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

Friday | The Globe and Mail

Canada's GDP expands at fastest rate in more than two years

Engine Specialist Jennifer Souch assembles a Camaro engine at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ontario on Friday, June 10, 2011.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Canadian wastewater treatment system is first to produce water for reuse in food plant

In August, Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. opened its first Canadian processing plant in Oshawa, ON, including a new wastewater treatment system that delivers quality, reusable water.

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DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa union workers earn $6.99 an hour more than non-union workers: study

Researchers at the Canadian Labour Congress determined that, on average, unionized workers in Oshawa earn $6.99 per hour more than non-union workers.

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DurhamRegion.com

Passenger pigeons: Wiped off the face of the earth by man

We'll have to have a minute of silence on Monday. It was 100 years ago that day when the last passenger pigeon died.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

First World War detainment of civilians commemorated in Oshawa

Oshawa Mayor John Henry, left, and Walter Kish, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Oshawa Branch, unveiled a plaque at Oshawa City Hall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Canada's internment operations.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boing Boing

Respected medical journal changes hands, starts publishing junk science for hire

Experimental & Clinical Cardiology published for 17 years out of Oshawa, ON, but is now owned by shadowy figures in Switzerland, whose payments are processed through Turks and Caicos, and they'll publish anything under the journal's banner, provided it's accompanied by a payment of $1200.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

HEBERT: Battle for Flaherty's former seat a 'must watch'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen are greeted by Canadian Rangers on Saturday as they arrive in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Toronto Star

Imprisoned former Oshawa councillor attempts to be re-elected

Former Oshawa city councillor Robert Lutczyk is planning a return to the ballot in this fall's municipal election from his cell at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario , where he is currently awaiting trial for allegedly kidnapping the city solicitor nearly two years ago.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Updated: Man hurt in Oshawa motorcycle crash

A 49-year-old Clarington man is in hospital with serious injuries after his motorcycle was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Oshawa Friday afternoon.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The London Free Press

'From zeroes to heroes'

A tarnished city council's legacy and a $66-million deal that would bring 1,600 more students downtown hang in the balance as the political debate continues over whether the city should give Fanshawe College more cash to expand its core campus into the former Kingsmill's department store.

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DurhamRegion.com

Judge denies funding for Robert Lutczyk's defence

Taxpayers will not be footing the bill for former Oshawa councillor Robert Lutczyk's defence when he stands trial on several charges including kidnapping, weapons and explosives charges.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

DurhamRegion.com

What's on this weekend in Durham

Head down to Lakeview Park in Oshawa as thousands of classic cars will be set up on the shores of Lake Ontario Aug. 23 and 24. The event kicks off with a downtown party on Friday, Aug. 22 featuring a mini car show and live entertainment.

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Related Topix: Canada, Painting, Arts, Family, Kids, Libraries

DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa driver 'scampers off' after car crashes into home

Police say the driver of this Pontiac Sunfire left the scene after the vehicle crashed into an Oshawa house on Aug. 22, severing a gas line and starting a fire.

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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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