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Arts activist, volunteer and mom: Barbara Murphy

"I haven't had careers at all, I was a stay-at-home mom for obvious reasons, and then when they got old enough so they didn't...

PFLAG brings support to young adults in Durham Region

The transitional time from childhood to adulthood can be stressful for many people. For those who are LGBTQ it can come with specific challenges,...

Love gardening but lack space? Rent a garden plot

Spring is in bloom and seasonal activities will soon be as well. Beginner or avid gardeners will soon have the opportunity to rent a...

Durham College’s upcoming Fine Arts program show

Durham College’s three-year Fine Arts program is showing off new ways to display its work. For the first time, Oshawa City Hall is displaying...

Local business owners offer one-of-a-kind products

In the era of big box brand-name stores, some local business owners are showing there’s still room for small businesses. Little Monkey Designs was founded...

Durham Storytellers: Folklore in action

Durham Storytellers is fighting to keep the flame of oral tradition burning hot in a culture plagued by mass media distraction. It’s an organization that,...

A local teacher finds a passion through her health

The oversupply of teachers over the past decade hasn’t stopped some graduates from finding full-time positions with a school board. In high school, Caylin Metcalfe,...

How a Town called Ajax got its name

  When the opportunity came for Louise Johnson to work at Defense Industry Limited (DIL), she took it, with the blessing in the only letter...

Actor Jordan Todosey reflects on life on the big screen

“Do you know the difference between a pizza and a Canadian actor? A pizza can feed a whole family,” says Jordan Todosey, an actress...

The R.S. McLaughlin Armoury – Military history in the heart of...

It’s the eleventh day of September. The year is 1971. A parade of soldiers come marching down Simcoe Street in Oshawa. They are part...