November 2016 Archive


By Jan Freedman As most of you are gearing up for the holiday season, the Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair’s indoor season is winding ...

Business Excellence Awards to return in 2017 after five year hiatus

After a nearly five year hiatus, the best of Aurora’s business community will once again be saluted by the Town and the Chamber of Commerce.


Parsa to carry Ontario PC banner in Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill

Michael Parsa was bitten by the political bug at an early age. Having arrived in Canada with his family from Iraq at the age of eight, he soon became ...

New plan intended to boost economic development in Aurora

Aurora is set to overhaul its economic plans in implementing a new system after a survey found the current model was falling short.


Warriors corral Mustangs in YRAA football final

The Huron Heights Warriors of Newmarket once again proved why they are one of the top high school football programs in the country.


Minor Bantam AE Tigers “Storm the Centre” in Toronto

It is every young hockey player’s dream to skate on the same ice as their NHL heroes. While the Minor Bantam AE Aurora Tigers may have fallen just short of reaching the Air Canada Centre, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs, they...


By Ron Weese What began as a simple but powerful report prepared by Statistics Canada and the World Health Organization in 2006, set off a ...


Pine Tree Potters and local restaurants ladle their way past $100,000

By Brock Weir Hungry patrons were bowled over by dozens of delicious homemade soups on Thursday as hundreds descended throughout the day to sample the ...

Proposed policy discriminates against religious groups, says Councillor

An attempt to formalize what kinds of events get a formal proclamation from Council raised the ire of a Councillor last week who said it discriminates against religious groups.

“Streamlined” Council meetings will increase public understanding, participation

A new “streamlined” Council format, complete with an earlier start time will provide Aurorans with more opportunities to become engaged in the decisions that impact them.

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