November 2015 Archive


Santa hopes to make a musical splash at this Saturday’s parade

As soon as Santa Claus learned Cardinal Carder Catholic High School was assembling its largest marching band for Saturday's Santa Under the Stars Parade, the man himself was quick to put in a request for his opening act.

More information needed on tree protection, say Councillors

Another day and another report to come on Aurora’s tree protection bylaw.


Growing communities mean growing need for Kettle Drive: Salvation Army

Keep your ears open for the sound of jingling bells this weekend. Yes, Santa Claus might be coming to Town on Saturday night, but any lingering tinkles in the air through

Saturday’s Culture Quest puts new spin on Precinct plan

If a new vision for Aurora’s Downtown Core has been collecting dust on your list for Santa, you can take it up with him yourself this Saturday at Culture Quest Aurora.


“Bold and courageous” decisions needed to get Chamber back on track

There is a rough road ahead for the Aurora Chamber of Commerce as it looks to rebrand at a “pivotal stage in its evolution.”


AHS students team up with Tigers to support Jumpstart program

A recent national study showed that 66 per cent of Canadian parents have borrowed money or dug into retirement savings to put their kids into extracurricular activities.

Council passes on costly Leslie and St. John’s trail underpass

Will it turn out to be a missed opportunity for the thousands of new residents expected to move into Aurora’s 2C development over the next few years, or has the Town narrowly avoided its own “bridge to nowhere”? The answers to those questions will become clear in time, but ...


Aurora Film Circuit marks ten years of bringing international fare to local market

Ten years ago, moving to Aurora from the big city might have been something of a culture shock. In Toronto, they had...


RBC Sports Day opens up Aurora sports to the public

Since the announcement of 2015 as the “Year of Sport” in Aurora, a main initiative from the Town has been to get the community moving.

BROCK’S BANTER: Pull up a Chair

By Brock Weir I have always loved the phrase “arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.” It is one of those phrases that says so ...

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