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Halloween – this year these two Pickering youth are saying, Let’s Trick or Trash

posted Thursday, October 29, 2020

by: in Community

Halloween maybe unofficially cancelled this year, do to the current pandemic, however two Pickering youth have come up with a fun idea that anyone can get involved with safely. Sam Demma and Dillon Mendes, founders of PickWaste, have been cleaning up trash in Pickering since they were high school students in 2017. After hosting around […]

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Waste Reduction Week in Durham – October 19 to 25, 2020

posted Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Waste Reduction Week in Canada is a year-round campaign focused on the principles of the circular economy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness while encouraging new innovative ideas and solutions. We recognize our environmental efforts and achievements during this week-long celebration the third week of October every […]

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What’s Up Durham – October 2020

posted Friday, October 9, 2020

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It’s officially fall, and October is the most colourful month of the year, so it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy some fall festivities. See below for a couple of ways you can get out and about safely this season. Support local farms and producers Over the last few months, local farms and […]

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What’s On in Durham – Sept 12 to 18, 2020

posted Friday, September 11, 2020

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Here’s this week’s listings of events, both in person and virtual. Be safe, keep your distance when out, and where a mask! Date Event September 12 2020, 1:00 AM to 11:00 PM Uxbridge – Virtual Art Show Artists of Uxbridge – Virtual Art Show during September – visit artistsofuxbridge.ca to browse the artwork, then contact […]

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Oshawa City Council names park after former resident, NHL player Dale Hawerchuk

posted Friday, August 14, 2020

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Former NHL player Dale Hawerchuk has succumb to his battle with cancer, and passed away August 18, 2020.  The former Winnipeg Jets superstar and longtime Barrie Colts head coach, died at age 57. Hawerchuk is a decorated hockey legend who grew up in Oshawa. Before drawing the attention of scouts, Mr. Hawerchuk attended Woodcrest Public School […]

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Durham Events – July 25 to 31, 2020

posted Friday, July 24, 2020

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Looking for something to do close to home? Here’s what’s happening in Durham Region in the coming week: Date Event July 25 2020, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Online Film Screening + Panel Discussion Unfortunately, It Was Paradise positions place-making as a radical, collaborative yet unstable process measured against experiences of […]

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Durham Region to move into Stage 3 of provincial recovery plan, Friday July 24

posted Monday, July 20, 2020

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The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham: “Today, the Province of Ontario announced that Durham Region is moving into Phase 3 of the provincial reopening plan, effective this Friday, July 24. This means our economy will fully open; offering […]

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City of Oshawa celebrates Pride with a Rainbow Crosswalk

posted Friday, June 19, 2020

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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

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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

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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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