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Dec. 9



CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish Donor of the Day (CP24)


York Region News


‘Excited and apprehensive’: New King Township council sworn in to office (


Get in the game and help design Georgina’s Game Plan for next 4 years (


Aurora could be more “proactive” on rental property inspection (


GTA News


Toronto street with highest number of speeding tickets is 'a design issue', longtime resident says (


Ontario Place redevelopment plan features underground parking for more than 2,000 vehicles, felling of around 850 trees (


Toronto’s top doc shares holiday advice amid a ‘steep rise’ in influenza activity (


Provincial News


Ontario passes bill extending strong mayor powers for Toronto and Ottawa (,,,,


Dec. 8



Amid domestic violence increase in Ontario, York Region communities raise flags for Montreal massacre victims (


SmartLiving’s The Milway is a brand new rental building in Vaughan’s new city centre (


Mackenzie Health invites public to annual town hall (


What's happening in Vaughan, Thornhill and King (Dec. 9 to 15) (


Committee agendas (NRU)


York Region News


York Region funds ideas to prepare businesses for Canada's ban on single-use plastics (


Millions of dollars to be lost under housing bill, East Gwillimbury warns (


GTA News


This Toronto speed camera has caught more drivers than any other for six months running (


Hamilton city council to ask province to repeal parts of its controversial housing bill (


Province begins work on the Bradford Bypass (NRU)


Midrise residential development proposed for suburban Hamilton (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario Flowing More Funding for Municipal Transit (


Coalition will guide industry towards creation of more accessible buildings and homes (NRU)


New research calls for full decarbonization of Ontario electrical grid by 2025 (NRU)


Federal News


Bank of Canada hikes key overnight interest rate by 50 basis points to 4.25% (


Dec. 7



What's behind a so-called $100M 'greenbelt gamble' in Vaughan? (


What's behind a so-called $100M 'greenbelt gamble' in Vaughan? (


Vaughan home prices surge 8.6 per cent to $1.36 million (November 2021) (


York Region News


Newmarket signs multi-year sponsorship deal with Mercedes-Benz to support events at Riverwalk Commons (


Markham District Energy secures $270M investment to expand clean energy service (


New and 'unique' exhibition explores Aurora's local history (


Newmarket begins recreation sign-ups under new software system (


GTA News


Majority of Toronto councillors reject minority-rule mayor (,


Toronto water, garbage bills to rise 3% (


Cabbagetown mansion being repurposed as affordable housing for unhoused Indigenous men (


Ex-Mississauga councillor sues city, colleague for alleged harassment (


Provincial News


Doug Ford defends Greenbelt land swap, says Liberals also made changes (


Proposed changes to Greenbelt risk 'irreversible harm,' Parks Canada says (


Dec. 6



2 cats die in Vaughan, Ont. house fire, officials say (


2 cats die in Vaughan, Ont. house fire, officials say (


'Keep your hands off the people's Greenbelt': Hundreds rally in downtown Guelph against provincial housing bills (


Multiple closures on Highway 400 in Vaughan Dec. 5-10 with one leaving ‘all lanes closed’ (


York Region News


Georgina's draft 2023 budget comes with whopping 6.99% proposed increase -- the largest increase in 5 years (


'Inspire a young generation': Newmarket YouTube sensation Peter McKinnon creating Main Street creators' hub (


Newmarket downtown Main Street patrons getting longer to park (


GTA News


Registration for city-run winter recreation and March Break programs opens Tuesday (,


Provincial News


Ontario CUPE school staff vote to ratify contract with government (,,


Marit Stiles set to become Ontario’s NDP leader (


Dec. 5



Mayor Del Duca encourages residents to shop local (105.9 The Region)


City of Vaughan acquires The Sports Village (


MORNING UPDATE: York Region weather, traffic and more for Dec. 5, 2022 (


Push for licensing and full practice of PH-trained professionals (


York Region News


'A promise is a promise': York Region residents voice opposition to Bill 23 (


Expecting guests? Planning to party? Newmarket offers 4 parking lots for overnight parking until April 15 (


WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? Environmental assessment underway at Snively Wetland in Richmond Hill (


Flu trends 'very concerning' in York Region, top doc says (


Newmarket mayor wants debate with housing minister on new bill (


GTA News


Tory uses strong mayor powers to appoint new city manager (,


Dundas Street West businesses grapple with prolonged construction due to sinkhole (


Provincial News


Six things to know about Ontario’s controversial medical condition report system (


Province not doing enough to prevent urban flooding, Ontario auditor general finds (


Federal News


Majority of Canadians favour Emergencies Act invocation, poll shows (


Dec. 2, 2022



Mayor Del Duca on infrastructure funding (105.9 The Region)


York Region News


Noor Javed on the Greenbelt (105.9 The Region)


Emmerson selected to lead Regional Council for 2022-2026 term (


Housing, a hospital or both? Councillors in GTA township raise concerns about future of Greenbelt land (


Newmarket signs new sponsorship agreement for Riverwalk Commons (


GTA News


Brampton election sign ban faces legal challenge from civil liberties advocates (


‘Very disheartening’: New Tecumseth councillors learn about impacts of Bill 23 (


10 ways Toronto could make cycling safer if it gave a damn (


Keep Ontario Place as a public space (


Provincial News


Ford says he won't use notwithstanding clause for Bill 124 after court ruled it unconstitutional (


Pitch to equalize Hamilton city councillor budgets via $1.3M hike fails (


Regional councillor wants provincial housing legislation paused to measure negative impacts on municipalities (


Minister Clark is shamefully misleading or dangerously ignorant about development charges (


Federal News


Canada’s new dental benefit is now accepting applications. Here’s what you need to know (


Dec. 1, 2022



Vaughan goes big for its SmartCentres holiday tree illumination (


City of Vaughan's leaves and yard waste collection service to stop week of Dec. 5 (


OLT News (NRU)


York Region News


Barrie's new deputy mayor named as council debates new provincial housing bill (


Wellington East Business Centre in Aurora designed to reduce carbon footprint (


School’s out, community’s in (NRU)


GTA News


How should we fund cities? (


Proposing parameters (NRU)


Legitimizing indoor farming (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario to audit municipal funding gap due to housing law, pledges to cover shortfall



Ontario auditor general addresses environment, casinos and education in 2022 report. Here are the highlights (


Cobourg concerned Bill 23 will have ‘potentially detrimental impacts’ (


Nov. 30, 2022



CP Holiday Train rolls into York Region on Wednesday (


GTA News


Toronto speed cameras net $34M fines from lead-footed drivers, city says (


Illegal dumping complaints in Toronto pile up as enforcement falls: investigation (


Provincial News


‘Narrow-minded’ Bill 23 panned by Hamilton staffers, council (


‘Yes or no?’: Housing minister pressed to say whether developers were tipped to Greenbelt changes (,,


Metrolinx postpones plan to chop down trees in 200-year-old Osgoode Hall garden (


Ontario’s new gas plants will cause your hydro rates to rise, report says (


Doug Ford’s controversial wage-cap law ruled unconstitutional (


Federal News


Jason Kenney resigns after Danielle Smith introduces her sovereignty act (


Danielle Smith’s Alberta ‘sovereignty’ act introduces sweeping new powers to resist Ottawa (


Nov. 29, 2022



Steve Kanellakos resigns as city manager, issues preemptive defence of city staff ahead of LRT inquiry report (


York Region News


Ontario’s More Homes Built Faster Act could cost Markham $136M annually (


Aurora mayoral candidate launches petition following municipal election loss (


GTA News


Brampton councillors approve personal fireworks ban (


What would have happened if Rob Ford had ‘strong mayor’ powers? (


Ontario government's proposal to change lands within Greenbelt facing criticism in Caledon (


New Pearson Airport procedure to lower noise over homes in Mississauga and Brampton (


Provincial News


Ontario passes housing bill amid criticism from cities, conservation authorities (,


Doug Ford’s plan to suddenly add this small town into the Greenbelt puzzles critics and residents (


Ford government defends Ontario Greenbelt land swap that benefits PC donors (


Nov. 28, 2022



An ‘unfathomable’ fallout: Municipalities lash out at Doug Ford’s housing bill (


New report ranks house prices, property taxes in Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket and Aurora (


York Region News


Stouffville launches re-designed website with improved navigation (


‘What we need is a pause’: Richmond Hill joins York Region in asking Ontario to halt Bill 23 for greater consultation (


‘Let’s get started and let’s go together’: New Richmond Hill council vows no ‘drama’ and more collaboration (


Bradford Library Board wraps up term, looks ahead to future (


GTA News


An inside look at how a Toronto city council revolt against ‘strong mayor’ powers came together -- and why it fell apart (


Ford is enabling Mayor John Tory’s anti-democratic ambitions (


Provincial News


Ontario’s housing minister on why transformative change is needed: ‘We are acting to fix this broken system’ (