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May 14

Vaughan News


York Region transitioning vaccine bookings to provincial system (


Safely enjoying fireworks from home for Victoria Day (


Safely enjoying fireworks from home for Victoria Day (


Digitizing healthcare delivery (Smart Buildings)


York Region News


Men’s emergency shelter eyed for south Aurora (


'Public health and health of economy are interdependent': businesses getting rapid COVID-19 tests (


Will I get my second dose? Is a fourth wave coming? York Region gets an update on COVID-19 (


Aurora completes first three milestones in national climate protection program (


Mayors call for “predictability” on what will follow stay-at-home order (


Town of East Gwillimbury launches new mobile-friendly website (


GTA News


Toronto to cancel summer events for 2nd year in a row (,,,


Hamilton LRT was ‘a condition’ of a bigger transit deal between province, feds (


The physical distancing circles are back at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto (


Provincial News


Ontario to keep stay-at-home order until 'at least' June 2, Ford says (,,,,,


Ontario schools to stick with online learning for now despite vaccines coming for youth (,


Federal News


Trudeau cleared in WE Charity scandal but former finance minister broke conflict law, says ethics watchdog (,


May 13

Vaughan News


York Region's drinking water quality scores 100% in Chief Drinking Water Report (


York Region COVID-19 enforcement team hands out 19 non-compliance charges (


Police investigating after possibly anti-Semitic banners placed in Vaughan (,,,


York Region News


Anger growing in Thornhill neighbourhood atop planned Yonge North subway extension (,


No parking: Georgina increases parking fines along Lake Simcoe (


'More skin in the game': Stouffville Chamber of Commerce gets taxpayer money to improve downtown (


Seneca College, Kingbridge Centre bringing innovation hub to King to help 'grow the green economy' (


GTA News


Toronto not yet ready to consider reopening schools, city's top doctor suggests (


Torontonians aged 40-plus eligible for vaccination at city-run clinics starting Thursday (


Toronto to purchase dozens of new streetcars from Thunder Bay Alstom plant (


Tribunal sides with developer who owns air rights vs. Toronto in dispute over Rail Deck Park (


Formalizing offsetting policy (NRU)


Accommodating more (NRU)


Getting employment lands shovel-ready (NRU)


Enabling affordability (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario Continues to Expand Access to Rapid Testing for Workplaces (


Over 50 per cent of Ontario Adults Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine (


Ontario pledges $340K to help combat anti-Asian racism through school programs (


Ontario planning to vaccinate youth aged 12-17 by June, guidance on 2nd AstraZeneca shot coming (


Ontario government failed to track $4.4-billion in COVID-19 relief spending, audit finds (


May 12

Vaughan News


Should Vaughan council grow some more? Resident spurs talk of adding 6th ward councillor (


Georgina marina, Markham barbershop, Vaughan sports facility among 19 charges for COVID-19 violations (


Canada's Wonderland postpones 2021 opening date due to provincial restrictions (,


York Region News


Ottawa Joins Ontario in Making Historic Investments in Greater Toronto Area Transit (,,,,,


Richmond Hill councillor tells 'cautionary tale' of COVID infection, pleads for vigilance (,


Federal government denies request for Bradford Bypass assessment, leaving environmental groups concerned (


5 employees at Stouffville Walmart test positive for COVID-19 (


Update: After second public outcry, Aurora mayor moves to ban beaver traps (


Former Metrolinx and City of Toronto directors part of Markham's new senior staff roster (


GTA News


'Iconic' bridge sails into Toronto harbour, one step closer to city’s newest island (


Clerical errors in Toronto court services 'rare,' city says (


Provincial News


Ontario hasn’t ruled out reopening schools where COVID cases low, but concerns remain (


Ontario pauses first doses of AstraZeneca over clot concerns (,,,,,


Ontario golf courses will remain closed during COVID-19 stay-at-home order, solicitor general says (


May 11

Vaughan News


Mayors want predictability on restrictions (CP24)


The Thornhill (


York Region News


Rising incidence rate of children under 5 with COVID-19 'disturbing': York Region MOH (,


Newmarket Public Library re-opens The Lendery with tools, appliances, sports equipment and more for loan (


Richmond Hill names new integrity commissioner (,


Newmarket neighbours raise parking concerns about Davis townhouse development (


GTA News


Toronto officials urge province to extend lockdown but reopen outdoor facilities (


Provincial News


People with at-risk conditions eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario today (,


Ontario lacks AstraZeneca supply ahead of second-shot eligibility: Elliott (,,


Ontario's stay-at-home order will likely be extended into June to avoid fourth COVID-19 wave (,,,,


Ontario's plan to overhaul Blue Box program stalls, leaving sector 'on hold' (


May 10

Vaughan News


York Region's drinking water gets top marks (


Feds step in for assessment of GTA West corridor (


Documents reveal 14 employees at 7 Walmart stores in York Region recently test positive for COVID-19 (


Another 15 grocery stores in York Region report recent positive COVID-19 tests (


What’s going on here? TRCA planning aerial spraying in Caledon, Brampton, Woodbridge, Stouffville (


York Region News


50 per cent of adults in York Region have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine (,,


Keeping rainwater out of the basement (


'Crisis in confrontations': hot tempers, confusion plague Newmarket vaccine clinic (


York Region ramping up rollout: When do you qualify for COVID-19 vaccine? (


'Barbaric': Aurora 'sneakily' resuming use of inhumane conibear beaver traps, woman says (


Markham announces plans to commemorate '50 years of excellence' (


You can help design Aurora's diversity wall mural to celebrate Canada's multicultural mosaic (


$40-million price tag to build Newmarket's Mulock Property won't fall on taxpayers (


GTA News


Council approves U.S firm’s controversial contract for online payment system (


GTA regions ramping up COVID-19 vaccinations this week (


'Hold onto the light': Toronto to vaccinate 50% of all adults with first doses this weekend (


City says enforcing alcohol ban in Toronto parks 'not a priority' (


City of Toronto calls for action against the surging price of construction material (


Provincial News


Ontario Continues to Expand Booking Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccines to More Ontarians (


Federal News


4th wave of COVID-19 likely, seasonal return may be inevitable if Canada reopens too fast (


Canada to get two million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses as provinces expand rollouts (