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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 [...]

Let the fire union have its say

February 5, 2019

Sometimes you have to go back to the drawing board. Back in 2013, the council of the day gave its approval to a Fire Master Plan, a document intended to map out the [...]

Conversation needs to see improvement

January 22, 2019

When the Ford government rolled into office, they promised to curb spending and cut down the deficit left by the previous Liberal government. It was a mandate that earned the [...]

The right decision on a tough issue

January 15, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) It was not an easy decision, and one not to be taken lightly. But at the end of the day, Oshawa city council made the right choice by voting to [...]

Part-time jobs not the answer

January 8, 2019

According to the latest labour market report released by Statistics Canada, 2018 was a year of job growth in Ontario. The report indicates the province added approximately [...]

Hoping for more unity in 2019

January 3, 2019

(Cartoon by George Longley) Let’s be honest, 2018 was not all bad. There were a lot of great things happening across the city, province, and country last year. [...]

Taking a break from the usual

December 19, 2018

The sometimes unfortunate reality of reading a newspaper editorial is the topics often focus on areas of an unpleasant nature. Musings on political corruption and [...]

Keep kindness in mind

December 11, 2018

(Cartoon by George Longley) As the holiday season is now in full swing, let us not forget that it is the time of year to be kind to one another. Whether you’re celebrating [...]
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