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Nothing being done for the 401

March 9, 2016

Dear Editor, Many Oshawa and Durham residents travel to work in Toronto every day. As we all know, it is a brutal drive. What I find maddening is that there is all this money [...]

What happened with Lutczyk?

March 9, 2016

Dear Editor, The saga of Mr. Robert Lutczyk has been of interest to me and many of my friends. I never met Mr. Lutczyk – I only knew him as former city councillor. By [...]

Electricity from coast to coast

March 3, 2016

Dear Editor, Is it about energy or politics? Electricity is the energy future. Clean, safe, inexpensive, renewable and reliable electricity from hydroelectric generators is [...]

No money to fix the roads

March 1, 2016

Dear Editor, In the Feb. 17 issue, you presented an article about Durham’s works committee chair and Oshawa councillor Nester Pidwerbecki complaining that there is not [...]

listen to what the public wants

February 24, 2016

Dear Editor, Last week, the Liberal government announced they would be releasing the Ontario budget at an earlier date than originally anticipated, February 25th. I was very [...]

Councillors should lead by example

February 23, 2016

Dear Editor, Oshawa taxpayers will soon be receiving their 2016 property tax bill, which will show an increase of approximately 2.5 per cent, or double the rate of inflation. [...]

Incinerator poisoning us slowly

February 17, 2016

Dear Editor. I did not, and would never, vote for Roger Anderson, but he assures us his first concern is our well-being and not Covanta’s. And he stresses that Covanta’s [...]

Brown wrong on energy

February 17, 2016

  Dear Editor, Recently, it was reported in this paper that Patrick Brown visited the area to support Lorne Coe. He repeated the mandatory talking points on energy [...]

Question of ownership

February 10, 2016

Dear Editor, I read in the newspaper that there has been a stop work order issued for the Genosha Hotel. It was issued because of a dispute about the ownership of said hotel. [...]

Hydro costs getting too high

February 9, 2016

Dear Editor, I am a Whitby resident and own a professional business in the Greater Toronto Area. Our staff varies from six to nine people. Comparing our hydro bills from 2006 [...]
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