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May 7

Vaughan News


Highway 427 extension in Vaughan sits empty amid legal battle between province, consortium (


Brand new Highway 427 extension in Vaughan sits unused (


What happens next with Ontario’s Highway 413? (


York Region News


Speed humps coming to portion of Centre Street to discourage wrong-way drivers (


Aurora invites residents to help design Korean War Memorial (


Are you prepared for emergency? Newmarket, Aurora fire department says this is week to make sure (


York Region apologizes after teachers turned away at Newmarket vaccination centre (


York Region public board offering hybrid learning for 2021-22 school year (


Markham appoints key members to leadership team (


GTA News


Toronto Public Health issues new order limiting in-person school attendance (


City manager condemns TDSB's decision to file $90M lawsuit over York Memorial Collegiate fire (


Toronto bans electric scooters over safety concerns and not everyone is pleased (


'Status quo isn't working': Toronto proposing city-wide rules for legal rooming houses (


Pilot project will test dog owners’ willingness to dump doggy-doo in trash bins (


Toronto council votes to give tree maintenance contracts to firms called out by auditor general (


Provincial News


All Ontarians 18+ eligible for vaccine come May 24 (


Ontarians urged to celebrate Mother's Day virtually (


Federal News


More than 650,000 AstraZeneca doses to arrive in the 'coming weeks': Fortin (


May 6

Vaughan News


York Region expands COVID-19 vaccine bookings to those 18+ in hot spot communities (,,


Digitizing healthcare delivery: New Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital a case study in collaboration and smart construction (


York Region News


Creation of East Humber Headwaters Park in King advances (


What you need to know about booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in York Region (


Whoop! 261K COVID-19 vaccines doled out in York Region in April (


'Important roadmap': Newmarket releases new economic development strategy (


GTA News


Rogers’ first residential venture is coming to Mississauga (


Improving your outdoor space? Here’s what you need to know (


TDSB launches $90M lawsuit against city, fire department, over massive blaze that destroyed York Memorial Collegiate Institute (,


All Peel Region residents 18+ now eligible to book COVID-19 vaccine shots as of Thursday (


Almost all of Toronto's city-run vaccine clinic appointments booked for May, mayor says (


Toronto council approves $20M deal with U.S. tech company PayIt, but some competitors crying foul (


Mississauga makes moves to accommodate gentle density in neighbourhoods (NRU)


Hamilton permitting secondary units on residential properties (NRU)


Caledon adopts new agricultural zoning by-laws (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario wants 65% of adults vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of May (


Ontario Investing in Healthy Communities (


Ontario Launches Mobile Vaccine Units in Hot Spot Workplaces (


May 5

Vaughan News


Vaughan councillor, who lost 10 people she knows to COVID-19, urges people to get vaccinated (


15 grocery strores in York Region report recent postive COVID-19 tests (


Businesses in Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan nicked for non-compliance (


Speed limits reduced on roads in Newmarket, across York Region (


Building permits March 2021 -- 3rd consecutive month of “record-setting numbers” (


RCMP investigate Vaughan Working Families for ads attacking Ontario Teachers’ Unions (


York Region News


'Very inequitable and unethical': York Region's vaccine rollout frustrates, confuses some residents (


York Region politicians balk at heated rhetoric over COVID-19 measures (


State-of-the-art youth centre in Richmond Hill gets $2-million injection to offset COVID-19 impact (


Was there ‘data manipulation’ on York Region’s COVID-19 dashboard? (


Newmarket council eyes 1.99% tax increase for 2022 (


GTA News


City of Toronto launches pilot to capture dog waste in street litter bins (


The City of Toronto wants to keep its ban on e-scooters. Meanwhile, Ottawa is embracing them (


Hamilton officials urge residents to use province's online booking system to take pressure off city's hotline (


Provincial News


Milton to reaffirm Halton Region’s opposition to controversial GTA West highway (


Ontario needs 'continued reduction' in COVID-19 to loosen restrictions: Health Minister (


Ontario schools will offer online learning option for entire 2021-2022 school year (


Ontario school boards will have up to $1.6 billion to spend on COVID-19 costs for the next school year (


May 4

Vaughan News


Federal government to carry out environmental assessment of proposed Highway 413 (,,,


Southlake, Mackenzie Health, Reena partner to vaccinate residents with developmental disabilities (


York Region News


Newmarket unveils design for totally tricked-out outdoor skatepark (


YSpace announces new cohort of food ventures participating in Food Accelerator program (


York Region politicians balk at heated rhetoric over COVID-19 measures (


'The happiest place in Stouffville': Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic a light at the end of the tunnel (


'Grown in Georgina' field-to-table series gets tourism boost (


More than just books: Georgina library lending mobile Wi-Fi hotspots (


GTA News


Brampton’s electric buses officially on the roads (


More than 40% of eligible Toronto residents have now received 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine, city says (


Councillors park Hamilton e-scooter proposal for more consultation (


Mississauga studying ways to increase housing choices and affordability (


Provincial News


Ontario may shorten dose intervals, mix vaccines (


May 3

Vaughan News


Who are Canada’s real estate billionaires? A field guide to the secretive and super-rich (


Vaccine shortage closes three York Region locations Monday (


York Region News


Cycle Aurora encourages biking enthusiasts to re-discover community (


Richmond Hill pays tribute to community volunteers with virtual ceremony (


York Region expands COVID-19 vaccine to all hot spots for residents, workers aged 35+ (


YRT mobility on-request service connects to 8 locations in Newmarket (


Georgina’s current Civic Centre ‘just doesn’t work’ for post-pandemic world (


Richmond Hill combating invasive European gypsy moth and you can help (


Need a tool? Blender? Board game? Check out Newmarket's 'library of things' (


York Region Public Health pilots end-of-day vaccination wait list (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Flood control projects in Thornhill (


Mulock to close at tracks May 7 to 10 in Newmarket (


GTA News


Residents near historic downtown site want councillors to push back on Metrolinx plans to take over land for Ontario Line (


Torontonians 18+ in hot spot postal codes eligible for COVID-19 vaccine at city clinics as of Monday (


Hamilton will plant thousands more trees this year -- if COVID allows (


Peel Region is not on target to meet 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals (


On the shores of Georgian Bay, an Ontario boom town puts a sudden stop to development. Why? It says it’s running out of water (


Provincial News


Ontario's political parties gear up for next spring's election in the shadow of COVID-19 (


Ontario making it easier to fine-tune e-bike bylaws (


RCCAO urges feds to establish fund to fix water infrastructure (