October 2017 Archive

Let Council know where you stand on stable neighbourhoods: reader

Changing the By-laws regarding newer homes being built in “stable” neighbourhoods has been on the minds of many residents for some time. The motion being ...

Festival of Authors event was “magical”

Aurora was magical when the International Festival of Authors brought poet extraordinaire Gwen Benaway to our community (Wednesday, October 11). The event was co-hosted by ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Ghosts of Christmases alarmingly present

By Brock Weir Do you ever emerge from a deep, deep sleep and, due to one circumstance or another, think you have drastically overslept? Oddly ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Conflicts?

By Alison Collins-Mrakas What is a conflict of interest? Is it like pornography? You know it when you see it? Or is there an objective ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Advice for the Groom

By Stephen Somerville While in the dressing room for my weekly hockey game, the son of a family friend proudly announced his recent engagement to ...

IN GOOD COMPANY

By Mayor Geoff Dawe I was lucky to meet many talented and intelligent women last week at the Women’s Business Summit hosted by the Aurora ...

MP’s REPORT: Fall in Full Swing

By Kyle Peterson, MP Newmarket-Aurora The fall sitting of Parliament is in full swing, with a busy four weeks ahead in Ottawa. This fall season ...

Council leaves the door open to dive deeper into JOC costs

Council has left the door open for a deeper dig into the construction and development of Aurora’s Joint Operations Centre after moving forward with an independent audit.

Older, stable neighbourhoods need protection from growth: Councillor

Some people pick an older house for its charm, others for a plot of land with seemingly limitless potential. But, how far should this potential go?

Yaqubian to carry Ontario Liberal banner in south riding

As the daughter of two Persian immigrants, Naheed Yaqubian grew up hearing that Canada was the best country in the world. You could become involved in...

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