City of Oshawa to name new park after homegrown hockey legend, Dale Hawerchuk
Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:30 PM
City Council has approved the naming of a future Oshawa park that will be located on a portion of the former Donevan High School site as “Dale Hawerchuk Park.”
The motion was introduced by Regional and City Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri during the May 25, 2020 Council Meeting, and was unanimously approved by Council.
Having always been a hockey town, the city’s cultural identity is closely linked to the game and its life lessons: discipline, teamwork, respect, communication and humility, all of...
City of Oshawa extends Welcoming Streets Initiative pilot project to December 2020
Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2020 08:30 AM
The City’s Welcoming Streets Initiative pilot project was extended to the end of 2020 by City Council at the April 2020 Council meeting. The initiative will continue to run in downtown Oshawa with support from the Downtown Oshawa B.I.A. and Carea Community Health Centre.
The Welcoming Streets Initiative helps to bridge the gap between business owners and community members who are vulnerable in the city’s downtown. The project has made strides towards fostering a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment...
Downtown Oshawa BIA Notice: Downtown Oshawa BIA’s New Website is Live!
Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:00 PM
On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020, the Downtown Oshawa Business Improvement Association launched their new website. The website was designed for the local community, tourists, and BIA members as an online hub for Downtown Oshawa.
The main purpose of this website is to emphasize tourism in the downtown core. The website highlights services and the many places to eat, shop, play, and stay. Filled with a diverse art, culture, and entertainment scene, Downtown Oshawa is a hidden, yet extraordinary...
New virtual adoption process pairs over 100 strays with their “fur-ever” home during pandemic
Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:45 PM
The temporary closure of Oshawa Animal Services (O.A.S.) to the public has not stopped the community from giving loving homes to deserving animals. As of April 20, over 100 animals have been virtually adopted since the shelter was closed to the public in mid-March because of the coronavirus.
The virtual adoption process was developed in response to the shelter’s temporary closure to allow for animals to continue to find their “fur-ever” homes. The process includes a review of the available...
COVID-19 Update 2: City Hall, Animal Services closed to the public; Service Oshawa available online and over the telephone during business hours
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020 02:30 PM
Further to temporary preventative measures taken on Friday, March 13 and the closure of community and recreation facilities and programs, the City of Oshawa is now advising of the closure of City Hall and Oshawa Animal Services to the public.
At this time, these closures and cancellations are in effect until April 5. The City is closely monitoring developments and reassessing closures and programming on a daily basis. For the latest updates on City closures and changes to programming, visit www...