A parking item was discussed at the April 3rd General Committee meeting, which ultimately ended in the discussion around the process for using the PlaceSpeak app. Clr. Humphreys laid out her understanding as this: If the town receives the complaint then the town enters it, the complainee can then return to PlaceSpeak and see the […]Read more "Well, Clarice, have the citizens stopped commenting?"
9 years ago the Toronto Star ran a piece featuring Manfred Gingl, a former chief executive of Magna and one of Frank Stronach’s closest confidants, and the new outfit called Bionx. The Star article outlines how Bionx was formed after purchasing Energy Propulsion Systems Inc., a Quebec-based maker of e-bike retrofit kits. Fewer than 8,000 […]Read more "till the e-wheels fall off"
Earlier this month Pop TV renewed Schitt’s Creek. The cute title for a TV show seems to have been taken literally by York Region council whose approach to growth over the past decade has been build like no one watching, and when all the portapotties are full, well simply tell everyone to hold it. York Region has proposed […]Read more "Shit rolls downhill. Bureaucracy rolls faster."
The Christian celebration of Easter this year falls on the heels of another Religous Holy Day : Earth Hour. Kazantzakis, author of The Last Temptation of Christ asserted that the real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness. So which Aurorans consider themselves enlightened, the ones who actively recognize and […]Read more "Dearth Hour 2018"
It was reported in this March 14th piece from The Auroran that Council heard that its new sign bylaw has adversely impacted the business community by removing permissions for temporary A-frame signs. Wow. It’s 2018 If you can’t run a business that attracts 50% of your customers without erecting a tripping hazard then you have some […]Read more "bringing your a-frame"
Christine Elliot called the Ontario Pathetic Conservative party a toxic brand. Nowhere has this shown to be truer than my home riding of Newmarket-Aurora. Two weeks ago the riding association tweeted out that they were completely behind their “fantastic candidate”: McGrath proved to be so fantastic that less than a week later the nomination for […]Read more "Charity is no substitute for justice withheld"
Frank Stephenson’s Feb 22nd letter to the Aurora is now the 2nd letter from a patron that is not down with the loud programming situated in the middle of the open concept space. The first was Adelaide Mayberry’s letter of October 2016 which correctly pointed out the obvious, and growing disconnect between the APL’s “modernization” of the […]Read more "nah nah nah, we can’t hear you"