March 2018 Archive

Peterson voted “against Canadians’ fundamental freedoms”

Canada’s Conservatives understand that freedom from discrimination based on one’s deeply held beliefs is a fundamental Canadian right. This is why we strongly oppose Prime ...

Former councillor weighs in on Regional rep

Over the years, Aurora has had its share of self-serving politicians, as most towns have had. Case in point, West, Timpson, Pedersen, Buck and Olchoski ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Leaders of Tomorrow

By Brock Weir “Fight for your life before it’s someone else’s job.” These were the poignant words that echoed in my ears on Saturday watching ...


By Stephen Somerville I recall that the American television sitcom “Seinfeld” ran for almost a decade during the 1990s. The tag line was that it ...

SENIOR SCAPE: The Sound of Music

By Christina Doyle “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” ― Maria Augusta von Trapp As our wonderful ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Soma in the electronic age

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Given the current political climate – especially in light of Putin’s recent huge electoral “victory” – I thought it might be worthwhile ...

Mental health crunch to be tackled with $8.7 million investment in Southlake

It has been a matter of keeping patients safe, healthy and offering them the right support. This is the challenge Dr. Gaurav Mehta and his team at Southlake Regional Health Centre have been addressing while grappling with an overflow of patients seeking mental health treatment.

Never too early to pick your summer reads: United Church Women return with book sale

Spring is here; it’s time to plan your summer beach reads – or do a bit of spring cleaning to make room for more books to come. Either way, the Aurora United Church Women have a great offer for you!

TD Bank’s upcoming closure is latest chapter in a bootlegging, gambling corner

Aurora’s main crossroads will be down another bank this summer. TD Bank, currently located on..

Yonge and Wellington development raises traffic worries

It’s almost complete, and when it is, a new stacked townhouse development near the northwest corner of Yonge and Wellington will bring 126 new homes to Aurora’s downtown core.

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