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Limits not necessary

2015-07-08

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 staff and delegations.

While 10 minutes is, more often that not, more than enough time to ask questions, that isn’t going to be the case 100 per cent of the time. Hampering the amount of time a councillor can ask questions and therefore READ


Watch the back door

2015-07-02

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

2015-06-23

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

2015-06-17

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

2015-06-09

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

2015-06-02

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

2015-05-26

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

2015-05-20

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

2015-05-13

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

2015-05-06

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

2015-04-28

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

2015-04-22

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

2015-04-15

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

2015-04-07

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

2015-04-01

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

2015-03-26

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 ...


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