The 2010 municipal election is still a year and a half away. That much is certain. What isn’t is who will vie for the nine seats on city council, though speculation has been running high in recent months and shows no sign of cooling off.
Looking back at 2008, Vaughan Today’s editorial staff faced what turned out to be an easy decision when choosing Newsmaker of the Year. There were worthy runners up, but only nine could come out on top. Love them or hate them, you couldn’t avoid them in 2008.
The warm sentiments of the holiday season moved a pensive councillor Peter Meffe to resurrect a seemingly dead mayoral task force report on the need for a women’s shelter in Vaughan.
A proposed off-leash park for Vaughan’s dogs to run free was temporarily caged this week after an animated and, at times, light-hearted debate at committee.
A heated and contentious debate about the appropriate role of Vaughan in advocating specific products flared up again last week. The debate began in September when Regional Councillor Joyce Frustaglio asked council to defer receiving information on BluWood, a product used in the construction industry, until last week’s committee of the whole meeting.
What might have been a mundane piece of business before council on Monday turned into a heated debate about the appropriate role of the City in advocating specific products. Council voted to defer receiving information on BluWood, a product used in the construction industry, until
Vaughan city councillors, like all Ontario voters, are asking the contenders vying for the seats in Queen’s Park one question: What can you do for me? “Me” means the city, in this case. With the Oct. 10 provincial election fast approaching and the various parties
Traffic, waste and city’s image among top issues facing councillors this fall Ward 5 councillor Alan Shefman says he is hoping the upcoming council session will usher in a new sense of teamwork among his colleagues, and it sounds like he may get his wish.