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Canada Day holiday hours and fireworks

Posted on Monday, June 29, 2020 03:46 PM

Please note that Town services will be available on Wednesday, July 1 and closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of this statutory holiday.

If you have a municipal emergency on Friday, July 3 please contact 905-727-3123 to be directed to our after-hours services.

Planning to do your own Canada Day fireworks this year? Please be safe & follow the rules. Fireworks are permitted on June 30 and July 1 (Canada Day) between sunset and 11 p.m. They are not allowed on public property including parks...

Aurora announces camp-inspired activity bags as alternative to in-person summer camps

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 04:00 PM

Camp in a Bag can be purchased starting on June 29

Town of Aurora is launching a new Camp in a Bag program to keep children and youth active, engaged and entertained this summer. Camp in a Bag will provide participants with camp-inspired activities, arts and crafts, and hands-on tactile experiences that can be completed safely from the comfort of their own home.

“Traditionally, summer is a time to unplug and enjoy some fun and adventure. This is why I am thrilled that staff have been able to keep...

Aurora Museum & Archives celebrates Canada Day with launch of documentary and exhibition

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 02:12 PM

The Aurora Museum & Archives has launched an online exhibition and short documentary that narrates the story of how Aurora came to be known as Canada’s Birthday Town. Expanding on an exhibit from 2017, this online exhibition and short film chronicles the events that led to the 1969 proclamation and explores the annual celebrations that have happened since.

“As Canada Day festivities move into the virtual realm, we thought this was the perfect time to make the story of how Aurora became Canada’s...

Highlights of Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:34 PM

Assessment on various options on Centre Street

Aurora Town Council received a report on potential traffic calming measures on Centre Street. Council supported maintaining the current traffic calming measures on Centre Street with the addition of a sign that notes that Centre Street is not a through street being installed on Yonge Street.

Electoral System Review

Aurora Town Council received a report regarding the adoption of a ward system for the 2022 Municipal Election. Led by a consultant, an extensive...

Aurora opens more amenities for public use

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 02:03 PM

Using a gradual, phased-in approach, the Town of Aurora is opening more amenities for public use. With the stage 2 announcement, effective June 26, splash pads and public washrooms in parks, will reopen. Staff are also working on plans to restart other services and programs with a cautious and informative approach.

“With the announcement of Aurora moving to Stage 2 of the province’s reopening plan, Town facilities, amenities and local businesses can begin to move forward and start to open with a...