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Bylaw could crack down on vacant property owners

April 19, 2017   ·   0 Comments

As concerns mount over the number of vacant homes and businesses in Aurora, the Town is set to take a degree of action with a new bylaw getting strict on property owners.


Thanks to a local veteran nets Williams students a surprise

By Brock Weir Carl Bedal has inspired many Aurorans over the years with his poignant story of serving in the navy during the Second World ...


Cadets bring home the experiences of Vimy soldiers for community commemoration

By Brock Weir Over the last few weeks, young Canadians have followed in the footsteps of the thousands of young men who marched off to ...


Local resident supports Southlake Run after hospital saves his life

For the past 25 years, Aurora resident John Hartman has selected one charity per year to throw his support behind. This year, his chosen cause happens to be the one that saved his life just last year.

Region backs “revenue neutral” tax shift

Regional Councillors have backed a push from municipalities like Aurora and Whitchurch-Stouffville to make any potential shifts in the ratios of tax paid by residential property owners to commercial property owners revenue neutral to homeowners.

Clarity needed on what constitutes a “dangerous dog”

Aurora is looking to set down clear definitions on just what constitutes a “dangerous dog.” Council approved a notice of motion from Mayor Geoff Dawe last week calling on Aurora to ...

Aurora reaffirms stance on diversity and inclusion

trength is in our diversity, according to Aurora Council. Local lawmakers reaffirmed the Town of Aurora’s stance that “diversity is welcome and serves to make our community stronger” by giving the thumbs-up to a motion from Councillor Wendy Gaertner.

A country comes of age and a life comes full circle in new exhibition

Many historians cite the Battle of Vimy Ridge as the time Canada came of age as a nation. For the thousands of young men who took up arms to fight for King and Country it was the time they too came of age.


Director out at YRDSB after damning report

Aurora mulls switch to internet voting

Councillors cast doubt on internet voting at Tuesday night's General Committee meeting.

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