19 vaccination hub (


York Region agencies launch program to help 200 people find affordable housing (


Order issued to Aurora long-term care home battling COVID-19 outbreak (


Residents and staff of York Region’s LTC to be vaccinated by January 21 (


From 'bed' to worse: York Region ranks last as Ontario warned about ICU bed shortage (


GTA News


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


Toronto city hall will leave its Christmas lights up, you're encouraged too as well (


Provincial News


Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario (,,,,


New COVID-19 variants prompt surveillance of Ontario hot spots (


Jan. 7

Vaughan News


Hit the Trails: Places to cross-country ski in York Region (


Don't be a 'nasty neighbour,' and other winter tips from City of Vaughan (


Adapting to the new normal (NRU)


York Region News


Newmarket store ordered to close after openly flouting rules prohibiting in-person shopping (,,


Big developments on Hwy. 48 highlight key projects in Stouffville for 2021 (


5 council decisions to watch in King Township this coming year (


New operations centre highlights things to come in East Gwillimbury in 2021 (


Newmarket library CEO resigns (


GTA News


Reimagining the water’s edge (NRU)


Completing the Ecopark (NRU)


Toronto police request $1.076 billion for 2021, a 0 per cent budget increase (


Toronto embarks on short-term rental crackdown (


Provincial News


Ontario Launches Innovative Testing Program at Pearson Airport (


Ontario is consulting with medical experts on return to in-class learning, Ford says (


Jan. 6

Vaughan News


Employees at 5 Longo's locations in York Region test positive for COVID-19 in recent days (


Peterborough area councillors to Thornhill MPP Martow: Stay home! (,,


11 charges laid against businesses for breaking COVID-19 restriction in York Region (


Vaughan man raises $21K to help Tim Hortons employee return to school (


York Region News


1st case of fast-spreading COVID-19 variant detected in York Region (,


'Twists and turns' of COVID-19 pandemic will dominate 2021: Newmarket mayor (


Don’t skate on thin ice! Richmond Hill warns residents to stay off Mill Pond, Bond Lake and Lake Wilcox (


GTA News


Toronto library staff are calling more than 20,000 seniors for a quick check-in chat during the pandemic (


5 issues that will occupy Toronto council in 2021 (


Provincial News


Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions (,


Petition to re-open Ontario ski hills nears 85K names (


Jan. 5

Vaughan News


4 employees of LCBO Woodbridge branch test positive for COVID-19 (,


Loblaw stores report at least 22 COVID-19 cases among workers in York Region since Dec. 30 (


York Region News


Aurora resident donates money to improve young people's mental health (


GTA News


The cost of home ownership (NRU)


The cost of doing business (NRU)


Firms must do the 'right thing,' Tory says as city starts reporting COVID-19 workplace outbreaks (,,,,


Toronto health-care worker is first in province to receive 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine (,,


Toronto child-care centre closes after four COVID-19 cases reported (


Provincial News


Buttressing skilled labour (NRU)


Ontario Supporting Home-Based Food Businesses During COVID-19 (


Ontario rejects extension for probe into LTC homes after commission blames province for ‘significant delays’ (,


Jan. 4

Vaughan News


Province-wide lockdown takes effect (City News)


Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua shares Kwanza message (CP24)


2020 year-end message from Mayor Bevilacqua (105.9 The Region)


Shoppers search for Boxing Day sales as pandemic restricts retail options (


Vaughan’s economy expected to recover in 2021 but environmental, social issues continue (


Vaughan’s 2020 newsmakers were resilient, innovative, called for reforms (


Mackenzie Health getting ready to open second hospital (


4 Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service members test positive for COVID-19 (


Vaughan's Villa Leonardo Gambin ordered to improve COVID-19 care or pay fines (,,,,


The 2020 Appointees to the Order of Ontario (


Metro, No Frills among York Region businesses charged for COVID-19 violations (


York Region News


'It’s foolish to predict anything': York Region’s top doctor talks about battling COVID-19 in 2020 (


Markham warning residents to not skate on natural ice due to warming temperatures (


York Region begins Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine rollout (,


First federal Liberal candidates announced for York Region (


Aurora newsmakers that grabbed headlines in 2020 (


East Gwillimbury newsmakers grabbed headlines in 2020 (


From Airbnbs to cannabis, how did Georgina do in 2020? (


A look at Georgina's top movers and shakers in 2020 (


King Township newsmakers captured the spotlight in 2020 (


Markham Newsmakers made headlines in 2020 (


2020 Richmond Hill newsmakers defined a year like no other (


Aurora mayor: 'As we move into 2021, our main focus will continue to be the pandemic' (


‘We see the light at the end of the tunnel’: What’s in store for King Township in 2021 (


Park it! Newmarket residents get access to overnight parking until April (


Climate initiatives, subway expansion top 2021 priorities in Richmond Hill (


Top priorities in Markham for 2021: A ‘shot in the arm, shovel in the ground and hope for the future’ (


2021 ‘full of uncertainties:' a look at Georgina's top priorities for new year (


GTA News


Toronto doesn’t have a coyote problem, it has a people problem. How human behaviour is shaping our urban wildlife population (


City removes one of two Toronto monoliths (,,


City opening emergency childcare for essential workers (,


Provincial News


Ontario’s province-wide lockdown began at 12:01 a.m. Here’s what the restrictions look like (


Ontario Provides Update on Ontario Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant (,


Ontario's education minister confirms school start dates for January in-person learning (


As outrage grows, Finance Minister Rod Phillips resigns over secret Caribbean vacation (,,


Federal News


Two federal Liberals step aside from roles after revealing international travel during pandemic (,