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Mayor: Ombudsman was wrong

July 27, 2016

Despite the ONtario Ombudsman’s report saying merger talks were brought up in a closed December meeting, Mayor John Henry maintains that he and council did not know of [...]

City looks to sell former depot sites

July 21, 2016

Prior to going on their summer recess, city councillors voted to suspect municipal rules so that a former depot, as well as the property purchased with plans to expand it, [...]

Thousands sign petition

July 20, 2016

Colin James, president of Unifor Local 222, says thousands of people have signed a petition that calls on General Motors to keep the Oshawa Assembly open. Negotiations [...]

Rules broken by council

July 20, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express The Ontario Ombudsman has confirmed what members of the public have been saying for months: Oshawa city council improperly closed its [...]

Back from overseas

July 20, 2016

The anaerobic digester and biogas generator in Bourg-en-Bresse, France was one of several sites a group of regional councillors and staff visited on a trip to Europe earlier [...]

Unemployment rate goes up

July 20, 2016

More people in the Oshawa area are out of work, according to new numbers from Statistics Canada. In June, the Oshawa census metropolitan area – which also includes Whitby [...]

Dispose of propane tanks safely

July 20, 2016

With summer weather comes barbecues, and with many barbecues comes propane. As a result, the waste management division of the region’s works department is reminding [...]

Ombudsman’s report in final stages

July 15, 2016

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express It has been more than six months, but the public will soon know what the provincial ombudsman discovered behind the closed doors of [...]
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