June 2017 Archive

Parents “cautiously optimistic” about possible Williams move

By Brock Weir East Aurora parents who have been vocal advocates for the need of a new high school to address the needs of families ...

Aurora gears up for Canada 150 Celebrations

By Brock Weir Cakes are being made, parade-marchers are practicing their paces, and national and community bands are polishing up their brass – Aurora’s Canada ...

A Canada 150 poem from 1879

In 1879 the MP for this riding (then York North) was Frederick W. Strange. Dr. Strange was the second owner of Hillary House, from 1869 ...

Art In The Park – Celebrating Canada’s 150th with The Maple Leaf Tour Summer

Canada Eh, Maple Leafs, Tim’s Coffee, Red & White delight. Join us at the Aurora Town Park, Saturday July 8, from 8.00 a.m. – 1.00 ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Evolving Milestones

By Brock Weir There were just a few items on our respective checklists. Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap and shampoo? Check, check, check, check. Luggage locks? Check, ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: I’ll have what she’s having

By Alison Collins-Mrakas I read recently about an appalling, yet not altogether unexpected trend in dining behaviour where patrons are “faking”, for lack of a ...

MP’s REPORT: June Update

By Kyle Peterson, MP Newmarket-Aurora Summer is finally here! It has been a busy session on Parliament Hill and I am proud of the hard ...

ACTIVATING AURORA: The Dangers of Sport Specialization

By Ron Weese A colleague recently tweeted out that that early specialization has been proven to result in poorer performance in sport at the elite ...

2017-06-29-04

Mural project will bring together your vision of your community

ed Hamer likens Canada to “a big village.” If the muralist were to translate this into his medium of choice, you would likely see depictions of different members of the community, perhaps even multigenerational, all working together towards a common goal. But this isn’t Mr. Hamer’s story, this is your story.

2017-06-29-05

Sometimes it takes a village to make a home: young authors

12 months might not sound like a long time, but if you’re a new Canadian, a lot can be packed into that senior year. Recently, Brooke and Keira Elliott, their mom Jill Donohue and several members of their local neighbourhood, made a short trip to a nearby apartment bringing with them a cake and plenty of smiles.

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