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June 4

Vaughan News


‘We are so fortunate’: Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital to fully open June 6 (


4 grocery stores report positive COVID-19 tests in Vaughan (


York Region News


'Too slow of a reopening agenda': York Region continues to pressure province to ease restrictions (


Food Bank of York Region expanded support thanks to $373,500 Ontario Trillium Foundation grant (


Dose-by-Dose: a look at York Region's vaccine rollout for May 2021 (


Town-wide wi-fi access program to be examined by staff (


Town of Georgina waterfront parks are open, with parking restricted to residents only (


Newmarket mayor disappointed as province puts brakes on Upper York Sewage Solutions plant (


GTA News


How should Scarborough Centre change? Let children tell us, says City of Toronto (


ActiveTO expanding to Allen Road for the first time (


Provincial News


Ontario Easing Restrictions on Long-Term Care (


Ontario Enhancing Blue Box Program (,,


Ontario legislature rises for summer amid opposition warning adjournment is premature (


Ontario residents who got AstraZeneca vaccine can get Pfizer or Moderna booster at 12-week mark (


A day after Doug Ford hinted at an early reopening, Ontario’s top doctor says it’s too soon to say (


Ontario educators skeptical about government plan to have schools hold outdoor graduation ceremonies (


Federal News


Ottawa releases action plan to fight the scourge of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (


June 3

Vaughan News


Vaughan hospital to open to the public for full service Sunday (


Vaughan hospital officially opens as full-service facility on Sunday (


Hillmont at SXSW Coming Soon to Islington and Steeles (


UPDATE: Developer behind cancelled Icona condos in Vaughan has put the site up for sale (


Vaughan woman rowing 1050 km to support Heart and Stroke Foundation in honour of grandmother (


York Region News


Roadwork at Leslie and Leslie Valley in Newmarket expected to last all summer (


York Region opens second-dose COVID-19 vaccine bookings to those 70+ (


Have your say on Newmarket's 'unique' bylaw that would ban erotic massage (


Free rapid COVID-19 test kits being offered to Newmarket businesses (


GTA News


City ready to go live with CafeTO -- sort of (


Toronto mayor sends out strong message about Jew hatred (


Patrick Brown: Brampton’s essential workers need second dose to stop spread of explosive variant (


Ryerson report calls for Seismic Planning Reform to tackle GTHA housing crisis (NRU)


Peel Region launches Affordable Housing incentives pilot program (NRU)


Provincial News


Remote Learning to Continue across Ontario for the Remainder of School Year (


Ontario updating AstraZenaca second dose guidance (NRU)


Federal News


Canada now among top countries for 1st doses of COVID-19 vaccines. So how high can we go? (


2021 census data will assist long-term planning (NRU)


June 2

Vaughan News


York Region municipalities mourn children found at Kamloops residential school (


2 Georgina short-term rentals among 10 charges for York Region COVID-19 violations (

Power outage in Vaughan affecting 502 homes, businesses: Alectra Utilities (


A wave of dangerous driving in the GTA is prompting calls for strict enforcement, design change (


SmartCentres' President & CEO Takes Temporary Medical Leave (


York Region News


Newmarket marks Environmental Week with sale on green bins, blue boxes (


'Wow, why didn't we do this 20 years ago?' Newmarket moves toward single-use plastics ban on town property (


Go from Zero to Hero with Aurora's summer lifeguarding program (


Calling all campers -- summer camps are back in Richmond Hill! (


Richmond Hill Public Library celebrates Pride with drag queen storytime (


Newmarket calls on province to reopen patio dining, personal services, shopping (


'Underground activity' concerns York Region doctor with Ontario's cautious reopening plans (


Second dose appointments for COVID-19 vaccine eagerly snapped up in York Region (


GTA News


Toronto Public Health warns of fraudulent text messages to residents about COVID-19 testing (


Yard sales get the green light in Hamilton under new gathering limits (


Toronto vaccine clinics report harassment from people ineligible for second doses (


Toronto animal-control companies say calls about squirrel infestations are up (


Provincial News


Behind closed doors, Doug Ford told MPPs that Ontario schools probably can’t reopen this year: source (


Ontario Maintains COVID-19 Restrictions as Stay-at-Home Order is Set to Expire (


June 1

York Region News


York Region weighs in on province making vaccines mandatory in long-term care homes (


Markham campus site of first Canadian UN leadership training centre opening at York U (


Developer's plans for 88 homes, 200 apartments in Aurora to be debated in June (


'No Mow May': East Gwillimbury residents let their lawn grow (


GTA News


Some Toronto age groups approach 80 per cent vaccination rate as vaccine supplies set to jump (


Provincial News


Doug Ford promises announcement on whether schools will reopen 'in a day or two' (


Insiders say Doug Ford is looking to dump lockdown critics as he shuffles cabinet that’s ‘too white and too male’ (


Ontario's stay-at-home order ends Wednesday. What happens before the reopening plan begins? (


Federal News


Canada to recommend mixing and matching AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines (


Trudeau says federal government will help find other residential school gravesites (


May 31

Vaughan News


'We're so excited': Volunteers help seniors 80+ secure 2nd dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (


Developer behind cancelled Icona condos in Vaughan has put the site up for sale (


Vaughan Working Families took Elections Ontario to court over ads accusing teachers’ union of using kids as pawns (


83-year-old York Region bridge makes way for the future (


Rampant littering and disregard for human life? Toronto going wild on weekends may actually be a good sign (


Government of Canada invests over $192,000 to bring high-speed Internet to 113 more homes in Vaughan and East Gwillimbury Français (


City receives six awards from Festivals and Events Ontario (


Despite pandemic, York Region continues to make progress on its strategic plan (


Vaughan's PineCrest Event Centre, 21 patrons issued tickets after operating despite Stay-at-Home order (


Canada Honours 215 Children Whose Remains Were Found Buried, Flags Flown At Half-mast (


York Region News


Council Connection: Georgina's website is the town's ultimate resource (


Pandemic or not, will you be prepared in the event of an emergency? (


Aurora on track for a population of 84,900 by 2051 (  


York Region working to minimize 'confusion' around accelerated second dose appointments (


Richmond Hill approves first community energy and emission plan (


York Region's early garbage solution could be a lesson for neighbouring Simcoe County (


Time to reopen economy, York Region mayors say (


‘Aligns with the teaching of Jesus’: Parent urges York Region Catholic board to raise Pride flag (


GTA News


Toronto honours 215 children found buried at B.C. residential school with vigil, memorial (


Provincial News


Ontario to replace Dr. David Williams as chief medical officer of health (


Expiry extended for AstraZeneca shots in Ontario (