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At the Hillary House National Historic Site, I call them scribbles on the wall; dated signatures, messages or notes left behind. I like scribbles on the wall. I like them a lot. Maybe just because they are black and white proof of one's visit. "I was here,"...
Someone recognized me among all these thousands of people walking up and down Yonge Street during the annual Aurora Chamber Street Festival last weekend. I got myself an ice-cream cone. Vanilla to be exact. I asked for not too tall ice cream, I still had my photo...
Thousands of people, millions of footsteps ... Aurora Chamber Street Festival 2015, Yonge Street, June 7th, 2015.
Town of Aurora Cenotaph during Victoria Day, May 18, 2015. Town of Aurora Cenotaph, a memorial tower built in 1925, to recognize those who fought during the war and did not return home. The tower stands on the land once owned by William...
Aurora Downtown Hardware (formerly Aurora True Value Hardware) owned by Mike and Lorraine Evans. Aurora Downtown Hardware owner Mike and Lorraine Evans retired in April 2014 after 40 years in the business. Their store is now closed. The Aurora Downtown Hardware store was located on Yonge Street...
The Town of Aurora Canada Day Parade on July 2002, photography provided by Peter Cameron. One hundred years old or older copies of photographs are now surfacing everywhere in printed materials around Aurora. That includes Aurora's 2013 Recycling & Garbage Collection Calendar and front...
During the Aurora Council Meeting on June 12, 2012, options were being discussed for organizing and budgeting next year's 2013 Canada Day celebrations as part of Aurora's 150 year anniversary. One option being proposed was for the Town to pay for a consultant that would be responsible...