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Why Gord Downie Is Worried About Oshawa

There's a shadow over the Oshawa Harbour as well, a darkness and a rot. Oshawa is the only city on the Great Lakes with no boat access to the water. Think about that: 150,000 people living within spitting distance of one of the largest lakes on the planet, and they have to get in their cars and drive somewhere else if they want to fish, sail, or paddle.

Man Who Built Confinement Room Sentenced

A man who built a confinement room in an abandoned Pickering, Ont., farmhouse with the intention of kidnapping a woman he blamed for the break-up of his marriage has received the maximum sentence of t...
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Oshawa Must Put the "No" in Ethanol

Like the majority of people who live in Oshawa, Ontario, I oppose the building of an ethanol plant on our lakeshore. So does the city government. However, it is not simply NIMBYism which motivates my opposition. No one should have an ethanol plant in their community, particularly not on the lakeshore, and mere feet from the city's largest park and public swimming area.