Author: Bryen Dunn

Oshawa City Council names park after former resident, NHL player Dale Hawerchuk

posted Friday, August 14, 2020

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Former NHL player Dale Hawerchuk has succumb to his battle with cancer, and passed away August 18, 2020.  The former Winnipeg Jets superstar and longtime Barrie Colts head coach, died at age 57. Hawerchuk is a decorated hockey legend who grew up in Oshawa. Before drawing the attention of scouts, Mr. Hawerchuk attended Woodcrest Public School […]

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Durham Events – July 25 to 31, 2020

posted Friday, July 24, 2020

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Looking for something to do close to home? Here’s what’s happening in Durham Region in the coming week: Date Event July 25 2020, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Online Film Screening + Panel Discussion Unfortunately, It Was Paradise positions place-making as a radical, collaborative yet unstable process measured against experiences of […]

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Durham Region to move into Stage 3 of provincial recovery plan, Friday July 24

posted Monday, July 20, 2020

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The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham: “Today, the Province of Ontario announced that Durham Region is moving into Phase 3 of the provincial reopening plan, effective this Friday, July 24. This means our economy will fully open; offering […]

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City of Oshawa celebrates Pride with a Rainbow Crosswalk

posted Friday, June 19, 2020

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As we celebrate Pride in our communities this month, the City of Oshawa has installed a Rainbow Crosswalk at the main entrance to Oshawa City Hall adjacent to The Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery. The City obtained community feedback on three proposed locations for a Rainbow Crosswalk in Oshawa. Based on the feedback received, the most […]

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Durham Region moves into Phase 2 of reopening

posted Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham: “Beginning on Friday, June 19, Durham Region will officially move into Phase 2 of the provincial reopening plan. This means that certain establishments can once again open for business, including restaurants, bars, […]

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Year-round, indoor farmer’s market, cafe, brewery, and entertainment space coming to downtown Oshawa

posted Thursday, June 11, 2020

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With all the economic uncertainty happening recently, it’s nice to hear some good news as well. Residents of Oshawa and surrounding areas are soon going to have something to celebrate, as a new indoor farmer’s market has been announced to be in construction, with an anticipated opening date of this fall. As we’ve been told […]

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The High Performing Student Program teaches life skills to teens online

posted Friday, May 1, 2020

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The High Performing Student Program (HPS) teaches teens critical life skills needed to reach their full potential that they can learn from the comfort of their own homes. Teens from around the world are facing an overwhelming amount of challenges right now: home schooling, loneliness, decreased motivation, and increased anxiety. With all these new challenges,Pickering […]

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A Guide to Getting Through the Pandemic in Durham Region

posted Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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We all know it’s a difficult time for everyone out there, with loads of information being fed to us every minute by various news platforms. We must remain aware for our health and well-being, but also be aware of erroneous unproven news items and scams as well. Here are the official Durham Region links to […]

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Drag Blingo… a fundraiser for Live Different Builds – Feb 7, 2020 (Oshawa)

posted Friday, January 31, 2020

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Get ready for a Drag-o-rific night of laughs, lewks, prizes, and so much more all in support of Live Different Builds! You’ll be going wild as these amazing qweens strut their stuff on the stage – all while generously raising money to give a family in need a home. Forget about bingo halls where you […]

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Whitby Playdium features Amusement Games, Ropes Course, Bowling, Virtual Reality, and more

posted Friday, December 13, 2019

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Attention fun-seekers! Just in time for the holidays, Whitby is now home to the ultimate playground to dream big and be bold with the opening of a reinvented Playdium entertainment complex. Located at the Whitby Entertainment Centrum at 75 Consumers Drive, the highly new complex offers over 32,000 square feet of pure fun for everyone […]

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