Author: Bryen Dunn

Is your business ready for summer tourism? Check out these training and grant opportunities

posted Friday, May 17, 2024

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Durham Rainbow Registered Information Session Are you interested in sharing your commitment to providing an inclusive, safe space for 2SLGBTQI+ customers and staff?Rainbow Registered may be the perfect fit. On May 21, from 1 to 2 p.m., join Durham Tourism and Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce for the virtual Durham Rainbow Registered Information Session. This […]

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New Market-Style Food Bank Opens at Iroquois Park Sports Centre

posted Thursday, May 2, 2024

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The Town of Whitby and Feed the Need in Durham are partnering to provide better access to healthy food options for those in need. A new market-style food bank is now open at Iroquois Park Sports Centre, helping to provide a more accessible, dignified, and equitable way for individuals to access food bank services and […]

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Pickering Town Centre rebranded as The Shops at Pickering City Centre

posted Wednesday, May 1, 2024

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Historically known as Pickering Town Centre, Salthill Capital has announced that effective May 1, 2024 the shopping centre is being rebranded as The Shops at Pickering City Centre, and will undergo rebranding efforts including signage, website, social media, and other updates to reflect its new name. This change follows the exciting news of the upcoming, […]

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Have your say in Oshawa’s Official Plan Review

posted Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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The City of Oshawa is undertaking a comprehensive review of its Official Plan of the blueprint that guides how Oshawa will grow for years to come, and they want your input. The Oshawa Official Plan sets out the land use policy directions for long-term growth and development in the city, and manages and guides the […]

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Cornish Gathering – May 31 to June 2, 2024

posted Monday, April 1, 2024

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The Cornish Society of Durham Region will be hosting a Heritage Event, The Cornish Are All Around Us, May 31-June 2, 2024. When the Irish came to Ontario they told everyone who they were and where they had come from. Not so with the Cornish. Instead, they got down to work building their new lives […]

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Pickering Museum Village Launches New Virtual Blacksmithing Exhibit for Students and Educators

posted Sunday, March 24, 2024

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What was it like to be a blacksmith? Learn about the history of the trade at Forging ON: The Evolution of Blacksmithing in Ontario. The innovative website features an interactive timeline that invites users to explore blacksmithing in Ontario, with dynamic videos that showcase blacksmiths at work. This free virtual exhibit and educational resource targeted […]

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Art Attack 2024 – Calling All Youth Artists – Apply by April 19, 2024

posted Friday, March 22, 2024

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Between now and Friday, April 19 Whitby youth ages 12 to 18 are invited to apply to be featured in Art Attack an annual showcase of local youth artists held each year during National Youth Week. This years artwork submission categories include drawing and painting, sculpture, video and film, photography, fashion and jewelry, and spoken […]

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Suggestions on What To Do In Whitby for March Break – March 8 to 17, 2024

posted Friday, March 8, 2024

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The Town of Whitby is offering a full week of fun-filled activities to keep the kids busy. From swimming sessions to skating adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this break. Here are some ideas to make the most of the week: 1. Make A Splash With Loved Ones The pools at Iroquois Park […]

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March Happenings in Oshawa – music, movies, the moon, and more!

posted Friday, March 8, 2024

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There’s plenty happening in the Oshawa entertainment world this month, with music at the forefront, and also the Harlem Globetrotters are in town, as well as movie nights,educational lectures,and a primer on the solar eclipse are also on the calendar Music fans will have their choice of musical genre to enjoy the month, as there […]

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March 2024 Happenings in Durham Region

posted Friday, March 1, 2024

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1.Murder Mystery at Waverley: Thursday, Mar. 7, 6:30 p.m., Waverley Place, 37 Silver St., Bowmanville. Solve the murder of Mr. Murray, prominent local businessman and pharmacist, at this fun murder mystery night. Tickets $10. Visit www.cplma.ca for more information. 2.T Swift Dance Party: Saturday, Mar. 9, 6:30 p.m., Newcastle Community Hall, 20 King Ave. W., […]

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