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SUNRISE: 5:53 AM
SUNSET: 8:49 PM

WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY SEAN SPICER RESIGNS

White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. It appears the resignation is linked to the appointment of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as President Donald Trump’s new communications director. Spicer says he felt it would be best for Scaramucci…Read more ›

NEW TRIAL GRANTED FOR MAN FOUND GUILTY IN EATON CENTRE SHOOTING DEATHS

The man found guilty of second-degree murder following a daylight shooting at Toronto’s Eaton Centre will be getting a new trial. A judge found the jury who convicted him was improperly selected. An appeal court overturned Christopher Husbands’ convictions. He…Read more ›

DURHAM’S FIRST CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN OSHAWA

Durham’s Health Department says the season’s first case of West Nile has surfaced in Oshawa. A mosquito pool tested positive for the virus on Thursday, but the good news is the department says the risk of infection is low. Most…Read more ›

TORONTO MAN FACING CHARGES AFTER NOT DISCLOSING HIV STATUS; POLICE CONCERNED ABOUT MORE VICTIMS

Toronto police are concerned there may be more people who had an intimate relationship with a man who failed to disclose his HIV status. Officers believe Ala Al Safi, 27, of Toronto had at least eight sexual partners between December…Read more ›

DURHAM REGION WANTS TO TEST YOUR TAP WATER FOR LEAD

The Durham Region Works Department is asking for volunteers to allow water samples be taken for testing. They’re looking to test water from both residential and non-residential sectors in Ajax, Courtice, Oshawa, Pickering, Whitby and Brooklin. Participants would get a…Read more ›

INFLATION DROPS TO ONE PER CENT IN JUNE

Last month, we paid less for gas and electricity as the inflation rate fell to the expected one per cent. It was down from 1.3 per cent in May and the drop was exactly what analysts had expected. The bad…Read more ›

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At HotelsCombined, we know that booking accommodation online isn't easy, but we believe it should be. Having to trawl through a hundred websites looking at a thousand 'deals' can be overwhelming and complicated. At the end of the day, you just want to know you've booked the hotel that's right for you - at the best possible price. We saw the opportunity to do something about this. Since then we've been working hard to find you the best hotel deals.

City Information & Statistics

Oshawa (2011 population 149,607; CMA 356,177) is a city in Ontario, Canada, on the Lake Ontario shoreline. It lies in Southern Ontario, approximately 60 kilometres east of Downtown Toronto. It is commonly viewed as the eastern anchor of the Greater Toronto Area and of the Golden Horseshoe. It is the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham. The name Oshawa originates from the Ojibwa term aazhaway, meaning "the crossing place" or just "(a)cross". Oshawa’s roots are tied to the automobile industry, specifically the Canadian division of General Motors Company, known as General Motors Canada. Founded in 1876 as the McLaughlin Carriage Company, General Motors of Canada's headquarters are located in the city. The automotive industry was the inspiration for Oshawa's previous mottos: "The City that Motovates Canada", and "The City in Motion". The lavish home... View More Information at Wikipedia

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