September 2015 Archive

Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Ducks Swimming takes Charge!

By Kelly Huges Soorna Choheili was Ducks Swimming’s top performing male for the 2014-2015 season. Soorna captured gold in all five of his individual events ...

“Proof is in the pudding” for Conservative candidate Menegakis

“Stay the course” is a frequently heard mantra in the 2015 Federal Election both for supporters and detractors; but for those “naysayers” out there, Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Conservative candidate Costas Menegakis says “the proof is in the pudding.”

Reader ponders “endorsement”

(Re: Conservatives “allow families to make the decisions that impact them”, August 20) Given the recent article on Lois Brown and the recent musings of ...

CYFS Deputy Chief hangs up hat

Deputy Chief Paul Leslie leaves the force after a 35 year career focused on fire education and prevention.

Cancer survivor puts a face on Aurora Terry Fox run

Just a few short months into a diagnosis of throat cancer, Tim McClure was making arrangements for his own funeral.

Health and Sex-Ed changes are long overdue, says MPP

Ontario was once a leader when it came to health education, but has since fallen behind the likes of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to Newmarket-Aurora MPP Chris Ballard. But, now it is time to play catch-up.

Municipal hiring freeze fizzles — again

Despite general agreement that a closer watch needs to be taken at Town Hall to control new hires, a year-long freeze when it comes to new positions within the municipality has fizzled once again at the Council table.

Pipers, choirs and the Red Ensign set to mark Queen’s historic reign

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Park will be the focal point of a community celebration next Wednesday, September 9, to mark Queen Elizabeth II becoming longest reigning monarch.


By Brock Weir Last Thursday, I felt like I was about to return to the scene of the crime. I was headed north to Newmarket ...

Tigers struggle out of the gate in OJHL pre-season

Last season’s OJHL regular season champions are still searching for their first win of 2015/16, but the real action is yet to start.

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