We hope you settle in quickly and comfortably, here are a few pointers to get you on your way.

Call Before You Dig

Ontario One Call (ON1Call) is a corporation that was formed to establish a call centre that receives excavation locate requests and notifies registered owners of underground facilities within the vicinity of the proposed excavation. Any time you dig on or near your property, call Ontario One Call at 1.800.400.2255 or contact them online to get a locate in advance.

Utilities

Enbridge (Gas)
Phone: 1.877.362.7434
Enbridge website

Elexicon Energy (Hydro)
Phone: 905.427.9870
Veridian Connections website

Water (Region of Durham)
Phone: 905.666.6211
Region of Durham website

Cable, Phone & Internet

Bell
Phone: 905.310.2355 
Bell website

Rogers
Phone: 1.888.764.3771
Rogers website

Education

Conseil scolaire Viamonde
Phone: 905.683.9730
Conseil scolaire Viamonde

Durham District School Board
Phone: 905.666.5500
Durham District School Board website

Durham Catholic District School Board
Phone: 905.576.6150
Durham Catholic District School Board website

Joint Durham College/Centennial College Learning Centre
Durham College website
Centennial College website

Located at the eastern edge of the Greater Toronto Area, Pickering is within proximity to 5 universities and 6 colleges, including Ontario Tech University in Oshawa, and the University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus.

Durham College and Centennial College offer graduate certificate and continuing education programs at the Pickering Learning Site in Downtown Pickering.

Hospitals

Ajax-Pickering Hospital (Lakeridge Health Network)
580 Harwood Avenue. S., Ajax
Phone: 905.683.2320

Visit the Lakeridge Health website for more information.

Libraries

Pickering has 1 central public library and 2 branches conveniently located to suit your needs. Check out the locations and hours of operations of each of Pickering's libraries.