Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 11:28 AM
The City of Oshawa, in collaboration with the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports), is offering a new Lifejacket Loaner Program at Lakeview Park Beach. Community members are reminded to check the Region’s posted beach closures at Durham.ca/beaches prior to their visit and to follow safe swimming guidelines.
With the Lifejacket Loaner Program, visitors have free access to a wide selection of lifejackets in various sizes and styles (both vest and keyhole designs) while enjoying the beach.
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 10:39 AM
Updated message posted Tuesday, July 25:
The water slide at the South Oshawa Community Centre remains closed as it undergoes repairs. Due to this service disruption, the slide will be unavailable during fun swims and pool parties.
Original message posted Wednesday, May 10:
Due to required repairs, the water slide at the South Oshawa Community Centre will be unavailable until further notice.
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 03:09 PM
Durham Region Health Department has received notification that adult mosquitoes in Oshawa have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first mosquito batch in Durham Region to test positive for WNV this season.
The positive batch of mosquitoes were collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in Oshawa. Durham Region Health Department sets mosquito traps across the region and submits mosquitoes for laboratory testing every week between June and...
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 11:34 AM
Camp Molly is coming to Durham Region for the first time this September! Running out of Oshawa from September 14 – 17, the free four day camp will provide selected participants with an inside look at a career in fire and emergency services.
Participants will meet and engage with strong female role models in their community and be challenged, empowered and change the way they see themselves as they rotate through a series of activities based on Firefighter Level 1 training, including: Fire...
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 08:27 AM
The following statement is being issued on behalf of Ontario’s Big City Mayors.
The Canadian government is failing to fully fund the municipal front line that Canada relies on to welcome and settle newcomers, including those needing urgent support such as refugees and asylum-seekers fleeing conflict in their home countries.
Ontario cities understand that the federal government believes “housing and supports for asylum seekers are the responsibility of provinces and municipalities” and...