September 2016 Archive


One Book One Aurora sparks human rights discussion next week

The face of Aurora is changing with exceptional growth in the northeast, but how can Aurora keep from becoming a “splintered town”? That is the question that has been on the minds of a number of community leaders this month as they prepare to tackle that issue, and many others, head-on in “The Changing Face of Canada,” an open forum on the richness of and challenges facing our community.

Seniors in the spotlight for Active Aging Week

Aurorans of all ages got into gear this past Sunday for the launch of Activate Aurora, the effort to get Aurora on the map as Canada’s most Active Community, but seniors come into the spotlight this Sunday with the start of Active Aging Week.

Bilingual signs would promote “inclusivity” say Councillors and residents

Aurora signs should include at least 50 per cent of its text in either English or French in a bid to promote “inclusivity,” according to Councillor Harold Kim.


United FC women cap off inaugural season

A handful of injuries and limited substitution options left the Aurora United women shorthanded in a loss to Darby FC on Friday.


Barbs to meet London in first round of McCormick Cup

A sixth place finish in Rugby Ontario’s top division has set up an interesting post-season matchup for the senior Aurora Barbarians.


By Jan Freedman Despite Saturday’s dreary weather, the Apples and Honey Fest was quite well attended. Fortunately, the predicted thunderstorms didn’t materialize during Market time. ...


Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Storm Volleyball – U13 Girls Storm Monsoon

With eight players returning from the previous year and some brand new additions, we were both excited and uncertain to see how the new season ...


Brandt, Doyle and newcomer Sheppard blow roof off Hoedown

Country star Paul Brandt, Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle, and Hoedown Showdown winner Mac Sheppard pooled their talents last week to blow the roof off York Region’s biggest party.


Three day celebration marks opening of new Salvation Army

This weekend will mark a homecoming for the Salvation Army of Central York Region as they officially throw open their doors to their new multimillion dollar Northridge Community Church and community.

Yonge and Welling turn restrictions delayed pending fall reports

Aurorans will have to wait until the second half of October – at the earliest – to learn the future of a pilot project which would see left-hand turns restricted at Yonge and Wellington Street during peak times in an effort to improve traffic flow.

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