What is RSS?
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It's an easy way to keep up with news and information that's important to you, and helps avoid browsing or searching for information on various websites. For instance, users who are interested in City of Oshawa employment opportunities can subscribe to the City's RSS Employment Feed and receive automatic updates when jobs are posted.
What is an RSS Reader?
RSS Readers allow users to view updated content from specified sources (RSS feeds). Various free and commercial RSS Readers are available for download. Some browsers have a built-in feed reader (use the help button in your browser’s toolbar to find out more.
Subscribe to content-specific RSS Feeds
Using an RSS Reader, choose the City feeds you would like to receive. Copy the URL(s) below and past each into the appropriate field of your RSS Reader. RSS will automatically retrieve updates as they are posted and send the updates to your Reader. If you change your mind about a feed and would like to unsubscribe, simply delete the RSS feed from your Reader.
News (City news, media releases and more) - http://www.oshawa.ca/news_rss.asp
Breaking News (information regarding emergency notifications) - http://www.oshawa.ca/breaking_rss.asp
Employment Opportunities - http://www.oshawa.ca/employment_rss.asp
Service Updates (notices of changes to City services and infrastructure, including road closures/restrictions, changes to waste collection services, holiday hours and more) - http://www.oshawa.ca/service_updates_rss.asp
Public Notices (general public news and notifications for residents and community organizations, including Notices of Public Meetings updates to City by-laws) - http://www.oshawa.ca/publicnotice_rss.asp
Bid Opportunities (requests for tenders, proposals and formal quotations issued by Purchasing Services) - http://www.oshawa.ca/bid_opportunities_rss.asp
Subscribe to meeting and event notifications
The City of Oshawa Events & Meetings Calendar offers "subscribe" options. Users can select which meeting/event categories to subscribe to for notifcations and updates, including notices and information about upcoming Council and Committee meetings and upcoming City-led and community events. Visit http://calendar.oshawa.ca to subscribe.