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Feb. 16


York Region News


'OUT OF CONCERN FOR STUDENT SAFETY': York Region District School Board, York Catholic District School Board move to early dismissal on April 8 due to upcoming solar eclipse (


Standing tall at 100: York Regional Forest rose from a southern Ontario ecological disaster (


'Amazing place doing amazing things': Newmarket creating $1 million fund to boost economic vibrancy and create community brand (


York Region strikes $1M partnership with York U, Treefrog for international and women entrepreneurs (


Province gives Newmarket $3.76M for infrastructure work (


Provincial News


Ontario Banning Road Tolls, Freezing Driver’s Licence Fees to Keep Costs Down (


Some MPs assigned police protection, including Thornhill MP whose office was vandalized (


‘The mobs will not silence my voice’ says Conservative MP Melissa Lantsman after her Thornhill office is plastered with anti-Israel posters (


Feb. 15

Vaughan News


OLT News (NRU)


'SUDDEN CHANGES': Environment Canada puts Vaughan and Markham as well as Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora and rest of York under Winter Weather Travel Advisory warning of major snowfall (


York Region News


Aurora council rejects controversial shelter proposal by 4-3 vote (


5 totally cool things to do in York Region on Family Day weekend (


GTA News


Toronto city council approves 9.5% property tax hike, along with $20M police budget increase (


More Toronto homeowners seek property tax relief, even as council hikes levy (


On the precipice of change (NRU)


Hidden in plain sight (NRU)


Provincial News


Ontario ministers referring to ‘attainable’ housing but docs show word has no definition (


Federal News


Strengthening sustainability (NRU)


Feb. 14

Vaughan News


Celebrating Communications Excellence In Vaughan (


Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan holding hiring blitz for 2024 season (


York Region News


York Region District School Board seeking new audit committee member (


York police stress ice safety after kite surfer pulled from Cooks Bay (


Ontario town trying to stop local garden from being replaced by huge military tank (


Local students' artwork on display at Aurora Cultural Centre (


GTA News


New task force aims to address Toronto’s traffic congestion woes (


Toronto library, zoo attacks show public bodies need to boost cybersecurity: experts (


Feb. 13

York Region News


Holland Marsh growers urging common bylaws in Bradford, King (


GTA News


Pickleball, anyone? Mixed-use development includes courts to attract shoppers, office workers (


Toronto mall to open a huge pickleball club that's completely free to join (


‘There’s no business case for this’: Durham’s heavily taxed residents fear the added costs of region’s sprawl (


Toronto police to start ticketing drivers who don't pay for street parking on stat holidays starting this Family Day (


Provincial News


Ontario to repeal wage-cap law after Appeal Court rules Ford government's Bill 124 unconstitutional (


Feb. 12

Vaughan News


Mayor Steven Del Duca: Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest (105.9 The Region)


Vaughan celebrates Winterfest (Cp24)


Got the pre-Super Bowl blues? The 34th Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest has plenty of family fun this Sunday (


'ALL LANES CLOSED': Significant closures in Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill and King Feb. 12-16 on Highway 400 and Highway 427 along with Highway 404 trigger traffic warnings to drivers (


York Region News


'We can do better': Aurora mayor rejects proposed shelter location (


York Region awaits federal aid for asylum seekers after Toronto funded (


Feb. 9

Vaughan News


Vaughan Has Everything You Need For Valentine’s Day (


Rosa pushing for improvements to “gateway to Caledon” (


York Region News


PROPERTY STANDARDS: New Richmond Hill bylaws promise faster action on garbage and uncut grass (


York Region to share in $121 million in Federal money aimed at crime prevention (


York Region creates new plan to boost business, economy, workforce (


GTA News


Bell Media planning cuts to CTV, BNN Bloomberg following BCE layoffs, sale of 45 radio stations (


Is co-op housing making a comeback in Toronto? (


Provincial News


Ontario adding mandatory Black history learning to Grades 7, 8 and 10 courses (


Federal News


Trudeau and Ford governments complete $3.1M health deal: Report (


Feb. 8

Vaughan News


Vaughan Winterfest Returns This Sunday With Midway Rides and Plenty of Free Fun (


Don't put fire safety on the back burner: Leading cause of kitchen fires in unattended cooking (


York Region frontline workers report domestic violence rates rising (


'Municipalities are at risk': Region of York demands federal and provincial funding for housing for asylum seekers and refugee claimants (


York Region News


Mixed-use proposal would bring substantial housing, park, office to long-time employment sites in Brampton (NRU)


Aurora council to consider proposal for emergency shelter and transitional housing facility (NRU)


Committee Agendas (NRU)


In Brief (NRU)


OLT News (NRU)


GTA News


Town of Innisfil rolls out new economic development strategy to share future growth (NRU)


Toronto city council votes to reverse ban on tobogganing at 45 hills (


Mayor Olivia Chow backed MZO for Etobicoke lot despite staff objections (


Provincial News


Partnership between OPPI and urban minds seeks to introduce more youth to world of planning (NRU)


Ontario's new 'It's happening here' ads slammed as waste of taxpayers' dollars (


Federal News


Feds seek ideas at national summit to help put brakes on auto theft (


Feb. 7

Vaughan News


Staff engagement journey in three phases (Municipal World)


New project moving patients out of Vaughan ICUs (


We need to talk (


Vaughan home prices slip 0.9 per cent to $1.25 million in January 2024 (


York Region News


Newmarket's new 'extraordinary' Ice Lounge festival Feb. 22 to 25 will turn Main Street into pedestrian zone for fun (


'In a dire condition': Richmond Hill property owners still frustrated by zoning in old village core (


Newmarket's Yonge Street to see closures for Hydro pole installation (


GTA News


Toronto Islanders have been paying far less property tax than mainland homeowners and renters. A motion at city hall aims to change that (


Provincial News


Ontario spending nearly $800 million on new hospital tower in Toronto (


Feb. 6

Vaughan News


Nominate Accessibility Champions Helping To Create A Barrier-Free Community! (


Get Ready For A Fun Filled Spring In Vaughan! (


York Region News


What's Going on Here? Stouffville Main Street crosswalk ready to go (


'Amazing place doing amazing things': Newmarket creating $1 million fund to boost economic vibrancy and create community brand (


GTA News


Toronto budget includes $50 million ‘Back on Track Fund’ to fix infrastructure (


Toronto expects to see significant tourism push from World Cup games, but cost estimates still unclear (


Toronto said it would fast-track bus-only corridors to speed commutes. So why are riders stuck in the slow lane? (


Provincial News


Ontario rolling out GTA-wide transit fare integration on Feb. 26 (


Doug Ford new planning rule actually slowing housing construction, say builders (


Feb. 5

Vaughan News


Celebrating the year of the dragon (CityNews at 6)


10 things to do to embrace Year of the Dragon in York Region, Toronto (


York Region News


York Region urges province to boost funds for housing, homelessness, infrastructure (


Worried about traffic safety? Richmond Hill to discuss new strategy in ward meetings this month (


GTA News


Province gives Toronto council week to commit funding for new Yonge subway extension station (


Toronto has a pigeon problem. The city hopes birth control is part of the answer (