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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 [...]

The role of the media

August 8, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) As part of the revamped Oshawa Express layout, readers will find a new feature section called The Fourth Estate. The meaning behind this term is [...]

Moving fast on the opioid crisis

August 1, 2018

Lakeridge Health and the Central East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) have been wasting no time on implementing key aspects of an Opioid Strategy approved earlier [...]

Time to join together

July 24, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) The Oshawa Express extends its deepest condolences to all of those involved in Sunday’s mass shooting in Toronto. Our thoughts and sympathies [...]

Common sense cannabis solutions

July 18, 2018

When it comes to locating the city’s Ontario Cannabis Stores, a lot remains up in the air, but one thing is for sure, regardless of the location, it’s not going to please [...]
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