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Students bear brunt of strikes

April 23, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) There is a storm brewing between the provincial government and Ontario’s secondary school educators as negotiations of new collective [...]

Cut through the “red tape”

April 16, 2019

In politics, there are always buzzwords flying around. These buzzwords are continually shifting depending on the day of the week, but one constant you will always hear is [...]

The right person for the job

April 2, 2019

In any corporate environment, succession planning is an important factor. Employees retire or simply move on to new opportunities. The same is the true in the world of [...]

Another “irrelevant” editorial

March 28, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.” – The Wizard of Oz, 1939 After this past weekend, it’s obvious our [...]

Time to be transparent

March 13, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) Late last week Durham Regional Police fraud investigators closed the book on allegations laid against the City of Oshawa. The allegations were [...]

Review of regions should be thorough

March 5, 2019

In the world of politics, there is always room for improvement. When the Conservative government led by Premier Bill Davis established a number of regional governments in the [...]

A new frame of mind

February 26, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) It is always best to proceed with caution. Recently, council was updated on an application to bring a consumption and treatment service site to [...]

Amber Alerts can be improved

February 19, 2019

Riya Rajkumar had just celebrated her 11th birthday. Only days later, this innocent child was dead, allegedly at the hands of her own father. By now, most of us are familiar [...]
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