January 19, 2017 in Lifestyles: LEGO robots take over Durham College
Teams from across the province came out to the FIRST LEGO League eastern provincial championships at Durham College. (Photo by Joel Wittnebel). By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express. Seeming to act on their own accord, the tiny LEGO robots zipped ...
- Kawartha Media Group
Durham police unsure if crime increases are an...
Kawartha Media Group
DURHAM — Shortly before the end of 2016, the provincial government announced it was changing how some grants are issued to police departments. The timing of that announcement couldn't have come at a worse time, as crime rates in Durham Region ...
Man struck by bus in south Whitby has died, Durham police confirm
WHITBY -- Emergency personnel attend to a pedestrian who was struck on the Brock Street Hwy. 401 overpass at about 6:30 a.m. this morning. The extent of the pedestrian's injuries aren't known at this time. Brock Street remains closed at this time for a ...
Ten things to do in Durham Region on Jan. 21 and 22
AJAX -- Pickering Skating Club coach Linda Wright helped skater Phoebe Gates as skaters practised for a competition in 2015. The club hosts the Winter Glitters skating competition on Jan. 21, 2017 on both the Delaney and O'Brien rinks at the Pickering ...
Durham police continuing search for missing 27-year-old man
As Durham police continue their search for a 27-year-old man, investigators believe they've found a pair of his shoes near the Oshawa harbour. Cameron Bailie was last seen Tuesday at his home. He's described as white, six-feet-tall with a medium build, ...and more »
- Trillium grants spread across Durham Region
DURHAM — Several Durham Region nonprofits are benefiting from the latest round of Trillium grants announced in December. Ontario Trillium Foundation grants are awarded to projects that foster more active lifestyles, build inclusive and engaged ...and more »
- CTV News
Man killed during Durham police...
Kawartha Media Group
CLARINGTON -- A 30-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a truck on Hwy. 115 while attempting to escape from Durham Regional Police. January 17, 2017. Hwy 115 Fatal. Colin Williamson Photo. CLARINGTON -- A 30-year-old man is dead after he was ...
SIU IDs man struck and killed by vehicle following interaction with Durham policeCTV News
Man fatally struck by pick-up truck following Durham police interaction: SIU630ched.comal
Changes coming to report cards for Durham kindergarten kids
OSHAWA -- Full-day kkdergarten students Addison Oortwyn and Isabella Hartwick worked on a building block task in class at Clara Hughes Public School. Coming soon this winter, there will be changes to kindergarten report cards. January 12, 2017 ...
UPDATE: Durham school buses cancelled due to freezing rain warning
The decision to cancel transportation services as a result of the impending freezing rain storm in the region this morning. Schools are still open today. A weather advisory is in effect for all of Durham Region and Northumberland County. “Persons in or ...and more »
- Toronto Star
Durham police search for missing Oshawa man
Cameron Bailie, 27, was last seen in his Oshawa home on Oxford Street on Jan. 10. (Durham Regional Police Service). By Alina BykovaStaff Reporter. Sun., Jan. 15, 2017. Durham Regional Police are searching for a missing man who hasn't been seen since ...
Durham Regional Police searching for 27-year-old man missing in Oshawa since Tuesday630ched.comall 3 news articles »
Durham University student Alastair Cooke accused of raping drunk woman will NOT face retrial - Daily MailDaily Mail
Durham University student Alastair Cooke accused of raping drunk woman will NOT face retrial
The defence lawyer for a Durham University student who walked free after being charged with rape has warned that young men should never have sex with drunk women. Alastair Cooke, 23, said last night that he was 'delighted this nightmare is over' after ...
No retrial for Durham University rape accused studentBBC News
No retrial for rape-accused Durham student after jury fails to ret
Changes coming to waste management in Durham
Changes are coming to the waste management sector as the province moves to put more responsibility for dealing with waste on the producer. However, what the exact changes will be won't be known for a couple of years. next play/pause pre 1/1.
- There's a real tax imbalance in Durham Region, reader says
As a new (one-year) resident of Whitby, I echo letter-writer Emily Del Piero's comments. I moved from Markham, bigger house and bigger lot, paying $3,600 in property tax versus my current situation in Whitby — everything is smaller except my property ...
Plenty going on in the skies over Durham
It was one of those tiny special electrifying moments. When Steve LaForest, president of the Pickering Naturalists, mentioned at a recent club meeting that the brilliant orb dominating the southwest sky after sunset was the planet Venus, and the small ...and more »
More hospital beds needed in Durham: health coalition
DURHAM — Overflowing emergency departments, such as at Lakeridge Health last week, were caused by underfunding and not a surge in patients, according to the Ontario Health Coalition. At a press conference in Oshawa Tuesday, coalition executive ...and more »
Ten things to do in Durham Region on Jan. 14 and 15
OSHAWA -- Oshawa Generals' Scott Laughton took a spill as he tried to get a shot on Kingston Frontenacs' netminder Matt Mahalak during OHL hockey action in Oshawa in 2013. The Gens face off against Kingston on Jan. 15 at the Tribute Communities ...
- Bowmanville's Allison Small keeps coming up big for Durham West Lightning
DURHAM — The Durham West Lightning haven't missed a beat without goalie Danika Ranger in the lineup. With Ranger away representing Canada at the under-18 women's world championships in the Czech Republic, Allison Small has continued her ...
- Montessori school students in Durham could be affected by strike
DURHAM — Hundreds of Durham students attending Blaisdale Montessori schools could be affected by school closures if mediation between staff and management isn't successful. Mediation talks are scheduled for Friday, Jan. 13 between CUPE 5257 ...
- North Durham Nature to kickoff 2017 with a trio of events
NORTH DURHAM — North Durham Nature will host a trio of activities over the next few weeks to kickoff 2017. On Saturday, Jan. 21, North Durham Nature's president, Derek Connelly, will lead a bird feeder tour with a driving visit to the hottest feeders ...
Appeal Court upholds $460000 award to woman who sued Durham police for breaking confidentiality agreement - durhamregion.comAppeal Court upholds $460000 award to woman who sued Durham police for breaking confidentiality agreement
DURHAM — Ontario's Court of Appeal has upheld a judge's ruling that Durham police broke a promise to protect the identity of a Whitby woman who reported serious criminal activity in her neighbourhood. As a result of her identity being revealed ...and more »
- See some art on your travels in west Durham
DURHAM — You don't need to visit a gallery to see some art in Ajax and Pickering. The PineRidge Arts Council's Art in Public Places program sees work exhibited in non-traditional spaces. In January and February, see Ajax artist Rola Jaber's work at ...
All Durham school buses cancelled, snow expected to cause tricky commute Tuesday morning - durhamregion.comdurhamregion.com
All Durham school buses cancelled, snow expected to cause tricky commute Tuesday morning
About 10 centimetres (four inches) are forecast for Durham Region and the GTA on Jan. 10, so motorists should plan for extra time for their morning drive. All school buses in Durham were cancelled Tuesday morning due to inclement weather. A storm is ...
Ontario court sides with informant whose identity was disclosed by Durham police
A police service that failed to keep an informant's identity secret and then failed to take the violation seriously lost its bid Monday to overturn a $460,000 damages award to the victim and her family. In siding with the informant, Ontario's top court ...and more »
- Owen Sound Sun Times
Group 'rescuing' cats from Durham dump
Owen Sound Sun Times
Nicky Gienow, operator of the Feral Cat Rescue group for Owen Sound and area, with one of the cats that was trapped at the Durham dump on Monday. (DENIS LANGLOIS/THE SUN TIMES). Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print.
Media Advisory - Durham Health Coalition hosts news conference on hospital bed crisis at Lakeridge Health - Canada NewsWire (press release)Media Advisory - Durham Health Coalition hosts news conference on hospital bed crisis at Lakeridge Health
Canada NewsWire (press release)
OSHAWA, ON, Jan. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - This holiday season, an extreme hospital bed shortage at Lakeridge Health has caused an emergency department overload. The hospital has responded by setting up an emergency command centre to deal with the high ...
- Durham East Cross Forest in Scugog open for winter activities
SCUGOG — The Kawartha Conservation Authority is reminding residents that the Durham East Cross Forest offers a variety of winter recreation opportunities. The Durham East Cross Forest Conservation Area — located just southeast of Blackstock — is a ...
- The Guardian
Let's move to Durham, County Durham
What's going for it? Is it silly to move somewhere just because of one building? I think I could, you know. I'm an archi-geek, so perhaps more predisposed to being intoxicated by a smashing guildhall or a stately home. But still: Durham Cathedral, what ...
Durham close in on Stephen Cook signing as overseas player ...
Durham hope to complete the signing of Stephen Cook as an overseas player within the next few days.
Durham line up international batsmen (From The Northern Echo)The Northern Echo (registration)all 2 news articles »
Durham close in on Stephen Cook signing
Durham hope to complete the signing of Stephen Cook as an overseas player within the next few days. While Cook, the South Africa opening batsman, has not yet signed a contract and any deal is subject to approval from the ECB due to Durham's ...and more »
Stephen Cook eyes county stint with Durham | Cricbuzz.com
South Africa's opening batsman Stephen Cook is close to signing a deal with Durham for the first half of next season as an overseas player. It was suggested ...and more »
Durham divorce experts prepare for spike in separations in January
DURHAM — For some families, the new year could spell new struggles as divorce rates spike in January. “It's our busiest time of the year,” said Bev Lewis, founder and CEO of Positive Solutions Divorce Services in Uxbridge, noting things often don't ...
Happy new year Durham Region
Happy new year! The past year flew by for us at Durham Tourism, making it hard to believe a new year is already upon us. The promise of a brand new year brings so much excitement, and we hope you all take some time to think about the many wonderful ...
Durham lousy with robins this winter
“Is it normal to see flocks of robins at this time of year? My place in Courtice seems to be alive with the birds and I love it!” wrote Sandy Dor in an email recently. And Jennifer Fraser: “I live in Whitby and since Boxing Day I've been amazed at the ...
Ten things to do in Durham Region on Jan. 7 and 8
AJAX -- The Ajax-Pickering Triathlon Club practiced coming out of the water to transition to getting on their bikes at Paradise Park in Ajax in 2011. Life Time Athletic in Ajax hosts an Indoor Triathlon for athletes of all fitness levels on Jan. 8 ...
Durham ERs slammed after 'perfect storm' of holidays, flu and stomach bug
OSHAWA -- Lakeridge Health has experienced extraordinary volumes of patients in its ER this holiday season and have set up a command centre to deal with the growing number of patients. January 4, 2017.and more »
Durham ERs slammed after 'perfect storm' of holidays, flu and ...
DURHAM — All four Lakeridge Health emergency rooms have been slammed over the holiday season, say local...and more »
- Durham seeks environmental award nominees
The awards are presented annually to individuals and organizations that dedicate time to promote, preserve and enhance the environment in Durham Region. There are six categories, each named in memory of past environmental leaders. The George A.
- Kawartha Media Group
Durham RIDE wraps up; 99 facing impaired charges
Kawartha Media Group
DURHAM — Almost 100 people face impaired driving charges during the seven-week Festive RIDE campaign by Durham Regional Police. The initiative wrapped up over the weekend and 99 motorists were charged with impaired, a drop from 118 charged in ...and more »
Tolls on 407 in Durham starting in February
WHITBY -- The Town of Whitby is appealing to the Province of Ontario to keep the new Hwy. 412, the link between highways 401 and 407, as a non-toll route. An online petition regarding the matter currently has more than 3,000 supporters. Councillor ...and more »
Durham Region Association of Realtors name new board, honour Dena Sicard - REM | Real Estate MagazineDurham Region Association of Realtors name new board, honour Dena Sicard
REM | Real Estate Magazine
The 2017 DRAR Board of Directors from left: Keeley Ward, Dennis Roberts, Sandra O'Donohue, Roger Bouma, Vicki Sweeney and Tina Sorichetti. (Absent: Sue Duchesnay and Lorrie Lynn Roberts). In December the Durham Region Association of Realtors ...
- Durham College ready for year-long celebration of...
WHITBY -- The Durham College Centre for Food has a new name, the W. Galen Weston Centre for Food, after a major donation to the centre by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation. Weston (left) met with students who received bursaries made possible by a ...
Durham police: Man arrested after shooting girlfriend
Police said it was a domestic incident involving a man and his girlfriend. The suspect, 64-year-old James Phillip Nash, was arrested but the victim, 28-year-old Catrina Morgan, fled the crime scene. Her condition in not known but Nash said he shot her ...
Durham police seek missing shooting victimNews & Observer
Woman shot in Durham flees scene, police need help finding herWNCNall 5 news articles »
- Daily Mail
Mark Wahlberg shows off body while wife Rhea Durham in bikini in Barbados
And Mark Wahlberg, 45, wasn't afraid to show off his sculpted physique while on vacation in Barbados with his gorgeous model wife Rhea Durham, 38. The muscular actor boasted an enviable six-pack to go with is beefy frame as he strolled across the sandy ...
Old Durham courthouse renovations could add to downtown retail
Durham, N.C. — A $47 million overhaul of Durham County's former courthouse could bring new life to a section of downtown. The seven-floor Judicial Building on East Main Street between Church and Roxboro streets has been vacant since 2013. In recent ...
14-year-old shot in Durham
Police said it happened at the intersection of E. Pettigrew Street and S. Plum Street. They found the teen just after 11 a.m. at a nearby BP gas station at 308 S. Alston Avenue. He had a gunshot wound to his hip, officers said. The teen was taken to ...
14-year-old boy shot near Durham gas station, police sayWRAL.com
Boy shot in hip found at Durham gas stationNews & Observer
Teen shot in hip in Durham, expected to liveWNCNall 4 news articles &
- TWC News
'Week of Peace' Begins in Durham County
DURHAM -- Dozens of people stood in the rain Sunday evening to support the work Bull City United is doing to curb violence in Durham County. Residents from all backgrounds, races and ages say the cause is important this new year as Durham's “Week of ...
'Week of Peace' undaunted despite latest Durham shootingWTVD-TV
'Week of Peace' aims to end gun violence in DurhamWRAL.comall 4 news articles »
It's a boy! Ajax family welcomes Durham's first baby of 2017
AJAX — An Ajax family that expected to have one of the last babies of 2016, ended up welcoming Durham's first baby of 2017. Nathan James Wizzard came into the world at 4:09 a.m. Jan. 1 at Lakeridge Health Ajax-Pickering, welcomed by proud parents ...and more »
- Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
Public Meeting on Rockwood Terrace
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
A public committee of the whole meeting will be held in West Grey to update residents on the effort to save Rockwood Terrace Long Term Care Home in Durham. The January 23rd gathering will take place at the Durham Community Centre beginning at 7 PM ...
Appeal Court rules Durham police did not breach Charter rights of Kris Gowdy, accused in child luring case - durhamregion.comdurhamregion.com
Appeal Court rules Durham police did not breach Charter rights of Kris Gowdy, accused in child luring case
DURHAM -- Ontario's Court of Appeal has ruled that Durham police did not breach the Charter rights of Kris Gowdy when they publicly released details about his HIV-positive status when he was arrested for a sex offence in 2012. next play/pause pre 1/1.
- Christmas tree collection set for January across Durham
The Christmas season is coming to an end and that means throwing out the tree. Each Durham Region municipality has its own copllection dates. next play/pause pre 1/1. Whitby This Week. By Keith Gilligan. DURHAM — The Christmas season is coming to ...and more »