October 2014 Archive

Tigers take Battle of Yonge Street, continuing 11-game winning streak

It was a long week for the Junior A Aurora Tigers, but one that cemented their position as one of the top contenders in the Ontario Junior Hockey League. They made the short trip to Newmarket last Thursday...

UPDATED: Candidates “livid” over campaign flyer claims

Council candidates say they are “disgusted” and “livid” that their names were used on campaign literature that was distributed to several Aurora homes on Wednesday. (UPDATED)

Election choice is clear for this resident

Aurora is facing two very distinct Mayoral candidate choices heading into Monday’s election. For me the choice is clear. I’ve made a choice to support ...

VOTE 2014: Museum and youth continue to be focus for incumbent Sandra Humfryes

When Sandra Humfryes first threw her hat into the political arena four years ago, one of her primary focuses was to make Aurora’s museum a reality once again.


By Lois Brown, M.P. Newmarket-Aurora Support for Manufacturing In July 2014, Canada posted its largest trade surplus in nearly six years, driven by surging auto ...

VOTE 2014: Aurora shouldn’t be run “like a business” but as a business, says candidate Frank Vrbanatz

It doesn’t take Frank Vrbanatz very long to get straight to the point on his reasons for putting his name forward as a Council candidate in this month’s municipal election.

Aurora needs “progressive” action on ward system

(Re: Ward system would be “counterintuitive” to Aurora’s small-town feel. October 15, 2014) We read Mr. Wride’s comments as to why a ward system for ...

Sports Hall of Fame inductee Peter Miller “had his hands in everything”

While Peter Miller may not be present to accept his induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) next Wednesday, it’s clear that his legacy in Aurora sports will keep his memory strong.

Congratulations to all for this election

I would like to thank all of the candidates for putting their names forward for Council. I know, running for council myself in the past, ...

Candidates vie to capitalize on sports tourism opportunities

Sports tourism can be a key to revitalize Aurora, according to candidates who descended upon the Royal Canadian Legion last week for the final All-Candidates’ meeting before Monday’s...

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