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2 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa library marks 150 years with street party

Dina Pen, marketing co-ordinator, left, and Katy Brennan, public service associate, with the Oshawa Public Libraries, are inviting residents to the libraries' 150th anniversary street party on August 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McLaughlin Branch.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair visits Oshawa

Federal NDP leader stopped by Durham College on Wednesday afternoon to push for a national childcare program similar to the one available to parents in Quebec.

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DurhamRegion.com

Off-duty cop helps nab fraud suspects in Oshawa

An off-duty Durham cop is being credited with helping to nab three people suspected of perpetrating credit card frauds in Oshawa.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Subcontractor fined $40,000 after man breaks his back on Oshawa Costco construction site

A subcontractor working on an Oshawa Costco building site in 2012 has been fined $40,000 for violating Ontario workplace safety rules after a worker fell 17 feet through a hole in the building's roof and broke his back.

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DurhamRegion.com

Man beaten with beer bottle in Oshawa club bathroom

Durham police are looking for suspects after a man was beaten with a beer bottle in an Oshawa nightclub washroom.

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The Independent & Free Press

Acton Air Cadets fly high this summer

For the past seven weeks, 14 cadets from 197 Typhoon squadron in Acton have been away at three different Cadet Summer Training Centers .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

MacLeans

The Interview: Justin Trudeau's game plan

Justin Trudeau's hair is shorter than it was even at the beginning of the year, his suit less flashy.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Man grabs, threatens to sexually assault Oshawa woman

Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was grabbed, thrown to the ground and threatened with sexual assault on Wednesday night in Oshawa.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

What's on this weekend in Durham

On Friday, Aug. 15 from 6 to 11 p.m., check out downtown BOWMANVILLE'S MOONLIGHT MADNESS AND BUSKER FESTIVAL .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Northern Life

New housing price index rose 0.2 per cent in June: StatsCan

Statistics Canada says its new housing price index rose 0.2 per cent in June. The agency says the increase was largely the result of higher new home prices in Ontario.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa teen facing heroin trafficking charge

Durham Regional Police report two teenagers were almost hit by an unmarked police cruiser when they stepped into traffic while crossing Simcoe Street South, near Olive Avenue, at about 11:55 p.m. One teen was carrying 3.2 grams of heroin.

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Detroit News

GM announces $174M investment in Lansing plant

General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will start building a $174 million stamping plant at is Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant, creating or retaining about 145 jobs.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet, Canada,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Packer

Del Monte installs wastewater technology in Ontario

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. is installing a new wastewater treatment system System HydroKleen from Altech Technology Systems Inc. at its Oshawa, Ontario plant.

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DurhamRegion.com

Durham students begin journey to becoming officers in the Canadian Forces

A group of 12 cadets from Durham and other nearby communities officially enrolled to become officers in the Canadian Forces at a ceremony at the Ontario Regiment in Oshawa.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Northern Life

Canadians' net worth up eight per cent

Canada's average household net worth rose nearly eight per cent in 2013 - making it one of the best years since the recession - mostly because of rising stock and real estate values as well as moderating debt levels.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

CNN

Romancing the August Moon

LAKEVIEW PARK in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada is a vantage point of stargazers and moon watchers.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Dogs, snakes among pets seized from Oshawa home

An Oshawa man faces several charges after police removed pets including snakes, raccoons, bearded dragons and dogs from a Taunton Road home.

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CNews

'Dogs and raccoon were loose': Man left pets for days, say cops

An Oshawa, Ont., man is facing charges after dozens of pets - including a raccoon and tarantula - were allegedly abandoned at his home for up to five days, police said Friday.

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The Globe and Mail

Unemployment rate falls to 7 per cent despite minor jobs gain

Engine Specialist Jennifer Souch assembles a Camaro engine at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ont., in 2011.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

ElectricNet

Oshawa Power And Utilities Corporation Kick Off Residential Solar PV, ...

There has been a lot of press lately about electric Utilities and how their grid needs to evolve and become smart to allow choices for customers to generate and store power at their own premises.

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