Oshawa Peony Festival named Top 100
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 12:10 PM
A premier City of Oshawa event has been recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO). At the Festivals and Events Ontario Conference, Oshawa’s Peony Festival was awarded FEO’s Top 100 Festivals title once again.
The Top 100 award recognition acknowledges industry excellence happening across the province. The award is recognized by festival goers, peers, and government officials for leading quality festivals and events.
A signature event in Oshawa since 2004, this is the 11th consecutive year...
Join us for an in-person Public Information Centre about the Simcoe St. Rapid Transit Study
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 10:30 AM
The Region of Durham is hosting two Public Information Centres (PICs) to discuss the Simcoe Street Rapid Transit Study; and gather feedback from residents to assess rapid transit solutions along Simcoe St. in Oshawa. Feedback from participants will help guide rapid transit recommendations.
Residents are invited to take part in the following sessions:
- Tuesday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club, 160 Alexandra St., Oshawa
- Wednesday, March 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jubilee...
Support for Ukraine’s energy infrastructure
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 01:49 PM
Oshawa City Council is encouraging the Region of Durham, area municipalities and local businesses to consider joining them in making a donation to support the purchase of generators to ease the pressure on Ukraine’s electric grid.
Ukraine’s electricity grids, power plants, water filtration plants and other civilian infrastructure are required. While first responders and repair crews continue to do incredible work to restore the infrastructure, generators are required to ensure a continuous...
Oshawa is home to Durham’s best neighbourhoods
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 09:34 AM
If you’re into the food scene, love to shop and spend time outdoors, Oshawa has some of the best neighbourhoods in which to live in Durham Region, according to a recent real estate industry ranking.
Wahi is a digital real estate platform that broadly analyzes the top neighbourhoods across the G.T.A. assessing them against various lifestyles, needs and interests.
According to Wahi’s Where to Live 2023, which ranks the top three neighbourhoods in 11 categories based on a number of variables including...
Spring forward: replace your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm batteries
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 03:50 PM
Oshawa Fire Services reminds community members to replace the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks and spring forward this weekend.
Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12, when clocks are set ahead one hour and is an important reminder for everyone to ensure that their smoke alarms are working correctly.
Working smoke alarms save lives. For as little as $40, the cost of a smoke/carbon monoxide alarm is one of the best investments you...