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Local news for Oshawa, ON continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Saturday | DurhamRegion.com

Driver uninjured in collision that killed man on Hwy. 401 in Oshawa

No one else was injured when a local man died after being struck by a vehicle on Hwy.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lakefield Herald

Moving forward on Highway 407 East

Ontario is making progress on Phase 1 of Highway 407 East to create jobs and support economic growth and development in Durham Region and continues its commitment to Phase 2. The province has released a request for proposals for the second phase of the Highway 407 East project, which will extend the highway about 22 kilometres eastward from Harmony ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CTV

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty speaks to reporters at the Port ...

A state funeral for Jim Flaherty will be held at St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto at 3 p.m. local time today.

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Market Wire

Cancelled and Will Be Rescheduled; Media Advisory: Pushed out of...

Following decades of cuts to hospitals, sick, frail Ontarians from Oshawa to Windsor to Cornwall, are being pushed out of hospital while acutely ill.

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680News

Winter weather returns to GTA

Spring seemed like a distant memory as the GTA was hit with a blast of winter weather on Tuesday, on what could be the coldest April 15 on record.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CFRB

Province moves forward in 407 construction

The province is moving forward in its contraction of the 407 east in Durham region.

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Cape Breton Post

Cheerful Tory warrior with a heart

The tributes for Jim Flaherty that flowed on Parliament Hill at the news of his sudden death were generous and genuine.

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DurhamRegion.com

Ontario legislature to adjourn early to support his Flaherty's widow, MPP Christine Elliott

The provincial legislature will adjourn early Wednesday so members can attend the state funeral of former finance minister Jim Flaherty and support their colleague and his widow Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNews

Details of Jim Flaherty's visitation, state funeral

The Member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa died suddenly from a heart attack at his Ottawa condo on Thursday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Statement on Ceremonies Related to the State Funeral of the Honourable Jim Flaherty

The visitation will take place at the Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon Street, Whitby, on Tuesday, April 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church Street , Toronto.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Announces 2014 Tap Scholars

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project has announced its 2014 Tap Scholars-deserving, talented youth who receive scholarship assistance to attend CHRP's annual Rhythm World summer festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts.

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DurhamRegion.com

Durham residents can sign book of condolences this weekend

A visitor signed a book of condolences in memory of MP Jim Flaherty at the Region of Durham headquarters.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Premiers, Ministers, Businesspeople on Jim Flaherty

The following are comments from Canadian business leaders on the death of Jim Flaherty, former Canadian finance minister, who died today at age 64. "I am shocked and very saddened to learn that Jim Flaherty passed away," Joe Oliver, who replaced Flaherty as finance minister last month, said in a tweet.

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Canadian Business Magazine

Jim Flaherty achieved a rare mix of politics and principle

Seen here in a 2006 file photo, the then-candidate for the riding of Whitby-Oshawa Jim Flaherty tapes Canadian flags to chairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Whitby where he would host his constituents for an election night party.

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Canada.com

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty dies

A statement from his wife and family was released Thursday afternoon, saying "Christine Elliott and her triplet sons, John, Galen and Quinn would like to make Canadians aware that her beloved husband and father passed away peacefully today in Ottawa.

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The Toronto Star

Toronto weather: 16C Thursday; parts of Hwy 401 closed after tractor trailer fire

All eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near Harmony Rd. in Oshawa remain closed Thursday after a tractor trailer caught fire.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Police seek Oshawa mugging witness

The unidentified man may be able to help identify two suspects who knocked down and robbed a 22-year-old man as he walked on Gordon Street near Conant Street at about 9:30 p.m. April 7, Durham police said.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Off-duty cop helps Oshawa senior after distraction theft

An off-duty police officer and witnesses helped an Oshawa senior after she was the target of a distraction robbery, resulting in the arrest of three people.

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DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa elementary school needs a name

The elementary school, to be located at 285 Grandview St. S., is slated to open in September 2016, to serve the communities formerly served by Athabasca Street Public School and Grandview Public School.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Summer job expo for students

Students looking for a summer job will have a chance to meet potential employers at an upcoming Whitby job expo.

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