September 2017 Archive


Food Pantry faces demand for the basics as Thanksgiving approaches

His first step into the Aurora Food Pantry was an eye-opener for Dan Ferguson. Six years ago, he experienced a change in work, had some free time on his hands and decided to see if any community organization needed the time he could offer.

Filmmaker brings story of resilience to Aurora with Last Harvest

Heading back to the place of her birth, Hui Wang found herself at a crossroads. Back in China for research on an upcoming project, she found herself at a creative crossroads as the project ultimately fell through. However, following her instinct to stick around for just a little while longer, Hui Wang (Jane) found herself at another


By Jan Freedman Last Saturday was another spectacular hot, sunny fall day at the Farmers’ Market. It seems that fall is trying to make up ...

Aurora FC shut out on both sides

With the 2017 League 1 Ontario season all but over, both the men’s and women’s sides of the Aurora FC are looking towards the future. Inexperienced up-and-comers lined the rosters on Sunday in an opportunity to get their feet wet at the semi-pro level, blanked by two of the top teams in each division.

Bringing culture to Aurora for almost 60 years: Theatre Aurora on Culture Days 2017

By Linda Stott Director of Marketing, Theatre Aurora Theatre Aurora has been a central figure in the Town of Aurora cultural landscape for almost 60 ...

SENIOR SCAPE: Seniors & Pets

By Doug LeGallais In my nearly 40 years of practicing Veterinary Medicine I came to see the benefits of pet ownership in many forms throughout ...


“Small Project” makes big difference in lives of Kenyan students

So many of us take maternal health and convenient family planning for granted. A quick trip to your doctor, or even your drugstore can often do the trick, but we’re lucky here in Canada; in other parts of the world it is a daily struggle. It is a daily struggle which...


“Making Peace” arrives with timely message

Exhibition, which formally opens next week, asks tough question of viewer.


Local cadets lead in our international warriors at Invictus

They simply wanted to do their bit, but local cadets from St. Andrew’s College took centre stage leading ...

“Christmas Market” could be sneak peek of Library Square’s future: Councillor

If you have a hard time visualizing all the possibilities that could come to downtown Aurora once the redevelopment of Library Square gets underway, you could get an early flavour as soon as November – if one Councillor gets his way.

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