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May 28

Vaughan News


31,000 Italian-Canadians were declared “enemy aliens” (CP24)




Survey open to Vaughan citizens on design for city’s future downtown parks (


Survey open to Vaughan citizens on design for city’s future downtown parks (


No customers known to be affected in COVID-19 outbreak at Vaughan grocery store: York Region officials (


No customers known to be affected in COVID-19 outbreak at Vaughan grocery store, York Region officials say (


23 COVID-19 cases linked to Vaughan grocery store, York Region public health issues public notice (


Thornhill grocery store at centre of big COVID breakout (


Road-widening on Keele Street in Vaughan to begin week of May 31 (


York Region News


Federal, provincial, municipal governments invest $53M into King rec centre (


York Region says it’s been given ‘heads up’ by Ontario to shorten 2nd dose interval (


York Region kicks off Digital Pride this Wednesday (


'Significant milestone': more than 70 per cent of York Region adults have one dose of COVID-19 vaccine (


Aurora pop up COVID-19 vaccination clinic sticking around for an extra day (


'Unbe-leaf-able': Richmond Hill kicks off annual front gardens recognition (


Richmond Hill councillors claim over $209K in 2020 expenses, top 3 spenders tally 70% (


East Gwillimbury battle against cannabis growers turns costly (


York Region urging province to allow May 31 reopening (


GTA News


All GTA public health units prepared for schools to reopen, Ontario top doctor says (


Provincial News


Ontario Keeping Seniors in Long-Term Care Homes Cool this Summer (


Premier Doug Ford demands ‘consensus’ from doctors and educators before schools can reopen (


Federal News


Trudeau apologizes to Italian Canadians for internment during WW II (


May 27

Vaughan News


York U advances plans for School of Medicine (


23 COVID-19 cases linked to outbreak at Vaughan supermarket (


23 COVID-19 cases linked to outbreak at Vaughan supermarket (


Food Basics, Longos, Shoppers Drug Mart, Fortinos employees latest to test positive for COVID-19 in York Region (


Teen driver accused in crash that killed 2 kids in Vaughan, Ont. granted $300,000 bail (


Why condos in the suburbs are starting to feel like condos downtown (


Vaughan family's Victoria Day firework celebration grows out of control (


Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)


York Region News


York Region hits another COVID-19 vaccine milestone with 70% of adults vaccinated (


Sport Aurora's All Sport One Day offers kids chance to sample activities (


York Region donates retired ambulances to St. John Ambulance, Wounded Warriors (


Committee agendas (NRU)


GTA News


Toronto launches campaign to reach those not yet vaccinated -- and to start second doses (


Council unanimously approves streetcar purchase from Bombardier (


Next stop: Caledon (NRU)


Setting the stage for film (NRU)


Rethinking resiliency (NRU)


Preparing for intensification (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario boards would be able to resume in-person learning with few days' notice (


May 26

Vaughan News


Delays with the Highway 427 extension (CBC)


Underground Forming Heating Up for The Thornhill (


Human remains found in Vaughan, York police say (,,,


York Region COVID-19 enforcement team hands out 52 non-compliance tickets (


COVID-19 cases reported at Newmarket McDonald’s, Farm Boy, Shoppers (


York Region News


Georgina lighting up to local cannabis shops (,


York Region hosting 'youth friendly' vaccination clinics in Newmarket (


GTA News


Pickering's three-hour parking limit suspended during COVID-19 pandemic (


‘We live in a very diverse city’: As cremations increase, Toronto eyes a designated site for the scattering of ashes (


'An incredible milestone:' 65 per cent of Toronto adults have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine (,


Part of Toronto’s Bay Street to be closed for another month due to emergency repairs of 1878 sewer (


Provincial News


Ontario reports first AZ blood clot death, issues with 2nd AstraZeneca dose bookings (,


May 25

Vaughan News


Fireworks draw crowds despite stay-at-home order (


Vaughan councillor says city 'can't by law' stop entertaining controversial highrise bids (


Brand new $616M GTA highway may be off limits until next year, legal documents show (


Threatening weather forecast shuts down Canada's Wonderland vaccine clinic again (,


Canada's Wonderland clinic shifts to Maple Community Centre for 2 days (


York Region News


Newmarket, Aurora reopening outdoor amenities as of May 22 (


'Why is this allowed?': Richmond Hill residents frustrated by infill development (


York Region to open thousands of new COVID-19 vaccination appointments Tuesday (,


Youth-friendly clinics for COVID-19 vaccinations hosted by Region of York (


Road resurfacing project slated for Georgina's Ravenshoe Road this summer (


Aurora Road resurfacing project set to start May 25 (


Splish, splash: Georgina beaches open, parking lots limited to residents only (


Watermain work along Major Mackenzie Drive West in Richmond Hill will disrupt traffic until fall (


Minto development pushes net zero homes into the main stream and sales through the roof in Markham (,


GTA News


Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Toronto city hall administers more than 2,500 doses (


Provincial News


COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Expanding to Youth 12+ Ahead of Schedule (,,


Ontarians who received first AstraZeneca shot mid-March can book second dose (


Ford government to allow splash pads to open as of Saturday (