January 20, 2022

Online workshops encourage residents to see “Courage is Possible”

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COVID-19 surge may be “plateauing,” says Medical Officer of Health

As Aurora sees its 49th and 50th residents lost to COVID-19, there may be signs the latest wave of the virus is reaching a plateau. With COVID-19 ...

“Attainable” housing a focus in Town’s 2051 plan

As home prices continue to soar, Aurora’s growth plans through 2051 could include financial incentives for affordable housing. Council last week received an update on ...

Learn to Zoom helps newcomers stay connected to the world

In the midst of revolving lockdowns, Zoom and other online platforms have been invaluable tools in staying connected face-to-face. But not everyone has the same ...

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Six storey apartment complex proposed for Wellington and John West Way

Previously proposed as a location for a one-storey plaza, the northeast corner of John West Way is now being considered for a six-storey apartment complex. ...

Helping bridge gaps with food is “Icing on the Cake” for Baking Show finalist

Whether it’s scratch-made, from following a recipe, or opening up a box of mix and following the instructions, anyone can make a cake. But do ...

Public to have further input on development of new Official Plan

As Aurora looks ahead to 2051 through the development of its new Official Plan, finding the right balance between growth targets and preserving the natural ...

Aurora takes burning approach to tackling LDD caterpillars

Aurora this spring will be holding the torch high to battle the LDD moth. The LDD’s (Lymantria dispar dispar) pesky caterpillars were a bane of ...

“Changing the Way Housing Can Work” to spark discussion on housing crisis

As Aurora considers ways to improve access to affordable housing through the Town’s Official Plan, a virtual talk hosted by the Aurora Public Library next ...

Prince Andrew out as head of Queen’s York Rangers

Aurora’s regiment, The Queen’s York Rangers, is without a Colonel-in-Chief following a decision announced by Buckingham Palace last Thursday. Prince Andrew, Duke of York, was ...

Citizens of the Year helm local hospital’s philanthropy program

Former Aurora Citizens of the Year Steve Hinder and Peter Van Schaik will lead fundraising efforts for Southlake Regional Health Centre into the future. Hinder ...

Online workshops encourage residents to see “Courage is Possible”

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COVID-19 surge may be “plateauing,” says Medical Officer of Health

As Aurora sees its 49th and 50th residents lost to COVID-19, there may be signs the latest wave of the virus is reaching a plateau. With COVID-19 ...

“Attainable” housing a focus in Town’s 2051 plan

As home prices continue to soar, Aurora’s growth plans through 2051 could include financial incentives for affordable housing. Council last week received an update on ...

Sports

Canadian Premier League U-Sports Draft set for Thursday

York United will have the No. 5 overall pick Thursday night as the Canadian Premier League U-Sports Draft is set to begin at 8:00 p.m. ...

Snowmobile clubs prepare for safe season

Most snowmobile clubs in southern Ontario are yet to hit the trails this year, but they are encouraging their members to take part in the ...

York United sign three international talents

In less than a month, York United have announced their new manager and three new players, beginning the next chapter for the York Region-based club. ...

Tigers move seven points back of first place

With a 4-1 win on the road over the Brantford 99ers, the Aurora Tigers move seven points behind the Pickering Panthers for top spot in ...

CF Montreal acquires former Aurora resident

Former Aurora, ON resident Alistair Johnston completed a move from Nashville SC to CF Montreal last week.  Originally from Vancouver, B.C., Johnston had moved to ...

GOJHL penalized five teams due to violation of vaccination policy

The Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League released a statement on December 17, penalizing five clubs in the Golden Horseshoe Conference in violation of the league’s ...

Burlington Cougars end Aurora Tigers win streak

The Aurora Tigers saw their recent five-game win streak come to an end following a 4-3 OT loss to the Burlington Cougars at the end ...

CDS teacher inducted into Queen’s Rugby Hall of Fame

Country Day School teacher and long-time senior boys’ rugby coach Sandy Townsend was inducted into the Queen’s University Rugby Hall of Fame at the end ...

2022 Hall of Fame nomination process now open

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame President & Chair Javed Khan and Chair of the Induction Committee Stephen Forsey would like you to know, the nomination ...

York United have a lot to be proud of and that’s not a statement to take lightly

Heading into this season, York United faced a hefty amount of doubt. Nobody gave them a chance.  The Nine Stripes were looked at as the ...

Arts & Culture

Music and family are themes that help guide One Book One Aurora 2022

Music, which transcends language barriers, has brought people together since our ancestors sounded the first notes. It connects people in a powerful way, sometimes in ...

Beloved “Golden Girls” star had strong ties to Aurora

Betty White, who died New Year's Eve just a few weeks before her 100th birthday on January 17, had close family links to the community.

Steel Magnolias: A partnership between Theatre Aurora and Queensville Players

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora has collaborated with The Queensville Players to present the comedy-drama “Steel Magnolias”, now playing at Theatre Aurora. The ...

In-person and virtual offerings from Cultural Centre as fall and winter programs line up

The jazz sounds of Barbra Lica rang out through the Aurora Armoury on Friday evening. For music lovers, it was a welcome return to a ...

Theatre Aurora’s The Kitchen Witches: A Review

By Scott Johnston After being darkened for 19 pandemic-filled months, the stage is once again lit at Theatre Aurora. Fortunately, as we all really could ...

Aurorapalooza a success for resident, CMHA

Rain gave way to a bright evening in Aurora for the Canadian Mental Health Association on August 7, as local resident Joel Gouveia took over ...

The Kitchen Witches aimed to be season opener for Theatre Aurora

Their Henderson Drive doors have been largely closed to the public for more than a year-and-a-half due to the global pandemic, but Theatre Aurora has ...

Ace Galaksi brings Aurora artists, performers to Toronto Fringe

Ace Galaksi has precious little time to locate the Giant Book of Destiny before destiny itself is rewritten. Will he do it? Well, to discover ...

Ensemble Made in Canada’s latest nets another Juno win for Aurora’s Norbert Kraft

Canada is a cultural mosaic, something that has been immortalized in visual art, poetry and on our screens. But it has also been immortalized in ...

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