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Pickering City Centre

In October 2018, a vision for Pickering’s City Centre was revealed. The downtown will be transformed with a new arts centre, a new library, a combined youth and senior centre, three condominium towers, and a hotel – all connected via pedestrian-friendly walkways. The City of Pickering, Pickering Town Centre (PTC), Cushman & Wakefield, and CAPREIT … Continue reading

Oshawa is Intelligent!

Recently, the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) released comprehensive rankings of intelligent communities grouped by population – Oshawa was part of the top 10! The Intelligent Community Forum is a global network with a think tank at its core. The Top 10 Intelligent Communities By Population provides a useful guide to the relative strengths of communities. … Continue reading

Newcomer Volunteer Fair

An opportunity for newcomers to find the perfect volunteer opportunity! Speakers and local community organizations will provide insights into Canadian workplace culture, the benefits of volunteering when job searching and settling in a new community, Not a newcomer to Canada? You’re welcome too! Oshawa Public Libraries – McLaughlin Branch 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa Wednesday, October … Continue reading

Newcomer Recruiter Event

Newcomers, join us for a special recruitment event at the Pickering Welcome Centre. Representatives in the fields of Human Resources, Engineering, Hospitality, Federal Employment and various other sectors will be on-site to share key job search tips. Understand what employers are looking for and how to target your résumé. Get one-on-one interview feedback from sector … Continue reading

Newcomers, Ontario Works Helps

Newcomers, learn how Ontario Works can help you! Ontario Works (OW) staff will be at the Pickering Welcome Centre to present an overview of the Ontario Works program, including: – How to apply for Ontario Works – Financial benefits – Employment services – Employment programs – Community referrals – Answers to your questions – Helpful, … Continue reading

Growth in Oshawa

According to the City of Oshawa’s 2018 Community Profile, Oshawa set 10 building records in one year and issued over $600M in building permits. Offering a capacity for 35,000 new residents, Oshawa is home to 3 thriving educational institutions – Durham College, UOIT and Trent University Durham – with a student population of more than … Continue reading

Oshawa Chamber – 90 Years!

Last month, the Oshawa Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 90th birthday! DRUHC’s Executive Director, Maralyn Tassone is pictured with Oshawa Mayor John Henry, Regional Counsellor Bob Chapman and City Counsellor Rick Kerr As members of the Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, DRUHC stands behind the Chamber’s mission to support and promote the economic prosperity of their … Continue reading

Toyota Plant Fuels Economy

Recently, Toyota Canada unveiled plans to invest $40M in a new distribution centre in Clarington. Toyota’s current distribution centre in Toronto will be replaced by a 30-acre parcel of land just north of Highway 401 in Clarington. The centre will handle Toyota’s distribution for Canada. According to Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO of Toyota Canada … Continue reading

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