January 2018 Archive

The Case Wood Lot is endangered: reader

(Re: Town needs to uphold bylaws over Henderson Forest, November 29) Wendy Kenyon is right to tell us that the proposal to develop the Case ...

Anonymous note brightened Christmas season

(Re: Front Porch Perspective, January 4) I loved your article on Front Porch Perspective I was wondering if could help me: On Christmas Eve «four ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Keeping House in 2018

By Brock Weir There is always something exciting about the beginning of a New Year. Many people feel this way, but I know there are ...

INSIDE AURORA: Year in Review 2017

By Scott Johnston It’s time for our annual look back on the past year in Aurora. January – By mid-month most Aurorans not only have ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Fire & Fury

By Alison Collins Mrakas Well, just one week into the New Year and we are yet again inundated with hysterical headlines about the titular head ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Our shared heritage

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora Just before Christmas we saw a flurry of announcements from the Minister of Transportation – many of them affecting us ...

2018-01-11-04

The Faith Project to spark discussion on religion and spirituality in “pluralistic” society

It’s not every day that film makers are given money and almost carte blanche to do what they want, but that is exactly what happened when Shiraz Janjua and his team of filmmakers were tasked by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation to explore the wide-ranging world of tolerance.

York Region Transit enhances on-demand, GO shuttle service in Aurora

Effective this week, York Region Transit (YRT) has expanded local dial-a-ride service in Aurora and Oak Ridges. The changes, implemented Monday, impact the Route 31 – Aurora North service.

2018-01-11-05

“Magical” evening in store for fathers and daughters at Snowflake Ball

It’s winter and there’s magic in the air – but not necessarily in the great outdoors. This Saturday, for local girls, and their fathers, uncles, and brothers, the magic will be found indoors in the showroom of Highland Automotive.

2018-01-11-06

Strangers with the Same Dream explores important ideas of identity

“Reading.” It was Alison Pick’s answer to this writer’s question, “Where do you find your inspiration?” and an answer she freely admits “might sound like a boring response” but that is often the case for the Man Booker Prize nominated author.

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