News & Announcements

Posted Tuesday, 17 August, 2021

Pickering, ON, August 12, 2021
The Pickering Anti-Black Racism Taskforce invites the community to join efforts to address anti-Black racism in Pickering.
Rooted in community consultation and the sharing of lived experiences, the Pickering Anti-Black Racism Taskforce (PABRT) was created to identify and address issues of anti-Black racism in Pickering. The PABRT is made up of local residents, appointed through Council resolution, who represent diverse Black communities....

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Posted Monday, 01 February, 2021

Marisa CarpinoPickering, ON, February 1, 2021 – City Pickering Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Marisa Carpino, as its permanent Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).
An executive search consultant conducted a nation-wide search that attracted nearly 100 candidates.  Carpino’s proven leadership track record, as well as her vision for a progressive, prosperous, and inclusive Pickering ultimately won the endorsement of the Mayor and Council.
Carpino has...

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Posted Thursday, 27 August, 2020

Pickering, ON, August 26, 2020 – At the August 24, 2020 Council Meeting, the City of Pickering unanimously endorsed the Terms of Reference for the establishment of the Pickering Anti-Black Racism Taskforce (PABRT), which will report directly to Pickering Council.
As residents, volunteers, and recognized leaders of the local Black community, Celia Cooper, Michelle Francis, Esther Forde, and Nikosa Holland, will lead the recruitment and community consultation along with...

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Posted Wednesday, 03 June, 2020

Pickering, ON, June 3, 2020
George Floyd’s tragic and disturbing death has shocked the world and galvanized millions of people to protest anti-Black racism in the United States, across Canada, and around the world. The City of Pickering and its Council stand in solidarity with them.
As one of the most diverse municipalities in our nation, Pickering embodies Canada’s renowned cultural mosaic. However, we have a moral and collective obligation to address the...

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