January 2016 Archive

BROCK’S BANTER: On the outside looking in

By Brock Weir A shared glance. A subtle wink. A short, curt nod. You see these gestures in everyday life. Sometimes you might be on ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Bifurcated focus

By Alison Collins-Mrakas How we vote affects who we elect. Some feel our current process isn’t fair; that elections result in governments that are not ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: More insight on Highland Gate

By Stephen Somerville My column a couple of weeks back regarding the on-going controversy surrounding the Highland Gate community drew a number of responses from ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Hospital parking fees to be curbed

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora In the spring of 2014, our government made a commitment to work with hospitals to cap or cut parking fees ...

IN GOOD COMPANY: Aurora, a financially sustainable Town.

By Mayor Geoff Dawe Happy New Year Aurora! I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday. Let’s get ready to embrace new, positive beginnings in ...

SENIOR SCAPE: Welcome to 2016!

By Christina Doyle A year of promise, hope and continued good will to each and every one of you. As many of our celebrations and ...

Cultural Precinct plan should be slowed down: readers

The (registered) Town Park Area Residents Ratepayers Association (TPARRA) has concerns about the Cultural Precinct plan, although we don’t disagree with it, but we believe ...

Letters on LAV is debate Council declined to have

It is interesting that citizens are continuing the debate on this matter, something that Council members declined to do. To put it in military terms, ...

Mackenzie Marsh lacks proper parking, says reader

Have you recently tried to park your car to go to the Mackenzie Marsh at St. John’s Sideroad? Currently, people park their cars on a ...

A thank you to the Aurora Minor Hockey Association

Christmas can be a very challenging time of year for those who are struggling economically, spiritually and/or socially. The Aurora Minor Hockey Association recognized this ...

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