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Watch the back door


Any good hockey player knows, when you’re on the ice, you keep your head on a swivel.

Well, Oshawa hockey and ice users should keep that lesson in mind with the most recent decision to thaw the ice at Children’s Arena next season.

It would seem Oshawa council hasn’t learned their lesson when it comes to ice rinks.

If you try and take it away, the people will protest.

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Title with teeth


Although still in its early stages, the Region of Durham – along with other regions and municipalities across the province – is looking at getting itself an ombudsman ...

Online for all to see


City council has had its fair share of special meetings. Those are the meetings that aren’t on the originally set calendar of events and take place on days typically not re ...

Regional fire rejection


When Regional Chair Roger Anderson announced a study would soon be conducted on the possibility of amalgamating the region’s fire departments, it was only a matter of time ...

What a mess


The recent announcement that CAA has named Bloor Street East the worst road in the region came as a surprise to none.

The road – especially between Simcoe and Rit ...

Boondoggle of billions


The 200-plus people that packed the ballroom of the Lakeview Pavilion recently was a clear representation of what many Ontario residents are thinking – selling the majority ...

Regional musical chairs


The talk of the composition of regional council has finally begun.

It has been nearly 20 years since the makeup of this body was last looked at, and it had been quite som ...

On the cusp


Although the writing had been on the wall since the production of the next-generation Camaro was said to be taking place south of the border, the loss of 1,000 jobs at Oshawa Ass ...

Looking back on a nightmare


Remembering a traumatic part of a culture’s heritage is a tough ordeal, to say the least, but that is exactly what the Beth Zion Synagogue did with its Holocaust memorial s ...

Getting nowhere fast


The region has now entered its second week with empty public high school classes, and based on how things are looking, that number could easily stretch into a third week, a fourt ...

Increased planning means increased savings


There’s nothing wrong with revisions.

Needless to say, this editorial will have been revised by at least three sets of eyes before it makes its way on to the page.< ...

No time was the right time


No matter what, someone was not going to be happy. The sale by the federal government of its shares in General Motors – acquired as part of helping the auto company restruc ...

Just one is too much


Today, we commend Durham College.

The college’s sexual assault and sexual violence policy and procedures are not only a step toward keeping our campuses and communi ...

Keep it public


It's good to see councillors stick to their word.

It has recently become apparent that staff at the City of Oshawa don't want to continue with the trouble of putting toge ...

Sunny day for wages


Any day now, the province will be releasing its public sector salary disclosure for 2014 – or as it’s more commonly known, the Sunshine List. The list gets that monik ...

Not on our dime


Here we go again.

A couple short months removed from regional councillors being embroiled in controversy after spending $15,000 on a celebratory lunch at an Ajax golf clu ...

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