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    The streets leading out of Fort McMurray were packed bumper to bumper earlier this month with thousands of residents fleeing approaching forest fires. Now, both the region and city’s finance [...]
  • While Durham Region Transit is forecasted to have a financial surplus for 2016, its ridership numbers are down from last year and below what was expected. Vincent Patterson, the general manager of the transit authority, says DRT is working to make it a better option so more people leave their cars at home.

    Getting into the black

    May 20, 2016

    While Durham Region Transit is forecasted to have a financial surplus for 2016, its ridership numbers are down from last year and below what was expected. Vincent Patterson, the general manager of [...]
  • The Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation has announced it has signed an agreement with the Whitby Hydro Energy Corporation and Veridian Corporation to study the possibility of merging into one company.
    By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express It’s a stipulation that has been in place for years, and the OPUC has been holding up its end of the bargain – but somewhere along the line, a breakdown in [...]
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    A generator that would provide back-up power in the event of an emergency originally slated for the soon-to-be-completed Fire Hall 6 was taken out of the project plans in order to bring construction [...]
  • Members of the Public Power Coalition and Unifor Local 222's retirees chapter say there should be a referendum before the Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation goes through with a potential merger with Whitby Hydro and Veridian.
    Members of the Public Power Coalition and Unifor Local 222’s retirees chapter say there should be a referendum before the Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation goes through with a potential [...]

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    Words are easy to say, carrying out their meaning is the hard part. Ever since the Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation announced it was looking into a merger with Whitby Hydro and Veridian, it’s been pushing a message of transparency. However, when one takes a deeper look at things, there are a lot of questions that remain unanswered. Take, for example, many of the statements made not only by the OPUC, but also by the city’s politicians, who have picked up many of the same buzzwords [...]
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