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March 26

Vaughan News


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


The Return of Fun: Vaughan Condo Project Promises an Ongoing Festival (


Mobility Hub at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (


York Region News


Give Aurora pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic, councillor tells Region of York (


$360M York Regional Police operating budget includes 23 additional members (


York Region targeting manufacturing plants, gyms, hookah bars to avoid new lockdown (


York Region looking to give COVID-19 vaccines to people aged 45 to 60 in hotspot neighbourhoods (


Funding pledged by Province to tackle rising cases of COVID-19 in emergency shelters (


Provincial News


Ontario's Action Plan Doubles Ontario Small Business Support Grant (


Ontario marks highest daily COVID-19 case count in 2 months as variants of concern take over new infections (


Online learning could be here to stay as Ontario considers plans to offer it to all students post-pandemic (


Federal News


Former prime ministers quietly line up with the crowds for their COVID-19 shots (


Canada's Moderna shipment of nearly 600,000 doses delayed into next week (


March 25

Vaughan News


Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)


Vaughan gives green light to Mobility Management Strategy (NRU)


City of Vaughan continues to provide financial support for seniors (


Another Catholic elementary school in Vaughan closed because of COVID-19 (


York Region News


Library launches author series exploring the experiences of Indigenous, Caribbean and African Peoples in Canada (


Relocation of long-term care facility to King Township (


Community spread ‘escalating’: Teachers push for stronger COVID-19 safety measures in York Region schools (


Time to hop into the new season with Aurora's Hello Spring! event for kids April 3 (


Have your say! Richmond Hill reviews rules about home-based businesses, sheds, accessory structures (


No penalty for Richmond Hill Coun. Tom Muench after integrity report criticism (


Markham mayor ‘disturbed and disgusted’ by series of assaults targeting East Asian people in city (


GTA News


Torontonians over 75 with limited transportation options will be offered free rides to COVID vaccination clinics (


Lack of funds in Ontario budget for supportive housing is a ‘glaring missing item,’ Toronto officials say (


Halton Region expanding vaccine appointments to include 70-plus Friday (


Ken Soble tower rehabilitation (NRU)


Port Colborne to convey Chesnut Park for affordable housing project (NRU)


Ajax Economic Development Plan (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario budget 2021: Deep deficits as province plots COVID-19 recovery (


Ontario's Action Plan: Protecting People's Health and Our Economy (


Federal News


Government of Canada funds more than 3,000 projects across Canada to support seniors (


March 24

Vaughan News


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? Stretch of Rutherford Road in Vaughan to be temporarily closed (,


York Region News


Tunnel vision over Yonge subway extension to Richmond Hill threatens Markham neighbourhoods, critics charge (


The who, what and where of the Georgina Ice Palace COVID-19 vaccine centre (


Aurora spruces up Library Square construction site with creative banners (


Richmond Hill council fires another integrity commissioner, seeking replacement (


York Region now vaccinating homebound, with rollout to age 70+ possible within 10 days (


York Region COVID-19 enforcement continues crackdown on restaurants, spas (


Newmarket aims to prepare residents for future without single-use plastics (


Battle heats up between Aurora and Ontario municipal affairs minister over MZO development plans (


GTA News


City adds staff to COVID-19 vaccination clinics after a second day with long lineups (


Brampton scores new hospital in Ford government budget (


Provincial News


Ontario Helping People Get their COVID-19 Vaccination (


What the Ford government's budget could mean for Ontario students, teachers (,


Ontario unveils more details about who will become eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 2 (


City looks to provincial budget for stability and to fill COVID-19 gaps (


Federal News


Liberal government to unveil first budget in 2 years on April 19 (


March 23

Vaughan News


Drive-through vaccine site to open at Canada's Wonderland as York Region expands vaccinations to 70+ (


Vaughan awarded almost $92K from Ontario after its online ‘innovative’ Winterfest (,


Ontario Liberals would kill Hwy. 413 ‘once and for all,’ Steven Del Duca says (


4 schools in Markham, Vaughan closed due to COVID-19 (


York Region News


Remember these safety tips before you fire up the grill this spring (


Newmarket to begin replacing water meters (


Georgina axes summer camps, redeploys staff to Georgina Ice Palace vaccine clinic (


Integrity commissioner recommends Richmond Hill Coun. Tom Muench be censured (


New Yonge North Subway extension will make commutes easier (


Newmarket bringing back paper ballot voting for 2022 municipal election (


GTA News


Library staff to help as Toronto pushes to get seniors 80-plus signed up for COVID-19 vaccine (


Toronto officials want more pharmacies in hard hit areas to get COVID-19 vaccines (


Wealthy and white: ActiveTO made some progress in diversifying cycling, but more needs to be done (


ActiveTO's most popular road closure unlikely to return in 2021 due to 'intolerable' traffic concerns (


Downtown Mississauga YMCA sold to developer in multi-million dollar real estate deal (


March 22

Vaughan News


Where did Hwy. 413 come from? (


Where did Hwy. 413 come from? (


Hwy. 413 protesters in King advocate for greenbelt protection (


Growing number of municipalities voice opposition to province's proposed GTA West highway (


Despite Vaughan's official opposition, York Region council continues support of Hwy. 413 (


Vaughan teenager creates app to solve lineup problem (


Want to see design review for historic Vaughan road? Then join on March 23 (


Want to see design review for historic Vaughan road? Then join on March 23 (


Metrolinx project to close Rutherford Road stretch March 26 to 29 (




York Region News


Newmarket mayor calls for national ban on handguns as critics take aim at proposed legislation (


York Region Council vote to send letter to federal government in support Bradford Bypass project (


York Region restaurants, bars allowed to open at 50% capacity starting March 20 (


York Region homeless shelters receive $10.7M to help fight COVID-19 (




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


New project under the Universal Broadband Fund to bring fast, reliable high-speed Internet to rural King Township (


GTA News


Brampton is getting a new long-term care home and affordable housing units (


Toronto observes one year since first COVID-19 death in the city in moving ceremony (


Toronto is redrawing its map, creating 34 new neighbourhoods -- including one called ‘Ryerson’ (


Provincial News


Vaccine rollout set to shift into high gear with major surge in expected deliveries (


Public health pandemic 'alert' system didn't operate as intended for COVID-19: report (


Ontario Releases 2020 Public Sector Salary Disclosure (


Province, Metrolinx move ahead with Yonge North Subway extension project (