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  • UOIT team takes up eco-car challenge

    Members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) EcoCar team in Oshawa are gearing up to prove that they are the next-generation automotive engineers who will design and build environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient vehicles o...
  • Whitby sub shop attempted robbery

    Durham Regional Police are investigating after a masked male, armed with a knife, attempted to rob a Whitby restaurant last night.On Monday, November 29, 2010 at about 10:20 p.m., a lone male entered the Subway Sub location on Dundas Street West in ...
  • GM adds 700 more jobs in Oshawa

    The Oshawa Assembly Plant today added 700 employees to support a second shift on the Flexible Manufacturing Line in preparation for the 2011 launch of the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible and the all-new Buick Regal. These much anticipated models will b...
  • Arrest after standoff on Division Street

    Durham Regional Police report that a 25-year-old Oshawa man wanted in connection with an early morning assault was arrested after a lengthy standoff on Sunday. On Sunday, November 28, 2010 just before 3 a.m., Officers were called after a 26-year-old O...
  • UOIT hosts robotics competition

    The brightest young engineering minds in Durham Region and across the Greater Toronto Area will converge at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa next month for a contest unlike any other. On Saturday, December 4, students ...
  • OPG partners with Durham College and UOIT

    Ontario Power Generation has announced a new investment in two Oshawa-based post-secondary institutions. Building on a successful, five-year collaborative partnership with Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), O...
  • Local college gets into Holiday spirit

    A local college is doing its part to help the less fortunate this Holiday season. The Oshawa campus of triOS College is collecting toys for underprivileged children in the community. The triOS Toy Drive runs from now until December 10, 2010 at all tri...
  • Oshawa calls for 407 extension

    Oshawa was the scene of a meeting of several area politicians calling for the 407 to be extended all the way to Clarington as quickly as possible. Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer Roger Anderson and the Mayors-elect from Clarington, Oshawa,...
  • Holiday train rolls into Oshawa

    The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is rolling into Oshawa, bringing rock and roll and Christmas cheer to area residents. The train will stop at the railway Crossing on Bloor Street, west of Grandview Street on ?Sunday, November 28, 2010? at 7:15pm and ...
  • The Bolshoi in Oshawa

    Oshawa Cineplex Theatre will be showing high definition ballet performances live from Moscow. Cineplex Entertainment  and D Films Corporation have announced the launch of a four-part series of live performances from the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet i...
  • Arrest in Oshawa arson case

    Durham Regional Police report that a 20-year-old Oshawa man is facing arson charges in connection with a $200,000 house fire in Oshawa earlier this month.On Wednesday, November 3, 2010 just before 3 a.m., emergency services were called to a working fire...
  • Holiday Open House at Northview

    The City of Oshawa is inviting all residents to get into the festive spirit and launch this holiday season at the Northview Community Centre’s Deck the Halls open house. This annual free event on Thursday, December 2, 2010 from 5 pm to 8 pm features a f...
  • Gibb Street man faces drug charges

    A 20-year-old Oshawa man is facing several charges after officers seized a quantity of drugs and weapons from an Oshawa apartment.On Friday November 19, 2010, just after 1:00 a.m., officers responded to a fight call at an apartment building on Gibb ...
  • Turning parking tickets into gifts

    Oshawa motorists will have the opportunity to turn the situation of receiving a parking ticket into a positive experience this festive season by donating a new toy in lieu of payment on December 9 and 10, 2010. The Toys for Tickets program is a great w...
  • Nonquon convenience store robbed

    Durham Regional Police investigators are appealing for information leading to the identity of a lone masked male armed with a baseball bat, who robbed a convenience store in Oshawa on the weekend.On Saturday November 20, 2010 at approximately 9:40 p....
  • Cops cleared in Whitby motorcycle death

    The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) police officer with a criminal offence in relation to the death of a motorcycle pas...
  • Oshawa Metis get federal funding

    The federal government has announced funding to the Oshawa and Durham Métis Council for three projects—the Métis Dance Project, the Métis Fiddle Project, and the Voyageur Canoe Project—that will provide Aboriginal young people with opportuniti...
  • Bank evacuated over biohazard concern

    Durham Regional Police report that a downtown Oshawa bank was evacuated Thursday for several hours after an unknown white powder was discovered inside a safety deposit box. There were no injuries and the substance was tested and found to be harmless....
  • Bad start to R.I.D.E. campaign

    The number of motorists charged with drinking and driving offences in Durham Region’s first week of Festive R.I.D.E. is the highest first-week total in the history of the annual campaign.Twenty-one people were charged with drinking and driving...
  • Top marks for UOIT

    Oshawa-based University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) received an excellent review with the recently issued findings of the Globe and Mail's Canadian University Report and Maclean's 20th annual University Rankings."We are very pleased with t...