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.

St. Max Mustangs battling in all three YRAA hockey finals

The St. Maximilian Kolbe Mustangs were dealt their first taste of defeat on Monday in the YRAA postseason.

Open House gets great turnout

On behalf of Nature Aurora, I would to thank you for doing such a great article on us for the paper. Because of that, we ...

Canadians “deserve a real choice,” says leadership candidate Raitt

Following the 2015 Federal Election, which swept the Conservative party into opposition after nearly a decade in Government, re-elected MP Lisa Raitt was one of the first Conservatives out of the gate to speak out about what went wrong. Now, in a crowded field of...

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.

O’Leary offers “cocktail of celebrity, business and politics” to oust Trudeau

A public persona honed on reality TV is one of the biggest “misconceptions” about Kevin O’Leary, says the leadership candidate – but, if his celebrity can mix with business and politics to “kick [Justin Trudeau]’s ass,” that is a bonus.

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.

Pickering College wants to be “voice of Aurora”

Nearly two years ago, a group of residents came forward with 101.5 CHRA, dubbed “Radio Aurora.” But, while Aurora waits patiently for the proposed radio station to hit the airwaves, Pickering College students are stepping up to the plate wanting to be that local voice.

BROCK’S BANTER: Masters of Destiny

By Brock Weir You can’t really know someone until you walk a mile in their shoes – and, truth be told, you can’t walk a ...

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.

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