OSHAWA – Residents are invited to swim for free at the City’s outdoor pools (Rotary Pool, 254 Centre St. S. and Camp Samac Pool 275 Conlin Rd. E.) on Monday, August 6 in celebration of McLaughlin Day. 

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Changes announced earlier this year to the Canada Summer Jobs program lead to an outcry from some politicians and potential applicants, but it appears the fire behind the furor has flickered out somewhat.

In January, the federal Liberal Party revealed that applicants would be required to sign an attestation stating they respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and LGBT and abortion rights in Canada.

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OSHAWA – Nominations for individuals seeking to be a candidate during the 2018 municipal and school board elections closed at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

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Chamber members enjoyed a hot lap on the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park racetrack on August 1, 2018.

OSHAWA – The City of Oshawa has lowered the Canadian flag to half-mast at City Hall and all City facilities to honour the victims of yesterday’s attack on the Danforth in Toronto.

“On behalf of City Council and the City of Oshawa, we extend our deepest condolences to everyone affected by this horrible tragedy,” said Mayor John Henry. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and the first responders during this difficult time.”

The flags will remain at half-mast until further notice.