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Earthquake shakes Durham

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit Ajax and surrounding area on the evening of May 8.

The quake shook at about 5:30 p.m., about 15 kilometers south of Ajax, in Lake Ontario. 272 more words

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Murphy officially installed as UOIT pres

Ontario’s youngest university officially crowned its newest president in a ceremony at the Regent Theatre on May 8.

“Today we are ushering a new generation for this fantastic university. 434 more words

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TeachingCity opens new hub downtown

The TeachingCity initiative is celebrating its first birthday early with the opening of the TeachingCity Hub downtown, and the addition of Trent University to the team of community partners. 418 more words

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Sharon’s Kids founder named Community Legend

“Making smiles possible,” is the message Sharon Clark wants to share. Clark has been named as an Oshawa Community Legend because of her work through her charity Sharon’s Kids. 175 more words

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Former EPA admin preaches virtue of clean energy during UOIT speech

In the coming years, powerful countries are going to be the ones ahead of the game when it comes to clean energy, at least that is according to Gina McCarthy, the former administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency. 676 more words

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Residents encouraged to Walk for Alzheimer’s to raise money for local programming

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region’s annual Walk for Alzheimer’s is celebrating its 18th birthday on May 27.

The Walk for Alzheimer’s raises money and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. 513 more words

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Educating residents on fire safety

Oshawa Fire Services (OFS) has kicked off its annual Alarmed for Life campaign and is encouraging Oshawa residents to participate in the program to learn more about fire safety. 294 more words

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