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The fuse is lit

March 15, 2016

Ethanol. Some say it’s a cleaner source of energy, but for years it has been a dirty word in Oshawa, and the city has been unable to wash it away. Silence and calculated [...]

Times they are a changin’

March 9, 2016

The Conference Board of Canada has some bittersweet news for Oshawa. If General Motors and its assembly plant were to leave the city, the local economy would continue to [...]

Quality over quantity

March 1, 2016

The region’s council composition committee has had its final vote, and it doesn’t look good for Oshawa. The city, the largest in the region, is set to lose two seats on [...]

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 [...]
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