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Doing what others won’t

February 23, 2016

On Feb. 17, a group of 12 Durham residents were honoured at regional council. Standing in the council chambers, each of these individuals received a plaque and a handshake. [...]

Waiting for Ottawa

February 17, 2016

  During the region’s budget deliberations, it came out that the region is facing a problem in the years to come. In order to properly maintain the roads of Durham [...]

Tired of voting

February 9, 2016

Well, here we are once again. Or rather, here are the people of Whitby-Oshawa once again. For the fifth time since the summer of 2014, residents are being called upon to cast [...]

Not like this

February 2, 2016

In a debate that took place behind closed doors at regional headquarters, a majority of councillors came to the consensus that the Durham York Energy Centre is good enough to [...]

The fight for transparency

January 27, 2016

Let’s start with the praise. The work of Oshawa resident Rob Vella should not only be congratulated, but emulated by others in our community. Newspapers have an obligation [...]

Hold council accountable

January 20, 2016

Alarm bells are already ringing, and the budget deliberations haven’t even started yet. During the opening of budget talks, a few words echoed around the council chambers [...]

Avoid ballot apathy

January 12, 2016

Here we go again. The residents of Whitby-Oshawa are, once again, being called upon to decide their political future. This time, it’s at the provincial level. In her first [...]

Better safe than sorry

January 6, 2016

Over the Christmas break, we learned that the Durham York Energy Centre was not going to be given the green light just yet by the region. The issue at hand was not [...]

Christmas presents for Oshawa

December 22, 2015

Well, it is finally the holiday season, and families will be gathering around their Christmas trees on Friday morning to see what Santa Claus has brought for them. While the [...]

Poor planning

December 16, 2015

This time of year, many a student rushes to finish a final project or assignment, having left it to the last minute. Other times, the student will come with hat in hand to [...]
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