Business

Posted Friday, 13 April, 2018

Pickering, ON, April 13, 2018 - The City of Pickering has finalized agreements with Kubota Canada Limited and other anchor tenants in the Pickering Innovation Corridor, which will be the catalyst for future job growth and economic development along Highway 407 in Durham Region.
Kubota Canada Limited, a subsidiary of Kubota Corporation – Japan, will be constructing a 500,000 square foot facility, plus an additional 65,000 square feet of head office space in its first...

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Posted Wednesday, 04 April, 2018

The City of Pickering thanks Ontario Gaming GTA LP (OGGLP), the GTA Gaming Bundle Operator, for choosing to locate a full-service, resort casino at the Durham Live tourist destination in Pickering.
Based on an economic impact assessment prepared for the Developer, Triple Properties, it is estimated that Durham Live, anchored by a resort casino, has the capacity to contribute approximately $1.3 billion in incremental annual GDP, over $625 million in annual total tax revenues,...

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Posted Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

For the second consecutive year, the City of Pickering has been named one of the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2018 by the Intelligent Community Forum. The Smart21 program recognizes the global elite municipalities that are successfully leveraging the power of technology to create a more connected, engaged, vibrant, and sustainable community.
“This back-to-back recognition is reaffirming the work we are doing to strengthen our technological and community infrastructure...

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Posted Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Pickering, ON, October 11, 2017 - At last night’s Council meeting, the City of Pickering endorsed a motion to support the development of an airport in Pickering, subject to the results identified in the Federal Government’s forthcoming Aviation Sector Analysis - Pickering Airport Study.
City Council was presented with a staff report on investment attraction and job creation, which outlined the need to develop the requisite infrastructure to attract multinational...

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Posted Tuesday, 08 August, 2017

Pickering, ON, August 8, 2017 – The City of Pickering is very pleased that Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation (OLG) has selected Ontario Gaming GTA LP (OGGLP) as the service provider for the GTA Gaming Bundle.
OGGLP is a world class consortium comprised of Great Canadian Gaming, Brookfield Business Partners, and Clairvest Group. Together, they boast a wealth of global experience and leadership with respect to infrastructure development, gaming, and entertainment &...

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