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Counting down to the big test

April 20, 2016

The countdown is on to the EQAO tests. That will be when all the studying and preparing comes to a head, and Grade 3 and 6 students put pencil to paper to show how good they [...]

$40M approved for polio fight

April 20, 2016

The federal government is kicking in some big bucks to help get rid of polio once and for all. Ottawa has released $40 million to go toward funding polio eradication efforts [...]

A battle with time and fire

April 14, 2016

Oshawa’s archivist Jennifer Weymark oversees, manages and preserves many aspects of Oshawa’s history. Transforming the large collection of hardcopy and microfilm [...]

Oshawa woman wins $100K

April 14, 2016

Oshawa resident Margaret Horruzey recently won $100,000 after matching six of seven Encore numbers. (Photo courtesy of OLG) An Oshawa woman is seeing a much larger number in [...]

Library branch extends hours

April 14, 2016

One of Oshawa’s south end libraries will soon have longer hours. Starting May 2, the Jess Hann Branch – located in the Lake Vista Square Plaza at the corner of Wentworth [...]

A legend in the community

April 14, 2016

At its latest meeting, city council took the opportunity to honour Mal Knocker with the Community Legend award. After joining the Canadian Armed Forces at the age of 20, [...]

A new ride for the cure

April 13, 2016

At a ceremony at Lakeridge Health, City Wide Taxi unveiled its new pink cab. Under the company’s new Cabs for Cancer Care program, fares will go towards cancer [...]

Durham maintains AAA rating

April 13, 2016

Once again, a top credit rating agency has given Durham its highest grade. According to a news release from the Region of Durham, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has given [...]
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