Month: August 2022

Durham Outdoor News – Oshawa gets its first BMX Bike Park, and Uxbridge’s Trail Hub welcomes both bikers and hikers

posted Thursday, August 25, 2022

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa has officially opened its first BMX Bike Park, providing several active and passive recreational activities for people of all ages. It is a progressive skill park, with numerous options to allow users with a range of skill levels to practice and develop their skills. The first phase of the bike park […]

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Whitby’s Roebuck Street Opens to Pedestrians as New Community Space Until Sept 30, 2022

posted Monday, August 15, 2022

by: in Community

The Town of Whitby has announced that their Roebuck Street Placemaking Pilot Project was selected for the My Main Street Community Activator program and has received $65,000 to support the closure of Roebuck Street in Downtown Brooklin to vehicles, and open it for community use until September 30, 2022. The temporary space will feature Adirondack Chairs, picnic tables and a […]

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How to Recession Proof Your Finances

posted Friday, August 12, 2022

by: in Durham Region's Financial Expert

Do concerns about the economy have you wondering how to recession-proof your finances? You’re not alone. It seems like every day there is talk of interest rate hikes and financial catastrophe. With all of the negativity in the news these days, many Canadians are wondering what to do with their money in a recession. This […]

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Call to Artists – Culture Days 2022 Live Street Art Event in Oshawa

posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa invites street artists to submit proposals to participate in a live painting event as part of Culture Days on September 24, 2022 at the Donevan Urban Art Park from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture that welcomes audiences to attend free participatory […]

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Guns…what are they good for? Absolutely nothing

posted Tuesday, August 2, 2022

by: in Boomers

Many people have known someone who has been killed by a gun. Lately it seems we can’t turn the news on without hearing about someone being shot. It’s all over the place, and not just in ‘seedy areas’ of Toronto. There have been several shootings in Durham Region, and police have confirmed gun shootings are […]

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Cast your votes as the Oshawa Music Awards return live September 29, 2022

posted Monday, August 1, 2022

by: in Community

The Oshawa Music Awards (OMAs) is an annual award show that began in 2018. The OMAs recognizes the influence and achievements of local music creators, businesses, and music supporters that help to grow the music scene in Durham Region, Canada, and globally. This year, the OMAs award show will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an […]

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