August 2017 Archive


Aurora’s top student athletes honoured

By Brock Weir There are still a few more days left of summer vacation and while many students would be content to put the 2016 ...

Late strike sends Aurora FC over West Ottawa

A lone goal with under twenty minutes to spare was enough for the Aurora FC women to snap a two-game losing streak against West Ottawa SC on Saturday.


Jays eliminated from North Dufferin playoffs

A stellar season has come up short for the Aurora Jays against an experienced North Dufferin Baseball League champion. After sweeping the Ivy Leafs in the opening round of the NDBL playoffs, the Jays were eliminated in four games Saturday against the five-time champion Bolton Brewers.

Hall of Fame inductee Thompson committed “life-long” to the pool

A fifteen-year break from the pool was not enough to stop Dan Thompson from shattering records. The former national swim team captain, and eleven-year Aurora resident, has put the Aurora Master Ducks Swim Club on the map after racing to numerous records at the Masters world and Canadian levels.

Council should focus on unfinished priorities: Kim

Whether it’s the development of Library Square, laying the groundwork for a new multiuse recreation centre, or hammering out new deals with Aurora’s Cultural Partners, Aurora has a lot of priorities on the go right now, and there should be a few more checkmarks on the list before tackling much more, according to Councillor Harold Kim.

Cultural Precinct is “leadership opportunity” for Cultural Centre: Executive Director

A conversation will need to be had in Aurora on just what is possible in helping the Town realise its cultural potential, according to Suzanne Haines, the Aurora Cultural Centre’s newly minted Executive Director.


Province puts future of historic college building up in the air

It has gone by many names over its first century, whether it is De La Salle College, Pine Ridge hospital, or any number of Provincial departments. Soon, it could add another name to the list: history.


Southlake’s littlest patients have out-of-this-world encounter

Southlake’s littlest cancer patients had an out-of-this world encounter on Thursday as they watched a live feed of astronauts on the International Space Station donning some of their very own handiwork.


A new baby signals beginning of new chapter for sponsored Syrian family


Michelle Stewart is making a difference – one smile at a time

A little positivity can go a very long way. That is the guiding philosophy of Michelle Stewart.

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