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Picking up garbage is a lot less trashy than it sounds

People need to take the initiative to pick up trash and put it where it belongs.

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...

The long history of the Pickering Lands

“We’ve lived here on the federal lands since 1980,” said Mary Delaney, describing how she came to be involved with advocacy group Land over Landings...

DC’s plans for geothermal energy centre ‘heat up’

DC’s plans for geothermal energy centre ‘heat up’ Durham College is set to get a little more green next year as the aging Simcoe Building...

The history of water: Lake Scugog

Scugog Island is located 20 minutes away from Durham College’s Oshawa campus, but while we can drink the water that comes out of our...

We need to get working on banning electric cars

Climate change is a problem that compounds every year. One of the main contributions is the non-renewable oil and gas we use to fuel...

Electric vehicles are the future for Oshawa

The city of Oshawa has recently made a bad decision: not to purchase electric vehicles (EV’s) for their fleet. Why? The cost. EV’s would be...

Food Not Fumes

The Pickering Airport has been argued about for over 40 years. Once again tensions are high.  Durham Regional chairman, Roger Anderson, is pushing to...

The future of nuclear energy in Durham Region

Pickering Nuclear Generating Facility’s operating license is up for renewal in 2018, but at least one organization hopes it gets shut down. The Ontario Clean...

At the heart of Durham, wetlands ecology

Nature doesn't heal itself and conservation groups such as Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority and Ducks Unlimited are working to undo the effects of...