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Selling the province’s hydro plan

April 12, 2017

Provincial energy minister Glenn Thibeault was in Oshawa Monday in an effort to make the case for the Ontario Liberals plan to reduce the cost of hydro. The plan will see $28 [...]

Councillors reluctantly OK PRESTO deal

April 12, 2017

Decried last month as being unfair to the region, councillors say they have no choice now but to sign an agreement in principle with Metrolinx, the province’s transit [...]

Around the region

April 12, 2017

Region names new clerk A little more than three months since his predecessor stepped down, the Region of Durham has found itself a new regional clerk. Effective March 27, [...]

EI numbers on the rise

April 12, 2017

More people in the Oshawa area were claiming employment insurance to start off the year. According to new numbers from Statistics Canada, 7,950 people in the Oshawa census [...]

Region writing off tenant arrears

April 12, 2017

The Region of Durham is writing off some of the money owed to it by former tenants. According to a report being presented at committee of the whole, finance staff are [...]

Cops renew campus lease

April 12, 2017

Durham police will continue to have a presence at the joint UOIT/Durham College campus for years to come. Coming before this week’s committee of the whole meeting and [...]

Feds pump millions into transit

April 12, 2017

Whitby MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes was on hand to announce $17.5 million in federal investments to regional transit. Previously disclosed in a November report, the funds will [...]
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