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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to be recognized in Oshawa Sept 30, 2021

posted Wednesday, September 29, 2021

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa has proclaimed September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a day to honour the Indigenous children who endured residential schools, their families and communities, and to ensure that the tragic history and the present day legacy of the residential school system is not forgotten. There are five […]

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Art lovers dream: day-tripping in Durham

posted Friday, September 24, 2021

by: in Community

Durham Region boasts of over 90 outdoor public sculptures and art forms, from emerging to world-renowned artists. How many have you seen? Download the PDF list and copy the link to the online map to guide you. We look forward to you sharing your photos on facebook and instagram and tagging PineRidge Arts on facebook and #sculpturesofdurham on instagram. Trying to see […]

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Patios to visit in Durham Region’s downtowns

posted Tuesday, August 10, 2021

by: in Community, Uncategorized

If you’ve spent a summer in Canada, then you know the powerful pull of a great Canadian staple: the patio. From private, tucked away nooks, to main street seats, waterfront vistas or a simple slice of shade, patios come in all shapes and sizes- to offer an amazing outdoor experience. Durham Region is home to […]

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Trent University Durham is holding focus groups for racialized immigrants to determine service needs

posted Monday, August 9, 2021

by: in Community

If you are an immigrant living in Durham Region and identify as racialized, you are invited to participate in either a 30-minute one-on-one interview or a 2-hour focus group or both. The goal of our research is to identify the service needs of immigrants in the Durham Region who are racialized, and determine gaps in […]

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Things to do in Durham Region: Quick summer guide

posted Saturday, August 7, 2021

by: in Community

If you are looking for things to do in Durham Region this summer, here’s a quick summer guide full of attractions, activities, and adventures to keep you entertained all summer long. Catch some waves by renting a paddle board, kayak or paddleboat and then cool off at one of Durham Region’s beaches, outdoor pools, splash […]

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Oshawa – have your say in community parks development

posted Thursday, August 5, 2021

by: in Community

Rotary Park Redevelopment The City of Oshawa is looking for feedback from the community to determine public interest in these two independent options for the redevelopment of Rotary Park. Option A – A new leisure pool, major splash pad and destination playground; or, Option B – A combined major splash pad/ice rink and minor playground. […]

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Free Mobile Skate Park in Pickering

posted Tuesday, August 3, 2021

by: in Community

The City of Pickering is launching an exciting new initiative that seeks 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 the opportunities of building more inclusive and accessible programs for Pickering residents. The City […]

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Have a “Cool Experience” in the Township of Brock – Sundays in August

posted Sunday, August 1, 2021

by: in Community

The Brock Board of Trade presents the “Cool Experience,” A family-friendly day with farm tours, great food and fresh locally grown flowers. Your first stop is Forget-Me-Not Alpacas, where you get to meet the cutest group of camelids this side of Toronto. You will be taken on a tour of the working farm and even have a […]

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Cast Your Vote For The 2021 Oshawa Music Awards Nominees by August 20, 2021

posted Sunday, August 1, 2021

by: in Community, Music

Celebrating Music in Durham Region, the 4th annual Oshawa Music Awards will be taking place over three separate weekends this year, September 9, 16, and 23. Spanning seven award categories — including Durham Song of the Year, Emerging Artist or Band of the Year, Album of the Year, and more — public voting for nominees […]

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Virtual Summer Music Series In Pickering

posted Thursday, July 29, 2021

by: in Community

Each year the much anticipated Summer Music line-up is a source of discussion, anticipation and debate amongst annual concert goers.  In 2020 Pickering moved the series online, expanding the audience from 10,000 attendees per season to almost 10 times that number, with guests on the online platform commenting from around the world. Staff started the […]

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