Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 11:45 AM
Our economic recovery has always depended on the idea of working together. Whether you’re a local consumer, business or government policymaker, our collective actions have a profound cumulative impact on our economic direction. That’s why advocacy is so important to the work we do at the City of Oshawa. When we formed the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force in 2020, we knew that advocating for your business, hearing your voice and communicating that message with all tiers of government would be...
Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 01:30 PM
TD Bank Group Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist Derek Burleton virtually addressed business professionals and community leaders from across the G.T.A. at the City of Oshawa’s Economic Outlook Event on April 21.
Deputy Chief Economist Burleton highlighted key aspects of the global, national, and Ontario economies, as well as a local perspective on Oshawa’s economic landscape in his virtual address.
Mr. Burleton noted that the rapid economic growth we have seen nationally over the pandemic...
Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 12:30 PM
The City of Oshawa is calling on community members to share their input on how well the story of Downtown Oshawa – its people, places, and experiences – are reflected in communications.
The City is developing a new visual brand identity as part of the initiative to better communicate the qualities of Downtown Oshawa that best attract residents, businesses, students, and visitors. The purpose of this feedback form is to establish an understanding of the Downtown Oshawa community and its communication...
Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 06:45 AM
Embracing the future together. This was the foundation of my recent State of the City address to the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce membership and to chart our paths forward to a fulsome economic recovery. The ability to learn from these historical moments, recover and continue to grow is founded in the opportunity to work in true partnership. Every business across the City of Oshawa is considered a partner in our community.
We have thoughtfully and intentionally cultivated a spirit of partnership...
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 05:15 AM
Businesses in the downtown area of Oshawa are encouraged to learn more about a pilot project that temporarily permits sandwich board signs.
Sandwich board signs are an affordable tool for businesses to advertise to visitors and community members, especially during the summer season.
The pilot project runs until April 1, 2023 and permits sandwich board signs in Central Business District Zones in the Downtown Oshawa Urban Growth Centre.
As part of the pilot project, business owners in the downtown...