Today, Aurora Mayor Tom Mrakas declared a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Ontario. This declaration follows the Ontario government’s announcement that a province-wide state of emergency is now in place and will allow the Town to access additional resources and funding if necessary to help control the spread of the virus.

“These are unprecedented times that call for extraordinary measures,” said Mayor Mrakas. “We need to give residents and businesses confidence that the Town will be positioned to provide whatever assistance is required and by declaring an emergency we are best positioned to do this.”

As a result of this declaration, the Town will also be suspending all General Committee and Council meetings at this time. The next meeting will take place when required with notice being provided to the public when scheduling is confirmed.

The Town of Aurora acknowledges that this is a fluid situation that we are continuously monitoring. The Town is committed to keeping Aurora residents informed through our dedicated webpage and will continue to provide more information about the Town’s response to COVID-19 as it becomes available.