Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 05:00 AM
The City of Oshawa is committed to helping community members stay informed and connected with the City to receive timely and reliable updates and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Communication is so important – knowledge enables us to make educated decisions that contribute to the well-being of our family, friends, neighbours and community,” said Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter. “We are dedicated to keeping you informed, to answering your questions, and to encouraging you through the sharing of stories...
COVID-19 Update 17: waste collection changes this holiday weekend; yard waste pickup continues at the curb
Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 11:45 AM
Although there are some changes to City of Oshawa services due to COVID-19, City waste collection staff continue to provide curbside waste collection for households, including yard waste collection at the curb.
Changes to waste collection service due to the holiday weekend
- There will be no waste collection service on Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13.
- Residents who normally receive waste collection on Fridays are reminded that due to Good Friday, waste will instead be collected on Saturday, April...
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 12:30 PM
Emergency child care centres in Durham Region are now open, offering free care exclusively for eligible healthcare and frontline workers so they can continue to provide critical services to the community amid COVID-19.
The Regional Municipality of Durham has partnered with local licensed child care operators and home child care agencies in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington and Uxbridge, and is working to open more facilities across the region according to need. These child care centres are...
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 12:00 PM
The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Agriculture in Durham Region is a vital service that ensures residents have access to fresh, high-quality and safe food options to feed themselves and their families. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Durham’s agri-food producers and businesses have continued to ensure access to safe farm-fresh products.
Many operators within our region have stepped up in...
Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 12:00 PM
On April 1, City of Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter and Regional Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri, Chair of the Development Services Committee, led a panel of city leaders to address the current impact of COVID-19, relief efforts underway and to begin discussing economic recovery efforts.
Held in partnership with the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Oshawa BIA, the live telephone town hall event:
- Covered the City of Oshawa’s response to COVID-19, including existing relief efforts.