Saturday, October 24, 2020
I am concerned with Aurora's Emerald Ash Borer Management. I did a lot of reading in the past few days and it bothers me because I am not sure what is the Town's clear objective, to wipe out the Emerald Ash Borer population in the Town of Aurora or...
ACC
On October 23, 2012 during council meeting at the Town Hall, the ACC draft new agreement for the provision of cultural services at the Aurora Cultural Centre was discussed. Councillor Evelyn Buck spoke in opposition of the draft new agreement seeing it to be no different from...
Aurora Votes! First, find the location of the above 'target painted on the wall' somewhere in Aurora. Almost 5,000 voters from Aurora voted online. Note that for the 2018-2022 Aurora Council term the number of Councillors was reduced from eight (8) to six (6)...
Term 2014-2018 Town Council's LAST Meeting, Farewells
Aurora Town Council's last 2014-2018 Term meeting was held on November 27th, 2018. In my opinion, probably one of the least interesting Council meetings I attended in the past four years, mainly because it was ceremonial rather than operational.  It was the last one for three of...
All Candidates Meeting
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
Frank Stronach
Broken and protected. Why is that so? I am referring to a fallen tree still partially alive on the Magna property on Wellington Street, just West of Leslie Street. My friend once told me, it signifies something. She told me Frank Stronach is a nice guy. She implied that I go...
Aurora Downtown Revitalization
It has become apparent the downtown core of Aurora, specifically the Yonge Wellington Corridor has for years suffered neglect, decline and abandonment and needs Aurora downtown revitalization. The Yonge Wellington corridor during the 1970’s experienced retailers abruptly decamping to the suburban malls. It was...
Town Hall
We would like to introduce a new post series on our Town Politics focus page - highlights from Aurora Council Meetings 'Reporting From Town Hill'. The topic will have a cartoon and will highlight general ideas covered in Council Meetings. But first, let us...
Over the course of the past few months it has not been an exciting time for the Town of Aurora. Definitely, business retention has been an issue. A couple of weeks ago, after operating for decades in the Town of Aurora, one of our successful and high-profile businesses in Town, Magna International, located off...
Internet-Voting
During the April 18, 2017 General Committee meeting, Aurora Town staff presented recommendations to our Town Council to consider moving forward with internet-voting only as an alternative voting method for the next Municipal Elections 2018. The majority of our Town Council opposed the idea. In the video...