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Blue Box program needs refresh

August 20, 2019

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) If you were to stop the average person on the street and ask them what goes in their blue box, there is a good chance they won’t be able to [...]

What truly is in a number?

August 13, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) MacLean’s Magazine recently released an article that ranked 415 Canadian communities from first to last. The list was comprised using a number [...]

What’s good for everyone

August 6, 2019

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) Just like any aspect in life, there are good landlords and there are bad landlords. Many individuals or corporations that own buildings in the City [...]

PCs right in changing course

July 30, 2019

Since Premier Doug Ford and his PC Party swept into power last June, they’ve proclaimed themselves as the “Government for the People.” Some residents of Ontario will [...]

Housing issues need attention

July 16, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) The average selling price for a house in Durham in June was $620,256. Despite the subjective “affordability” that Durham offers in comparison [...]

Tolls taking a toll on commuters

July 9, 2019

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) For residents in Oshawa and Durham, using Highway 407 is a tough enough pill to swallow without obstacles in their way. Local MPPs have all claimed [...]

Give up the federal tax fight, Ford

July 3, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) There is an old adage that “you can’t fight city hall.” Premier Doug Ford and his Conservative government learned recently, in most cases, [...]

Keep dogs cool this summer

June 25, 2019

Summer is now in full swing, which means dog owners are going to bring their pets with them on trips. While this is a fun way to bond with a pet, remember to never leave them [...]

Give developers a small break

June 19, 2019

It’s fair to say that most of us don’t enjoy handing over more money to any level of government. Every year around budget time, residents roll their eyes when the city [...]

Bringing Canada together

June 11, 2019

Despite a heartbreaking one-point loss in Game 5, the Toronto Raptors have been the feel good story of the past few months. A constant source of disappointment for fans over [...]
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