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Finding a rainy day

September 23, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) Budget season is upon us and with that means tax increases – at least under normal circumstances. The Region of Durham recently released its [...]

Planning for the next election

September 15, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) As government grapples with the effects of COVID-19, local councillors are looking ahead to the next municipal election. And while the election is [...]

A unique school year begins

September 8, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) It’s that time of year as students and teachers head back to school with new backpacks, clothes and more – but this time there’s a catch. [...]

Bad time to increase rates

September 2, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) Oshawa PUC Networks Inc. (OPUC) is applying to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to increase electricity distribution rates despite the COVID-19 [...]

Way to go, Erin!

August 25, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) Our congratulations go out to local MP Erin O’Toole, who has now won the Conservative Party leadership, defeating fellow candidate and [...]

Listen up, DRPS

August 19, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) Police have been in the headlines as residents look for methods to hold them more accountable and to promote transparency. As Americans look to [...]

Delayed OHL season for the best

August 11, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) has announced its regular season won’t begin until December. This decision wasn’t made lightly, as the [...]

A proper response to mental health

August 4, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) Durham Regional Council recently instructed staff to look into the possibility of a non-police-led crisis response team. With the world’s current [...]

Wear a mask, Oshawa

July 28, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) As Stage 3 is now in full swing in most of Ontario, the province has seen a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases. Because of this, residents have [...]

A good time to fight fires

July 21, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) It’s a good time to be an Oshawa firefighter as the organization has been in the community helping out, and has also seen some upgrades. As [...]
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