News & Announcements

Posted Monday, 15 April, 2024

The City of Pickering is holding a Special Council Meeting to initiate a review of its Official Plan. This is the beginning of a multi-year project, Pickering Forward, that will help shape the growth of Pickering to 2051.
The public meeting will provide interested parties the ability to learn more about the Official Plan review process and provide opinions about the types of changes to the Official Plan that may be needed. This Hybrid Electronic Special Council Meeting will...

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Posted Friday, 12 April, 2024

The City of Pickering is thrilled to announce that Petapolooza with our presenting partner, Pet Valu, is back on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at Esplanade Park.
Petapolooza has grown in the last few years to be one of the City’s largest outdoor events and gives attendees the opportunity to meet fellow pet owners/enthusiasts, industry professionals, and rescue groups. There will be 70+ exhibitors, live entertainment courtesy of the SuperDogs and...

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Posted Thursday, 04 April, 2024

Pickering Heritage & Community CentrePickering, ON, April 4, 2024 – March 26 th marked a significant milestone in Pickering’s history as the City kicked-off the Pickering Heritage & Community Centre (PHCC) facility.
The Pickering Heritage and Community Centre will bring Museum, Library, and Community Centre into one dynamic facility – offering year-round access to arts, heritage, and culture.
The facility will be located on the upper site of the Pickering Museum Village, located at...

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Posted Friday, 15 March, 2024

Pickering, ON, March 15, 2024 - An exciting bilingual digital exhibit launches at the Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village received $100,400 from the Digital Museums Canada investment program to create a free virtual exhibit and educational resource targeted to students in grades 7 to 12 about the evolution of blacksmithing in Ontario.
What was it like to be a blacksmith? Learn about the history of the trade at “Forging ON: The Evolution of Blacksmithing...

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Posted Wednesday, 13 March, 2024

Pickering, ON, March 13, 2024 – Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that the City of Pickering will be receiving $5.2M in funding for exceeding its 2023 housing target, through the Province of Ontario’s Building Faster Fund, which incentivizes municipalities to tackle housing supply issues, by providing performance-based funding for housing and community infrastructure.
2023 was a record-breaking year for the City of Pickering. Not only did it break ground on a...

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