January 2018 Archive

New union rules irk business owners, Chamber members

New union rules stemming from the Province’s sweeping changes to workplace standards are catching flack from local business owners. Aurora entrepreneurs raised concerns Wednesday morning at a breakfast session hosted by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.

Youth bring new life to the hills in The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music has been a holiday staple for over 50 years, but Aurora’s Marquee Theatrical Productions has kept the festive cheer rolling right through the New Year.

Armoury’s heritage features should be considered in revamp: Committee

The historic Aurora Armoury is set to begin a new chapter in its nearly 140-year-old life, but the features and battle scars it has collected over the years should be preserved as part of its future, according to the town’s Heritage Advisory Committee.

Theatre Aurora’s “If/Then”: A Review

We all make a thousand decisions a day; what we wear, what we eat, in which direction we proceed, what we say, and when we do things, to name a few. How would our lives change if when given even a simple choice we went one way instead of the other?

Panthers victorious on Aurora Panther Day

Panther pride was in full swing on Sunday at the Stronach Aurora Rec Complex, home of the Aurora Panthers and site of the inaugural Aurora Panther Day.

Four Mustangs named to YRAA All Star football squad

Year after year, it comes as no surprise to see a handful of Mustangs names among the All-Stars nods in the York Region Athletic Association football league.

ACTIVATING AURORA: Older adults can be better “Movers”

By Ron Weese At Activate Aurora, we are paying serious attention to our older adults. For the record, an older adult is someone 45 years ...

Christmas Classic raises tens of thousands for those in need

It started off as just a pre-Christmas get-together as friends laced up for some ice time, but over the past seven years, the game has gained significant traction.

SENIOR SCAPE: Therapy Dogs

By Doug LeGallais Therapy Dogs are specially trained to bring comfort and affection to people with physical or mental disabilities, often in an institutional setting. ...

Be your child’s advocate in health care: mom

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