March 2014 Archive

Tigers claw back against Cougars, taking semifinal in Game 7

Although things seemed a little bleak earlier in the series, the Junior A Aurora Tigers pulled off a gutsy win over the Cobourg Cougars in Game Seven of the OJHL northeast semi-finals on Tuesday night.

SENIOR SCAPE: Has food lost its allure?

By Sylvia Dickens One problem often experienced by seniors is loss of appetite. This is especially true for those who live alone. Fixing a meal ...


By Lois Brown, MP Newmarket-Aurora Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) This landmark agreement constitutes Canada’s first free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region and will ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Failure to Consult

By Alison Collins-Mrakas I attended last week’s Council meeting and arrived to find the usually near-empty chamber almost full. A room full of people who ...

Applications open for Give Back Awards

This year’s Give Back Awards are officially open! Established in 2004, these Awards are an annual $500 cash prize donated by Magna International Inc. to ...


By Mayor Geoffrey Dawe As some of you may know, MoneySense magazine recently published its list of Canada’s Best Places to Live, ranking Aurora at ...

Five minutes is not enough time to speak at budget meetings

(Re: The People’s Choice, Brock’s Banter, March 20) In your editorial, you lament the fact that very few residents participate in budget sessions of Town ...

Yonge and Wellington apartment plan clears Council amid downtown parking concerns

A proposed new apartment building on Yonge Street just south of Wellington Street took one step closer to becoming a reality last week.

Aurora student’s dream comes true as young leader meets her heroine

Buck trial will continue on Tuesday

Councillor Evelyn Buck’s case against former Aurora mayor Phyllis Morris, two incumbent Councillors and three former councillors will continue Tuesday after a brief hearing on Friday. Lawyers will meet Tuesday morning to argue whether or not witnesses on behalf of Councillor Buck, including a municipal lawyer and Donald Cousens, can be included as experts in the trial.

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