November 2013 Archive

An afternoon with our remaining veterans

It is a time to reflect, remember, and show respect to those who have fought for our country, to those that served, and to those that have given their lives so that we can have the freedom we take for granted every day.

Year-long AFLC shutdown to begin this week

The doors could be closed and the contactors could be coming into the Aurora Family Leisure Complex (AFLC) as early as this Wednesday to make way...

Aurora takes leap forward in making new museum a reality

Groups could be getting ready to put their best foot forward to prove they’re the right people for the job in re-establishing Aurora’s museum.


By Lois Brown, MP Newmarket-Aurora Lest We Forget Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and ...

Debate highlights divisions on building a “cohesive” Council

While some Councillors backed a motion from Councillor Evelyn Buck to have Mayor Geoffrey Dawe to define his own view of the mayoral role last month, debates stemming from the...

BROCK’S BANTER: Snow Angels on Yonge

By Brock Weir “Snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider one tiny snowflake alone – so delicate, so fragile, so ethereal. And yet, ...

Absence is about more than just a fee for sports groups

(Re: Where are hockey and soccer, asks reader. November 20, 2013) Mr. Miller asked in a previous letter why hockey and soccer have chosen not ...

Unleash your inner “Griswold” and light up Aurora

By Brock Weir If you’ve ever settled into National Lampoons’ Christmas Vacation and taken inspiration from the light extravaganza Clark Griswold installs on his house, ...

Reid Jamieson brings Indie soul to Cultural Centre

Singer Reid Jamieson doesn’t shy away from showing his sensitive side. Whether that can be attributed to his wife – and song writing partner – or his dad who was always the one “crying at the SPCA commercials”...

Walk a mile in Olympians’ shoes with CHATS

York Region residents are ready to get moving for the 2013 CHATS Walk for Wellness, taking place from February 1 to 7.

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