Canada Awards for Excellence

Recipient Profile

The Corporation of The Town of Aurora

2022 Gold Recipient
Organizational Excellence®


The Town of Aurora is a growing community with small-town charm, located in central York Region in the Greater Toronto Area. Aurora has a diverse economy, and is home to many large corporations.

The Town has modern, multi-use recreational facilities, playing fields, parks and trails. The Aurora Family Leisure Complex features a fitness centre with an indoor walking track, program rooms, climbing wall and gymnasium. The Parks Division manages over 62 parks encompassing more than 800 acres. There is also a connecting trail system of approximately 62 kilometres.

Aurora has an active downtown core with unique shops and restaurants. It is also a multi-faith community with direct access to many places of worship. The Town produces more than 23 special events throughout the year to keep residents and visitors entertained. Aurora is the best place to live, work and play!


Aurora, ON

250 Employees

Town of Aurora staff supports Bell Let’s Talk Day as our community continues to focus on fighting the stigma surrounding mental health and mental illness. Together, we can all take action to make a positive change.

“I am extremely proud of Team Aurora and our hard work to achieve Gold certification. It shows that the Town is making significant progress in ensuring that we have in place the strongest strategic and operational plans possible. But it’s also a testament to how staff, at all levels, have been involved in planning and improvement initiatives, and how we are more committed than ever to continuing to build a supportive and engaging workplace, while driving continuous improvement across the entire organization.”

Doug Nadorozny, CAO, The Corporation of The Town of Aurora

Previous Awards

Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®Silver, 2019; Bronze, 2014

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