Have your say: Downtown Oshawa enhancements
Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 09:45 AM
Share your feedback for the King Street Streetscape Project Phase 3
Oshawa residents, businesses and community members are invited to share their feedback on Phase Three of the King Street Streetscape Project on Connect Oshawa (www.connectoshawa.ca/streetscape).
This phase follows the pilot project that began in 2018 with public consultation where the City sought feedback regarding three design options for the widening of the sidewalk on the north side of King Street East between Ontario Street...
TD Deputy Chief Economist Addresses Oshawa in Annual Economic Update
Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 10:00 AM
TD Bank Group Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist Derek Burleton virtually addressed over 150 local business professionals and community leaders from across the GTA at the City of Oshawa’s Economic Outlook Event on May 20.
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.
Mr. Burleton noted that Canada’s prospects for economic growth are showing strength going into the second...
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...
Oshawa properties to receive Ontario Heritage Act designation
Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 09:15 AM
Two heritage properties in Oshawa have been recognized by City Council as properties of cultural heritage value or interest under the Ontario Heritage Act.
At the April 26 Council meeting, Council advanced the designation of the following properties under the Ontario Heritage Act as properties of cultural heritage value or interest:
- 1600 Conlin Road East
- 2651 Harmony Road North
1600 Conlin Road East
Built in the mid- to late-1800s, 1600 Conlin Road East is an excellent example of an Italianate home...