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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...

Magna global headquarters to stay in Aurora

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:04 AM

The Town of Aurora is pleased to announce that the Executive Leadership Team for automotive giant, Magna International Inc., has announced that they have decided to maintain their global headquarters in Aurora by signing an extension to their current lease.

Since opening its doors in 1997, Magna has been part of the fabric of Aurora for decades. As the company considered its long-term plan for its headquarters, many options were explored. After careful consideration, the Executive Team determined...

Aurora celebrates Canada’s Day virtually this year

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 09:50 AM

Take part in the interactive online festivities celebrating our great country on July 1

The Town of Aurora invites residents to participate in Aurora’s first virtual Canada Day festivities on Wednesday, July 1. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our celebrations will look a bit different this year. For the safety of our residents, the traditional in-person Canada Day festivities have been replaced with interactive and engaging virtual activities and experiences.

Celebrating in a virtual environment, participants...

Statement by Mayor Tom Mrakas on reopening Aurora

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 03:51 PM

The following statement is from Mayor Tom Mrakas regarding the reopening of Aurora after the province’s announcement on June 15 about entering into the second stage of the framework for reopening Ontario.

“Thank you to our residents and businesses for your co-operation over the past few months as we all work to flatten the curve. I know it has been difficult but our collective sacrifices and efforts have resulted in a positive step forward. The Town of Aurora is pleased to initiate a...

Town introduces new relief measures for property tax payments

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 03:19 PM

The Town of Aurora is supporting residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing additional property tax relief measures for the remaining 2020 property tax installations. Relief measures include extended property tax deadlines for all residents and businesses, as well as tax penalty relief for those who qualify.

“We continue to look at ways that we can ease the financial burden on our businesses and residents during these challenging times. These measures will give property owners...