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Regional sign bylaw to be enforced

January 13, 2016

With the provincial byelection coming up, Durham Region is reminding candidates to play by the rules when it comes to their signs. The region is reminding candidates and [...]

Provincial byelection date set

January 13, 2016

Lorne Coe, left, of the Progressive Conservatives, Niki Lundquist of the NDP and Elizabeth Roy of the Liberals are the three confirmed candidates for the Feb. 11 byelection [...]

Budget blowback

January 13, 2016

Councillor Doug Sanders says expenses such as funds to cover work done on the harbour lands to bring it up to spec with federal requirements should not be deferred from the [...]

Small bump in housing starts

January 13, 2016

The Oshawa area saw a small bump is housing starts to end the year, according to new numbers from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The last month of 2015 [...]

Busy year for home sales

January 12, 2016

Last year was a banner year for the Durham Region Association of Realtors. According to a news release from the organization, 11,848 residential transactions took place in [...]

Unemployment down

January 12, 2016

While the rest of the country saw a slight uptick in unemployment for the end of 2015, the Oshawa area saw it fall. According to new numbers from Statistics Canada, the [...]

Incinerator gets the red light

January 6, 2016

Covanta and the region are disputing the method used to calculate how much ash is produced by the Durham York Energy Centre. The difference in the two methods would determine [...]
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