January 2017 Archive

Aurora “thrilled” to welcome new hotel

By Brock Weir Aurora will have a hotel once again. MasterBUILT Hotels announced their decision to build their flagship Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham ...

New strategy for economic development draws criticism

This winter, Aurora will chart a new course on economic development, but the priorities set out in the new vision have drawn criticism from local business leaders. Council is set to review the...

Don’t discount walking!

(Re: In Good Company, January 19) I appreciate that Mayor Dawe is writing about healthy lifestyles, and that our Mayor heads up a Task Force ...

Youngsters learned a lot at Seniors’ Centre workshop

One of the programs offered to youth this past fall by the Town of Aurora’s Parks and Recreation Department was an afternoon workshop over two ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Ctrl-Alt-Facts

By Brock Weir When local figures in the sports and athletics community launched their efforts to put Aurora on the road to becoming Canada’s most ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Those are the facts, Jack!

By Alison Collins Mrakas I know that primary school is a distant memory for many, many folks but the lessons learned in kindergarten should serve ...

ACTIVATE AURORA: Not just about the kids!

By Ron Weese Recently, I have had discussions with many people of all ages and with varied interests about how to “activate” Aurora. It has ...

MP’s REPORT: Happy New Year!

By Kyle Peterson, MP Newmarket-Aurora I hope you and your family have had a wonderful holiday season and a great start to 2017. I know ...

2017-01-26-03

Budding chefs invited to come out for some friendly Family Day competition

If you have ever flipped on shows like Chopped Canada Junior and wanted your chance to duke it out in the kitchen for culinary supremacy, you may soon have your chance much closer to home.

MusicAurora launches three-festival mandate

By Brock Weir Music lovers filled an Industrial Parkway South warehouse transformed into Aurora’s premiere music venue on Saturday night for the formal launch of ...

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