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March 19

Vaughan News


Slashing fees by half on short-term rentals part of Vaughan’s push to ‘stimulate’ economy (


York Region reconfirms its support of GTA West highway corridor (


Markham, Vaughan schools have new cases of COVID-19 (


York Region News


'A lockdown isn't really the way to go:' York Region's top public health doctor wants to stay in red zone (


York Region to get 1,500 new long-term care beds (


York Region's Circular Economy Initiatives Fund boosting green projects (


Markham supports residents in planting trees through LEAF program (


Tracking the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in York Region (


GTA News


Toronto won’t rule out allowing outdoor haircuts, but some salons say it would be difficult (


Provincial News


Yonge North subway extension likely being scaled back (,,,


Ontario Investing in Wastewater Testing System to Detect COVID-19 (


'Let's be very careful': Ontario's top doctor confirms province is in third wave of COVID-19 pandemic (


Federal News


White House says U.S. plans to send 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Canada (


March 18

Vaughan News


One year since province declared state of emergency (CP24)


Small businesses are the fabric of our communities -- be a part of their recovery. Live local, buy local. (


A Huge Social Gathering Was Busted In The GTA & Nearly 50 Charges Were Laid (


More municipalities voice opposition to GTA West Corridor (


Labour dispute impacting 2,000 homes under construction: Vaughan-based RESCON’s president (


York Region News


Scaling new heights (NRU)


Ford calls out York Region for expanding vaccine appointments to more health care workers (,


York Region expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents aged 75+ (,,,,


Number of York Region schools currently closed due to COVID-19 rises to 10 (


What you need to know about the reopening of King Township's Trisan Fitness Centre (


$200K Canadian government grant gives boost to King Township's electric vehicle charging station network (


Remembering 123 lives lost, Markham marks 1-year anniversary of state of emergency (


Richmond Hill to open fitness classes, swimming and drop-in programs (


Richmond Hill's high-rise boom spurred by pro-development council, profitmaking developers: experts (


Richmond Hill acting mayor names new chief of staff, replacing Mayor Dave Barrow's former staffer (,


New ventilation system at Newmarket tennis clubhouse resolves 'mild' chemical contamination, town says (


GTA News


Power struggle (NRU)


Partnering in procurement (NRU)


Realizing our natural potential (NRU)


Toronto wants to stay in grey-lockdown zone, with tweaks: city officials (,,,


Peel District School Board requires teachers to wear face shields or goggles due to COVID-19 concerns (


City launches improvement plan for Toronto Island Park as visitor demand increases (


Provincial News


Ontario Making it Easier to Administer Rapid COVID-19 Testing in the Workplace (


City manager says COVID-19 has strained resources but hopes for permanent change (


Ontario scales back on proposed Yonge subway extension (,


March 17

Vaughan News


One year of a declared state of emergency in Vaughan (Global News Radio AM 640)


Global Group of Mayors Decry Antisemitismi (


Fifty years ago, Bill Davis killed the Spadina Expressway. Doug Ford should do the same to Highway 413 (


Catholic elementary schools in Vaughan closed due to COVID-19 (


48 charges at Vaughan address tops weekly list for COVID-19 non-compliance team (,


Richmond Hill sees positive COVID-19 cases at No Frills, FreshCo, Loblaws, Shoppers Drug Mart, LCBO, McDonalds (


Vaughan's small charities struggle amid rising demand, falling donations due to COVID-19 (,


York Region News


York Region expands COVID-19 vaccines to 'high priority' health-care workers (,


Stouffville to have drive-thru vaccine site at SoccerCity (


Newmarket long-term care home faces public health order during 4th COVID-19 outbreak (


Richmond Hill's Mill Pond Park to undergo rehabilitation, revitalization (


Accountability, data needed for York Region board to successfully fight anti-Black racism (,


Markham seeks volunteers for Mayor's Black Youth Liaison Committee (,


GTA News


City of Toronto offering in-person and virtual camps for kids during April school break (


Toronto updating its number of neighbourhoods to 158 (


City of Toronto staff recommend return of ActiveTO weekend road closures, end of quiet streets program (


Provincial News


Ontario Supports Tourism, Culture, Sport and Recreation Organizations (


March 16

Vaughan News


Burlington and Vaughan Mayors discuss Ontario’s online vaccine booking system (CP24 TONIGHT)


Vaughan councillor: GTA companies sending letters supporting Highway 413 to York Region council (


SmartCentres' SmartVMC Continues with New Phase Announced (


East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Vaughan schools closed due to COVID-19 (


York Region News


Booking a vaccine in York Region? Don't look to the provincial portal yet (


East Gwillimbury offers vaccine appointment support for seniors (


Richmond Hill calls on GTA residents help plan for transit-oriented community (


They spent their savings on condos, townhomes in Richmond Hill, then saw homes being sold again (


Is York Region ready for fewer restrictions? (The Agenda)


Provincial News


Ontario Expanding the Protection and Preservation of Green Spaces (


Head of Ontario's vaccine task force set to leave as province's vaccine booking system launches (,,,,


Ontario books 90,000 vaccinations for COVID-19 on first day of online registration (,


Federal News


Canada will recommend AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine for those over 65, documents show (


March 15

Vaughan News


Vaughan Metropolitan Center's new goal is to move in more than 63,000 people by 2031 (


Starting Monday, Vaughan to add Maple Community Centre as second place for vaccination (


Markham, Vaughan, East Gwillimbury, Richmond Hill, Stouffville, Thornhill schools have new cases of COVID-19 (


COVID-19 vaccine distribution alert launched for residents of King-Vaughan (


Peel council strongly opposes the proposed GTA West 413 Corridor with vote (,


Make fire prevention part of your spring cleaning (


York Region opening 19,000 new appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 15 (


At 29 COVID-19 cases, York Region Public Health probes a ‘variant of concern’ at Vaughan school (


York Region News


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Holland Landing pumping station being retrofitted (


Food Basics, No Frills, Metro, Superstore, FreshCo with positive COVID-19 cases in York Region (


York Region school board launches new network to support Black students (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Hydro One expanding Stouffville distribution station (


Town of Aurora taking ownership of Sports Dome (


GTA News


Family doctors in Toronto, Peel start giving COVID-19 vaccinations (,


Provincial News


Ontario Launching Provincial Booking System for COVID-19 Vaccines (,