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COPR Report

Sgt. Colin Shaw
Durham Regional Police, Centralized Oshawa Problem-Based Response Unit (COPR)

As you may, or may not, be aware through a recent media release, the COPR unit is assisting in a Divisional Initiative to take back the streets of downtown Oshawa. At the time of the media release, a team of six officers drawn from our regular complement of our general patrol officers, and assisted by members of the COPR unit, began a proactive foot patrol blitz of our downtown, using highly visible foot patrol.

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Chamber Supports Canadian Port Authority For Oshawa Harbour

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce applauds long-awaited federal funding to clean up the Oshawa Harbour and west wharf, and is calling on the government to complete the transformation of our waterfront by making the harbour a Canadian Port Authority (CPA). 
Oshawa MP Dr. Colin Carrie and Whitby-Oshawa MP Jim Flaherty announced $9.2 million in funding over two years for environmental assessments and remediation of harbour marina lands and the west wharf. 

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The Argos Are Blitzing Oshawa

The Argo's Damon Allen

The Toronto Argonauts are blitzing Oshawa and they’ve teamed up with the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce for two great events: First, on Wednesday, May 20 chamber members will learn from the pros during the Business After 5 Fantasy Football Mini-Camp.

For 60 thrilling minutes Argonauts players will coach you through passing, catching, running, blocking and tackling drills as you hone your skills for the upcoming CFL season. You’ll have to work hard, because the 2009 Argos Cheerleaders will be there cheering you through each repetition. When the drills are over, the fun is just beginning. Stay for a BBQ where you can mingle with Argos players and cheerleaders, eat great food and build lasting relationships with other members of the Oshawa business community.   

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ReThink, ReNew, ReTool!

You need to attend and hear first hand from Eric McSweeney, the results of the just released "Community Adjustment and Sustainability Strategy for the City of Oshawa and the Region of Durham" and how it outlines an adjustment strategy to move Durham Region forward and to get people back to work.

Durham is seen as the primary hub within the Province's energy network and as a leader in the innovation, education, demonstration and production of the energy and transportation convergence. The report offers significant new economic directions and  diversification opportunities for Oshawa and Durham.

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