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Skate with your hockey heroes – and take your ideas to Council – Saturday at new Levee

January 19, 2018   ·   0 Comments

It’s been five years since the Aurora Council last had a levee – then, it was a frigid day in Town Park to mark the Town’s Sesquicentennial – but Aurora is set to mark the start of a new, warmer tradition on Saturday.

New Year could bring new incentives for affordable housing throughout York Region

The dawn of a New Year could bring the dawn of a new day in affordable housing across York Region. This winter, the Regional Municipality of York is expected to receive a report on a new framework which would put in place incentives to bring about more affordable housing.

Councillors defend lease deal, costs negotiated behind closed doors

Local Councillors are defending a decision made behind closed doors to strike a deal with Niagara College for the use of the Aurora Armoury.

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York Region artists keep the Canadian love going in Showcase 2018

Last year, the Society of York Region Artists pulled out all the stops to showcase the best of Canada, reflected through their own unique eyes. But although the Canada 150 year has come and gone, this maple love continues to reign supreme at the Society’s (SOYRA) latest show and sale, Showcase 2018, now on at the Aurora Cultural Centre.

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“People’s” chamber is not accessible to all, says activist

Last month, Tyler Barker made an impassioned plea to Council to step up its game when it comes to accessibility. Aurora should set the standard when it comes to making things accessible and inclusive to everyone, regardless of ability, he said, rather than...

If/Then explores the “What if?” at Theatre Aurora

Have you ever wondered what would have happened if you went the other direction when you came to a fork in the road? Of course you have, we all have, but, for most of us, it is a question that will always be unanswered. The possibilities, however, are fun to explore and that is just what Theatre Aurora will do when the curtain rises on If/Then next Thursday, January 25.

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Region needs to step up efforts in “harm reduction,” says AIDS Committee

The sheer size of York Region – not to mention the Region’s diversity – can often make it challenging for support workers within the area to meet the needs of the community, but the Region needs to step up and provide resources to reduce existing gaps in harm reduction.

Approved Library Square concept backed by Cultural Centre

The Aurora Cultural Centre could be set for a future expansion following the approval of a design concept for Library Square.

Crime Stoppers focuses on transnational organized crime

International borders used to be a buffer against many forms of organized crime, but with the growth of social media and even Bitcoin, this is quickly becoming a theme of the past.

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First decade of successes and promising future marked by Neighbourhood Network

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