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Small park, big lesson

July 12, 2017

The recent mishap at Glen Stewart Park has raised several issues for the City of Oshawa and its residents. Firstly, it would appear that we could be walking around on [...]

Reflecting on Canada 150

July 4, 2017

With the long weekend expired, the flags flown, the fireworks blown, and patriotism expended to the limit, one is left to think, what was it all for? Yes, our country [...]

Look at the real issue

June 28, 2017

It’s been two years since the tenants of south Oshawa got city hall’s attention with their fight against landlords who weren’t keeping their buildings up to snuff. [...]

Wards are not walls

June 21, 2017

By their very nature, wards are dividing lines. Their purpose is to disect and delineate different portions of the city in order to ease the roles of both electors and [...]

Looking past the numbers

June 13, 2017

It definitely puts an uneasy feeling in your stomach. For the first time in eight years, crime has increased, the criminal violations reaching their highest point in Durham [...]

Activism at its best

June 7, 2017

Stop the Sprawl, we here at The Oshawa Express salute you. Plain and simple, the efforts to protect the city’s waterfront are a much needed dose of activism in the city. [...]

A small change with life-saving impact

May 31, 2017

First responders deal with people in the midst of some of their worst moments. Recently, it seems those moments more often involve opioids. For that reason, opioid is slowly [...]

Keeping residents in the dark

May 24, 2017

The City of Oshawa is once again making it difficult for residents to know the full picture of a multi-million dollar project. The LED street lighting conversion project, [...]

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 [...]
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