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Community Engagement


Lack of knowledge can definitely lead to lack of engagement within our community. How many times in the last few months have I heard from friends and residents, ‘I can’t vote’, ‘I will not vote’ and ‘I am not sure if I should be voting this year just because I don’t have time to do my research’. …

By Analena Rebelo, Aurora ON. When you hear the word “community”, like me, you probably think of a group of people living in a common area or sharing some particular characteristic, interest, or passion. You might think of your neighbourhood, or religious or social groups. But how often does the word community conjure up images …

I had a good chuckle last Saturday at the Aurora Farmers Market & Artisan Fair again. Yes again, because I wrote about the dogs in the Aurora Farmers Market in the past. Who let the dogs out? There were so many dogs last weekend that I couldn’t keep up photographing them and I couldn’t help …

“Local governments must value and continuously invest in building relationships and true partnerships with the public.” ~ Living In Aurora community FOCUS Public, Local Government, Municipal Government, Living in Aurora, community FOCUS

I have an idea let’s try tipping a pyramid like object. Try it if you want to engage in some challenging fun. In fact tipping a pyramid like object is almost an impossible task. Perhaps for a detached pyramid, shifting from one location to another is a more natural result. Yes, thoughts can shift as well; …

Lecturing or public speaking is fun as long the audience is not leaving the room or snoozing. During my early university studies, I remember this one lecture I had to attend. The professor used scare tactics to engage students in his class. This course wasn’t just a matter of writing tests and assignments, it was …

The Aurora music and arts festival proposal was presented at the Town of Aurora Council meeting on January 22nd, 2013 by Farley Flex. If everything goes well and all the requirements are fulfilled, the Aurora music event will take place July 27th and 28th, 2013 at Machell Park in Aurora. The Sesquicentennial year 2013 will be …