News & Announcements

Posted Thursday, 02 September, 2021

Pickering, ON, September 2, 2021 – Yesterday, the City of Pickering partnered with Canada Bread Company Ltd. to plant 100 native shrubs around Pine Creek.
This beautiful natural space provides a diverse habitat for plants and animals. Pickering residents also enjoy the area for dog walking, leisurely strolls, and cycling.
Unfortunately, urban forest conditions have been negatively impacted by wildlife activity and invasive species. These native shrubs will help to...

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Posted Thursday, 26 August, 2021

Pickering, ON, August 26, 2021 – The City of Pickering and Pickering Harbour Company (PHC) have launched a weed-cutting pilot project in an effort to address the negative impacts of Eurasian water-milfoil weed on Frenchman’s Bay.
The excessive weed growth can reduce biodiversity and water quality and poses a hazard to those using the Bay for recreational watercraft, sports and leisure.
The City and PHC have been working together to develop a robust partnership...

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Posted Wednesday, 25 August, 2021

Pickering, ON, August 25, 2021 – To better safeguard the health and safety of staff, residents, and the broader community, the City of Pickering is implementing a mandatory vaccination procedure requiring that all municipal employees receive at least two doses of COVID-19 vaccines by November 1, 2021.
All employees will be required to submit a proof of COVID-19 vaccination.  Staff who cannot submit documentation will be required to attend mandatory vaccine education...

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Posted Thursday, 19 August, 2021

Pickering, ON, August 19, 2021 - The Pickering Museum Village is thrilled to announce that we have received $60,000.00 in grant funding from the Reconnect Festival and Event Program for the Anne and Maud Experience tourism route.
Receipt of this grant will allow the museum to develop an Anne and Maud interpretive walking trail through the Greenwood Conservation Area in partnership with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. It will also allow us to work with Uxbridge...

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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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