Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 02:45 PM
Durham College (DC) is officially on the map after recently acquiring the naming rights to one of GO Transit’s busiest stations. The leading post-secondary institution has embarked on a 10-year agreement with Metrolinx, with its first station naming partnership.
Beginning October 4, what was formerly known as the Oshawa GO station will now be referred to by its brand-new name – Durham College Oshawa GO. By partnering with Metrolinx, DC is strengthening its relationship with future students, employees...
Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:10 AM
The City of Oshawa is pleased to report that our year-to-date building permit activity is well exceeding any year in Oshawa’s recorded history.
Oshawa’s previous annual building permit record was set in 2017 at $614 million. Year to date, the City has shattered this record with $779 million in building permit values for 2022, which is double the pace of 2021.
August 2022 building permit highlights include:
- Highest August for number of permits issued (240 permits surpassing 2006 record of 113)
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 09:27 AM
As we enter the fall season in the City of Oshawa, the bustling energy of our growing community becomes immediately apparent. We have approximately 30,000 post-secondary students returning to campus along with a return to the office across many industries. We have a brand new production shift ramping up manufacturing at GM Canada’s Oshawa Assembly Plant as part of an up to $1.3 billion investment in our community, along with record levels of construction activity across the city. While it is...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 08:25 AM
It’s summer in the great City of Oshawa and with that comes the return of many amazing events in our community. It’s exciting to see so many families, community members of all ages and visitors enjoying Oshawa events and attractions, including the award-winning Peony Festival weekend and Fiesta Week that both attracted thousands of visitors in June. As we head into August, I would like to highlight three upcoming events in our great city.
Kars on King
Kars on King takes place the evening of Friday,...
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 09:00 AM
Eleven local projects are being honoured as part of the City of Oshawa 2022 Urban Design Awards.
Ten projects received an Award of Excellence and one project received a Special Recognition Award for demonstrating excellence in urban design, as well as enhancing the image of the city and quality of life.
The 2022 Urban Design Award of Excellence winners are:
- Brent Jeffrey, 31 Beatrice Street East (three-storey apartment building)
- Frère Du Nord, 45 – 47 Prince Street (renovation of existing two storey...