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Watch the video

January 30, 2018

From the start, the people of Durham have made it clear they’re in favour of their police officers being strapped with body worn cameras (BWCs). Despite the concerns of [...]

The elephant in the council chambers

January 23, 2018

Cartoon by George Longley It really is the elephant in the room. A $448 million elephant. That dollar figure is attached to an ever-growing list of projects throughout the [...]

Check your smoke alarms

January 16, 2018

There really is no excuse, and it simply makes no sense to ignore this small but mighty element of protection. It’s been a tragic start to 2018 as the city mourns the loss [...]

Info needs to be spread far and wide

January 10, 2018

It’s completely unrealistic to assume that someone without access to a stable living environment has access to the Internet. It’s just that simple. So, with the recent [...]

Caring for the present and future

January 2, 2018

Just like the mercury in the thermometer and the changing of the seasons, the news cycle in the City of Oshawa has seen its fair share of rises and dips over the course of [...]

Focusing on the good

December 19, 2017

It’s easy being cynical. It’s easy to look at things, see the faults and shine a light on them like a spotlight pointing out the jagged outcroppings along the shore. This [...]

Getting results

December 12, 2017

The issues surrounding the Oshawa Executive Airport are the epitome of why residents in this community need to pour more dedication into holding their civic officials to [...]

Keep the ball rolling for tenants

December 6, 2017

If the city is looking for a long-term solution to start solving the issues with apartment buildings, it would be wise to keep travelling down the road they’re on. The City [...]

The right decision for downtown

November 28, 2017

It didn’t look good for council at first, but they turned things around at the last minute to make a small step forward for downtown Oshawa. Originally, council’s [...]

Silence is not always satisfaction

November 22, 2017

Mayor John Henry said some pretty unsettling words recently. In addressing complaints from an Oshawa resident regarding the lack of public engagement, Mayor Henry said people [...]
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