December 5, 2019

Conservative leader picks Alleslev as deputy

Ward options presented ahead of Wednesday meeting

Aurora is set to begin the next phase of the possible implementation of a “ward” system of governance. Earlier this week, the Town released the ...

Southlake Community Ontario Health Team gets green light from Province

Team will begin tackling senior care in 2020: Southlake Southlake Regional Health Centre’s ongoing efforts to provide more connected care for its patients in York ...

Junior A Tigers scoring woes continue

It was a slow week on the Aurora Tigers’ schedule, yet the same results nonetheless. The Junior A club did battle with the Mississauga Chargers ...

2019-12-05-02

COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS – Families flocked to Town Hall and the Aurora Seniors’ Centre on Friday night for the Town of Aurora’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, the kick-off to a three-day Christmas Market and the beginning of an unofficial countdown to the holidays. Here, families had a chance to meet Santa Claus – and meet some reindeer – inside Petch House. For more, see pages 18 and 19. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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Cardinal Carter team aims to make Christmas brighter for local family-of-three

If you’re looking to get a few unique gifts for that special someone on your Christmas list while helping a family in need experience the ...

Toys for Tickets is back for Holiday Season – and in the home stretch

Aurora’s annual Toys for Tickets program is back for another holiday season. On now, through December 13, you can pay your parking ticket by donating ...

Conservative leader picks Alleslev as deputy

Ward options presented ahead of Wednesday meeting

Aurora is set to begin the next phase of the possible implementation of a “ward” system of governance. Earlier this week, the Town released the ...

Southlake Community Ontario Health Team gets green light from Province

Team will begin tackling senior care in 2020: Southlake Southlake Regional Health Centre’s ongoing efforts to provide more connected care for its patients in York ...

Leap into the “Devil’s Music” at the 2020 Aurora Winter Blues Festival

Music Aurora will give a warm welcome to the Leap Year with some cool blues this February – kicking off more than a month of ...

Theatre Aurora presents: Assassins

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora continues this season’s theme of murder and mayhem with the Tony award winning “Assassins”. Although the title makes ...

Kaleidoscope program drums up excitement at local schools

Ward options to be made public Wednesday

Options which could lead to significant changes in Aurora’s electoral system are expected to be made public next week. They’ve consulted with the public and ...

Christmas Market gears up for third year of shopping, crafts and live entertainment

If you’re looking for some unique gifts for that special someone on your holiday list, come out this weekend for the Town of Aurora’s third-annual ...

Sports

Junior A Tigers scoring woes continue

It was a slow week on the Aurora Tigers’ schedule, yet the same results nonetheless. The Junior A club did battle with the Mississauga Chargers ...

Defensive woes continue for freefalling Tigers

It was the story of two seasons: one on a meteoric rise to the top, one remaining locked in the basement. The Aurora Tigers met ...

Aurora’s Frost shines in NHL debut

There’s a cold front making its way into Philadelphia. Morgan Frost has finally arrived in the NHL, making his much-anticipated debut for the Philadelphia Flyers ...

Father/son hockey duo, gymnast champion land in Hall of Fame

For the Gardners, Dave and Ryan, hockey is a family affair. So, it was only fitting that the two took to the stage at St. ...

Tigers hope coaching shift can spark change

The Aurora Tigers are banking on some changes behind the bench to point them back in the right direction. Following a fresh four-game losing streak, ...

Sports Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2019

It’s official: five more Aurora sporting legends have donned the green jacket. Reg Chappell, Jim Clark, Travis Romagnoli, and the father-son duo of Dave and ...

Barbarians take double gold at Provincial Under-17 Championship

Fifteen months. That is how long the Aurora Barbarians Under-17 girls program has gone without the bitter taste of defeat, a streak that spans a ...

Tigers blanked in back-to-back contests

It may be time to embrace the tank for the Aurora Tigers. The roster carousel continued to revolve for the ailing Junior A club over ...

Underprivileged youngsters to get healthy start with All Kids Can Play relaunch

Aurora is often seen as an affluent community, but all too many youngsters are facing financial situations that prevent them from taking part in organized ...

Aurora’s champions lauded at annual Sport Aurora Breakfast

Although he may have been halfway across the world in Moscow, Stephen Maar was certainly at Saturday’s Breakfast of Champions in spirit when he was ...

Arts & Culture

Leap into the “Devil’s Music” at the 2020 Aurora Winter Blues Festival

Music Aurora will give a warm welcome to the Leap Year with some cool blues this February – kicking off more than a month of ...

Theatre Aurora presents: Assassins

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora continues this season’s theme of murder and mayhem with the Tony award winning “Assassins”. Although the title makes ...

Kaleidoscope program drums up excitement at local schools

Juno Award winner Laila Biali brings modern jazz sounds to Cultural Centre

By Brock Weir Juno Award-winning singer Laila Biali has toured the world, collaborating with the likes of Paula Cole and Sting – and this Friday, ...

Local celebs dust off dancing shoes for annual Dancing with the Easter Seals Stars

Outgoing MP, star baker among those vying for crown at dance-off which has raised hundreds of thousands for charity.

Light Grows the Tree showcases emerging Black creators

By Brock Weir Systemic racism can be found in many places and forms, including violence and exclusion – all to the detriment of everyone in ...

Swift & Bold: Relationship with Queen’s York Rangers subject of film, exhibition

Hillary House Ball: Now in Glorious Black and White

There’s a reason classic films are often presented “in glorious black and white.”

Sweetness in the Belly brought to life at TIFF

Film adaptation of One Book One Aurora 2019 selection by Canadian author Camilla Gibb makes its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday.

Hoedown Showdown finalists named at Town Park

Local country music lovers proved a hardy bunch last week as they braved the rain to see Canada’s next country star move onto the next level.

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