News & Announcements

Posted Wednesday, 08 April, 2020

Pickering, ON, April 8, 2020 – The City of Pickering and Pickering Public Library have loaned out 10 sewing machines to Canada Sews, in support of its volunteer program, which provides fabric masks and scrub caps to frontline workers in need.
Organizations across the country have expressed the need for masks and other critical protective equipment to keep their frontline staff and patients safe. While not meant to replace medical grade masks, these fabric masks are...

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Posted Tuesday, 07 April, 2020

PICKERING, ON (April 7, 2020): In an effort to keep the community connected and safe, Pickering Public Library (PPL) is now offering Stay at Home Storytime (live online storytimes).
As part of its ongoing efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, all PPL locations remain closed. The digital Library continues to be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Clients without a library card can get a card through the online membership page on the library website .
Starting Wednesday,...

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Posted Tuesday, 07 April, 2020

Pickering, ON, April 7, 2020 – Pickering Fire Services has issued a total ban on open air burning, in part to ensure firefighters are available to respond to larger emergencies during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The City does not allow open air burning, except for farming and agricultural purposes. Residents with Open Air Burning Acknowledgements have been asked not to burn until further notice.
This complete fire ban will help minimize public exposure for firefighters...

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Posted Friday, 27 March, 2020

Update #6
Pickering, ON, March 27, 2020 – As part of its ongoing efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, the City of Pickering will be extending its closure of all facilities and suspending public meetings and open houses until May 3, 2020.
Closures include Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex, Pickering Animal Shelter, Pickering Museum Village, community centres, arenas, and off-leash dog parks. In addition, all playground structures and park amenities...

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Posted Friday, 27 March, 2020

City of Pickering Facility Closures and Program/Event Cancellation
Purpose:  City of Pickering COVID-19 Response
Duration:  March 13, 2020 – May 3, 2020                                                                                     ...

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