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On October 3rd, 2018 Aurora Chambers of Commerce hosted an event for residents to learn more about Mayoral, Council and Trustee candidates. The following is a set of videos of Mayoral Debate, separated by question. CANDIDATE QUESTIONS – 2 minute response with 1 minute rebuttal from each other candidate. PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT CLARIFICATION FROM …

I believe our community deserves better. Aurora needs an enthusiastic, accomplished leader. Aurora needs a mayor who actively looks out for his constituents. Communities thrive when their local leaders communicate with, and listen to, residents. Not just every four years at election time, but constantly and regularly and with purpose. This is my fundamental pledge …

Event for residents to learn more about Mayoral, Council and Trustee candidates by Aurora Chambers of Commerce was held on October 3rd, 2018. This Municipal Election Event was structured as follows: Councillor meet and greet, their pre-recorded campaign messages and Mayoral debate. The following are Rapid Fire Questions for the Aurora Mayoral Candidates, where green …

On September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted a Municipal Elections 2018 All Candidates Meeting. The following is the question and answer session among the Aurora Mayoral candidates. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the last question and answer. Too much locomotion around.

Today on September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted a Municipal Elections 2018 All Candidates Meeting. The following are presentations by the four Aurora Mayoral candidates. Geoff Dawe for Aurora Mayor John Abel for Aurora Mayor Tom Mrakas for Aurora Mayor Chris Ballard for Aurora Mayor

A snapshot of the Council meeting at the Town of Aurora ON Town Hall on April 9th, 2013. Shown in the middle is Mayor Geoff Dawe (1st Mayoral Term, currently serving his 2nd Mayoral term) looking over at something on Neil Garbe’s side, the former Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Corporation of Town of Aurora. Mr. …

In light of Councillor Michael Thompson’s upcoming motion, I’d like to take this opportunity to offer my opinion on aspects of the SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation) lawsuit and ruling. 1. Regarding the recent statement by Councillor Ballard referring to “those responsible for allowing possible defaming postings on the Aurora Citizen blog”: a) On …

Welcome to our report from Town Hill for the Aurora Council meeting held on November 27, 2012. Although not full coverage, this is our interpretation of the highlights of the 4 hour plus meeting. The Aurora Council meeting was a lengthy one with many interesting motions on the floor. Open forum during the Aurora Council …

It’s often hard to tell how much the average person follows government politics at least the municipal government. Some do more than others, some not until election time, some not at all. But politics and government play a huge role in our everyday lives, whether we are aware of it or not. The right to …