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Oshawa, get out and vote!

October 16, 2018

In just a few days, all the talking will be over. The results will roll in, and the next men and women to guide the decisions of our city and region will be decided. In some [...]

Not just Oshawa’s problem

October 9, 2018

Even the proudest citizens of this city will acknowledge that Oshawa doesn’t always have the greatest reputation. The mere mention of the name in other communities can [...]

Deal done, now breathe

October 3, 2018

(Photo by George Longley) Say goodbye to NAFTA, and say hello to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. In keeping with how many international trade negotiations play [...]

Newspaper still plays an integral role

September 25, 2018

In the time of “fake news” and threats against the media, it might be time for everyone to stop and take a moment to remember why newspapers are so integral to a [...]

Our need for speed is alarming

September 18, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) It’s something that’s seen in Oshawa every day, but if the right people don’t see it, what can be done? A group of residents on [...]

The root of the dental problem

September 17, 2018

Canadians as a whole tend to like to use our healthcare system as a bragging chip. And while our system is far ahead of many others in the world, it seems the mouth has been [...]

Voter apathy a blow to democracy

September 5, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) The 2014 municipal elections in Oshawa went down as a historic event in the city’s pantheon, but for the wrong reasons. Four years ago, [...]

Have a safe and fun holiday weekend

August 29, 2018

For the majority of us, the upcoming Labour Day represents the last vestige of the summer of 2018. Road trips will be taken, memories will be made, new friendships forged, [...]

Selling Durham

August 26, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) In this time of trade war and divisive international relations, Durham Region appears to be fairing well. Economic development staff are reporting [...]

On the same side

August 15, 2018

For the last eight months, the city’s fire department and senior management have been divided. A scar left behind by the tragic fire at 116 Centre Street North that erupted [...]
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