October 2016 Archive

Seniors Care addition could prompt change to public planning process

A four-storey addition onto a seniors’ care facility in an established southwest neighbourhood could prompt a change in how residents will be informed about applications on nearby properties.

Accessible washroom trailer will help community achieve full potential

If you’re living with a disability, the last thing that should keep you from coming out and being an active part of your community is worrying about whether or not you can use the bathroom, according to local activists.


Saints soccer looking to recapture CISAA title

The St. Andrew’s College Saints are on a path to revisit the magic that brought them the Canadian Independent School Athletic Association soccer championship in 2014 – and so far, they’re off to a good start.


Burning up the dance floor sets North American record

Community leaders put on their dancing shoes and hit the floor with local professional dancers to raise a whopping $90,000 for disabled kids.


Express Atoms win hometown tournament

The York-Simcoe Express Atoms have proved they are the best of the best in AAA minor hockey, and on home ice to boot.

Get technology working for your business at Aurora Chamber Tech Expo

The Aurora business community is invited to attend the inaugural Aurora Chamber Tech Expo during BDC’s Small Business Week. On Thursday October 20, 2016 from ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Lost on the Irony Challenged

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Following the recent presidential debate, among the more bizarre news items making the rounds is a new conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton’s ...


Battling the stigma of Red Car

Chances are, you know her face. And, if you have lived in Aurora for any length of time, chances are equally...


Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Aurora King Baseball Association

It was Labour Day Weekend 2015, and like many baseball teams across the province, the Aurora King Jays Rookie AA team was in Brantford to ...

Aurora signs off on Highland Gate redevelopment settlement

Council endorsed a settlement mediated by the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) on the redevelopment of the former Highland Gate golf course in a 6 – 3 vote on Wednesday night. The decision came after lengthy closed door talks with Councillors Wendy Gaertner, Tom Mrakas and Jeff Thom voting against the deal.

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