News & Announcements

Posted Thursday, 17 June, 2021

Pickering, ON, June 17, 2021 - The City of Pickering and Parks Canada are reminding motorists to slow down for wildlife near Amos Pond, located near Finch Avenue and Scarborough-Pickering Townline in Rouge National Urban Park.
 According to recent road surveys by Parks Canada, there have been several wildlife mortalities and injuries near Amos Pond due to vehicle-wildlife collisions.
 Amos Pond provides valuable habitat for wildlife such as birds, beavers, frogs...

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Posted Tuesday, 15 June, 2021

Pickering, ON, June 15, 2021 – The City of Pickering has launched its new online platform, ‘Let’s Talk Pickering’, where users can learn, engage, share in discussions, and collaborate.
This new and innovative digital platform will directly connect residents with its municipal government and facilitate meaningful discussions on the programs, policies, and projects that are shaping Pickering now and into the future.
Residents, businesses, and visitors...

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Posted Thursday, 03 June, 2021

Pickering, ON, June 3, 2021 - After a lengthy and stressful pandemic, the City of Pickering is thrilled to partner with Grandview Kids, to introduce a much needed Summer Group Respite program, alongside City of Pickering Camp operations.
Group respite will be available to members of Grandview Kids and will offer structured and supervised activities in a group setting for children between the ages of 6 – 12 years old. 
Respite programs will be available at the...

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Posted Sunday, 30 May, 2021

Pickering, ON, May 30, 2021 – “On behalf of the City of Pickering, its Members of Council, and its residents, we wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe?pemc’, the entire First Nations of the Northwest Coast and beyond on the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. 
We will be lowering City of Pickering flags to half-mast at all City facilities to both mourn and honour...

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Posted Friday, 28 May, 2021

Pickering, ON, May 27, 2021 – The City of Pickering has partnered with Pickering Butterflyway Rangers on the David Suzuki Foundation - Butterflyway Project.
The Butterflyway Project is a volunteer-led movement that is focused on creating  habitat for pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and birds in neighbourhoods throughout Canada.
Pickering and Ajax residents got involved in the initiative earlier this year by becoming “Butterflyway Rangers”...

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