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No more BBQ’s at park

March 10, 2015

City council has approved a bylaw that will see increased enforcement and a ban on barbecues. Councillor Amy England unsuccessfully called for a public meeting on the issue. [...]

No charges for Durham police

March 10, 2015

By Graeme McNaughton/The Oshawa Express There will be no charges against Durham police after a man in custody in Oshawa reported injuries in November. A spokesperson for the [...]

BIA looks to expand

March 10, 2015

The proposed downtown Oshawa BIA expansion will increase the current 20-block BIA area to approximately 36 and will move the boundaries to William Street in the north, John [...]

You may not believe this

March 10, 2015

2015-03-10 By Bill Fox/Columnist There are more hungry people in the world, than the combined populations of Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Family farms feed 70 per cent of the [...]

Building better anti-terrorism laws

March 10, 2015

2015-03-10 Dear Editor, In the wake of the deadly attacks on military officers in Quebec and on Parliament Hill last October, we must consider how to best protect Canadians [...]

A law too vague to be safe

March 10, 2015

2015-03-10 The Conservative’s Bill C-51 has certainly seen its fair share of commentary from both sides of the aisle. Some say it is necessary in our changing world, where [...]

Man missing from Ontario Shores

March 10, 2015

Graham Mosher, 48, has been reported missing from Ontario Shores in Whitby. Police say he needs to be on medication and could become violent without it. 2015-03-10 Durham [...]

Cops threatened in online video

March 10, 2015

2015-03-10 An Oshawa man is facing charges after death threats toward police officers were posted on social media. Durham police were made aware March 2 of a video posted to [...]

Y is a crooked letter

March 3, 2015

2015-03-03 By Bill Fox/Columnist When I was young and quizzing my mom on why I had to eat my veggies, she would always reply with this often repeated phrase, “Y is a [...]
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