So busy self congratulating themselves on a meaningless ranking in Maclean’s Magazine the Town of Aurora has apparently had no time to respond to citizen inquiries as evidenced by this recent facebook post: When you can’t be bothered to put promotional magnets in citizens hands for them to disseminate you’ve failed as a town. When […]Read more "the laws of repulsion"
The Town of Aurora just announced the musical acts for this year’s Ribfest and there are a couple problems. First, instead of bringing in new acts they are recycling ones from previous Ribfests; Honeymoon Suite (2013) and Spoons (2015). Go back through a decade of Ribfest acts and you won’t see any bands from the […]Read more "“the” same old song and dance"
Yesterday, June 23 is recognized by the United Nations as Public Service Day. It’s a day to celebrate the value of the public service to communities around the world. According to the general manager of planning and economic development for the City of Hamilton when it comes to public service innovation, Hamilton has a lot […]Read more "for some innovation is everything, for others it’s nothing"
Aurora’s Hilarity House continues to earn its nickname with one if its recent communications, check it out: Whoever is in charge of their marketing failed to check the title of what they are sending, as you can see in the message it says “stretch your body” yet it went out with the headline “expand your […]Read more "Expand your body at Hilarity House!"
Coyote sightings are being shared around local facebook groups, here’s one from 3 hours ago: This June 20th Auroran piece details multiple encounters in the recently developed 2C lands. The article concludes by quoting resident Jamie Kidder that coyotes are “predatory dogs and they will go after kids….It is going to be unfortunate situation.” Only a […]Read more "Coyote Smugly"
There seemed to be some commotion at the Aurora No Frills plaza on June 6th: We learn by way of facebook a man was stabbed in the back outside Regency Variety when he refused to provide cigarettes: This was confirmed on two local facebook groups yet there is no news about the incident to be […]Read more "A knife place to visit"
Almost a year has passed since my previous post and the Town of Aurora’s communication department still remains unable to successfully implement one of Facebook’s most powerful features. While the town manages to spew out several low effort facebook posts that no one likes or shares, it appears none of these are entered as events. […]Read more "facebook event horizon"