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Community tributes continue to pour in for Humboldt Broncos

April 18, 2018   ·   0 Comments


Donning jerseys, placing hockey sticks, and rising together in song – these are just three of the many ways the local community is paying tribute to Saskatchewan’s Humboldt Broncos.


Community Living excited about providing a “link” and a return to home

Chuck Currie couldn’t hide his excitement as he looked at the shovels outside the beige-sided building on Wednesday morning. It might look a bit sterile, a bit industrial, but for Chuck – and, indeed, many others living in Aurora and Newmarket – it is very much “home.”


Yaqubian kicks off Liberal campaign in Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill

It will take more than an ice storm to keep Naheed Yaqubian from the business at hand. Ms. Yaqubian, who will carry the Liberal banner for the riding of Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill in this spring’s Provincial election, formally

Changes in communication promised following JOC audit

Improved communication is one of the key “lessons learned” in a full audit of the multimillion dollar Joint Operations Centre project, according to municipal staff.


Tales from the Aurora Pet Cemetery takes you on virtual tour of forgotten gem

It lies hidden away in forest and brush, a natural oasis in the middle of burgeoning development, but unless you went in for a closer look, you wouldn’t even know it was there.


Women’s changing roles explored ahead of milestone anniversary

They might not have been marching down Yonge Street demanding the vote like their sisters in big cities like Toronto and Washington D.C., but 100 years ago Aurora women were working quietly behind the scenes to be the change they wanted to be in the world.

Freeze lifted on new zoning bylaw applications

A two-year freeze implemented by Council last year to prevent zoning bylaw amendments being accepted at Town Hall was thawed out early last week as Ontario fleshes out provisions for a Municipal Board-free province.

Crackdown on discharging pool water might be revisited

Tougher bylaws on how homeowners can discharge the treated water from their swimming pools and hot tubs could soon be back on Council’s agenda.


Moments in Sport come to life in Aurora

What started out as a Canada 150 special outreach project in 2017 is now an ongoing program by the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame and ...


Mosaic Mural leaves colourful legacy of Canada 150

Over 400 local artists collaborate on lasting "snapshot" of Aurora in 2017

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