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March 24

Vaughan News


They Went Thattaway! (


'UNCERTAINTY': Environment Canada puts Vaughan and Markham as well as Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Georgina and rest of York under Special Weather Statement warning of 'impacts to travel' (


PSHSA is helping more Ontario workers get the health and safety training they need (


EXPLAINER: Between 60 and 100 birds impacted by suspected avian flu in Caledon pond (


York Region News


Markham puts up signs after dead geese test positive for avian flu (


East Gwillimbury CAO Tom Webster retires after 18 years in top job (


'It is a victory': Markham activist applauds federal government’s intervention in Greenbelt development (


POLL: Newmarket residents support windrow clearing program (


GTA News


New Toronto bylaw coming into effect April 1 prohibits feeding of wild animals (


How more protected bike lanes can make Toronto commuters happier (


MP who quit Liberals over China allegations votes with Tories for public inquiry (


No big cash injection for Toronto in Ontario budget (


Provincial News


Ontario budget shows lower projections for new home construction (


Doug Ford’s new budget has more money for health care, but little to help fight inflation (


Ontario to include new 10 per cent income tax credit for manufacturing (


Federal News


U.S. President Joe Biden to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, address Parliament today (


March 23

Vaughan News


'Our world changed forever:' Husband of surviving victim of Vaughan condo shooting speaks out (


Local celebrity Adriano Volpentesta is Ward 2’s new “Vaughantastic” Councillor (


Vaughan shopping plaza to be replaced by massive new futuristic community (


Vaughan Fire and Rescue Services participating in active simulation (


York Region News


Markham earns recognition for Smart City initiatives to create downtown (


'We deserve better': Markham resident urges federal investigation to clear the air about alleged foreign interference (


GTA News


Will Mississauga finally have the ‘Mexit’ it has been seeking for decades? Or will there be a new City of Peel? (


Liberal MPP Mitzie Hunter preparing run for Toronto mayor (


Provincial News


Council rules out ‘status quo’ from Hamilton Waterfront Trust’s future (


Pandemic lowers travel expenses for Waterloo Region councillors (


Federal News


Canada is raising the federal minimum wage to $16.65 next month. Here’s what that means for Ontario (


March 22

York Region News


Spring cleaning campaign coming to Newmarket parks (


Newmarket water system gets perfect score in provincial inspection (


'We stand with you': Newmarket raises flag against Iran regime (


Greenbelt group pleased with federal intervention, more studies (


GTA News


No sign Ontario budget will bail out Toronto, says Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie (


Avian flu cases confirmed in Brampton as more cities across the GTA report hundreds of dead birds (


Toronto approved 19,700 affordable rentals. Only about 1,600 have been built (


Toronto mayoral race shapes up as former police chief, city councillor announce bids (


Provincial News


Federal government steps into Greenbelt debate, launching study that could delay some development (


Federal study won't delay Greenbelt housing plans, Ford says (


City to lead ‘comprehensive’ approach to Hamilton’s expansion lands (


Birds found dead on Hamilton trail not connected to avian flu: city (


Big changes coming to garbage collection in Waterloo Region (


March 21

Vaughan News

Lighting the way to a more sustainable future in Vaughan (


York Region News


'We do not like raising taxes': Newmarket taxes to jump by 5.5% (


Newmarket weathering 'perfect storm' of lifeguard shortages (


GTA News


Josh Matlow confirms he’s running for mayor (


Former Toronto police chief Mark Saunders will run to become the city’s next mayor (


Snow plow operators and residents clash in some GTA cities this winter (


March 20

Vaughan News

Hundreds of birds reported dead across GTHA, carcasses being tested for Avian Influenza (


Water main break forms sinkhole, closes stretch of Islington Avenue in Vaughan (,


The City Of Vaughan Is Hiring For So Many Jobs & Some Could Pay Over $120K A Year (


Learn About The Urban Lifestyle In Vaughan And What The City Has To Offer (


Vaughan program helps businesses develop plans, marketing, budgeting, financial forecasting (


York Region News


New Korean War Memorial to be unveiled at Peace Park in Aurora to honour veterans (


Richmond Hill Mayor David West hosts Maple Syrup Festival April 1 (


New dog leash rules in York Regional Forest dropping number of reported incidents (


Provincial News

Ontario has made slow progress to accessibility (


March 17

Vaughan News

City of Vaughan is reporting a significant increase in number of birds with presumed bird flu (


'It's nervous times' as bird flu found in wild birds in York Region (


Toronto Zoo closes aviaries after Avian Flu confirmed in Ontario (CityNews)


York female trades workers welcome women-only washroom mandate (


How Canadians have cut back one year into interest rate hikes (


Ontario government announces $100K OTF grant for Schwartz/Reisman Centre (


York Region News


'Over to you, developers': York Region calls on industry to put shovels in ground and build affordable homes (


Avian flu concerns in Newmarket as health unit advices ways to protect residents and pets (


Markham firefighters reduce life-saving response times by 60 seconds (


Bradford council showcases where your taxes are going (


Snow contract to be reviewed in Aurora following sidewalk clearing complaints (


‘A proactive and precautionary approach’: Barrie, Innisfil and Orillia ban TikTok on government-issued electronic devices (


GTA News


‘The worst type of political opportunism’: How the Gardiner has become a key mayoral race issue (


Former councillor Giorgio Mammoliti to run for Toronto mayor (


Provincial News


Ontario integrity commissioner puts Ford wedding complaint on hold (


NDP candidate Sarah Jama wins provincial Hamilton Centre byelection (



March 16

Vaughan News


Officials say fuel spill into Vaughan, Ont. creek contained (,


York Region News


Bradford library celebrating Persian New Year with free event (


GTA News


Former councillor Giorgio Mammoliti to run for Toronto mayor (


Toronto Zoo to temporarily close aviaries after avian flu detected at poultry farm (


Toronto speed camera near High Park issued $2.2M worth of tickets (


Toronto’s SmartTrack will cost an additional $234 million, report finds (


State of the region (NRU)


Supporting more supportive housing (NRU)


Federal News


Is avian flu spreading? What a discovery in Canadian skunks means for outbreak (


Assessing core housing needed (NRU)

March 15

Vaughan News

City of Vaughan introduces new zoning bylaw, replaces bylaw 1-88 (


Vaughan filmmaker's documentary series explores some of the oldest excavation sites in the world (


York Region News


More discord at the DDO: park's pickleball plans prompt debate in Richmond Hill (


Avian flu suspected cause of geese deaths at Fairy Lake (


GTA News


City warns its long-awaited housing plan is ‘at high risk’ in latest report (


Toronto outlines work plan in bid to increase city’s housing (


Toronto’s housing goals ‘at high risk’ due to loss of development charges: city staff (


TTC introduces new safety reporting measures for riders, employees (


YMCA of Greater Toronto president retiring after 50 years of service (


Provincial News


Hamilton bleeding affordable housing faster than it can build it (


Ontario building code revamp sparks 'unprecedented challenges' (


March 14

Vaughan News


Vaughan, Kitchener among the latest to ban TikTok. Here’s who is barred from the app in Ontario (,


York Region News


'Urgent call to action': Made in Aurora plan to tackle housing crisis (


'One of Ontario's top destinations': Newmarket named Municipality of the Year by Festivals and Events Ontario (


‘Out of our hands’: Development at former Canadian Tire site in Aurora moves to OLT (


Have your say on Newmarket playground upgrades this summer (


WHEN ENDS DON'T MEET: Call for rent support grows as homelessness spirals (


GTA News


The Star to co-host debate featuring Toronto mayoral candidates on May 31 (


Libraries ask for Ontario-wide digital system to ensure equal access to materials (


March 13

Vaughan News


Mayor Steven Del Duca: International Women’s Day, Earth Hour and more (105.9 The Region)


What would having windrows cleared in Pickering, Ajax, Oshawa and Whitby cost? Millions more in taxes, say municipalities (


York Region News


Pay parking kicks in at Lake Wilcox in Richmond Hill (


Stouffville GO train horns set to be silenced (


Markham seniors make powerful call to action about elder abuse with film (


York Regional Police's Project Lifesaver a beacon of hope for families of those deemed high risk (


Provincial News


Ontario municipalities feel impacts of housing law, worry over little audit progress (,


Inclusive Community Grant applications open in Ontario (


Federal News


Meta to block access to news on Facebook, Instagram if Online News Act adopted as-is (