Category: Local History

The Other McLaughlin House

Fire has now destroyed the one time home of Robert McLaughlin. To look back, here's the story behind the "other" McLaughlin house at 195 Simcoe Street North, we originally published in 2017.

The Oshawa Children’s Shelter

It's now known as the Pinewood Centre for Addictions, but the stately, red-brick building on Centre Street South was once an orphanage for Oshawa's children. Here's the story of the Children's Shelter...