News & Announcements

Posted Friday, 23 February, 2024

The 2024 Weight Restriction Season for City of Pickering roads begins March 1st and is set to end on April 30th. The actual end date will be determined following reviews of road and weather conditions toward the end of the Weight Restriction Season.
Signs will be erected on all City roads where these weight restrictions apply. 
For more information,  view Schedule 12  on our website for a list of full load highways, or refer to section 122 of the ...

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Posted Thursday, 15 February, 2024

Pickering, ON, February 15, 2024 – The City of Pickering is developing its first Community Climate Adaptation Plan (CCAP), and invites community members to provide their input.
The Plan will outline key climate change risks, actions, and strategies to help residents prepare and adapt to weather-related emergencies.
Climate change refers to the long-term shifts in global temperatures and weather patterns. Pickering, and cities across the globe, are already experiencing...

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Posted Thursday, 15 February, 2024

Last Updated: February 15, 2024 10:00 am
Winter Storm Alert A winter storm is expected for Thursday, February 15, 2024.
See below for helpful resources and reminders.
Winter response and clean-up efforts
Stay updated on the City’s Snow Clearing Operations:
View  Snow Clearing Activity Report
Subscribe to receive regular email updates
View progress updates of Seniors & Persons with Disabilities Snow Clearing Program
View ...

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Posted Tuesday, 06 February, 2024

Pickering, ON, February 6, 2024 – Before concluding yesterday's Executive Committee meeting, I felt compelled to address a recently published opinion piece by Councillor Robinson regarding Black History Month. The sentiments expressed in her article have sparked outrage and hurt within our community, prompting me to address this matter with the utmost urgency yesterday.
I believe that the recently published column is, in my view, racist, irresponsible, and unethical....

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Posted Tuesday, 06 February, 2024

On behalf of all Members of Council, our thoughts and prayers are with His Majesty King Charles as he undergoes his treatment for cancer. 
We wish His Majesty and the Royal Family strength, comfort, and support as they navigate this difficult time, and join people from around the world in hoping for a swift and full recovery.
Kevin Ashe Mayor, City of Pickering
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As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 105,000) is strategically located...

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