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Jan. 14

Vaughan News


Anti-vax parents protested at Ontario education minister's home but nobody knows why (


Select Ontario pharmacies offering vaccine clinics for education staff Friday (


York Region News


Newmarket, Georgina mayors question province's environmental commitment on Bradford Bypass (


Environmentalists, MP advocate for federal impact assessment for Bradford Bypass (


Top 3 questions for 5 candidates vying to be next mayor of Richmond Hill (


GTA News


Extreme cold weather alert issued by the city of Toronto (


Toronto budget proposal moves ‘emotion-centred’ care for seniors closer to reality (


Toronto to open emergency shelters, give out more than 300,000 N95 masks to homeless (


Mississauga, Brampton fire departments not seeing impact to service levels during Omicron surge (


Unvaccinated City of Hamilton employees face end of May deadline to get shots (


Mayors of Toronto, Halifax on impact of Omicron on their cities (


Torontonians could pay average of $141 more on their property tax bill this year (


Brampton mayor and Peel medical officer respond to teacher union, trustee concerns over return to class (


Jan. 13

Vaughan News


Fatal head-on collision in Woodbridge leaves 1 person dead (,,,,,


Cranes Rise at Menkes' Festival Condominiums at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (


Not receiving PPE? Thornhill MPP Gila Martow calls for ‘equal treatment’ for all schools (


York Region News


York Region, experts say poop, not case counts, now the way to track COVID-19 (


Major development north Markham Secondary Plan area can proceed (NRU)


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Multiple infill development proposed at Lowther Ave. near Bathurst (


GTA News


City to consider opening more warming centres for unhoused people when extreme cold hits again (


Multi-tower Mississauga development proposed along future Hurontario LRT line (NRU)


Climate change work plan identifies ways to reduce Milton’s environmental footprint (NRU)


Decision made on future development of Bowmanville’s jury lands (NRU)


Brampton libraries join Mississauga in cutting fines on overdue materials (


Toronto to hold 'Vax the Northwest' COVID-19 vaccine mega-clinic on Jan. 23 (


Provincial News


Ontario Launching School-based Vaccine Clinics as Students Return to In-person Learning (


Ontario students to receive 2 rapid tests as school begins, top doctor's comments draw fire (


Ontario rejects tax on unvaxxed (


Federal News


Canada is in crisis when it comes to PCR testing, says federal health minister (


Jan. 12

Vaughan News


‘Surreal’: Ontario tabby cat missing for 11.5 years reunited with owner (


Hockey Canada names Kleinburg's Stacey, Keswick's Ambrose to women's Olympic squad (


2 more booster clinics open in Brampton and Mississauga for education workers (


York Region News


6 Aurora, 3 Newmarket municipal workers fired for failing to get COVID-19 vaccinations (


Concerns arise about potential voter fraud in Richmond Hill mayoral byelection (


Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville opens 8 outdoor rinks for winter fun (


Richmond Hill Public Library waives overdue fines for thousands of customers (


York Region adapts COVID-19 data reports to reflect changing situation (


GTA News


Being prepared for any emergency key to surviving it for residents of Milton, Oakville, Burlington (


Proposed changes to public golf courses are out of bounds, golfers say (


Rapid antigen tests are considered hazardous waste, so why do we throw them in the trash? (


Kitchener bylaw officers knocking doors to remind owners they must buy a dog licence (


Could a backyard house let Torontonians grow old at home? Proponents see adding a ‘garden suite’ as one solution to the city’s sky-high prices (


Board approves $1.1 billion Toronto police budget, a $25 million increase over 2021 (


Jan. 11

Vaughan News


Keeping fire safety top of mind (105.9 The Region)


Ontario’s Big City Mayors call for schools to be reopened (


'An absolute surge': Omicron wallops York Region hospitals (


Vaughan should be wary of Highway 413's impact on residents and business (


Vaughan should be wary of Highway 413's impact on residents and business (


MAP: Get your thrills on the hills: Where to toboggan in York Region (


New York Regional Police #1 District headquarters in Newmarket opens Jan. 10 (


York Region News


Service Ontario in Stouffville closes for two days due to staffing shortage (


3 Newmarket employees fired under town's mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy (


To be continued: Expect more on these Georgina projects, issues in 2022 (


Richmond Hill mayoral byelection: Check the mail for your voter information package (,


GTA News


Should Toronto police have horses? $5.9 million budget shines spotlight on pricey mounted unit (


Toronto reports absences among emergency services, ambulance service delays amid Omicron wave of COVID-19 (,,


Peel Public Heath says it doesn’t have resources to investigate workplace COVID-19 outbreaks as workers are sounding the alarm (


TTC terminates more than 350 employees who didn’t comply with vaccination policy (


Provincial News


Ontario schools to reopen for in-person learning on Monday: sources (,,,,


Federal News


Americans advised to avoid travel to Canada due to rising COVID-19 caseload (,,


Jan. 10

Vaughan News


Mark Terry receives Order of Vaughan (


This Ontario cat came back -- after 12 years on the lam (


York Region News


Stouffville purchases downtown property for $1M to enlarge area around 19 on the Park (


Richmond Hill advising residents to stay off frozen bodies of water (


King council approves over $1.5M in renovations for Schomberg Community Hall (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Town of Georgina expands works yard (


York Region Transit recruiting post-secondary student volunteers to offer ideas (


Aurora, Newmarket employers can apply for Canada Summer Jobs program to provide opportunities for youth (


GTA News


Toronto considering all-electric ferry fleet (


‘No units available’: COVID-19 makes Toronto paramedics ambulance issues worse (


Provincial News


Ontario Providing Supports for Small Businesses, Workers and Families (


Ontario cuts electricity prices following COVID-19 shutdowns of businesses and schools (


Federal News


Provinces could make vaccination mandatory, says federal health minister (