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Time for OFS to open the doors

March 21, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) The Oshawa Fire Service is one of the most critical aspects of our municipal services. The fire fighters are tireless crusaders responsible for [...]

Filling the gaps

March 14, 2018

Looking at the cycling infrastructure around the City of Oshawa is like looking at a broken maze, and finding a connective route from one side of the city to the other can be [...]

Let them fish

March 7, 2018

Cartoon by George Longley   There are a few guarantees during the summer months at the Oshawa waterfront. You’re guaranteed to see families enjoying Lakeview Park. [...]

Good signs for the downtown

March 1, 2018

Things are starting to turn the corner for Oshawa’s downtown, and just around the bend are some major developments and efforts to make the streets more appealing and [...]

Keep a clear head

February 20, 2018

Cartoon by George Longley   The growth is a good thing, it’s hard to deny. It’s hard to deny that each of those homes built, every roof that is shingled, every road [...]

Donors needed

February 13, 2018

Blood. It’s in you to give. Although this statement is used in advertising by Canadian Blood Services, it goes far beyond words in a newspaper or on a billboard. We all [...]

Making wetlands a priority

February 6, 2018

Cartoon by George Longley Recently, the world marked World Wetlands Day. Feb. 2, a day to honour those spaces that keep our world beautiful and healthy. In years past, many [...]

Watch the video

January 30, 2018

From the start, the people of Durham have made it clear they’re in favour of their police officers being strapped with body worn cameras (BWCs). Despite the concerns of [...]

The elephant in the council chambers

January 23, 2018

Cartoon by George Longley It really is the elephant in the room. A $448 million elephant. That dollar figure is attached to an ever-growing list of projects throughout the [...]

Check your smoke alarms

January 16, 2018

There really is no excuse, and it simply makes no sense to ignore this small but mighty element of protection. It’s been a tragic start to 2018 as the city mourns the loss [...]
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