Police take dangerous trucks off Durham roads
WHITBY, Ont. — Police say more than half of the trucks inspected in a safety blitz this week had to be taken off the road. Durham regional police officers and Ministry of Transportation officials inspected 20 trucks and took 13 of them out of service ...and more »
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Durham board approves bell time changes for 28 schools
DURHAM — The Durham District School Board (DDSB) has given the green light to bell time changes at 28 of its schools starting this fall. Trustees voted March 20 to approve changes ranging from 10 minutes or less at some schools, to 45 minutes at others.
- Durham school boards have handled sex ed file with sensitivity
Two years after the sound and fury that ensued following the release of the provincial government's new Ontario sex education curriculum, it's good to know that all sides of the debate have been heard and those entrusted with delivering this updated ...and more »
Nine things to do in Durham on March 25 and 26
PICKERING -- Leanne Stamper and her son Skylar, 5, worked on a craft at Sustainable Pickering Day in 2012. The event returns to the Pickering Town Centre on March 25, 2017, featuring displays, activities and an indoor farmers' market, all aimed at ...
- Durham parents opposed to updated sex ed mark one year of protests
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AJAX — Members of Durham Concerned Parents have been protesting Ontario's new sex ed curriculum every month for a year. The group was protesting on Station Street in Ajax in front of MPP Joe Dickson's office. Mar. 7, 2017 ...
Durham police looking for missing Pickering man Griffin Scott
PICKERING -- Griffin Scott, 22 of Steeple Hill in Pickering, left his residence at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 and has not made contact with his family since. His intended destination is not known at this time. He has gone missing before, however ...
- Community Care Durham appoints new executive director
DURHAM — Laura Ricketts has been appointed the new executive director of Community Care Durham following the retirement of former executive Brent Farr, after 17 years with the organization. Ricketts brings extensive experience as a leader in health ...
- Toronto Star
New school bell times mean big savings for Durham board, but it will cost parents
Families face new morning routines with approval of plan to change start times at 28 public schools. Sheri McCleary, second from left, daughter, Katherine, 11, with Andy Lubczynski and his children, Ethan, 13, right, and 10-year-old twins, Mira and ...
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Warning from Durham police: Tax time sees resurgence of CRA scam
DURHAM — It's tax time, and fraud artists are trying to take advantage of unsuspecting victims, police warn. Durham police are receiving an average of 25 reports a day about the so-called CRA scam, according to the service. The long-running scam ...and more »
- Durham Region reminds residents to be prepared for spring emergencies
DURHAM — The Region of Durham is reminding residents to be prepared for emergencies, which can happen at any time. Emergency situations in the spring can include flooding caused by melting snow or heavy rain, which can result in hazardous driving ...
- Greensboro News & Record
Durham police arrest man after chase, robbery, shooting
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in Durham have a arrested a man who they say led officers on a chase after shooting two people and stealing a car. A police statement on Tuesday said a man answered a knock on his door and encountered someone he didn't ...
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Durham board changing start and end times for 28 schools | CTV ...
Some schools within the Durham District School Board will have new start and end times next year, as the board seeks to save money on student transportation ...
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New school bell times mean big savings for Durham board, but it will cost parentsToronto Star
Students at 28 Durham schools will face September time change
We just sprang forward, changing our clocks to accommodate daylight saving time. In the fall, we'll fall back – and students at 28 schools in Durham region will be coping with another time change. The bus pickup will change by anywhere from five to 45 ...and more »
Durham Police business plan reinforces commitment to improving rural policing - Kawartha Media GroupDurham Police business plan reinforces commitment to improving rural policing
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BROCK TWP — The Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) is reacting in direct response to a public worried about the impacts of crime on their communities — especially speeding and distracted driving in rural areas. Brad Carter, acting manager of ...and more »
Ontario and Canada invest in food and beverage businesses in Durham
WHITBY -- Brad Duguid, MPP for Scarborough Centre and Minister of Economic Development and Growth, made an announcement at North American Milling Company on Wednesday, March 15 regarding the food and beverage industry in Durham. March 15 ...
Whitby woman facing charges after Durham cop punched in the face
WHITBY — A Durham Regional Police officer was punched in the face Friday night, while investigating a possible drunk driver. Police say they received a call at about 6:45 p.m. on March 17, about a possible impaired driver on Brock Street in Whitby.
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Durham residents 'support' creation of new council
People in Durham have voted in favour of creating a new parish council for the city. Durham County Council said 66% of respondents to a public consultation supported the plan. The consultation was held after MP Robert Blackman-Woods submitted a ...
Man fatally shot in Durham
Durham, N.C. — Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday evening in the 3600 block of Guess Road. Durham Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting shortly before 6:45 p.m. Upon arrival, the officers located ...
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Canadian Basketball League hosts inaugural championship game between Durham and Scarborough - Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca
Canadian Basketball League hosts inaugural championship game between Durham and Scarborough
The CBL currently features four teams but is hoping to expand as it focuses on developing young Canadian basketball stars. Canadian Basketball League. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial ...
Clarington man accused of 15 break-ins across Durham Region
DURHAM — Police have charged a Clarington man with a series of break-ins that occurred across the region over the past month. A suspect taken into custody March 14 is accused of 15 break-ins at veterinary clinics, nail salons and other businesses from ...
Boy taken to hospital after being struck by school bus in Durham
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An unidentified boy was struck by a school bus Thursday morning in east Durham, ABC11 has reported. A Durham police officer said the boy suffered a leg injury and was taken to a hospital but apparently was not seriously hurt, ABC11 reported. The child ...
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Durham residents have had enough of paying for Kathleen Wynne's mistakes on their hydro bills - durhamregion.comdurhamregion.com
Durham residents have had enough of paying for Kathleen Wynne's mistakes on their hydro bills
Hydro rates have reached crisis levels in Ontario. I know this because every day I hear from families that are struggling to get by. After more than a decade of mismanagement by the Liberal government, Ontarians have had enough of paying for Kathleen ...and more »
New data says Durham's one-stop family violence hub is a success story
OSHAWA -- DRIVEN is a one-stop hub where women facing family violence can access many different services under one roof, such as medical care, counseling and shelter admission. In the front row are Tracey Camacho, Roz Zurkowsky and Natalie Insang.
Raymond Durham: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Suspect Raymond Durham is a B/M, 155lbs, thick mustache, goatee and salt & pepper hair. In shape. If you know or see anything, call 911. — Motor City 911 (@DetroitScanner) March 16, 2017. Detroit media have identified 60-year-old Raymond Durham as a ...
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Durham politicians cost taxpayers $2 million in 2016
Included in the cost was $43,661.34 to regional chairman Roger Anderson and three councillors as reimbursement for a fact-finding trip to Europe in the summer to study anaerobic digestion technology. Durham Region is considering anaerobic digestion as ...
Longtime volunteer says 'just give it a try' as Community Care Durham looks for help in Clarington - durhamregion.comdurhamregion.com
Longtime volunteer says 'just give it a try' as Community Care Durham looks for help in Clarington
BOWMANVILLE — More Community Care Durham Bowmanville volunteers like John Witheridge are needed in the community. Community Care Durham has more than 12,000 clients, about 2,000 of whom are in Clarington. The Clarington office is looking for ...
Toronto Humane Society cancels low-cost spay neuter transportation program for Durham pets - durhamregion.comToronto Humane Society cancels low-cost spay neuter transportation program for Durham pets
DURHAM — Locals involved in animal rescue are not pleased that a transportation program that allowed Durham pet owners to have their cats and dogs spayed and neutered for a low cost in Toronto has been cancelled. The program transported pets from ...
Fukushima disaster anniversary marked in Durham with rally calling for closure of Pickering nuclear plant - durhamregion.comdurhamregion.com
Fukushima disaster anniversary marked in Durham with rally calling for closure of Pickering nuclear plant
PICKERING -- Bruce Crofts attended a rally held at the beachfront in Pickering Saturday afternoon, with the goal of shutting down the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station when its license expires in 2018. The event also marked the sixth anniversary of ...
- Oshawa Express
Durham police warn against Bitcoin scam – The Oshawa Express
Police are advising residents to be cautious about fraudsters asking you to exchange cheques for the virtual currency Bitcoin, seen here in physical form.and more »
- Oshawa Express
Durham police warn against Bitcoin scam
Police are advising residents to be cautious about fraudsters asking you to exchange cheques for the virtual currency Bitcoin, seen here in physical form. Durham police are warning the public about a new scam involving virtual currencies following ...and more »
Durham College's Tony Clarke named CCAA women's volleyball coach of the year in Victoria - durhamregion.comDurham College's Tony Clarke named CCAA women's volleyball coach of the year in Victoria
VICTORIA, B.C. — Tony Clarke and Allison Marshall from Durham College were honoured as part of the CCAA national women's volleyball championships at Camosun College. Clarke was named CCAA coach of the year and Marshall an all-Canadian in her ...
- Toronto Star
Plan to change school start times in Durham has parents scrambling
School boards' proposal means a handful of morning bells will ring up to 45 minutes later, leaving parents worried about juggling schedules. Sheri McCleary, second from left, daughter, Katherine, 11, with Andy Lubczynski and his children, Ethan, 13 ...
Law legalizing marijuana to be introduced this spring, Blair says during Durham visit - durhamregion.comdurhamregion.com
Law legalizing marijuana to be introduced this spring, Blair says during Durham visit
WHITBY — Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould was in Whitby Friday, March 10 for a discussion about legalizing marijuana with local police at Durham Regional Headquarters.
Durham health department encourages regular cancer screenings as a part of Colon Cancer Awareness Month - durhamregion.comDurham health department encourages regular cancer screenings as a part of Colon Cancer Awareness Month
WHITBY — March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the Durham Region health department is encouraging all residents to learn about colon cancer risks and how to prevent them. “Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in Canada and is the ...and more »
Durham University scientist escapes jail after blaming child porn ...
A scientist who secretly filmed hundreds of women and drew up a child sex abuse manual walked free from court after blaming his offending on his medication.and more »
- Oshawa Express
Lawsuit costs between Oshawa, Durham to be revealed
Councillors will soon be able to find out just how much the region has spent in an ongoing legal case between the Region of Durham and the City of Oshawa. Following a request by Councillor John Neal at the latest meeting of the committee of the whole ...
Durham hopefuls vying for top Tory post in Conservative leadership race
Durham MP Erin O'Toole (right) and Chris Alexander, the former Ajax-Pickering MP, will be among the 14 candidates vying to officially replace Stephen Harper as the top Tory when Conservative party members across the country cast their ballots for a new ...and more »
Ten things to do in Durham on March 11 and 12
PICKERING -- Larry Noonan, John Misereski, Natasha Gabor and Liana D'Andrea of the Altona Forest Stewardship Committee were gearing up for hiking season last April. Take a hike in Pickering's Altona Forest on March 11, 2017. Photo taken April 7, 2016.
- Oshawa Express
Durham “treated unfairly” with new PRESTO deal
Several regional councillors called an agreement in principle with Metrolinx over the PRESTO program unfair for Durham. The new deal would see up to nine per cent of PRESTO fares go into provincial coffers by 2021. By Graeme McNaughton/The Oshawa ...
Man, 59, struck and killed by Durham transit bus in Pickering
A Durham Regional Police Service vehicle is shown in an undated file photo. TWITTER/@DRPS. Durham regional police continue to investigate Tuesday's fatal bus crash in Pickering. A 59-year-old man died after he was struck by a Durham Regional Transit ...
Man, 58, struck and killed by Durham Transit bus in Pickering
A 58-year-old man has been struck and killed by a Durham Transit bus in Pickering, police say. Durham police received a call just after 7 p.m. that a person was run over by a bus. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say it is unknown if ...
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- Peterborough County man accused of cashing fraudulent cheques ...
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WHITBY — An Otonabee-South Monaghan man is accused fraudulently cashing cheques at banks in Durham region....and more »
BlackburnNews.com - UPDATE: Trial Delayed For Durham Area ...
Five days have been set aside for raw milk advocate Michael Schmidt's trial in Walkerton court this week, but the trial has been delayed until Thursday due to an ...and more »
Six Durham Region players in hunt for NCAA women's hockey championship
BUFFALO -- Blackstock's Kirsten Welsh celebrated with the trophy after helping her Robert Morris University women's hockey team to a 2-0 win over Syracuse and the College Hockey America championship at the Harborcentre in Buffalo. March 4, 2017.
Durham police knock on hundreds of doors in north Oshawa
Durham Regional Police officers were aiming to knock on 500 doors in north Oshawa Sunday morning, to give residents a...and more »
- There's too much tax imbalance across Durham Region
With all due respect, your columnist completely missed the bus. The last few letters have been about Whitby/Durham Region … He's talking about Scandinavia. Explain to me how Whitby can approve a 4 plus per cent increase twice in a row when other ...
Ten things to do in Durham on March break 2017
PICKERING -- LEGO fans were busy building a LEGO village during a March Break event hosted by the Pickering Library. Young people 10 and over can take a LEGO Robot Challenge in Bowmanville on March 13 and 14, 2017. Photo taken March 14, 2012.
- The Guardian
Durham police will give addicts heroin to inject in 'shooting galleries'
Durham has about 2,000 heroin addicts but the plan would target 'really prolific, at-risk offenders'. Photograph: Stephen Smith/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share ...
Durham Police to supply free heroin to addicts to inject themselves twice a day in supervised 'shooting gallery'Mirror.co.uk
Durham Police to supply free heroin to addicts to inject themselves ...
Critics have slammed the move saying it was not the role of police to supply drugs and it would not help addicts get clean.and more »
Shamecam! Students shown video of their drunken behaviour... with very sobering results - Daily MailDaily Mail
Shamecam! Students shown video of their drunken behaviour... with very sobering results
Loutish students are being shown police videos of their drunken behaviour in an effort to shame them. Police in the historic university city of Durham claim the tactic has a remarkably sobering effect on revellers causing trouble. The videos are ...