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News in York Region

Canadians get their news from newspapers, television, radio and websites.

Newspapers

There are many newspapers for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and York Region. These newspapers report on local, national and international news.

In the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the four main newspapers are:

There are also other local community newspapers. These newspapers report on news and events in each local municipality:

  • The Auroran
  • King Weekly Sentinel
  • York Region Media Group is the main newspaper provider for York Region’s nine local municipalities. Its community newspapers get delivered to your home for free and include:
    • The Newmarket Banner
    • Aurora Banner
    • Georgina Advocate
    • Vaughan Citizen
    • The Richmond Hill Liberal
    • The Thornhill Liberal
    • Markham Economist & Sun
    • Stouffville Sun-Tribune

Television and Radio Stations

There are several local television and radio news stations:

  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) - provides local, national and international news on television, radio and online
  • CityTV Toronto - provides local, national and international news on television and online
  • CTV - provides local, national and international news on television and online
  • Global - provides local, national and international news on television and online
  • 680 All News Radio - a local radio station that provides news and weather reports
  • Cable 10 & 63 - provide local news on television

There are several radio stations in York Region for different cultural groups:

  • CHIN Radio 100.7 FM or 1540 AM broadcasts in 32 different languages
  • CIRV-FM 88.9 FM or 1430 AM broadcasts in Chinese
  • CHHA 1610 AM Spanish Community Radio
  • CHTO 1690 AM Greek Radio Station
  • CMR 101.3 FM Canadian Multi-Cultural Radio
  • CIAO 530 AM Multi-Cultural Radio
  • CJMR 1320 AM Multi-Cultural Radio

The Regional Municipality of York - news from the regional municipality