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Proud to be Canadian

July 1, 2020

Bill Fox Probably like many readers, I wasn’t born in Canada. My parents had the wisdom and foresight to bring their young children here in 1950 when I was four years old. [...]

Our special day as Canadians

July 1, 2020

On this special day, we as Canadians have much for which to be thankful. We are a safe country where people can enjoy working for decent wages, raising children in [...]

Not out of the woods yet

June 24, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) As summer begins, residents make their way to parks and want to sit on patios to enjoy the nice weather. With parks now open, and the City of [...]

Bring the Memorial Cup to Oshawa

June 16, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) The last time Oshawa hosted the Memorial Cup was in 1987, and to host again would be a major win for the city. The city’s bids to host the [...]

Farmer’s market a win for Oshawa

June 9, 2020

(Cartoon by Jack Longley) Downtown Oshawa is going to get an indoor farmers market this fall. A farmer’s market can bring a community together in a way a grocery store [...]

Keeping Oshawa’s roads safer

June 2, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) With the installation of automated speed enforcement devices, local councils are saying one thing: slow down. Oftentimes driving around Oshawa, [...]

Parks still a danger

May 26, 2020

(Cartoon by George Longley) With provincial parks opening to the public, the temptation to go out with family or friends, especially as the temperature rises, comes with [...]

Think of the construction workers

May 19, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) Construction season is upon us once again in Oshawa and drivers need to be careful around construction zones. It can often be frustrating for [...]

Thank a nurse, Oshawa

May 13, 2020

In Ontario alone, there are more than 100,000 registered nurses celebrating national nursing week. When most people think of healthcare workers, their mind immediately runs [...]

Speeding up to slow down

May 5, 2020

(Cartoon by Lance Goosen) At the latest Oshawa city council meeting, multiple councillors questioned the time it takes for city staff to review and install a new stop sign. [...]
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