June 2013 Archive

Sustainability is something to strive for

(Re: Triple Bottom Line, June 12) Sustainability is a wonderful target. Thanks to Alison for using “Triple Bottom Line” as her title and identifying the ...

SENIOR SCAPE: Aurora’s Got Talent!

By Jim L. Abram I had the distinct honour of attending Season 7 of the Senior Star competition at the Aurora Branch of the Royal ...

IN GOOD COMPANY: 1.5 Million Reasons

1.5 Million Reasons to Attend the FCM Conference By Mayor Geoffrey Dawe As many of you know from reports in our local news media, the ...

Cast reunites to tell continuing story of Laramie

When Theatre Aurora mounted its first production of The Laramie Project, the story of a town coming to grips with the murder of a gay teen, director Sergio Calderon had a word of caution for his actors. “You should feel proud if people walk out of our show...

2013-06-26-03

Celebration highlights progress, affordable housing

As children played and parents looked on with pride, residents of Aurora’s Charles Darrow Co-Op took a moment to think about how far they have come over the last 25 years. Indeed, it was a time for celebration and reflection as...

Traffic cameras are a cash grab

I’ve been reading about red-light cameras and how some intersections within our region will have these devices installed. I believe this initiative to be little ...

Former Mayor’s lawsuit hits Council table

Aurora is preparing its case against claims made by former mayor Phyllis Morris in her $250,000 lawsuit launched against the Town on June 7. Councillors went into closed session at last week’s Council meeting to...

SENIOR SCAPE: Prepare Your Body

Prepare your body now for summer By Sylvia Dickens Any doctor will tell you that one of the worst things you can do is get ...

2013-06-12-10

Mobility Maze puts everyday challenges into perspective

By Brock Weir Whether you drive, bus, cab, or walk, getting to your ultimate destination is something people all too often take for granted – ...

OTTAWA REPORT

By Lois Brown, MP Newmarket-Aurora Economic Growth Continues The Canadian economy grew 2.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2013, the strongest quarterly growth ...

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