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July 30

Vaughan News


What's open and closed in York Region on the civic holiday? (


Vaughan councillors say they lack planning power, Ontario's housing minister says they’re in ‘driver’s seat’ (


Vaughan councillors say they lack planning power, Ontario's housing minister says they’re in ‘driver’s seat’ (


York Region News


'Disgusting': Newmarket mayor outraged after 16 large planters on Main Street vandalized (


Top 5 inquiries made by Richmond Hill residents -- summer edition (


Markham announces plan to safely reopen select facilities and programs (


#ShopLocalYR campaign aimed to boost business, consumer confidence (


GTA News


Divided council opts for 80 km of new cycling trails in Peterborough instead of 160 (


Toronto testing speed bumps to slow down left-turning drivers at busy intersections (


Live music coming back to some Toronto patios as part of new pilot project (


Town receives $2.2 million to improve infrastructure (


Provincial News


Ontario hits first benchmark to leave Step 3 but three more things still need to happen first (


Ontario Premier Ford says most protocols likely ‘gone’ once province moves past Step 3 (


Federal News


Federal government issues $132 million to Toronto for affordable housing (


July 29

Vaughan News


Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)


City of Vaughan developing Affordable Housing Strategy to help match supply with demand (NRU)


City Vaughan restaurant charged again for COVID-19 violations (


TIMELINE: How the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded in York Region (


A look at four zany and psychedelic new murals in Vaughan (


Canada's Wonderland increasing capacity and changing some booking requirements (


Food, fetes and festivals: 11 things to do on Caribana weekend in Toronto (


City of Vaughan to deploy smart streetlighting system (


York Region News


Housing affordability emerges as key concern in York Region's plan for growth (


'The worst is behind us': York’s top doc optimistic fourth COVID-19 wave can be avoided (


'It is starting to feel like it’s not an emergency': Newmarket considers lifting pandemic declaration (


GTA News


Toronto agreed to buy a home to save a 250-year-old tree. Now, the seller wants a higher price (


Transforming Pickering’s City Centre (NRU)


Milton adopts 10-year Culture Plan (NRU)


Halton Hills CIP Update (NRU)


Toronto eyes vaccination rules for city employees; calls on Doug Ford for provincial ‘game plan’ (


This Toronto city park has been 10 years in the making but it won't be open anytime soon (


Provincial News


Ford says ‘comprehensive’ back-to-school plan will be released early next week (


July 28

Vaughan News


King mayor, chartered accountant join York Region's police services board (


Strategy execution through objective and key results - City of Vaughan (


Get vaccinated, regional leaders urge to ensure province on track for next step of reopening (


York Region News


New program brings high-speed Internet access to the Holland Marsh (


York Region opens online archives for 50th anniversary celebration (


Ontario regions push to boost youth vaccination rate before students head back to school (


Stouffville's largest long-term-care facility set to open its doors (


'No more highways': Greenbelt groups protest Bradford Bypass outside Caroline Mulroney's office (


GTA News


City announces completion of $824-million Union Station revitalization (


Provincial News


Ontario grocery chains, restaurants form alliance to challenge GFL on privatized blue-box recycling regime (


July 27

York Region News


Richmond Hill restores observatory's natural heritage, beauty to 'former glory' (


Markham and Barrie Fire and Emergency Services enter new dispatch service agreement (


Construction begins on Yonge in Newmarket for culvert repairs (


York Region holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics for disabled youth (


Newmarket names veteran employee as new CAO (


GTA News


Will Mississauga and Brampton be fully open next week? (


GO launching hourly, all-day service to Hamilton (


Is it fair for cyclists to receive speeding tickets if they don’t have speedometers? (


Toronto and Peel Public Health issue public warning following West Nile virus find (


Provincial News


Ontario asks Ottawa to work with WHO on ensuring mixed vaccines recognized abroad (


‘They’re going back’: Plan to get kids into classrooms this fall is coming soon, says Ford (


Federal News


Mary Simon officially becomes Canada's first Inuk Governor General (


July 26

Vaughan News


Province announces location of final station for Yonge North subway extension (


Thornhill residents concerned about Yonge North subway extension running under Royal Orchard neighbourhood (


Vaughan Celebrates Virtual Concerts in the Park 2021 -- Jersey Seasons (


PHOTOS: Artists festoon Vaughan’s downtown core with 30,000-square-foot murals (


Have an artistic flair? Then you should check out the Toronto events on this week (


George Brown dean appointed board chair of Mackenzie Health (


This GTA IKEA location is turning into a drive-in theatre (


Coyote sightings, fatal dog attacks up in Toronto this year (


Another ride got stuck at Canada’s Wonderland and left people dangling at 135 feet (


The battle over Hwy. 413: Transportation, environmental visions clash on GTA’s northwest frontier (


Vaughan residents fear Ontario Land Tribunal, want ‘fair intensification’ in line with planning policy (


York Region News


'Phenomenal' idea or hardship?: Newmarket to test making Main Street section pedestrian-only (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Newmarket improving wetland with $400K federal, provincial grant (


Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library launches culture passes to encourage residents to visit the museum (


'Devastating and unexpected loss': Off-duty York Regional Police officer killed in collision (


Education advocates in York Region call for an end to hybrid learning (


Environmentalists seek to push York Region's growth away from countryside (


Got extra garbage, Aurora residents? Get ready to pay for additional trash bags (


GTA News


'Rebuild the vibrancy': Delight, joy as Toronto tourist attractions reopen (


Provincial News


Many Ontario mass vax clinics start winding down (