Thursday, August 13, 2020
Canada Day Parade
The Canada Day parade in 2018 will be one to remember by the scorching heat wave. We have attended to watch like every other year, but it was exceptionally hot and humid. It didn't seem like there were many people around at first if one would look...
Photo Moment
Our favourite photo moment of the day during the annual Canada Day parade in 2018 in Aurora on Yonge Street.
Tobogganing at Copland Park, don't ignore the warnings. The weekend is already here. Are you ready for some skating or tobogganing? A friendly note from the weatherman, there may be more snow coming our way. If driving perhaps is an issue this weekend to go to places...
Before raising my concerns about the gas prices in Aurora, let me share this first. One of the smaller elements on our stove top range was malfunctioning for sometime now. What initially appeared to be a simple switch replacement expanded into a bigger issue, perhaps even a...
Family First Night was just a buzz word until we as a family took part in this December 31st annual Town event for the second year in a row. Family First Night is not one of the highly attended events in Town but it is an enjoyable...
Meeting Batman at the Aurora Farmers Market today! He expresses how he feels. "Matthew are you okay? What are you doing?" I asked."Mom it's very annoying when you keep asking me all the time," he replies."Matthew when you ask me for...
When you see children climbing or sitting on top of hydro transformer boxes shown here, let them know that it is actually dangerous to do so. These boxes are installed to step down high voltage electricity from the hydro transmission lines to the normal 110-volt household current.
It was a beautiful day! The Aurora Arctic Adventure 2017 Family Day event at the historic Town Park on February 20th endured record high temperatures, perhaps even historic temperatures. The banks of snow from last week's snow fall were big enough failing to melt completely. The ice ring...
Aurora Santa Parade on Yonge Street. Bringing few memories back from the 2014 Santa Under the Stars Parade in the Town of Aurora. Publishing following images for the first time. Stay tuned for a new 2016 parade gallery in the future! Remember to dress warm and have...
There he was a tall man, and telling ya, not a Slender Man. The tall of the tallest Jason walked dark trails during the Aurora Haunted Forest Saturday night (October 29, 2016) at Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area. Scary, scary! I bet he was real; as real as...

Aurora Council Term 2018-2022

Town of Aurora

Town of Aurora 2019 Year in Review, My Perspective

Let me reflect on the Town of Aurora 2019 year in review from my perspective. I've decided to share below some of the highlights that caught my attention. Year...
COVID-19

Will Aurora Council Increase Water Rates during COVID-19 State of Emergency?

Prompted by the current COVID-19 pandemic and the declared State of Emergency, this week the Town of Aurora will be conducting its first ever electronic Council meeting. The meeting...
Canopy of Lights Aurora

Canopy of Lights – Approved Yes, Feasible Maybe

It has been about two or three years since the Christmas tree on St. John’s Sideroad, just West of Yonge Street, was last illuminated. Driving by many times I noticed that the...
Motor Vehicle Collision

CYFS Motor Vehicle Collision Cost-Recovery Program Roll-Out

Starting January 2020 the Central York Fire Services (CYFS) will be rolling out a 2-year Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) cost-recovery pilot program that will allow CYFS to charge at-fault driver’s insurance company...
Aurora Recreational Cannabis

Aurora Recreational Cannabis Economy Will Be Booming

Perhaps it is the science part of the political science field that fascinates me the most. When I graduated from engineering over 20 years ago I remember telling myself, no more tests....
Aurora Council

Aurora Council, Term 2018-2022, Installed and Working

It is hard to believe that I actually survived four years sitting at the Aurora Council meetings, at the Council Chambers and watched religiously Aurora General Committee, Council and Public Planning meetings....
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