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  1. Easier to spot a liar in a niqab, says study challenging Canada's courtroom ban on Muslim veilsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    In a landmark finding inspired by a Supreme Court ban on niqab-wearing court witnesses, a Canadian study has come to the surprising conclusion that it is actually easier to detect a liar if their face is veiled. "There's concrete data from over 500 people showing that, in fact, the courts were incorrect," said Amy-May Leach, an associate professor at the Oshawa-based University of Ontario Institute of Technology.


  2. Student pilots take to the skies at the Durham Flight CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    It doesn't take long before a brand new student at the Durham Flight Centre in Oshawa gets up in the air at the controls of a plane. It will happen in the very first lesson, as a matter of fact.


  3. Shop Canadian products at MasterBedroom WhitbyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    ... 35 years, carries high-end hardwood, birch and heritage pine products from Canadian manufacturers that include the Oshawa-based College Woodwork . Those looking to outfit their bedrooms will find a variety of styles and finishes of beds, furniture, ...


  4. Nutrition is key to weight loss success at Durham Ultimate FitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    ... classes, on-site daycare, a steam room, showers and towel service. There are three locations : 725 Bloor Street West, Oshawa, 69 Taunton Road West in north Oshawa, and 164 Baseline Road in Bowmanville. New members are given a fitness assessment and ...


  5. Hwy. 407 East opens as an alternative for grid-locked Durham Region commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DurhamRegion.com

    Metroland Durham Region Media Group reporter Jeff Mitchell took a drive along the new stretch of Hwy. 407 from Harmony Road in Oshawa to the 412 interchange at the Whitby-Ajax border.


  6. Oshawa man faces voyeurism charges after woman recorded in bathroom stall in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DurhamRegion.com

    An Oshawa man is charged with voyeurism after a woman was recorded by someone with a cellphone in a restaurant washroom. The investigation began June 17 after the victim said she'd been followed into the washroom of a McDonald's on Regional Road 17 in Newcastle by a man who proceeded to record her with a cellphone while she was in a stall, Durham police said.


  7. Eric Brown, wanted for robbery that saw Oshawa senior threatened with knife, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | DurhamRegion.com

    A man wanted for a robbery in which an Oshawa senior was threatened with a knife has been arrested, police said Thursday. Last week Durham police issued a warrant for 21-year-old Eric Brown on charges including robbery with an offensive weapon and failing to comply with probation.


  8. Eight places to celebrate Canada Day 2016 in DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... climbing. Get artsy with Station Gallery by designing flags and buttons to celebrate Canada Day. In the big city, Oshawa's Canada Day shindig is at Lakeview Park, 1446 Simcoe St. S. (at the lake), from 2 to 10 p.m. Enjoy some quality family time, ...


  9. Taylor Report: UNIFOR Local Launches Campaign to Save Historic GM plant, Segment 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Local 222 of UNIFOR is ramping up its public campaign to get a commitment from General Motors to build a new product in Oshawa. The company is refusing to comment, while at the same time making plans to open plants in Mexico and China.


  10. Pickering spay and neuter program helps pet owners all over DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... number of surrendered or abandoned cats due to high costs of veterinary care. The Municipality of Clarington, City of Oshawa, and the Humane Society of Durham Region are already on board with this program. I recently heard a poor cat yowling because ...


  11. Canadian auto industry's future at stake in labor talks, Unifor chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Automotive News

    Dias said GM's Oshawa complex, where production of four models it produces is set to be shipped elsewhere, is in dire need of new product. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO Ask Unifor President Jerry Dias what's at stake in upcoming labor negotiations with the Detroit 3 automakers, and he'll say it's nothing less than the future of the Canadian auto industry.


  12. Canada's extreme winters within range of normal variations: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Freezing temperatures in Oshawa, Ont., during January, 2014, were indicative of a global warming 'hiatus' that winter, according to a new study. Freezing temperatures in Oshawa, Ont., during January, 2014, were indicative of a global warming 'hiatus' that winter, according to a new study.


  13. Man hops counter, demands drugs at Oshawa pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | DurhamRegion.com

    No one was injured during the incident, at about 9:45 a.m. June 26 at Parkwood Pharmacy on Simcoe Street North, Durham police said. A man leapt over a counter and demanded drugs, police said.


  14. Man faces charges after 2 people assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    ... their way to a hospital - a 38-year-old Clarington, Ont., man with non-life threatening stab wounds and a 46-year-old Oshawa, Ont., woman with head injuries. A 48-year-old Clarington man is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, forcible ...


  15. Big Oil vs. Big Auto: Who gets the easy ride on climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | CBC News

    ... have to face," said Keith Stewart, with Greenpeace Canada. The argument behind not protesting outside a GM plant in Oshawa, Ont., or a Bombardier facility in Saint-Laurent, Que., is that environmentalists see a future for those industries. ...


  16. Durham university receiving $2M in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | DurhamRegion.com

    Almost $2 million in grant money is heading to researchers and graduate students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology . The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada announced the Discovery Grants program will provide $1,961,310 to the Oshawa-based institution.


  17. Whitby man charged with murder after woman's body foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Toronto Star

    ... himself in to police on Saturday. At around 10 a.m., Matthew Coussons walked into the police station on Centre St. in Oshawa indicating something happened to his girlfriend, police said in a news release. Police then went to a home on Eric Clarke ...


  18. Power restored in north OshawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | DurhamRegion.com

    According to Oshawa Public Utility Commission, the affected area was bounded by Conlin Road East, Simcoe Street North, King Street East and Townline North.


  19. Man scams $10,000 in goods from Best Buy over two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | InsideHalton.com

    An Oshawa man will go to jail for 60 days for using a fraudulent credit card to buy more than $10,000 in merchandise from Best Buy. On March 8, the man walked into the Peterborough store and purchased the merchandise using a Best Buy credit card he acquired by using false identification.The next day, police say the same man returned to the same store and attempted to buy more items using a different Best Buy credit card.


  20. Durham Fil-Canadians hold Fiesta Week 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Philipine Reporter

    ... city of Pickering hosting an annual Filipino Fiesta celebration organized by a Filipino non- profit organization. In Oshawa alone, you can see a lot of activities organized by Filipino individuals or organizations. These Filipinos made several twist ...