News & Announcements

Posted Friday, 20 November, 2020

As of Monday, November 23, 2020, Pickering City Hall will be open for service by appointment only, and will not be accepting walk-in visitors.
We encourage residents to connect with staff in advance to see if their service can be completed online or over the phone. 
Our Customer Care team can answer general inquiries or connect residents to the Department they’re looking to speak with.
905.683.7575 customercare@pickering.ca pickering.ca/livechat (Monday...

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Posted Wednesday, 04 November, 2020

Pickering, ON, November 4, 2020
“Durham Region’s economy, and in particular the City of Pickering, have been hard hit in recent years. Not only are we now battling the ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis, but also the wind down of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station and the regional impact of the GM closures. And an additional 2,500 local jobs have been put on hold at Durham Live, because of the pandemic. It is in response to these economic and social challenges...

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Posted Thursday, 29 October, 2020

Pickering, ON, October 29, 2020 – Enbridge Gas and Pickering Fire Services have announced they are working to improve home safety, and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero.
Pickering Fire Services received 354 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through Project Zero; a public education campaign that will provide 7,500 alarms to residents in 35 municipalities across Ontario.
This year, Enbridge Gas invested $225,000 in Project Zero,...

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Posted Tuesday, 20 October, 2020

Pickering, ON, October 20, 2020 – The City of Pickering has proposed a Right of Entry By-law that would allow a property owner to seek approval from the City to enter an adjoining property under special circumstances.
This may apply to situations where property owners requiring access are unsuccessful at negotiating authorization with their neighbours. In urban areas where houses are built close together and close to the property line, some homeowners may require access...

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Posted Tuesday, 06 October, 2020

Pickering, ON, October 6, 2020 – Pickering’s first outdoor fitness circuit was unveiled in St. Mary Park this past weekend as part of the City’s final Celebrating Sustainable Neighbourhoods program.
The project was a collaboration between the City and participating neighbourhood groups; PickWaste and Learning for Hope. PickWaste was awarded the opportunity to work with the City on a $10,000 community enhancement project after being chosen by its peers as...

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