VOTE 2015

Aurora rides red wave for Liberals

October 21, 2015   ·   0 Comments

Voters paint the town red and send Leona Alleslev and Kyle Peterson to Ottawa.

Jobs and economy brought to forefront in Newmarket-Aurora debate

Depending on which candidate you ask, you could get a very different picture painted on the current health of the Canadian economy. While all candidates vying for your vote in Newmarket-Aurora agree more jobs are needed down the line, the path to get there is very different.

Infrastructure contributions aren’t enough, say NDP, Liberal

The Federal Government has contributed funds to several infrastructure projects in Aurora over recent years, including the replacement of the GO Transit bridge at the south end of town. But, for candidates challenging Conservative Lois Brown for the riding of Newmarket-Aurora, the Feds simply have not done enough.

Conservatives, Liberals differ on tax plans

Following the exit of the Green Party candidate from last week’s all-candidates meeting in Newmarket-Aurora, the debate continued with Conservative candidate Lois Brown outlining a “clear choice” for Canadians.

Candidates offer leadership – served three ways

When candidates put themselves forward as candidates for their respective ridings, there can be little doubt they are doing so to bring to fruition their vision for what is best for the community and the vision of the people who elected them.

Debate snub built momentum, says PC candidate Baxter

For Dorian Baxter, it is never about the size of the dog in the fight. Rather, it is about “the size of the fight in the dog.”

Advance poll crowds frustrate voters

Many left frustrated after waiting up to 90 minutes to cast their vote over Thanksgiving Weekend, but promise to return Monday to rock the vote.

Green candidate makes early exit from Newmarket-Aurora debate

Vanessa Long leaves debate, hosted by Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, in solidarity with Progressive Canadian candidate Dorian Baxter.

Candidate aims to raise awareness of wildlife and biodiversity on Moraine

Living around Lake Wilcox, 24-year-old Kyle Bowles has seen development rapidly spring up in the area, but as development grew, so did his concern with its impacts on local wildlife.

A Green vote is a “lucrative investment”, says candidate

If everyone who said they “wanted” to vote Green actually did so when it came to marking their ballots, Canada would be in for a wave of change, says Randi Ramdeen, Green Party candidate for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill.

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