November 2016 Archive

POLITICS AS USUAL: Post-Truth?

By Alison Collins-Mrakas It was recently reported that the Oxford dictionary now recognizes a new word, “post-truth”; an adjective, “…defined as relating to circumstances in ...

2016-11-24-05

Cadets serve Spaghetti this Saturday to support trip to Vimy Ridge

Have a hankering for a bit of piping hot pasta as the cold weather sets in? Head over to the Royal Canadian Legion this Saturday night, November 26, for a plateful of fresh spaghetti dished up by your local army cadets.

2016-11-24-01

Lipstick and a Blue Jays cap — the simple things can make Senior Wishes come true

Santa Claus is a busy guy on Christmas Eve, but after zipping around the world giving gifts to all the girls and boys on his “nice” list last year, he stopped off at Chartwell Aurora for a visit with residents – and thanks to your help, it turned out to be an epic stay.

Yonge Street turn restrictions to start April 1

Three month pilot project to prohibit left turns at Yonge and Wellington at peak times was approved at Council Tuesday night to run April 1 through June 30.

Settlement reveals scaled down plans for Highland Gate

Aurora residents will have a chance to sound off for perhaps the final time on the future of the redevelopment of the former Highland Gate Golf Course next week, but now interested parties know more about what they are sounding off on.

2016-11-24-06

LaChance stands tall in Tigers’ win over Trenton

When the final buzzer sounded at the Aurora Community Centre on Sunday night, Brayden LaChance took a knee and pumped his fist in celebration.

Why buy Canadian art from your local artists?

It’s very simple: because you can. Emil Simon, former Owner of Wellington Gallery, once mentioned to me, “Deborah, 50 years ago there were less artists, ...

Operation Legacy member pays tribute to servicemen and women

I am proud to be part of Operation Legacy, in which members and graduates of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program pass on the ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Your smugness is showing

By Brock Weir Well, it happened. Despite polls showing it a near impossibility, reality TV star Donald Trump has been elected President of the United ...

INSIDE AURORA: That ‘Wheee’ Moment

By Scott Johnston When I was a kid, I remember there was stretch of road our family used to travel on occasionally that intersected a ...

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