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SUNRISE: 7:07 AM
SUNSET: 7:05 PM

THIEVES STEAL $250,000 WORTH OF RARE COMICS FROM PICKERING WAREHOUSE DAYS AFTER BREAKING INTO OWNERS HOME

Durham Police are hunting for thieves who targeted the owner of a comic book business, stealing items worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Both his home and business were broken into over the past two weeks. The first theft happened…Read more ›

DURHAM POLICE USE TASER AND RUBBER BULLETS TO APPREHEND MAN ARMED WITH LARGE KNIFE IN PICKERING

After a long standoff with a man holding a large knife in Pickering, Durham police were forced to use a Taser and rubber bullets to subdue him. They say the tense situation began Sunday around 10 p.m. in a home…Read more ›

OSHAWA SHOPLIFTING SUSPECT ARRESTED WITH HELP FROM K-9 UNIT

The SIU won’t be called after an alleged shoplifter was bit by a Durham police k-9 officer Monday morning. They were responding to a theft in Oshawa when the K-9 unit caught up with the wanted man on Gibb Street.…Read more ›

COUNCILLOR WANTS THE CITY OF OSHAWA TO TACKLE A GROWING RAT PROBLEM

An Oshawa councillor wants the city to tackle a mounting rat problem. Councillor Amy McQuaid-England says she’s received at least 40 calls from people seeing the pests outside, including some who can longer use their backyards. “They’re unable to allow…Read more ›

BOWMANVILLE MAN FACES CHILD PORN CHARGES

A Bowmanville man is facing sexual assault and child porn charges. The Durham Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit arrested the man in Oshawa on Wednesday, after he engaged in conversation with an undercover officer, making arrangements online to meet whom…Read more ›

SOLINA ROAD TO BE CLOSED FOR WEEKEND ROAD WORK

Expect more traffic impacts in Clarington as a result of the Highway 407/418 construction. Solina Road will be closed between Taunton and Nash Roads from the evening of Friday, September 29, to Monday, October 2, at 5:00 a.m. Motorists should…Read more ›

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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