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PickWaste Awareness Day in Pickering – August 18, 2018

posted Thursday, August 16, 2018

by: in Community

PickWaste’s commitment to picking up litter has resulted in a massive movement and the launch of Awareness Day: A community event aimed at raising awareness and conversation about pollution and how others can take action. Over the past year, Dillon Mendes and Sam Demma, Founders and two of the Top 25 Environmentalist in Canada Under […]

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Durham Comedy Month – Sept 29 to Oct 20, 2018

posted Thursday, August 2, 2018

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Its Laugh Out Loud Time! – The 3rd Annual Durham Comedy Month Festival Four Evenings of Side Splitting laughter delivered by 20 Hilarious Stand Up Comedians from all over Canada. Durham Comedy Month performances take place 4 Saturdays in a row from Sept 29th to Oct 20th: September 29 – Sabina’s, Pickering October   6 – […]

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Durham Region Businesses: Waste Diversion Pioneers

posted Monday, July 9, 2018

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On average, each person in the Ontario produces more than 850 kilograms of waste every year. Over the past 10 years, we have only recycled about 25 per cent of our waste which has resulted in over eight million tonnes of our waste being sent to landfill each year. However, this is starting to change. […]

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What’s New in Durham Region This Summer?

posted Sunday, June 10, 2018

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There’s always something new happening in Durham region. Here’s a quick rundown of recent developments that might be of interest to you. Now open: iFLY Whitby Durham Region can now defy gravity at the newly opened iFLY Whitby facility. This exciting indoor skydiving facility, recently opened its doors for business at 75 Consumers Drive. The facility features […]

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48th Annual Tour of Homes – June 2, 2018 (Uxbridge)

posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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Trinity United Church Women, Uxbridge present their “48th Annual Tour of Homes” Forty-eight years of opening doors to some of the beautiful and interesting homes to a community has been a pleasurable experience for the women of Trinity United Church. Such a variety of homes – we remember a tiny two room home, a lovely […]

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Durham Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

posted Sunday, April 15, 2018

by: in Community

The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise residents that Gerri Lynn O’Connor has been appointed to the position of Regional Chair. O’Connor will be officially sworn in shortly, making her the fifth Regional Chair, and the first female to hold this role. O’Connor has 34 years of municipal experience, including 29 years as […]

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Pickering “Arts Studio” opening April 2018

posted Sunday, April 15, 2018

by: in Community

The City of Pickering is excited to announce the opening of their new Arts Studio at the Pickering Recreation Complex . The new Arts Studio, formerly the Pottery Studio, offers a wide variety of art programs, pottery, and craft programs for all ages and abilities. Open Studio times will also be available during the week. […]

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MamaCan’s Mother’s Day Bazaar – May 5, 2018 (Pickering)

posted Thursday, April 5, 2018

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The 1st Annual MamaCan’s Mother’s Day Bazaar brings group members together to showcase and promote their work. Whether it’s a creative talent, a business in health and beauty products, a mommy & baby music class or a publishing agency these ladies have got it all! MamaCan’s motto is “if any mother can do it all, […]

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Canadian Classic Rock Series, featuring Kim Mitchell, Harlequin, and Lighthouse (Oshawa)

posted Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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The 2nd Annual Canadian Classic Rock Series is back and this year there are three great Canadian Bands lined up. After a successful inaugural event in 2017, and based on numerous suggestions from attendees, the three most requested acts have been booked in 2018 SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2018  7:00 PM – KIM MITCHELL SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018  […]

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RIP – Durham Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Roger Anderson

posted Saturday, March 24, 2018

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The Local Biz Magazine team express our deepest condolences with the passing of long-time Durham community member, Roger Anderson. The following statement was issued on behalf of The Regional Municipality of Durham: “It is with heavy hearts that The Regional Municipality of Durham announces the passing of Roger Anderson, our Regional Chair and Chief Executive […]

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