News & Announcements

Posted Thursday, 10 October, 2019

The City of Pickering recently partnered with Canada Bread Company Ltd. to help pollinators by expanding a naturalized area and planting pollinator-friendly plants.
Canada Bread employees, City staff, and Members of Council planted and mulched 300 pollinator-friendly plants. This is the second year that Canada Bread, a Pickering based company, has funded this planting through their Good Neighbour program – a program focused on making a positive impact in local communities...

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Posted Friday, 27 September, 2019

New artwork is coming to Pickering’s City Centre in the form of 24 colourful banners.
In May of this year, the City of Pickering launched their first-ever Community Banner Program. The purpose of the program is to bring life and art to Pickering City Centre through a visual celebration of the theme Live, Work, Play, Inspire.
The Canada-wide call garnered 70 submissions from professional and amateur artists residing in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Quebec. The jury included...

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Posted Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

Pickering Fire Services will be going door-to-door once again for the ‘Get Real Pickering’ fire education campaign.
The five-week campaign will begin September 16, and focuses on educating residents about fire safety and fire-related issues in the community.
Select Pickering households will receive an information card in the mail, followed by a visit from Pickering firefighters who will be available to discuss the reality of fires in the community, and answer...

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Posted Thursday, 12 September, 2019

Pickering Fire Services is reminding residents that ethanol-fueled appliances pose serious fire safety risks, following a public safety message issued by Ontario’s Fire Marshal, Jon Pegg.
Ethanol-fueled appliances, commonly known as tabletop fire features or pots, can produce a fire hazard known as “flame-jetting” when fuel vapours are ignited while refueling these appliances. This occurs as a result of the appliance not being fully extinguished due to an...

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Posted Friday, 06 September, 2019

“A Spirit Walk” is a unique outdoor theatre experience that you will remember long after you have left Pickering Museum Village.
Pickering's rebels are on the march for the 24 th consecutive year! Pickering Museum Village’s Backwoods Players are proud to present their award-winning production of "A Spirit Walk: Call to Rebellion”. Based on a true story, this dramatic production chronicles the lives of several Pickering pioneer families involved in...

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