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Oct. 8

Vaughan News


Ahead of Thanksgiving weekend, Vaughan mayor says unvaccinated people ‘prolonging the pandemic’ (


Ahead of Thanksgiving weekend, Vaughan mayor says unvaccinated people ‘prolonging the pandemic’ (


York Region News


Richmond Hill residents, businesses invited to get involved in phase 2 of City Plan 2041 (


York Region considering vacant home tax as 'stick' in affordable housing crisis (


GTA News


Mississauga considers scrapping library late charges (


Union files grievance over Toronot’s plan to terminate unvaccinated workers (


Ontario hospital fires 57 unvaccinated employees; says 98.5 per cent obeyed mandate (


City construction bylaws once again in effect (


Tired of hearing loud vehicles at night in Toronto? City staff hope noise radar can put on the brakes (


Provincial News


GO trains and UP Express won’t require proof of COVID-19 vaccine (


The hugely controversial Highway 413 will cost taxpayers billions. But just how much the province won’t say (


Thanksgiving dinners and Halloween are back as Ontario issues COVID-19 holiday tips (


Think Ontario needs Hwy. 413? Then vote for me, Doug Ford says in new ads (


Oct. 7

Vaughan News


Vaughan council approves paid on-street parking pilot project in emerging downtown (


Vaughan council approves paid on-street parking pilot project in emerging downtown (


Vaughan endorses the Treat Accessibly initiative making it the first municipality in Canada to do so (


Gigantic multi-faceted development breaks ground in Vaughan (


Menkes, QuadReal Break Ground on 'Festival' at South VMC (


Fire Prevention Week with VFRS Fire Chief (105.9 The Region)


Vaughan International Music Festival (Fairchild TV)


York Region News


Let's get loud! Georgina fire chief encourages residents to learn the sounds of fire safety (


Some Ontario health units tighten immunization rules for indoor youth sports (


York Region acquires 142 hectares of land for regional forest expansion (NRU)


'Disappointing, again': York Region parents call for equitable access to COVID-19 rapid testing (


York Region's COVID-19 non-compliance team issues 22 charges; 17 by police (


GTA News


Dense development nears final approval in Ajax after appeal, revisions (NRU)


Brampton moving ahead with downtown revitalization initiatives (NRU)


Glen Williams Secondary Plan Update (NRU)


Federal and Toronto governments threaten suspension, termination of employees who fail to get vaccinated (


Mississauga Budget Committee Update: Fees and Charges for 2022 (


Toronto community groups demand more input on transit projects at Queens Park protest (


Oshawa may educate residents on coyotes after 2 recent attacks on children (


Toronto opens pop-up vaccine clinics ahead of Thanksgiving holiday weekend (


Ontario’s top doctor to release guidance for Thanksgiving, Halloween (


Federal News


Vaccine mandate for domestic travellers set to come into effect by month’s end (


Oct. 6

Vaughan News


Get your tickets! WinterFest returns to Canada’s Wonderland (


Developers Break Ground at Festival, The Largest New Mixed-Use Development in Vaughan's Metropolitan Centre (,


SmartCentres Unveils ArtWalk Condos at SmartVMC in Vaughan (


Overnight fire causes 'extensive' damage to Vaughan business, police say (


York Region News


'Reconcili-action': Indigenous speaker at Newmarket Truth and Reconciliation event hopes for change (


'The position of mayor is not a commodity': Richmond Hill residents urging mayoral byelection (


King rec facilities to require participants, visitors to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (


Community invited to share ideas for a more sustainable city (


'There is no plan B': Newmarket lacks water capacity alternatives to controversial sewage plant (


Provincial News


Ontario to roll out rapid testing for unvaccinated students in COVID-19 hot spots (


Federal News


Trudeau to announce vaccination mandate for all federal public servants (


Oct. 5

Vaughan News


Speech from the throne: Ontario plans to grow through infrastructure (


York Region News


Georgina ends COVID-19 state of emergency (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Tree removal on GO Stouffville corridor (


Markham fire service challenges you to 'Get Loud' by testing your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms (


York Region defends choice to mandate vaccines for youth at sports facilities (


GTA News


Brampton celebrates Small Business Month this October (


Milton council defers decision on banning election signs on public roadways (


Toronto city council defers vote on legalization of rooming houses (


Toronto Parking Authority workers, city headed for possible strike or lockout (


Provincial News


Province’s throne speech focuses on economic recovery and health-care and long-term care systems (


Federal News


Trudeau's got a cabinet to build -- and this time, it'll be harder (

Trudeau apologizes to First Nation in B.C. for not following up on Truth and Reconciliation Day invite (


Oct. 4

Vaughan News


Vaughan mayor encourages residents to ‘dedicate time to study the history’ of residential schools (


Vaughan mayor encourages residents to ‘dedicate time to study the history’ of residential schools (


Citing Dr. Kurji’s letter, Vaughan reiterates vaccination proof is needed at its sports facilities (


What’s happening in Vaughan after declaring a climate emergency three years ago? (


What’s happening in Vaughan after declaring a climate emergency three years ago? (


Vaughan earns award for using AI to reduce salt use on roads, retrofitting 24,000 LED streetlights (


Vaughan commemorates the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day (


Vaughan: a coming of age city (


YRP say no incident at Canada's Wonderland Halloween Haunt Oct. 1 (,,,,


Municipalities push back at York public health's sudden shift in rec facility enforcement (


York Region News


York Region parents, teachers push for COVID-19 rapid testing in schools (


York Region public schools to be closed Oct. 15 to give staff training on hybrid model (


Community Improvement Plan could be retooled after slow uptake (


Stouffville waiting until Nov. 1 to enforce vaccine requirements at indoor sports facilities (


York Region yet to name new medical officer of health  (


‘This is the start of something’: King museum recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (


York Region acquires 142 hectares of land in East Gwillimbury to expand York Regional Forest (


What's coming up at Newmarket council: 2% tax hike proposed for 2022 (


Newmarket retaining grace period before enforcing youth COVID-19 vaccination mandate Nov. 1 (


Stouffville residents invited to virutal open house on Official Plan Oct. 7 (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Multiple infill development proposed at 16th Ave. near Bayview (


'Cultural genocide': Aurora marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (


East Gwillimbury ends state of emergency in relation to COVID-19 (


COUNCIL CONNECTION: Fall marks the beginning of new recreation programs (


GTA News


Toronto Public Health warns of potential COVID-19 exposures at two Elections Canada polling stations (


Toronto launches one-day #Vax25 vaccine push throughout the city’s 25 wards (


COVID-19 anti-mask protest at elementary school in Mississauga infuriates the mayor (


Toronto adopts plan to create Black food sovereignty, first of its kind in North America (


Backyard pool rentals make big splash in Toronto. But it's not going swimmingly for neighbours (


Provincial News


Ontario Marks Fire Prevention Week (