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No ice rink in civic square

July 8, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express It divided council, but in the end, city staffers will not be looking into the installation of a synthetic ice rink in Civic Square. [...]

Destruction of history

July 8, 2016

First constructed in the mid-19th century, the home formerly belonging to Harriet Cock, one of Oshawa’s first female land owners, will soon be coming down to make room [...]

Leveling the political playing field

July 8, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express A pair of Oshawa councillors returned from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference in Winnipeg with some good news for [...]

Rent increase caps set

July 8, 2016

The province has set the limit for how much landlords can increase rents for 2017. According to a news release from the province, landlords will be able to bump up rents no [...]

Compromise made on U-Pass rate

July 7, 2016

By Graeme McNaughton/The Oshawa Express After eight months of bouncing between committees, post-secondary students finally have an answer as to how much their bus pass will [...]

“The rules are the rules”

July 7, 2016

Wendy Bracken, seen here at a November meeting of the region’s Energy from Waste-Waste Management Advisory Committee, is a frequent delegate at regional committees and [...]

Budget increase for transit project

July 7, 2016

The project to improve six intersections to better accommodate rapid bus transit has become more expensive. According to a report presented to a special meeting of the [...]

Opening the doors for data

July 7, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express Oshawa is taking action on the openness and transparency front by starting to make wide swaths of raw data available to the public. As [...]
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