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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 [...]

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 [...]
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