News & Announcements

Posted Friday, 26 May, 2023

Pickering, ON, May 25 th , 2023 – The City of Pickering has launched its first publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in an effort to support EV ownership and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The project was partially funded through Natural Resources Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program , which provided funding to Elexicon Group Inc. to help support the installation of EV chargers across Ontario.
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Posted Wednesday, 24 May, 2023

Pickering, ON, May 24, 2023 – At last night’s Council meeting, the City of Pickering passed a motion in support of Pride events and all Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives across the City and Durham Region, in honour of Pride Month and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Through this motion, the City also reaffirms its commitment to advancing respect and inclusion for all 2SLGBTQIA+ community members and allies. The motion passed 6 - 1 on a recorded vote.
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Posted Tuesday, 23 May, 2023

Region of Durham News Release
Original news release
Whitby, Ontario – This spring’s test of the nuclear public alerting system, taking place from June 5 to 9, will be a bit different than previous years. As the system undergoes scheduled maintenance, the June test will consist of 34 individual short, five second siren alerts rather than a single one-minute test of all sirens.
The tests will take place during daytime hours, over five days, in the...

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Posted Wednesday, 17 May, 2023

Pickering, ON, May 15, 2023 – The City of Pickering Civic Award Ceremony was held at Pickering City Hall to recognize the outstanding achievements of residents, community organizations and local businesses. Winners are nominated by peers and residents for their outstanding contributions to the community. The full list of recipients is listed below.
Special Citation Award Master Sofia Hovnanian Brennan Othmann  
Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Walter Ah Now...

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Posted Wednesday, 10 May, 2023

Pickering, ON, May 10, 2023 – GALCC June Social
Attention all pre-teens! Get ready to celebrate the end of the school year in style at the George Ashe Library and Community Centre!
Join us for a night filled with excitement and fun at our June Pre-Teen Social! We have everything you need to kick off your summer break in the best way possible.
On June 23 rd ,  from 7:00 – 10:00 pm, get ready to have fun, dancing to DJ Darryl, playing top 40 music, play...

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