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Making plans for a smarter city

May 13, 2016

Brian Kelly, centre, with the Region of Durham, sits with Gary Rose, left, vice-president, nuclear projects with OPG and Glenn Case, senior technical advisor with Canadian [...]

Interest growing in north end mall

May 13, 2016

With the Highway 407 expansion set to open soon, interest has been growing for RioCan’s Windfields Farm shopping development. Tribute has signed on to the project, with [...]

Drop in unemployment

May 13, 2016

Those with children in regionally-run early learning centres are going to have to fork over a bit more cash this fall. According to a report presented to the region’s [...]

Drop in building permits

May 13, 2016

The Oshawa area saw a drop in building permits issued in March compared to the month before. According to new numbers from Statistics Canada, there were 151 residential [...]

Housing starts down

May 13, 2016

Construction on fewer homes got started last month, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). In a news release, CMHC finds there were 2,436 housing [...]

A push for faster driving

May 11, 2016

Councillor Bob Chapman is one of several people calling for a higher speed limit on the soon-to-be-opened portion of Highway 407. Chapman, along with other politicians and [...]

An education in anaerobic digestion

May 11, 2016

Regional councillors an staff will be going to France and Spain to look at anaerobic digesters as a means of energy production. Large-scale sites, such as this one in [...]

Use of force goes up

May 11, 2016

By Graeme McNaughton/The Oshawa Express The amount of times police used force last year was up from 2014 – but the numbers are still lower than in years past. According to [...]

More money needed for roof upgrades

May 11, 2016

Extra work being done on a regional transit facility is going to result in extra costs. In a report presented to the regional works committee, councillors are being asked to [...]
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