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The little things that make me sad

September 8, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist In my last column, I wrote about the little things that make me happy, so this week it seems only right to mention the little things that make me sad. [...]

The Charles Robson home

August 18, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist A view of the front gardens of the Charles Robson home, circa 1935. The home was located at 283 Simcoe Street North. [...]

Little things that make me happy

August 18, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist A few weeks ago, I wrote a column on “Hunting for Happiness.” This week, I thought I would share some of the things that make me happy. Perhaps you [...]

Do you know this man? You should!

August 11, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist There are not many people with a greater understanding of our society than Jean Vanier. Do you know of Jean Vanier? His father, Georges Vanier, was a [...]

Some days, I wish we could go back

July 28, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist I was watching the movie Back To The Future recently and noticed when Michael J. Fox went back to 1955, a car pulling into a gas station had three [...]

Fun at the beach

July 28, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Fun at the beach, 1915 style! Courtesy of the Oshawa Community Museum. [...]

Summer weather

July 21, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Summer weather is finally here and Lakeview Park is the place to be to beat the heat. In 1924, children beat the heat on the beach and the brave [...]

Is climate change affecting you?

July 14, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist This past winter, with the windchill, the temperature twice went down to -40 C (which is also -40 F). Having just moved into a three-bedroom [...]
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