March 2017 Archive

Councillors support parents in high school fight

Northeast parents’ efforts to get the York Region District School Board to re-think their decision to maintain Dr. G.W. Williams rather than building a new secondary school on Bayview Avenue at Borealis got some significant support last week.

Sports field switch offers solution to long-time AYSC issue

The Aurora Youth Soccer Club (AYSC) could be on the move to Stewart Burnett Park next year after the Club and the Town brainstormed a solution to a growing problem in the soccer community.

Pickering College cleans up in the pool

Pickering College’s swim team is heading to OFSAA as the overwhelming favourites.

POLITICS AS USUAL: A cast of thousands

In a now months-long race to find a new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, a Cecil B de Mille-like cast of thousands still clutter the field of candidates, with a new one, Kevin O’Leary, joining the group just a few weeks ago.

Williams issue more “complex” than letters indicate

It is clear based on the letters to the editor in the March 9th edition that the complexity of the issues surrounding the new east ...

Speaking in Tongues explores complex human connections

Jason Silzer is drawn to a good plot and well-drawn characters, but also a good challenge. That is exactly what he encountered last fall when he cracked open a copy of Andrew...

Tongue Twister – A Review of “Speaking in Tongues”

A woman goes missing, couples cheat on each other, police are involved, misunderstandings ensue, amends are attempted, subplots revolve around isolated shoes, and all of the stories and characters are linked.

Parents urge board to “rebuild trust” and reconsider new high school

Environmentalism begins at home for Nature Aurora

Nature group hosts open house this Saturday looking for enthusiastic new members.

Canada 150 plans begin to take shape

By Brock Weir Aurora may be forced to pare down its party to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary this year after the Federal cash infusion to ...

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