March 2016 Archive

Mavrinac residents do know what they want: neighbour

Responding to the article, “But what kind of park do residents want?” of The Auroran, March 10, and also as one of the residents who ...

Sport Hall of Fame grateful for Hoedown support

I am sure others felt some or all of the emotions that I felt last Friday afternoon after I received notice from the Magna Hoedown ...

BROCK’S BANTER: A Walk through Ford Nation

By Brock Weir Every year, I make a mental note never to tempt fate in this space and, like a New Year’s resolution, that pledge ...


By Alison Collins-Mrakas I had a lot of feedback about my column last week on term limits. The gist of the comments were that folks ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: 2016 Spring Trip to Florida

By Stephen Somerville Before this column returns next time to the local themes of people, politics and public affairs, below are some unconnected, stream-of-conscious and ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Free tuition for middle-income families

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora Ontario is moving forward with the single largest modernization of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) ever. We know that ...

Thousands brave ice for Easter Egg hunt

Saturday’s annual Egg Hunt proved every icy Easter basket has a silver lining.

Highland Gate OMB hearing slated for next March

It looks like the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing for the Highland Gate development is going to be a long one.

Small businesses are “biggest losers” in Federal budget: Chamber

The Federal Liberal Government released their first Budget last week and while municipalities like Aurora are hailing the blueprint for its investment in infrastructure, local business owners shouldn’t be so happy, according to the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.

Minor Midget AA Tigers clipped in York-Simcoe finals

By Jake Courtepatte The Whitchurch-Stouffville Minor Midget AA Clippers made history in Aurora Sunday, becoming the first AA team in the franchise’s history to skate ...

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