News & Announcements

Posted Friday, 27 March, 2020

Update #6
Pickering, ON, March 27, 2020 – As part of its ongoing efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, the City of Pickering will be extending its closure of all facilities and suspending public meetings and open houses until May 3, 2020.
Closures include Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex, Pickering Animal Shelter, Pickering Museum Village, community centres, arenas, and off-leash dog parks. In addition, all playground structures and park amenities...

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Posted Friday, 27 March, 2020

City of Pickering Facility Closures and Program/Event Cancellation
Purpose:  City of Pickering COVID-19 Response
Duration:  March 13, 2020 – May 3, 2020                                                                                     ...

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Posted Tuesday, 24 March, 2020

Update #5
Pickering, ON, March 24, 2020 – In support of the Province of Ontario’s and Region of Durham’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Deputy Mayor, Kevin Ashe has declared a state of emergency in the City of Pickering to ensure that the municipal government continues to be agile and responsive in managing this rapidly evolving crisis.
Over the past 10 days, the City has closed all of its facilities to the public; suspended all City-run...

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Posted Monday, 23 March, 2020

Update #4
Pickering, ON, March 23, 2020 – The City of Pickering has closed all of its municipal playgrounds and play structures in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
These closures are effective immediately, and signage will be posted at each site.
“While we understand the need for children to go outside, play, and remain active, we acknowledge that it would be very difficult to maintain appropriate social distancing at playgrounds, which typically...

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Posted Friday, 20 March, 2020

Pickering, ON, March 20, 2020 – Today, the City of Pickering is claiming a landmark victory in preserving the unique character of its waterfront with the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal’s (LPAT) dismissal of a condominium development application for an 8-storey condominium building at Frenchman’s Bay.
After considering the evidence and submissions over the past two years, the LPAT sided with the City of Pickering and ruled that the development application...

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