Vote 2014

VOTE 2014: Museum and youth continue to be focus for incumbent Sandra Humfryes

October 15, 2014   ·   0 Comments

When Sandra Humfryes first threw her hat into the political arena four years ago, one of her primary focuses was to make Aurora’s museum a reality once again.

VOTE 2014: Aurora shouldn’t be run “like a business” but as a business, says candidate Frank Vrbanatz

It doesn’t take Frank Vrbanatz very long to get straight to the point on his reasons for putting his name forward as a Council candidate in this month’s municipal election.

VOTE 2014: Risk management is one thing, but one can’t be afraid to be bold, says candidate Greg Cook

After serving on multiple boards and advisory committees in and around Aurora, seeking a Council seat was the “next logical progression” for candidate Greg Cook.

Proper resources key to a good education: trustee candidates

Student success begins in the classroom, according to hopefuls wanting to advocate for local students, families, and schools.

VOTE 2014: James Hoyes wants to leave Aurora a better place for future generations

You can’t sell away your future to pay for the present, according to Aurora resident James Hoyes, who is seeking a place at the Council table in this October’s Municipal election.

VOTE 2014: Gaertner wants to fight for Moraine if re-elected this fall

Campaigning for her third term on Council in 2010, Wendy Gaertner wanted to help strengthen Oak Ridges Moraine legislation when it came up for review. Although that is still pending by the end of 2015, she remains firm in her mandate. Councillor Gaertner says she will again seek re-election this year...

VOTE 2014: Recreation and traffic top candidate Mark Etwell’s priority list

Aurora resident Mark Etwell has always had an interest in getting involved in the civic process, but with two young kids there often wasn’t enough time to give a leap into the political ring much consideration – but when things hit close to home, it is time for some re-evaluation.

VOTE 2014: Candidate Terri Briggs wants to bring a sharp eye for numbers to the Council table

Aurora resident Terri Briggs has spent the past 25 years diligently involved in Scouting, spending the last 12 years running the program out of Regency Acres Public School. Although she initially got involved in the movement through her children, now that they are grown she soldiers on, believing fully in the importance of the lifeskills scouting impart to kids.

VOTE 2014: Council candidate Tom Mrakas looks for new ways to keep Aurora growing and moving

Tom Mrakas has long had a ringside seat to politics here in Aurora. For four years, his wife, Alison Collins-Mrakas, served as Councillor from...

VOTE 2014: Aurora needs to establish long-term vision for development, seniors and youth, says Council candidate Plamondon

When Tom Plamondon moved to Ontario from Pointe Claire, QC, in 1994 with his family in tow, he was looking for a place where his kids could continue with their French education. On the...

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