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Our Commitment

Grow with us. Working together with its residents and business, the City of Pickering is exploring exciting challenges and opportunities that are transforming Pickering into a dynamic urban city.

We recognize the importance of small businesses to a healthy local economy and are committed to attracting, retaining and developing businesses in Pickering. We are proud of a strong and economically diverse business community that includes more than 3,000 businesses thriving in our 'City of Opportunity'.

Shaping up for a successful future

Our objective is simple. Your success. Our Economic Development team understands your business needs and will answer your questions about:

  • availability and size of sites
  • land use designation
  • zoning and servicing
  • sale and leasing potential
  • land ownership
  • reasons for locating or investing in Pickering

Pickering is dedicated to business. Our Small Business Services and Corporate Calling Program allows us to better understand business sectors and market issues, and are just some of the ways we are helping you succeed.

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CAO's Message

Our Economic Development staff are committed to helping businesses thrive. We will provide the necessary help and resources to strengthen existing businesses, and attract new investors to our community. As CAO, I will work with my staff to provide the highest quality of business services, and secure Pickering as a leading location for investment. Our doors are open, and we look forward to working with you.

- Tony Prevedel, Chief Administrative Officer