Get Active Oshawa - June is Recreation and Parks Month
Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2023 09:46 AM
“June is Recreation and Parks Month” in Ontario. The City of Oshawa is celebrating the month of June with the rest of the province by getting active!
We have a number of activities to get you active and involved in the city’s recreation facilities, parks and outdoor spaces for “June is Recreation and Parks Month”:
- Free Fitness Fridays – Join us every Friday in the month of June at any of the three City of Oshawa Fitness Centres for free.
- Celebrate Pride Month with a 2SLGBTQ+ Free Fun Swim at Delpark...
Oshawa welcomes GM’s $280 million investment in next generation truck production
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 05:20 PM
On behalf of the City of Oshawa, Mayor Carter is thrilled to welcome GM Canada’s announcement that they will invest a further $280 million in the Oshawa Assembly plant to build GM’s next internal combustion engine (ICE) full-size trucks.
With this investment, GM has committed more than $1.4 billion in Oshawa since 2020. These investments further solidify Oshawa’s footprint in the transformed automotive industry of the future and ensure that GM manufacturing operations and thousands of quality jobs...
Ed Broadbent Waterfront Park officially opens
Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 11:00 AM
Long-time former Oshawa MP and NDP national leader Mr. Ed Broadbent was in Oshawa to celebrate the opening of Ed Broadbent Waterfront Park.
Dignitaries, members of Oshawa City Council, family and friends of Mr. Broadbent and community leaders were on hand for the official opening and ribbon-cutting on June 1.
Located at Simcoe Street and Harbour Road, Ed Broadbent Waterfront Park is the City of Oshawa’s newest addition to the waterfront parks system. The Waterfront Trail runs through the site and...
Statement from Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter recognizing Pride Month in Oshawa
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 03:21 PM
June 1st marks the beginning of Pride Month. From the uprising at Stonewall, to the demonstrations against the bathhouse raids, Pride is a movement. It’s a movement that is forged from those who have had the courage to live authentically. It’s a movement that is built on the efforts of the 2SLGBTQ+ people who said, “We are not wrong.” And today, it continues as a movement to advance the message that we all deserve to be understood, respected and accepted for who we are.
Pride Month is an...
Celebrating Crossing Guard Appreciation Week
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 01:24 PM
The City of Oshawa encourages all community members to thank their crossing guard during Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, June 5 to 9.
The week recognizes the more than 125 crossing guards throughout our community who help students and pedestrians travel safely across streets and intersections on school days, completing approximately 1.5 million crossings each school year.
Community members are reminded to abide by the three-whistle system:
- First Whistle: The school crossing guard blows the first...