Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:15 PM
The City of Oshawa was recently recognized by the Toronto Sun as one of the top 3 Cities for job seekers outside of Toronto, according to data collected by Monster Jobs, a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Oshawa appears to have gained in popularity with millennials seeking alternatives that include more space and greater real estate value.
Smaller communities appeal to job seekers – Change in lifestyle a motivating factor
When Jasper Davis and his wife first purchased...
Durham Region Notice: Shop Durham Region - New online marketplace for Durham businesses launching soon
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 07:45 AM
While major online shopping retailers continue to get bigger and busier, many locally-owned and operated retailers are struggling—a trend that is accelerating during the pandemic. The upcoming holiday shopping season will be critical for Durham’s small businesses, and that’s why the Region of Durham is pleased to announce the launch of a new multi-vendor e-commerce website, Shop Durham Region, for businesses to list their products online alongside other local products.
The innovative new online marketplace—with...
Mayor Carter thrilled with GM Canada’s $1.3 billion investment and new jobs at the Oshawa Assembly Plant
Posted on Thursday, November 05, 2020 06:45 AM
The City of Oshawa is celebrating today’s announcement that will see General Motors planning to invest up to $1.3 billion to bring pickup truck production back to the Oshawa Assembly Plant along with the hiring of over 1,700 hourly workers. It is also expected to have a positive impact on employment at feeder plants in Durham Region.
“On behalf of the City of Oshawa, we are thrilled with GM’s announcement that it is investing $1.3 billion to reopen the Oshawa Assembly plant and bring quality jobs...
Posted on Monday, November 02, 2020 10:00 AM
With GDP expected to advance 5.8 per cent in 2021, The Conference Board of Canada is projecting a healthy economic rebound for the Oshawa Census Metropolitan Area (CMA).
A CMA is defined as an area consisting of one or more neighbouring municipalities with a 100,000 population, situated around a core of at least 50,000. The Oshawa CMA includes Oshawa, Whitby and Clarington.
The projections point to a significantly improved job market, with employment expanding by 5.7 per cent and the unemployment...
Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020 08:00 AM
The City of Oshawa has launched a buy local campaign – Oshawa Loves Local – to support local businesses as part of the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force.
The #OshawaLovesLocal campaign highlights smaller community-owned and family-led businesses that are pillars of Oshawa, making up the majority of 70,000+ jobs across the city. These businesses are a critical part of the community as they build strong neighbourhoods, sustain services and support local charitable causes.
Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter...