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Affordable housing in focus at all-candidates debate

October 10, 2019   ·   0 Comments

The lack of affordable housing in the Aurora area is a challenge that has been recognized by all levels of government in recent years, but despite the issue coming into sharp focus every time a new multi-unit residential build is proposed, concrete solutions have yet to come forward.

Candidates discuss pharmacare proposals at all-candidates meeting

By Brock Weir Canada has built an international reputation on the strength of its public health care system, and the legacy of this system and ...

Local celebs dust off dancing shoes for annual Dancing with the Easter Seals Stars

Outgoing MP, star baker among those vying for crown at dance-off which has raised hundreds of thousands for charity.

Housing, environment and business dominate first all-candidates debate

Affordable housing, climate change, and helping businesses get ahead were the top issues facing candidates last week as representatives vying to be Aurora’s next Members of Parliament gathered...

Streetscape improvements for Aurora Promenade receive green light

Removable features focus of plan as “main street” area could be redeveloped By Brock Weir With the bulk of the heritage properties in Aurora’s historic ...

“We stand with Greta” – Local activists, lawmakers send climate change message

Councillor bringing forward motion declaring "climate change emergency"

“We need more than just gun control,” says Mayor

Mayor Tom Mrakas joins GTA counterparts for talk on gun control with Liberal leader in Richmond Hill, including proposal that would give greater autonomy to municipalities.

Downtown Aurora to get “canopy” of lights

A new ambience will become the hallmark of Aurora’s historic downtown core when a “canopy of lights” is installed over Yonge Street from...

Light Grows the Tree showcases emerging Black creators

By Brock Weir Systemic racism can be found in many places and forms, including violence and exclusion – all to the detriment of everyone in ...

Health Minister marks Recovery Month with CMHA

By Brock Weir Anne learned a lot about herself through The Humble Tiger. Based on the book of the same name, the Humble Tiger is ...

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