June 2016 Archive

Equality should be reflected in anthem

(Re: Reader has “anthem pride”, June 16) Your reader’s critique of the change to our national anthem warrants a rebuttal. Our original anthem was gender ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Brexit Strategy

By Brock Weir Nearly two years ago in this space, I pondered what it means when your ancestral roots kick into high gear. It was ...

MP’s Report

By Leona Alleslev, MP Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill May has been a very busy month discussing new and historic bills in the House of Commons, working ...

INSIDE AURORA: The End is Near

By Scott Johnston “So, this is where the parade starts, eh?” The older staffer looked over at his younger colleague and confirmed, “yup”. “But doesn’t ...

York Region gears up for Pride Week

The raising of the rainbow flag has significant meaning for Amanda Kenegje and Mike Blackburn. As president and vice president, respectively, of the York Region chapter of


By Jan Freedman What an absolutely spectacular Saturday we just experienced at the Farmers’ Market. While it was unseasonably hot for late May, few were ...


By Leona Alleslev, MP Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill As the first session of the 42nd parliament has come to an end, I can say confidently that ...


By Jan Freedman One could not have asked for a more beautiful day for the Farmers’ Market than last Saturday. Under a cloudless sky, we ...

UPDATED: Mary Georgopoulos is Aurora’s Citizen of the Year

Complete coverage of the Town's 2016 Community Recognition Awards ceremony.

Sports Hall of Fame strides closer to new location at SARC

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is in the final heat to reach its new home – and reaching the finish line by the end of October could be set in stone this week.

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