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Canadians “deserve a real choice,” says leadership candidate Raitt

March 22, 2017   ·   0 Comments


Following the 2015 Federal Election, which swept the Conservative party into opposition after nearly a decade in Government, re-elected MP Lisa Raitt was one of the first Conservatives out of the gate to speak out about what went wrong. Now, in a crowded field of...


O’Leary offers “cocktail of celebrity, business and politics” to oust Trudeau

A public persona honed on reality TV is one of the biggest “misconceptions” about Kevin O’Leary, says the leadership candidate – but, if his celebrity can mix with business and politics to “kick [Justin Trudeau]’s ass,” that is a bonus.


Shine a light on outstanding community volunteers

Nominations for 2017 Community Recognition Awards now open

Singer-songwriter leaves UK contest in Haze for second year running

Justin Bieber might have the “Beliebers” and Demi Lovato her “Lovatics” but Aurora singer-songwriter Lauren Haze promised that 2016 would be the “year of the Hazer.”

Councils question impact Regional “tax shift” might have on homeowners

Municipal CAOs and treasurers are expected to meet this week to understand the full implications of a possible “tax shift” at the Regional level and what its impact might mean to home- and business-owners.


Leading Women and Girls form “backbone” of community

As pianist Rachel Reimer sat down at the keys and sang a heartfelt rendition of “All You Need is Love” at this month’s Leading Women/Leading Girls Building Communities awards ceremony on International Women’s Day it was, as emcee Vivian Risi pointed out, a very appropriate selection. There ...


Aurora United Church unveils bold rebuild plan

Metrolinx might face tough questions next week

Representatives from Metrolinx are expected to face some tough questions from local lawmakers next week as Council pushes for answers on the impacts of rail expansion.


Cultural Centre’s founding Executive Director moves on after eight years

When Laura Schembri walked through the doors of the Church...


Premier has blast from the past at Aurora Seniors’ Centre

What was supposed to be a brief meet and greet at the Aurora Seniors’ Centre on Tuesday morning turned out to be a blast from the past for Premier Kathleen Wynne. The Premier was in Newmarket-Aurora for a...

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