November 2014 Archive

BROCK’S BANTER: Lessons Learned

By Brock Weir Now that the dust has settled in Aurora, what have we learned over the past week? A little over a week ago, ...

We need to change how we think to get beyond the next four years: Mayor

When Geoff Dawe was first elected Mayor in 2010, he said at the time he wanted the hallmark of his term to be bringing civility and decorum back to Town Hall. It is a hallmark he hopes...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Vic Fedeli

By Stephen Somerville After the recent provincial electoral debacle, it is time for the Party to get off the mat and move forward. The executive ...

Highland Gate residents want one voice as ratepayers

If nothing else, Aurora residents living around Highland Gate Golf Course want a united voice. This was the conclusion of more than 300 neighbours filling Council chambers on Monday...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Three problems with voter apathy

By Alison Collins-Mrakas If the recent elections tell us anything, it’s that it’s time for a change. We continue to see election after election with ...

INSIDE AURORA: Post-Election Burning Questions

By Scott Johnston Many thanks to all of the candidates, volunteers and others who participated in the recent municipal election. After ten months of activity, ...

Local youth bring coffee house back for second year, continuing efforts for Ukrainian schools

A lot can happen over the course of a year. 12 months after local students Anna Sofia Lesiv of Nobleton and Sally Falk of Aurora pooled their resources – and their talents – to put together a coffee house evening of music and art to raise money for schools in Ukraine, the country itself...

Many opportunities to mark Remembrance Week

ASK THE DESIGNER: How to Choose the Right Light Fixture

By Jean Bisnaire Niche-Decor “What should we consider when looking for light fixtures?” Feel free to send me your comments or questions to askjean@nichedecor.ca One ...

Living large on a smaller footprint nabs top prize for Aurora student

Living large on a smaller footprint is a way of life to which many socially and environmentally conscious people aspire, but Aurora student Laura Ing wants to make these aspirations more attainable than ever before.

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