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City lifts fire ban

August 25, 2016

Some much needed rain and cooler weather may have done the trick – the Oshawa fire department has lifted its outdoor fire ban. The ban on burn permits was initially put in [...]

Number of EI recipients goes up

August 25, 2016

More people in the Oshawa area were receiving unemployment benefits in June than the month before. According to new numbers from Statistics Canada, 6,770 people in the Oshawa [...]

High incomes needed for home ownership

August 25, 2016

By Graeme McNaughton/The Oshawa Express Looking to own a home of your own? You better have the cash flow to back it up. According to a new report from TheRedPin, a regional [...]

More bus-only lanes open

August 24, 2016

By Graeme McNaughton/The Oshawa Express More bus-only lanes have opened for traffic in Durham Region – and thanks to some new funds from the province, there will be more on [...]

No StingRays in DRPS arsenal

August 24, 2016

Durham police say they neither own nor have ever used a StingRay, a device used to track cell phones. Earlier this month, police in Vancouver admitted they had used such a [...]

OPP warns against scam

August 24, 2016

Have you picked up a phone call, seeing the Ontario Provincial Police on the call display, only to be harassed and threatened by someone saying to send money or risk being [...]

Henry: Nobody wants this

August 24, 2016

Mayor John Henry says the province’s plans for development targets could heavily impact the city. Councillor John Aker, the chair of the city’s development [...]

Union: Library breaking rules

August 24, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express Both sides admit there is tension, but for CUPE 960, the union representing Oshawa’s library workers, things have reached a tipping [...]
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