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  • A matter of safety

    December 12, 2018

    A memorial sits at the corner of Conlin Road and Simcoe Street North where a 19-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed last month. (Photo by Dave Flaherty) Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express About a [...]
  • Expansion a no GO?

    December 12, 2018

    The former Ontario Malleable Iron Company and Knob Hill Farm buildings at 500 Howard Street have been pegged for a new GO Station as part of the planned Lakeshore East expansion into Courtice and [...]
  • Former Oshawa Mayor John Henry was sworn in as the Regional Chair and CEO for Durham Region on Dec. 5. (Photo by Chris Jones) By Chris Jones/The Oshawa Express  Regional council held their first [...]
  • By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express To say the relationship between the City of Oshawa and the Oshawa Port Authority (OPA) is sometimes a tumultuous one would be an understatement. Over the years, [...]
  • An Oshawa woman is banned from owning or caring for animals after being found guilty in provincial court for animal cruelty and dumping a dead dog. Holly Wood, 23, pleaded guilty in a Whitby court to [...]
  • By Chris Jones/The Oshawa Express The population of Durham Region has reportedly risen by about 5.6 per cent between May 2013 and May 2018, according to a report from the region. In December 2013, [...]
  • House sale prices crept up slightly in November, but the total of 730 transactions in Durham Region represents a 16.9 per cent decrease from one year ago, and a 8.5 per cent fall from October. House [...]
  • The Regioin is asking for feedback on a draft plan regarding energy. The Durham Community Energy Plan (DCEP), which is being developed in collaboration with all eight area municipalities, five local [...]


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  • Malek will rock you

    December 11, 2018

    Chris Jones By Chris Jones/The Oshawa Express Bohemian Rhapsody is a tribute to the life, music and death of Freddie Mercury, and the rest of Queen is there too. Rami Malek shines as the band’s lead singer and mega star, while he is supported by Gwilym Lee as Brian May, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor, Joseph Mazzello as John Deacon, and Lucy Boynton as Mary Austin, the subject of the hit song, “Love of My Life.” The film follows the band from the day Freddie first introduces himself, [...]


  • Keep kindness in mind

    December 11, 2018

    (Cartoon by George Longley) As the holiday season is now in full swing, let us not forget that it is the time of year to be kind to one another. Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, or something else, try to remember that others might not have the same privileges as you. In particular, everyone should be kind to retail workers because this is a very busy time of year for them. Often they are understaffed and are taking on the same number of tasks that two people normally [...]

Letters to the Editor

  • Dear Editor, This legislation back to work for postal workers is ridiculous. I am a letter carrier, walk more than 22 km a day, upstairs and downstairs, on uneven ground, carrying up to 35 lbs at a time, in all kinds of weather. Yes this is the job I chose, but can someone explain to me why WSIB has denied me. Not once but twice. According to my doctor my IT band in my left leg was inflamed from over use. I walked with a cane for two-and-a-half weeks, according to WSIB people walk every day and [...]

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