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A plan in action, or planned inaction?


In the coming months, Oshawa citizens will see just how well the city’s plan to revitalize the downtown is panning out.

While this report is set to be more than just a sharing of details on projects in and around the city’s core, the work done on this blueprint is a microcosm of just how serious Oshawa is taking the task of changing its ways into the future.

Plan 20Twenty was approved a year ago t READ

A good sign


When word came that General Motors would not be making any decisions on the future of Oshawa Assembly until 2016, there was some concern among those worried about the plant&rsquo ...

Misplaced priorities


If the premier has her way, there may be a new line of deductions under CPP on your paycheques in a few years’ time.

That’s because Kathleen Wynne is pushing ...

Make your voice heard


Given the season, one looking at the above headline would think that this will be another editorial about elections. But no – there’s still another two months for tha ...

Don't vote on a short-term memory


With the long weekend, people were making trips. Some made trips to the cottage, some made trips to see out of town friends. One man, however, made a very important trip to Ridea ...

Staring into a corner


The bug is once again in the region’s ear that they perhaps need to do a little spring-cleaning.   Open up the doors, air out the room and perhaps send a few coun ...

Will this time be any different?


Progress is an interesting thing.

Sometimes, it comes in the form of policy – words that will set things in motion for years to come. Other times, it comes in a mor ...

Worth playing the game?


Well, after months of waiting, the Pan Am Games have finally arrived.

And after billions of dollars spent, drivers inconvenienced through HOV lanes and the like, how has ...

Limits not necessary


At its final meeting before the summer break, a majority of Oshawa’s councillors voted against the implementation of time limits when it comes to asking questions of city s ...

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 mos ...

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 ...

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