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June 9



Vaughan politicians mark Italian Heritage Month by honouring contributions of Italians to Canada (


‘It’s lifesaving’: New plasma donor centre operated by Canadian Blood Services opens, spreads hope for more medical treatment (


Students walk out over York Catholic board decision not to fly Pride flag (,


York Region News


Progress continues on York affordable housing developments (


Richmond Hill fire services issues burn ban (


Richmond Hill city plan open house engages community about future plans (


YCDSB students 'walk out for action' to support 2SLGBTQ+ community (


GTA News


Bad air quality is dangerous for your pets. Here’s how to protect them from wildfire smoke (


Peel CAO speaks of staff feeling 'grief, anger and betrayal' after provincial announcement (


Provincial News


‘People are losing their lives’: Ontario’s fire marshal raises the alarm after spate of fatal fires (


Federal News


Federal Liberals want to make hybrid work permanent for members of Parliament (


June 8



What you need to know about fire bans in the Greater Toronto Area (


City of Vaughan conducting traffic study on Lawford Road (


OLT News (NRU)


York Region News


YRDSB appoints Bill Cober as new director of education (


York Region implements no right turn on red at 7 Markham intersections to improve safety (


From jumble to gateway (NRU)


GTA News


Peel District School Board encourages students to ‘monitor how they are feeling’ amid poor air quality (


City of Toronto adjusting programming due to poor air quality (


Toronto to see its worst air quality levels so far today. Here’s how long it’s expected to last (


Wildfire smoke: Best ways to protect yourself and your family as air quality worsens (


Assessing the lay of the land (NRU)


Preparing for flood risk (NRU)


Provincial News


As wildfires worsen air quality, Doug Ford urges Ontarians to avoid campfires -- but stops short of a fire ban (


Moving the needle of attainable housing (NRU)


June 7



Wildfire smoke has led to 'high levels of air pollution' in Toronto, Environment Canada says (


York Region News


Newmarket schools, club pause outdoor activity due to wildfire smoke (


Fire ban issued for Newmarket, Aurora effective immediately (


Immediate ban on all fires issued in Georgina (


'Hire to retire': York Regional Police introduces new leadership program for young recruits (


New library makes kids feel worthy at Newmarket’s Maple Leaf school (


Newmarket backs bill that would oust councillors for harassment (


GTA News


Toronto’s air quality ranks among the world’s worst as fires rage in Ontario and Quebec (


Provincial News


Peel Region breakup puts Doug Ford’s housing goals at risk, says Brampton mayor (


Ontario government passes bill to dissolve Peel Region (


June 6

Vaughan News


When renovating your home, make sure fire safety is part of the plan (


York Region News


The Regional Municipality of York Leads Joint Business Delegation to the AutoTech Detroit Conference; Delegation will Showcase Sector Strengths and Explore Cross-Border Partnerships (


'Power of community': Newmarket kicks off Pride celebrations with flag raising (


‘It makes me want to cry’: Anishinaabe woman touched by cultural shift in Richmond Hill (


GTA News


Leading mayoral hopefuls to push for votes in CBC Toronto debate as byelection nears (


Pride Toronto no longer expected to cut programming thanks to emergency federal funding (


Provincial News


Peterborough council agrees to lower speed limits around schools (


Province to advance Ontario Place plans regardless of who wins mayor’s race: house leader Paul Calandra (


Can we build affordable housing on surplus LRT lands? Metrolinx says we may not know for years (


Federal News


Canada preparing for 'unprecedented' wildfire season, forecasts suggest (


June 5

Vaughan News


Fire Chief Andrew Zvanitajs: City staff member recognized for heroic efforts (105.9 The Region)


Todd Coles: Join a City advisory committee (105.9 The Region)


Enjoy outdoor music with annual Vaughan Celebrates -- Concerts in the Park series (


Vaughan’s Major Mackenzie Drive West named among Top 5 worst roads in GTA (


WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? Demolition of one two-storey building for two townhouse blocks (


York Region News


‘We will not be set aside’: Students set to stage walkout calling on YCDSB to reverse Pride flag decision (


‘Home. Place. Belonging’: Virtual exhibit explores history of Chinese immigration to York Region (


'I’m flabbergasted as to why we don’t have a program here': Barrie mother calling for city to hire crossing guards (


YRT beleaguered by assaults, common with transit agencies across Canada (


Buttonville Airport has run out of runway as 60 years of aviation history makes way for new development (


GTA News


‘Disaster waiting to happen’: Mississauga residents, council blast proposed 700-unit development (


Provincial News


If the hot weather keeps up, Ontario is ‘at risk’ of power shortages this summer, report finds (


The next step in the Greenbelt battle: protecting the once off-limits Oak Ridges Moraine (


Kitchener baseball program for kids with disabilities proves to be a big hit (