The Cultural Advisory Committee (CAC) will assist City staff with the implementation of the City of Pickering Cultural Strategic Plan. The CAC will identify and coordinate opportunities for cultural industries, associations, and the community to engage and provide expertise and input on matters relating to the provision of cultural services in Pickering.

Committee responsibilities include:

  • Assist and advise staff on the implementation of the Cultural plan;
  • Assist and advise staff on the development and review of policy relating to cultural development;
  • Assist and advise staff on matters concerning the strategic planning, development and evaluation for cultural development in the municipality;
  • Advocate for culture and promote community-wide cultural initiatives;
  • Provide consultation, research and report findings and make recommendations on matters of culture;
  • Encourage effective communication between community cultural groups, individuals and the City;
  • Advise and develop working relationships with owners of businesses;
  • Advise and assist with the development of education programs and promote the Cultural Strategic Plan;
  • Liaise with other like-organizations to promote Pickering’s culture;
  • Advocate and promote the value and benefit of cultural activities for all; and,
  • Report annually to Council.


4 Citizen Appointments

Appointments (Term ending November 14, 2022)

Ariana Moscote Freire
Surriya Jabeen
Ayesha Sardar

Contact Information

Department Representative
Tanya Ryce
905.420.4660, ext. 3603

Agendas & Minutes

To retrieve a document, connect to Corporate Records, then use the search option or browse through folders. For example, if you are looking for a committee agenda, start by selecting Agendas, then Boards & Advisory Committees, then the committee name, the year, and the meeting date.