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All options on the table

August 9, 2016

While the city deserves a light pat on the back for agreeing to make the business case for the LED conversion project a public document, it raises more questions than it [...]

Report highlights council hypocrisy

July 27, 2016

Despite a damning report from the provincial watchdog, Mayor John Henry maintains that he and the rest of city council did nothing wrong when it closed a meeting back in [...]

The truth behind the secret meeting

July 20, 2016

The truth is out, and it is troubling. Our city council has once again shown a disregard for municipal legislation and once again has been caught in the act. The Ontario [...]

City needs to look at all sides

July 13, 2016

The City of Oshawa thinks it has solved the puzzle. Imagine a Rubik’s Cube, one side flush in all blue, resting on a table. The city is smiling, its chin resting on the [...]

Hiding behind deaf ears

July 6, 2016

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” That quote by revered novelist George Orwell rung true at regional [...]

It’s time for the truth on ethanol

June 29, 2016

The tension at the Port Authority’s annual general meeting could have been cut with a pair of scissors; not that it would have helped alleviate the frustration and anger of [...]

More tests needed

June 22, 2016

Well, he finally said it. After months of saying there was nothing to worry about, Dr. Robert Kyle, the region’s medical officer of health, has confirmed what many have [...]

Finding the best solution

June 15, 2016

In the coming weeks, what have been described as friendly chats will likely come to an end. General niceties will make way for demands from both sides of the table. The [...]

Keeping a city safe

June 9, 2016

For many Oshawa residents, it has been a scary year. The amount of fires in the city has skyrocketed compared to last year, with those hungry flames causing millions of [...]
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