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The real meaning of Thanksgiving

October 2, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Some people believe that Thanksgiving Day celebrates the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.  If we are not careful about the real meaning, [...]

These are possible election issues

September 25, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist 1. New laws for distracted driving are set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019.  Are they enough?  The fines for distracted driving would increase from a [...]

Not my best day

September 18, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist On a recent Thursday I’d just come back from a doctor’s appointment when my wife informed me that her iPhone 7 was not working. It had been charging [...]

Is it worth the risks?

September 5, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Why a buck a beer? Statistics reveal that almost one in five of Canadians regularly binge on booze resulting in relationship difficulties and even [...]

A tough goodbye to a paper I love

August 29, 2018

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express I’ve never been one for goodbyes. Yet, the time has come. For the past four years I have covered this city in all of its nooks and [...]

Blame, the world’s oldest game

August 21, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist So you might be wondering what indeed is the world’s oldest game.  We pretty well play it every day…it is called blame.  I don’t know about [...]

Celebrating McLaughlin Day in Oshawa

August 1, 2018

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist The first Monday in August is a civic holiday in Ontario.  While not a statutory holiday in the province, many workers have this day off [...]

Brockville has lessons to teach Oshawa

July 24, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist My first visit to Brockville was as a result of a funeral for my wife’s 95-year-old Aunt Mona Latham, a long-time nurse in the community.  There are [...]
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