Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 12:00 PM
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Lakeview Park, the City of Oshawa invites artists of all ages, mediums and skill levels to submit proposals showcasing Lakeview Park past and present for the most recent installation of temporary public art in Oshawa.
The temporary art project will see the City’s Public Art Task Force choosing 10 submissions that will then be featured on banners showcased on the existing light poles throughout Lakeview Park.
Interested artists are encouraged to submit up to...
Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:15 PM
In March 2020, the City of Oshawa proclaimed Sunday, May 31 through to Saturday, June 6 as National AccessAbility Week (N.A.A.W.) in Oshawa.
N.A.A.W. takes place annually, beginning on the last Sunday in May and aims to change the way society thinks, talks and acts in regards to accessibility and inclusion. It is a week for accessibility and inclusion to be promoted across communities and workplaces and a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and the efforts of those...
Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2020 10:30 AM
Construction value issued in Oshawa saw an increase in the previous two months, with the City of Oshawa setting three building records for the month of April 2020:
- Highest April for Residential permit value ($124.4 million, surpassing $63.4 million set in 2015).
- Highest April for number of Apartment Units (371 units, surpassing 171 units record set in 1981).
- Highest April for total number of residential units (452 units, surpassing 281 units record set in 1981).
The two major projects issued in...
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 12:30 PM
The Region of Durham has compiled The Resources in the Community webpage, to support vulnerable and marginalized individuals in our community. The information is updated regularly and reflects the Region’s understanding of resources that are available at that time.
“While physical distancing is required, social interaction is still very important for our mental health,” said Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter. “We do not need to walk through these uncertain times alone. There are many community resources that...
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...