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Staring into a corner

July 28, 2015

The bug is once again in the region’s ear that they perhaps need to do a little spring-cleaning.   Open up the doors, air out the room and perhaps send a few councillors [...]

Will this time be any different?

July 21, 2015

Progress is an interesting thing. Sometimes, it comes in the form of policy – words that will set things in motion for years to come. Other times, it comes in a more [...]

Worth playing the game?

July 14, 2015

Well, after months of waiting, the Pan Am Games have finally arrived. And after billions of dollars spent, drivers inconvenienced through HOV lanes and the like, how has the [...]

Limits not necessary

July 7, 2015

At its final meeting before the summer break, a majority of Oshawa’s councillors voted against the implementation of time limits when it comes to asking questions of city [...]

Watch the back door

July 1, 2015

Any good hockey player knows, when you’re on the ice, you keep your head on a swivel. Well, Oshawa hockey and ice users should keep that lesson in mind with the most recent [...]

Title with teeth

June 23, 2015

Although still in its early stages, the Region of Durham – along with other regions and municipalities across the province – is looking at getting itself an ombudsman. [...]

Online for all to see

June 16, 2015

City council has had its fair share of special meetings. Those are the meetings that aren’t on the originally set calendar of events and take place on days typically not [...]

Regional fire rejection

June 9, 2015

When Regional Chair Roger Anderson announced a study would soon be conducted on the possibility of amalgamating the region’s fire departments, it was only a matter of time [...]

What a mess

June 2, 2015

The recent announcement that CAA has named Bloor Street East the worst road in the region came as a surprise to none. The road – especially between Simcoe and Ritson – [...]

Boondoggle of billions

May 26, 2015

The 200-plus people that packed the ballroom of the Lakeview Pavilion recently was a clear representation of what many Ontario residents are thinking – selling the majority [...]
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