News & Announcements

Posted Thursday, 14 January, 2021

Pickering, ON, January 14, 2021 – The City is undertaking a Housing Strategy Study to facilitate opportunities for an appropriate balance and supply of suitable, adequate, and affordable housing for all ages and abilities, within its jurisdiction.
“We know that a healthy housing system offers a diverse mix of housing to accommodate a variety of individual and family needs,” said Mayor Dave Ryan. “We want to give people of all income levels access to...

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Posted Thursday, 14 January, 2021

Pickering, ON, January 14, 2021 – The City of Pickering is excited to launch a new series of virtual programs that seek to ensure the lives of Pickering residents are enriched by programs and services that support active and engaging activities in our community.  The City of Pickering will be exploring opportunities to build more inclusive and accessible programs for residents throughout this pandemic.
Don’t miss the opportunity to register for our New Virtual...

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Posted Wednesday, 13 January, 2021

Pickering, ON, January 13, 2021 – The Province of Ontario has issued a stay-at-home order and declared a second state of emergency , as well as enhanced public health and workplace safety measures under the province-wide shutdown.
Please visit pickering.ca/COVID19 for the most up-to-date information on Pickering’s response as it relates to City services and facility closures.
The City will be suspending all in-person service appointments for Pickering...

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Posted Monday, 11 January, 2021

Pickering, ON, January 11, 2021 – Pickering Fire Services is urging residents to pay special attention to icy regions and frozen bodies of water. During the winter months, lakes and local watercourses may not be completely frozen, making them dangerous for residents to skate, walk, play, or ice fish on. In Pickering, fluctuating temperatures, water composition, movement of water under ice, weeds, and other factors, negatively affect ice quality.
Venturing out –...

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Posted Wednesday, 06 January, 2021

Pickering, ON, January 6, 2021 - The City of Pickering has partnered with the Region of Durham and Farm 911: The Emily Project on a new safety initiative to assist first responders in quickly locating rural properties in emergency situations. 
Large properties with multiple entrances in rural settings can pose unique challenges for first responders, and the goal of this project is to create address markers and clear signage to aid in access and response time.
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