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Council doing their part

September 6, 2017

The opioid crisis is sweeping across this country, and it’s only recently that the provincial and federal governments have decided to step forward and do something about [...]

Collective effort needed for downtown

August 30, 2017

It’s refreshing to see positive views coming out of Oshawa’s downtown. The newest executive director for the downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) Garth Johns has some [...]

Port needs to find answers

August 23, 2017

On November 9, 2016, a story was printed in the pages of this very newspaper entitled, “The end of ethanol”. While it detailed the end of the existing threat of an [...]

Holding out hope for the Genosha

August 16, 2017

The Genosha Hotel has sat calm and quiet for months, the crumbling brick and half-finished renovations nothing more than a symbol of the most recent failed attempt to [...]

Paper trail needs to be a priority

August 8, 2017

Perhaps the City of Oshawa was hoping that as time went on, the residents of this city would forgive and forget. However, it seems not many dedicated city hall watchers have [...]

Looking back to our roots

August 1, 2017

As we look ahead to this holiday weekend, there will be many getting ready to escape to the bliss of the cottage or the solitude of a campground, or perhaps just getting [...]

A grim reminder

July 26, 2017

It’s a tragedy that so many lives have been lost and yet people continue to ignore the lesson to be learned. Most recently, a 43-year-old man lost his life in a crash early [...]

Christmas in July

July 18, 2017

Christmas really is the time of giving, and it brings out the best in all of us, but what about the rest of the year? As many turn their minds to the warm weather, naps on [...]

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 [...]
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