Ontario Power Generation to locate new corporate headquarters to Oshawa
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 01:33 PM
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced it will establish a new corporate headquarters in the City of Oshawa. With the consolidation of corporate offices from across Ontario, OPG has selected the City of Oshawa as the new centre of operations at 1908 Colonel Sam Dr.
OPG’s decision will bring more than 2,000 highly skilled corporate staff to Oshawa, alongside their existing presence at the Pickering and Darlington Nuclear Generating Stations.
With this announcement, OPG will establish a new...
Provide your feedback on the Community Benefits Charge Strategy
Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 12:59 PM
Oshawa community members and industry stakeholders are invited to share feedback on the proposed Community Benefits Charge (C.B.C.) Strategy.
The Community Benefits Charge is a new charge that can be collected by municipalities to ensure funding is available for a range of community services that are needed due to growth. The C.B.C. can be collected on high-density development and redevelopment of five or more storeys with ten or more residential units. Certain types of development, such as...
Oshawa’s college and universities earn top marks in research and innovation
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 04:04 PM
The City of Oshawa is proud to congratulate its post-secondary partners Durham College, Ontario Tech University and Trent University Durham GTA for being ranked among Canada’s top research universities and colleges in 2022.
Research Infosource (RI), Canada’s premier research ranking organization and leading provider of research intelligence for business and higher education, gathers and compares data on universities, colleges and other research organizations across the country.
According to its...
City of Oshawa records strongest year of building activity with over $900 million in permit values
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2023 04:11 PM
The City of Oshawa is pleased to report that building permit activity in 2022 exceeded any year in Oshawa’s recorded history. Oshawa’s previous building permit record was set in 2017 at $614 million. In 2022, the City shattered that record with more than $900 million in building permit values!
In total Oshawa set 25 new building records in 2022. Highlights include:
- highest total construction value issued in any one year ($901+ million)
- highest total residential construction value issued in any one...
Have Your Say: land use and transportation study centered around future Oshawa GO Station
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 01:42 PM
Planning for land uses and transportation around the future Central Oshawa GO Station is moving forward! The City of Oshawa invites community members to provide their feedback on a land use and transportation study for the area surrounding the planned station.
A Master Land Use Plan and Area-specific Transportation Master Plan for the Central Oshawa Major Transit Station Area (M.T.S.A.) is underway. The M.T.S.A. is centered by the future Central Oshawa GO Station site located at 500 Howard Street,...