April 2017 Archive

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: The 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora This past Sunday was the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. One hundred years ago, more than 17,000 ...


By Christina Doyle The dazzling sunlight, the garden filled with daffodils and lilacs bursting with colour. Spring, it makes one’s spirit come alive, welcoming the ...

Music festival pulls sponsorship request after Council debate

Music Aurora has pulled a request for financial support for their Aurora Summer Music Festival after a contentious debate around the Council table last week.


Students brainstorm paths to a more sustainable future

In those dark winter mornings that are behind us for another few months, nobody likes to come to work or school to a freezing office or classroom. We like to keep the heat on, not only for our own comfort, but to also make sure our pipes and other amenities don’t fall victim to the cold.


Atom Panthers crowned Provincial champions

What a season for the Atom AA Aurora Panthers! With a Silver Stick gold medal already in...


York-Simcoe topples Lakeshore in League Championship

The best of the best in the York-Simcoe Hockey League took on their Lakeshore Minor Hockey counterparts in Whitby on Saturday, coming out on top by the narrowest of margins.

Aurora pushes for “revenue neutral” option in property tax review

Aurora is pushing for the Region of York to take a “revenue neutral” approach when it comes to reviewing property tax ratios this week.


Walk for Wellness raises funds for seniors programming

Keeping the body moving is important at any age: just ask Aurora’s seniors. Multiple generations walked side-by-side Saturday at the walking track in the Aurora Family Leisure Complex for the annual Walk for Wellness, put on by Community and Home Assistance to Seniors, or CHATS.

Aurora is in a mess: reader

The Joint Operations Centre (JOC) is an example of another failure of delivering a project on time and on budget in Aurora. It is not ...

Blues fest was a huge success

On behalf of the Board of Music Aurora, we would like to thank the residents of Aurora for their tremendous support of the 6th Annual ...

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