Oshawa appoints new Director of Economic Development Services
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 06:15 AM
The City of Oshawa is pleased to announce the appointment of Hailey Wright as the new Director of Economic Development Services.
Hailey Wright’s appointment was officially announced on her first day in her new role during the June 7 Development Services Committee meeting.
Prior to joining the City, Hailey Wright held a number of positions at Trent University Durham GTA for more than a decade, most recently as Manager, Community Relations and Articulation. A Trent University alumni, Hailey is a...
Oshawa continues to set building records in 2021
Posted on Monday, June 07, 2021 11:00 AM
Construction value issued in Oshawa saw an increase last month, with the City of Oshawa setting three building records for the months of April and May 2021:
- Highest number of permits issued in April on record with 370 (surpassing record of 276 set in 2015).
- Highest number of townhouses issued in April on record with 212 (surpassing 127 set in 1977).
- Highest industrial value issued in May on record with $15.2 million (surpassing record of $5.03 million set in 1980.
During the month of April, the...
Metrolinx Notice: Plan to attend the Metrolinx review of the Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit preliminary design for Oshawa June 3
Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 05:15 AM
Metrolinx wants to hear from you about the Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit (DSBRT) preliminary design. Your feedback is vital to moving this important transit project forward.
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A project update will be provided from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. followed by a questions and answers session. Questions will be answered based on popularity (total votes); submit and/or vote on questions now. Questions may also be submitted during the meeting.
City supports application to bring high-speed Internet to areas of Oshawa
Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 11:00 AM
The City of Oshawa has provided a letter of support to Rogers Communications for Rogers’ application for federal funding to bring high-speed Internet to areas of Oshawa.
Rogers has submitted an application under the Federal Government’s $1.75 billion Universal Broadband Fund to connect eligible homes and businesses in Oshawa to Rogers’ high-speed Internet network. The households are primarily in the rural areas of Oshawa, and the application would also see connection for businesses in the...
Durham Region Notice: Business Count returns to Durham Region
Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 09:15 AM
In an effort to help support our local businesses, Durham Region will be conducting a Business Count from May through August as part of an annual Regional project to gather employment statistics and build a stronger local economy.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 Business Count will be conducted through a short online or phone survey. Members of the Region’s Business Count Team will reach out to local businesses via phone to gather basic information about the type and nature of the company,...