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City of Oshawa celebrates Pride with a Rainbow Crosswalk

posted Friday, June 19, 2020

by: in Community

As we celebrate Pride in our communities this month, the City of Oshawa has installed a Rainbow Crosswalk at the main entrance to Oshawa City Hall adjacent to The Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery. The City obtained community feedback on three proposed locations for a Rainbow Crosswalk in Oshawa. Based on the feedback received, the most […]

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Durham Region moves into Phase 2 of reopening

posted Tuesday, June 16, 2020

by: in Community

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham: “Beginning on Friday, June 19, Durham Region will officially move into Phase 2 of the provincial reopening plan. This means that certain establishments can once again open for business, including restaurants, bars, […]

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Year-round, indoor farmer’s market, cafe, brewery, and entertainment space coming to downtown Oshawa

posted Thursday, June 11, 2020

by: in Community

With all the economic uncertainty happening recently, it’s nice to hear some good news as well. Residents of Oshawa and surrounding areas are soon going to have something to celebrate, as a new indoor farmer’s market has been announced to be in construction, with an anticipated opening date of this fall. As we’ve been told […]

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The High Performing Student Program teaches life skills to teens online

posted Friday, May 1, 2020

by: in Community

The High Performing Student Program (HPS) teaches teens critical life skills needed to reach their full potential that they can learn from the comfort of their own homes. Teens from around the world are facing an overwhelming amount of challenges right now: home schooling, loneliness, decreased motivation, and increased anxiety. With all these new challenges,Pickering […]

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A Guide to Getting Through the Pandemic in Durham Region

posted Tuesday, April 28, 2020

by: in Community

We all know it’s a difficult time for everyone out there, with loads of information being fed to us every minute by various news platforms. We must remain aware for our health and well-being, but also be aware of erroneous unproven news items and scams as well. Here are the official Durham Region links to […]

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Drag Blingo… a fundraiser for Live Different Builds – Feb 7, 2020 (Oshawa)

posted Friday, January 31, 2020

by: in Community

Get ready for a Drag-o-rific night of laughs, lewks, prizes, and so much more all in support of Live Different Builds! You’ll be going wild as these amazing qweens strut their stuff on the stage – all while generously raising money to give a family in need a home. Forget about bingo halls where you […]

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Whitby Playdium features Amusement Games, Ropes Course, Bowling, Virtual Reality, and more

posted Friday, December 13, 2019

by: in Community

Attention fun-seekers! Just in time for the holidays, Whitby is now home to the ultimate playground to dream big and be bold with the opening of a reinvented Playdium entertainment complex. Located at the Whitby Entertainment Centrum at 75 Consumers Drive, the highly new complex offers over 32,000 square feet of pure fun for everyone […]

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Bakersville Animated Gingerbread Village – Dec 7 to 31, 2019 in Port Perry

posted Wednesday, December 4, 2019

by: in Community

An amazing group of volunteers have been putting together the Bakersville Animated Gingerbread Village at  the Scugog Memorial Public Library in Port Perry for the last 20 years.  It’s a very popular event and people from all over the GTA and other parts of Ontario (and Canada) annually come to visit it during the holiday […]

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Snuffy’s Grill presents a free outdoor family movie night – Friday Sept 13. 2019 (Whitby)

posted Sunday, September 8, 2019

by: in Community

Snuffy’s Grill in Whitby is hosting a Movie in the Park event for all of the local residents on Friday September 13th! This is our opportunity to give back to the community that has supported the restaurant for the past year and a half in business. Owner Leea says, “There isn’t a whole lot for […]

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Durham Region Tourism Updates

posted Tuesday, July 23, 2019

by: in Community, Travel

There’s lots happening in Durham Region. Here’s a sample from the Durham Tourism Industry Report. Lisa MacLeod named Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport In a late June cabinet shuffle, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod was named Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport for the Province of Ontario. The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is […]

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