a shell of its former self

Last week the Aurora Farmers Market was unable to obtain power for its vendors as the band-shell where it originates from was unexpectedly fenced off. Candidate for council David Heard shared photos on his facebook page, seen above. The Town of Aurora’s usual practice is to communicate service disruptions via its social media feeds, as […]

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hitting the paywall

The Banner, as part of Metroland Media has introduced a paywall. Yes, register now or you may miss out on quality journalism, like this headline from October of 2016: So in addition to the revenue they gain from advertising, and from selling data about your clicks via cookies and scripts, you will now have to […]

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How many things can corporate communications fail at before they are held to account?

The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. Blowin’ in the wind along Wellington street. I only noticed them because I saw two workers in a cherry picker truck and thought they were working on hydro lines, but no, they were installing banners along Yonge Street: Banners that are designed so poorly you can’t […]

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No one’s gonna drag you up to get into the light where you belong… But where do you belong?

Yesterday was the first day for election signs to go up around town. I didn’t just see “the sign”, as part of the process I watched them all fill in over the town over 9 hours.  It opened up my eyes nonetheless. Unlike last election there are tighter rules as to the sites for placement […]

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lorem ipsom mediocritate

Apparently the town of Aurora’s communications department had enough time to make a cheesy border you can apply to your Facebook profile that lets people know you will vote: And of course the image they used of said voter is a stock image. One that has been used in some other interesting ad campaigns: Isn’t […]

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