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NO ROMAINE RECALL IN CANADA AFTER E. COLI OUTBREAK IN THE U.S.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has not ordered a recall of romaine lettuce, despite a massive recall in the U.S. Types of romaine from the Yuma, Arizona growing region were recalled because of an e.coli outbreak linked to the lettuce.…Read more ›

CLARINGTON RECEIVES MORE THAN $300,000 FOR CYCLING INFRASTRUCTURE

Clarington continues to encourage people to get out of their cars and onto their bikes. The municipality has received more than $313,000 from the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program to build bike lanes and other cycling infrastructure. The money will…Read more ›

DURHAM COLLEGE/UOIT SWITCHING OUTDOOR FIELD FROM GRASS TO TURF

Athletes playing at Vaso’s Field in Oshawa won’t have to worry about muddy conditions or grass-stained gear anymore – the field is converting from grass to turf. Durham College and UOIT made the announcement Tuesday, saying the switch is being…Read more ›

AJAX WOMAN WINS $100,000 WITH ENCORE

An Ajax woman is $100,000 richer. Elaine Painter won with Encore in the April 14 Lotto 6/49 draw. She bought her winning ticket at the Sobeys on Westney Road in Ajax. Photo courtesy of OLG

OPP LOOKING FOR DRIVER OF FATAL HIT-AND-RUN IN VAUGHAN

OPP are calling on the driver in a fatal hit-and-run in Vaughan to come forward. Around 10:30 p.m. Monday, a 20-year-old man was struck and killed in the northbound lanes of Highway 404 near Major Mackenzie Drive. OPP Sergeant Kerry…Read more ›

TORONTO VAN ATTACK SUSPECT CHARGED WITH 10 COUNTS OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER

The suspect in the Toronto van attack has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder. Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, appeared in a Toronto courtroom Tuesday where his charges were read. He is also facing 13 attempted murder…Read more ›

City Information & Statistics

Oshawa (2016 population 159,458; CMA 379,848) 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, 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 of the... View More Information at Wikipedia

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