News & Announcements

Posted Thursday, 13 May, 2021

Pickering, ON, May 13, 2021 – City of Pickering Fire Services is urging owners of newly-constructed homes to inspect the builder-installed smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, as the alarm may still have its protective cover and construction tape on, compromising its effectiveness.
“Failure to remove the protective cover and construction tape may cause a delay in activation in the alarms,” said Fire Chief John Hagg. “It is the builder’s responsibility...

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Posted Wednesday, 28 April, 2021

Pickering, ON, April 28 – Pickering Animal Services has launched its Community Pet Support Services Program to help keep residents and their pets together.
Pickering Animal Services recognizes the deep connection people have with their pets, and the benefits that come from these types of bonds. Unfortunately, residents may find themselves in vulnerable situations where they are unable to care for their pet and need temporary support.
Pickering residents who find...

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Posted Monday, 19 April, 2021

Pickering, ON, April 19, 2021 - The Pickering Rouge Canoe Club (PRCC) is seeking permission from the City of Pickering to relocate their club site and a number of their programs out of Progress Frenchman’s Bay East Park. The park located on Front Street in East Shore.
PRCC has already moved their children’s programs to Rouge Beach in Scarborough, and would like to maintain a site at Frenchman’s Bay for the Special Olympics (PaddleAll), High Performance...

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Posted Friday, 16 April, 2021

Pickering, ON, April 16, 2021 – The Province of Ontario has extended both the provincial declaration of emergency and the Stay-at-Home order (O.Reg 265/21) for an additional two weeks, as well as strengthened public health measures, to help stop the spread of COVID-19 .
In accordance with these new measures, the following City of Pickering outdoor recreational amenities will be closed, effective Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:01 am.
basketball courts
pickleball...

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Posted Thursday, 08 April, 2021

Pickering, ON, April 8, 2021 – The City of Pickering is hosting a variety of initiatives in celebration of Earth Month, and is encouraging the community to get involved.
This annual celebration garners strong participation and is a great opportunity to further environmental awareness and learn about the many different things one can do to live a sustainable lifestyle.
The new main program is the City’s Litter and Plastics: Every Piece Counts Challenge , where...

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