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National award for prof

February 25, 2016

An engineering and applied science professor is set to receive a national honour next month. Dr. Marc Rosen will be given the Engineering Institute of Canada’s John B. [...]

Learn about tech in schools

February 25, 2016

Parents hoping to learn about the type of technology and tools their children are immersed in at school are in luck. The Durham District School Board will be holding its [...]

Bravest citizens get recognition

February 23, 2016

Steven Genore, a security guard with the City of Oshawa, was recognized by Durham police and the region for his bravery. In April, Genore stopped a man from assaulting a [...]

Celebrating 111 years of Rotary

February 23, 2016

As part of a year-long celebration to mark Rotary’s 111th anniversary and its 31st year in the fight to end polio, Rotary clubs worldwide are holding events and raising [...]

A chilly night out

February 18, 2016

  Walkers will be braving the cold this weekend for the Coldest Night of the Year to benefit The Refuge. Participants can walk a two-, five- or 10-kilometre course, with [...]

Blue box changes for Family Day

February 11, 2016

Residents will be putting their recycling out on a different day next week thanks to Family Day. The region’s works department has announced blue box collection will be [...]

Pizza in the classroom

February 11, 2016

Everybody loves pizza, but nobody loves pizza more than kids. Oshawa’s Mary Street Public School will be launching its new Lunch and Learn program to help kids both get a [...]

Make plans to donate blood this year

February 11, 2016

With a new year comes a new need for blood donations. Canadian Blood Services is calling on the public to donate blood this year. Especially wanted are those with O-negative [...]

Calling all Durham artists

February 10, 2016

The deadline for illustrations for the Kids’ Safety Village of Durham Region colouring book is Feb. 12. Artists, you only have a few more days to get your entries in [...]

Keeping kids healthy

February 2, 2016

Junior and senior kindergarten students at St. John Bosco Catholic School learn about exercise as one of the ways they can stay healthy. Andrea Bau, the pharmacist at Custom [...]
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