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Honouring the best in Durham and afar

May 17, 2017

More often than not, this page is used to slam some duncical move or call out for something better, whether it be from an individual, a government or a group. However, [...]

Put away the rubber stamp

May 10, 2017

A recent audit of the city’s fleet inventory and purchasing functions has discovered that a lack of communication, poor infrastructure and shoddy record keeping could be to [...]

Balancing the books

May 3, 2017

Another year, another spending plan. The provincial Liberals have released their plans on how they’re going to spend our tax money over the next year. The biggest headline, [...]

Pills or bills?

April 26, 2017

Just about everyone has faced a form of sticker shock at the pharmacy counter. You’ve been prescribed a medication to treat whatever it is that ails you. But then you see [...]

Keeping an eye on the police

April 18, 2017

Monday mornings are one of the most dreaded times of the week by many. After a relaxing weekend, it marks the time when you have to put on your work clothes and head back out [...]

Not to be forgotten

April 12, 2017

Many things – events, people, objects – have been lost to the passage of time. A speech made by a pre-presidential Abraham Lincoln in 1856 that led to the creation of the [...]

A list that keeps on growing

April 5, 2017

It’s that time of year again – the Sunshine List is released, and many a person looks at the number of people in the public sector making six-digit incomes and begins to [...]

Not a decision for council to make

March 29, 2017

For many, it was a slap in the face of the democratic process. Instead of taking their time and allowing the public to comment on their proposed idea, councillors went right [...]

Taking money from both pockets

March 22, 2017

Over the last six years, the City of Oshawa and the Region of Durham have been embroiled in a lawsuit. First launched in 2011, the suit came after the city said it was [...]

Oshawa deserves a byelection

March 15, 2017

When it comes to improving our city, council has used our tax dollars for a number of things. Whether it’s for road repairs, facility upgrades or park improvements, our [...]
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