March 2017 Archive

Goals of Economic Development Corporation readied for approval

It is designed to kick-start some new energy and authority in how Aurora tackles economic development, and now the roles and responsibilities of the Town’s new “Aurora Economic Development Corporation” will soon be in Council’s hands.


Art Heals challenges viewer to see the world through new eyes

People spend so much time thinking, ‘If only I had more time, I would…” and, according to Shannon Leigh Phair, they invariably have a list of things to fill in that blank. But, what if the real question was what you would do if you had less time? That is the question Ms. Phair started weighing when, in February of 2014, she was diagnosed with colon cancer aged just 32.

Put your best feet forward for CHATS and help local seniors

In just a few short years, our seniors population will outnumber the youth creating a major crunch for care, but you can help close the gaps by lacing up for the CHATS Walk for Wellness.

Canada 150 plans move ahead with $62k budget

Planners behind Aurora’s celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary this year were hoping to have $90,000 to work with to make it a party to remember, but plans are now moving forward with a $62,000 budget.


Leading Women & Girls recognized as community builders

Whether they are on the frontlines of change or working behind the scenes to be the change they want to see in the world, the work and dedication of countless women in our community inspires individuals every day.


Homeless disabled youth have long road in York: student

On Sunday, local high school student Ben Williamson returned home from a fruitful trip to Timmins meeting with area youth, but he also returned to personal uncertainty.


SAC takes home fifth straight league title

For the past half decade, the St. Andrew’s Saints have been the top team in prep school hockey.

Former MP Sinclair Stevens dies at 89

Sinclair Stevens, former Member of Parliament and minister in two Progressive Conservative governments, died unexpectedly...

Aurora needs new high school, but not at Williams’ expense

(Re: Parents urge board to “rebuild trust” and reconsider new high school, March 2) I had the pleasure of sitting on a committee of parents ...

Parents are appealing to wrong group: northeast parent

(Re: Parents urge board to “rebuild trust” and reconsider new high school, March 2) The parents in the quadrant wanting the new school to save ...

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