till the e-wheels fall off

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 […]

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Dearth Hour 2018

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 […]

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bringing your a-frame

  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 […]

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nah nah nah, we can’t hear you

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 […]

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