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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 [...]

Postal workers to be locked out

July 6, 2016

Canada Post has announced it will be locking out its workers after months of unsuccessful negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. Both the City of Oshawa and [...]

Funding found for jumbotron

July 6, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express The final price is stamped and Oshawa now has an idea of where the money will be coming from to pay for the new score clock system at the [...]

Ombudsman now on the job

July 6, 2016

It is official – the Region of Durham now has its own ombudsman. Passed at the final meeting of regional council before its summer recess, ADR Chambers Inc. has been named [...]
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