This is my investigation into one of Oshawa's most controversial issues in modern history.
When the name of Oshawa's premier downtown sports and entertainment venue changed, the details of the deal were kept quiet.
If you haven't heard of these guys yet, it's only a matter of time.
In 2013, Brian Rose was found not criminally responsible for killing his grandmother. He had shot her with a shotgun and burned her body in the backyard of her Brant Country home.
Chad Tyson is the owner of The Paint Factory in Oshawa, Ontario. The combination shop, art gallery, studio space and classroom is a showcase of local talent and a place for graffiti enthusiasts to practice their talent with the worry of legal action.
The issue of body worn cameras (BWC) by police officers has been a hot topic in cities across the province. Here in Durham, it's no different.
I've been in the field for about five years now, and to date this has been one of my favourite assignments.
I took the questions to those who could make a difference, asking police and councillors whose responsibility it was to make changes and what could be done to stop the violence.
A year after my story on the fentanyl crisis in Oshawa was awarded by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association, I decided to follow-up and see how things had progressed.
When one looked a little deeper, a consultants report from several years prior pointed to the fact that the house could have been moved and preserved, but at a price. It turns out that price tag was considerably more than what the developer was providing as a "donation".
Joel’s Journal - June 23, 2019 - Vol. 5 - Entry #12
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