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Vaughan, dubbed "the city above Toronto," has doubled in population in the last two decades with its open spaces for both residential and commercial growth. Made up of a number of smaller hamlets that include Maple and Thornhill. Vaughan's "Vision 2020" is aiming at promoting the city's diversity, innovation and opportunity in the coming decade.


Kelli Korducki

Letter from the editor

Letter from Yonge Street's new Managing Editor. 

vital signs

Vital Signs report paints a new portrait of Toronto's growing population

The 2013 Vital Signs report indicates a city in rapid transition, bringing with it a new realm of opportunities and challenges. We summarize some of the findings in the first of many features dedicated to breaking down the issues outlined in the Vital Signs report. 

Proposed Clarington Waste Facility.

Should Toronto burn its trash?

Toronto refuses to incinerate its waste, though nearby Peel Region has been doing it for years and York Region is now stepping on board. Is it time for the city to revisit its stance on incinerators?

Graeme Dymond of Legoland.

One man's Legoland becomes Toronto's playground

Graeme Dymond has turned his love of lego into a career. After winning a highly competitive national contest to become the master builder at the new Legoland Discovery Centre in Vaughan Mills, he talks about the new development and his new job as a professional kid. 

Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua

Vaughan's towering new ambitions

With the Expo City development, Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua is seeking to define his city with a dense new downtown core. Can globally inspired design create vibrant urbanity in sleepy suburbia?
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