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Our Lady of Grace makeover now underway

October 12, 2018   ·   0 Comments

A plan to give Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church a significant makeover and give the place of worship a landmark new steeple and expansion is now underway after Council approval this past spring.

Educational programs abound in Cultural Centre’s 2018-2019 season

Whether you’re a teen looking to play the ukulele for the first time, or an adult looking to flex some long-resting creative muscles, the Aurora Cultural Centre’s Educational Programs offer something for everyone.

New season, new look for Theatre Aurora’s 60th anniversary

The curtain has risen on a new season at Theatre Aurora and its opener, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] will have surprise encore presentation this Friday.

Aurora Votes 2018: Dave Heard wants to improve Aurora’s “quality of life”

As a life-long resident of the community, Dave Heard knows the community intimately. He has seen it change and evolve over the years, and, as a heritage advocate, has kept his finger on the pulse of what has happened in the past to inform his vision of what Aurora should be in the future.

Aurora Votes 2018: Traffic Safety, stable neighbourhoods are a focus for Humfryes

Improving traffic safety in Aurora and fighting for the preservation of both Aurora’s Stable Neighbourhoods and heritage resource will be a focus if Sandra Humfryes is re-elected to Aurora Council for a third term on October 22.

Apparitions abound as artist Hourie and Cultural Centre dive into macabre

Award-winning artist Troy Hourie creates a world of wonder. Whether it unfolds on the stage, within a small cabinet, or in the palm of the hand, he focuses on creating awe and advancing the form of “spectatorship” into an experience that is wholly immersive – and sometimes a bit spooky.

Affordable housing, stable neighbourhoods tackled in Chamber debate

Affordable housing has been an issue Council has grappled with for the better part of a decade, and this municipal election campaign is no exception.

Protesters fight for minimum wage increase at MPP lunch

By Brock Weir Community activists said they were reaching dead ends getting a response from Deputy Premier Christine Elliott on their fight to maintain what ...

Candidates undecided over retail weed wars

The legalization of recreational cannabis is approaching and as the historic day approaches, local candidates are on the fence with just how retail weed sales should be handled in Aurora in the future.

What does it mean to be Brown in Canada?

Al-Solaylee set to spark conversation at Wednesday’s Lit On Tour Aurora What does it mean to be “brown” in Canada? Being on the “cusp of ...

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