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Take the politics off the table

September 10, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) The 2010s have been a particularly rough patch for the relationship between the provincial government and employees of the education sector. Back [...]

It’s never too late

September 3, 2019

Statistics from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health reveal approximately 1,000 students between Grades 7 and 12 in Durham attempted suicide in 2017. That amounts to [...]

Solid planning is a must

August 27, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) If one thing is for sure about the current provincial government led by Premier Doug Ford, it is that nothing is for sure. After relenting on [...]

Blue Box program needs refresh

August 20, 2019

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) If you were to stop the average person on the street and ask them what goes in their blue box, there is a good chance they won’t be able to [...]

What truly is in a number?

August 13, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) MacLean’s Magazine recently released an article that ranked 415 Canadian communities from first to last. The list was comprised using a number [...]

What’s good for everyone

August 6, 2019

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) Just like any aspect in life, there are good landlords and there are bad landlords. Many individuals or corporations that own buildings in the City [...]

PCs right in changing course

July 30, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) Since Premier Doug Ford and his PC Party swept into power last June, they’ve proclaimed themselves as the “Government for the People.” Some [...]

Housing issues need attention

July 16, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) The average selling price for a house in Durham in June was $620,256. Despite the subjective “affordability” that Durham offers in comparison [...]

Tolls taking a toll on commuters

July 9, 2019

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) For residents in Oshawa and Durham, using Highway 407 is a tough enough pill to swallow without obstacles in their way. Local MPPs have all claimed [...]

Give up the federal tax fight, Ford

July 3, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) There is an old adage that “you can’t fight city hall.” Premier Doug Ford and his Conservative government learned recently, in most cases, [...]
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