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Mental health activist gets to keep sign – for now

May 24, 2017   ·   0 Comments


She vowed to fight on in her quest to raise awareness of mental health after hitting a speed bump from Aurora’s Bylaw Department; but now local activist and fundraiser Judy Brunton is once again firing on all cylinders in her quest to erase stigma surrounding mental illness.


Light of Christ celebrates quarter-century with public open house

There was little more than a shell in place when Greg Clancy and his staff first set foot in what was to become Light of Christ Catholic Elementary School. Since that day in July 1991, that shell has become nothing but a distant memory as the school has become a busy, active and important fixture in the lives of southwest Aurora residents.

Stakeholders, neighbours raise concerns over Library Square proposals

Proposed plans to replace the soon-to-be-demolished former homes of the Aurora Public Library and Seniors’ Centre on Victoria Street with Library Square left neighbours with more questions than answers at Town Hall last week.


Chamber Street Festival promises music, fun – and a few secrets

Whether you’re looking for a good buy, a day of family fun, or an opportunity to tap into your inner Sherlock Holmes, there’s something for everyone planned at next week’s Aurora Chamber Street Festival.


ClimateWise spurred forward by Climate Change Action Plan

Over the past year, Aurora’s Windfall Ecology Centre has reached nearly 6,500 businesses in helping them become more energy efficient through their ClimateWise business network.


STEM Minds helps today’s kids tap into their digital and tech futures

Aside from the music, and vying for Top Artist at this past Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, there are other ties that bind The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber – all got their start as YouTube stars. As YouTube and...

Open Streets inviting “people, not cars” into Aurora neighbourhoods

By Jake Courtepatte Mark June 4 on the calendar as a day to put away the car keys. Aurora residents and visitors are invited to ...


Incoming Grade 9 students will be prepared for a global future

If you’re in a canoe with 19 other people, it is probably best to make sure you’re all rowing in the same direction. That’s exactly the experience Josie Hadden was faced with just starting Grade 9 at Pickering College.


Relay for Life has personal meaning for Renaissance community

A “baby step” forward for Library Square

Demolition and designs inch forward after Council rejects two proposals for redeveloping the Victoria Street lands.

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