News & Announcements

Posted Wednesday, 08 July, 2020

Pickering, ON, July 8, 2020 – The City of Pickering continues with the gradual, safe, and measured reopening of municipal facilities and restart of City services and programs.
Beginning July 13, 2020, select City facilities will reopen to the public for limited service appointments only. This includes City Hall, Pickering Animal Shelter, and Pickering Public Library ( computer access begins July 9 ). Walk-in visitors will not be granted access at this time, and staff...

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Posted Monday, 06 July, 2020

Posted on Jul 6, 2020
News Release provided by LUMCO Ontario's Big City Mayors:  https://www.ontariobigcitymayors.ca/news/  
Municipalities face difficult choices: major tax hikes and cuts to services July 6, 2020 - Today, Mayors and Chairs from across Ontario, represented by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, the Mayors and Regional Chairs of Ontario, and the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario, met to discuss the COVID-19 financial emergency.
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Posted Thursday, 02 July, 2020

Pickering, ON, July 2, 2020
Who:   City of Pickering Residents
What:  The Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex is a designated cooling centre
Where: Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering.
When:  Thursday, July 2 – Sunday, July 12 (inclusive) 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
While a Heat Warning is in effect, the Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex will be a designated Cooling Centre...

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Posted Monday, 22 June, 2020

Pickering, ON, June 22, 2020 – The City of Pickering encourages the community to get involved in National Pollinator Week (June 22 – 28, 2020); an international celebration, initiated by Pollinator Partnership, to celebrate bees, birds, bats and butterflies.
Pollinators play an essential role in maintaining a healthy environment and sustainable food system. One in every three bites of food depends on pollinators and so do over 75% of the world’s flowering...

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Posted Thursday, 18 June, 2020

Update #20
Pickering, ON, June 18, 2020 – The Ontario government announced that municipalities within the Durham Region Public Health Unit, including the City of Pickering, can move into Stage 2 to reopen its economy, effective as of Friday, June 19, 2020.
This means that certain establishments can once again open for business, including restaurants, bars, hair salons, malls, and more. Please visit Ontario.ca for details.
The City is reviewing what this stage...

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