December 2013 Archive

POLITICS AS USUAL: Political Apology?

By Alison Collins-Mrakas The Nuns of the Sisters of Loretto were a rather strict bunch. Hard work and personal excellence was expected of all of ...

VOTE 2014: Mayor weighs options before seeking a second term

With the official start of the 2014 election season exactly two weeks away, Mayor Geoffrey Dawe says there is still a lot to see through as this term winds to a close. When asked how he would characterise this term of...

FRANKLY SPEAKING: Merry Christmas

By Frank Klees, MPP Newmarket-Aurora “Many constituents are not Christian. I would think you would acknowledge multiculturalism and not only those who share your own ...

IN GOOD COMPANY: Successful Year

A very successful year By Mayor Geoffrey Dawe It seems Mother Nature is intent on giving us a white Christmas, after much milder weather the ...

SENIOR SCAPE: “C” is for “Ceniors”

By Jim Abram This week’s SeniorScape article is brought to you by the letter “C”. As Canadians we contribute through community spirit, care giving, compassion ...

BROCK’S BANTER: A Giant Leap

Baby Steps & A Giant Leap By Brock Weir It is a common refrain heard year in and year out that something needs to be ...

Aurora Tigers notch wins as team hits the road

The Aurora Tigers Junior A hockey team has been on a torrid pace as of late, and it continued last week when they notched wins against the Trenton Golden Hawks and the Toronto Lakeshore Patriots.

OTTAWA REPORT

By Lois Brown, MP Newmarket-Aurora Record Session of Parliament Parliament has concluded the most productive year on record, with 40 bills being passed. We negotiated ...

Aurora jeweller revives old-world traditions

After Fred Jakob came to Canada from the former USSR in 1984, he and his wife decided to journey to Jerusalem. The world, after all, had been closed to him for much of his life. On a trip to a museum of Israeli crafts, however...

Kenyan Boys Choir light up local “Me To We” campaign

The Kenyan Boys Choir came to Aurora to put on a special show as part of the “Me to We” Artisan Trunk show at the Catholic Education Centre last week.

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