News & Announcements

Posted Tuesday, 22 September, 2020

Pickering, ON, September 22, 2020 – Yesterday, the City of Pickering partnered with Canada Bread Company Ltd. to plant 200 pollinator-friendly plants in Ernie L. Stroud Park, as well as tag and release Monarch butterflies that were reared at the Pickering Central Library as part of an educational exhibit.
Canada Bread has made significant investments into this park over the past three years, planting over 800 pollinator-friendly plants to support declining local pollinator...

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Posted Tuesday, 15 September, 2020

Pickering, ON, September 15, 2020 – The City of Pickering is conducting a ward boundary review to ensure that residents receive fair representation at their local council table.
Pickering is currently divided into three wards, each represented by the Mayor, along with one Regional Councillor and one City Councillor. Geographic boundaries and Council representation can be viewed on the City’s Interactive Ward Map . 
The current structure has been in place...

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Posted Thursday, 10 September, 2020

Pickering Museum Village Adapts to Emerging Learning PodsPickering, ON, September 10, 2020 - As students across Durham Region return to class this week, Pickering Museum Village is adapting to a changing learning environment. 
Typically, the museum would host around 10,000 students each year, but this year it is adapting to a new type of educator group: the learning pod. Following provincial regulations for COVID-19, this new educational experience at the museum is a safe and fun way to learn local history from real historical...

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Posted Thursday, 27 August, 2020

Pickering, ON, August 26, 2020 – At the August 24, 2020 Council Meeting, the City of Pickering unanimously endorsed the Terms of Reference for the establishment of the Pickering Anti-Black Racism Taskforce (PABRT), which will report directly to Pickering Council.
As residents, volunteers, and recognized leaders of the local Black community, Celia Cooper, Michelle Francis, Esther Forde, and Nikosa Holland, will lead the recruitment and community consultation along with...

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Posted Friday, 21 August, 2020

Pickering, ON, August 21, 2020 - If you’re needing a culture fix, look no further than Pickering’s great events facebook page.  The City events team present two high caliber concerts each week, present culture and tourism from around the globe, and are now providing Cultural pop-up events in parks throughout the City.
Two notable offerings coming up over the next seven days include Interpretive Dance performances in four City parks, celebrating National Monarch...

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