‘We’re growing older together’: Survey finds pets help reduce loneliness for seniors

Owning a pet can improve one’s health. A recent survey showed that senior citizens can reduce isolation and loneliness by interacting with their furry friends. Elizabeth Jobb, 73, credits her dog Poppy for keeping her going. “We’re growing older together,…

Whitby baseball player’s viral video silencing naysayers

July 25 2019 4:20pm Video of an 8-year-old Whitby baseball player laying out to make some extraordinary catches has gone viral. As Aaron Streck reports, her performance is silencing her naysayers. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Oshawa apartment fire now being investigated as homicide

May 13 2019 5:38pm What started off as a fire investigation in Oshawa is now a suspected homicide. Brittany Rosen reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp =…

Female hockey players devastated after CWHL folds

April 5 2019 2:31pm Young female hockey players are reacting to the recent news of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League folding. Brittany Rosen reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

General Motors files application to stop Unifor ‘illegal strikes’

February 21 2019 5:33pm The labour dispute between GM and its Oshawa workers continues. The auto giant has now contacted the Ontario Labour Relations Board to put a stop to what the company is calling “illegal strikes.” Aaron Streck has…

Victim Services Durham Region seeking used cellphones

A new initiative in Durham Region is trying to provide an essential resource to victims of violent crime and it might even help declutter your home. Victim Services Durham Region is looking for used working cellphones for clients to use…

‘This is very,very black and white’: Paul Brandt discusses human trafficking with Durham Regional Police Service

Canadian country music star Paul Brandt is performing in Oshawa Tuesday. But before he goes on the stage, he met with DRPS’s Human Trafficking unit to lend his support to the fight. As Aaron Streck reports, the unit says it’s…