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Aurora to open warming centre during extreme weather conditions

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:06 PM

With the recent onset of cold winter weather, the Town of Aurora will designate the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC) as a warming centre when an extreme cold weather alert is in effect.

The warming centre will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. to residents seeking a reprieve from the cold, when York Region Public Health issues an Extreme Cold Weather Alert. Residents will be informed when the warming centres are open through the Town’s social media channels and website.

Residents will be screened...

CRYS Incident Report - January 16, 2021

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2021 02:33 PM

Central York Fire Services Incident Report
Incident Type: Apartment Building Flood
Date: January 16, 2021
Time of Call: 2 a.m.
Address / location of incident: Temperance Street, Aurora
Description:

Central York Fire Services (CYFS) was dispatched to an apartment complex for public assistance.

On arrival, the first in Captain was informed that the assistance needed was due to a water main break underneath the building. The flooding was significant.

CYFS contacted the Town...

Town services affected by second state of emergency and stay-at-home orders

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 04:59 PM

On January 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a second state of emergency. Effective January 14, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., stay-at-home orders are in effect for at least 28 days to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

This stay-at-home order will require all Ontario residents to remain at home and only leave their homes for essential trips such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, to exercise or access health-care services or essential work. Subject to limited exceptions, employees...

York Regional Forests

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 04:06 PM

Beginning Saturday, January 16, 2021 and on subsequent weekends as required, parking lots will be monitored. Once tract parking lots reach capacity, they will be closed. Visitors arriving at a CLOSED parking lot will be encouraged to visit york.ca/trails to find alternative trails.

Residents are asked to respect Ontario's stay-at-home order and explore parks and trails within walking distance of their homes.  This information can be found in the York Region Trail Guide.

Residents who visit the...

Province of Ontario declares a State of Emergency and enacts a Stay-at-home-order

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 02:03 PM

In response to increasing COVID-19 cases across Ontario, the Province has declared a State of Emergency and has enacted a Stay-at-Home Order effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2021 advising all Ontarians to stay home except for essential purposes. Additional restrictions under the State of Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order include: 

  • Outdoor gatherings limited to a total of 5 people
  • Non-essential retail stores have hours restricted to 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; does not apply to stores primarily...