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Aurora Ward System
Aurora ward system implementation for the 2022 Municipal Elections is now completed following the passing of the by-law on ward boundaries on July 14, 2020. In the next election, there will be a total of six wards in the Town of Aurora and residents will be casting one vote...
APPROVED: The application for Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, and Draft Plan of Subdivision Shining Hill Estate Collections
Shining Hill
The Aurora Council decided to move Shining Hill Estate Collections, Inc.'s application forward to the General Committee (GC) meeting at the June 26, 2019 Public Planning meeting. Even though building high-density housing on environmentally sensitive land was problematic, the developer only decreased the number of homes by 2. R9. PDS20-045...
COVID-19
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 announcement was posted by the Town of Aurora on March 27th, 2020 on social media, specifically on Twitter and Facebook: “On...
Today I am going to share with you some of the changes that took place in the Town of Aurora ON in year 2019 alone. All photos below were captured throughout the year, so they do not necessarily reflect the current state of the sites. In the future I...
Town of Aurora
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 2019 was the first year in action for our Term 2018-2022 Aurora Council. Worth noting is that the majority of...
Motor Vehicle Collision
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 an emergency response service fee for accidents occurring in Aurora and Newmarket. The fees would apply to...
Canopy of Lights Aurora
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 strings of lights are still on the tree, so I hope that someone, someday will light up...
Planning Application: PDS19-060 – Application for Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Shining Hill Estate Collections Inc., 306, 370, 434 and 488 St. John’s Sideroad West, File Number: OPA-2018-01, ZBA-2018-02 and SUB-2018-02 Documents: Public Planning Report No. PDS19-060 (PDF) | Public Planning Meeting Minutes (PDF) Mayor...
Aurora Recreational Cannabis
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. It wasn’t the studying I disliked - I disliked the tests. In fact, the major cause of...

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