February 2018 Archive

Government to “perhaps” address concerns over minimum wage: MPP

Challenges being faced by local businesses big and small following the Ontario Government’s raising of the minimum wage are “understood” by the Province but Newmarket-Aurora MPP Chris Ballard is mum on any measures that might be taken to help blunt its impact.

Female avengers start to assemble for Temple of Fame centenary

“It is hardly needful for me, Great Goddess, to tell thee who I am,” said the Egyptian queen as she strode out before her public. “I have ruled my world for three decades, becoming near the last of my kind. I speak a dozen languages and have studied with great scholars, have led battles, and influenced entire worlds with my beauty.

Library Square design, Cultural Centre expansion up for decision this week

The last Council meeting of 2017 approved a preliminary concept for Library Square, and the first formal meeting of 2018 could bring about the next stage in the process.

Fence fracas could prompt changes to property standards

A white picket fence was once the benchmark of the suburban ideal, but a fracas between neighbours over a high wooden fence sitting right on a property line could prompt changes to Town-wide rules.

Bid to protect stable neighbourhoods receives mixed public reviews

A bid to protect Aurora’s stable neighbourhoods with a one-year interim control bylaw received mixed reaction from residents last week.

Aurora renews push for St. John’s, 404 interchange

The pressure is on to have the Region and Province take action on building an interchange with Highway 404 at St. John’s Sideroad.

German squad brings international flair to SAC tournament

A weekend marked on the St. Andrew’s hockey calendar all year, the 2018 incarnation of the Macpherson Tournament had some extra special guests in its 35th year.

SAC grad Foegele shines in AHL All-Star game

A familiar face around the St. Andrew’s campus could be seen on national television Sunday night in an All-Star uniform.

SAC grad Foegele shines in AHL All-Star game

A familiar face around the St. Andrew’s campus could be seen on national television Sunday night in an All-Star uniform.

Make Your Voice Heard – it WILL count

This letter is similar to one I just sent to our Mayor and Councillors. I’ve been following the issue around protecting Aurora’s older stable neighbourhoods ...

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