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Union Cemetery bridges history through death

Union Cemetery was established in 1837 and is located at the corner of King Street and Thornton Road. The cemetery spans 31 acres while more than half of it is nearly 180 years old.

The RMG: a strong community connector

"[The RMG] makes it easy for people to learn, come together and understand more about art and how it can enrich our lives," says Leila Timmins, Curator and Manager of Exhibitions and Collections at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

Whitby has big nostalgia for a miniature village

The 87 acres of land where Cullen Gardens stood, located north of Taunton Road and Cochrane Street, has transformed over the years: from Indigenous land, to a farm, to the Miniature Village and garden attraction affectionately remembered by visitors.

Trudeau comes up ACEs at UOIT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to Oshawa to announce a $9.5 million investment in University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Automotive Centre of...

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,...

Durham Region fights back against ongoing opioid crisis

A local councillor says he has a plan to help with the opioid crisis – but it’s taking longer than expected. “We’re well aware that...

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...

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...

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...

Tale of a human trafficking survivor

This is part four in a four-part series on human trafficking. Written by: Shana Fillatrau and Shanelle Somers “I got out of the car and...