City of Oshawa welcomes Ontario Parasport Games this weekend
Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 01:30 PM
The City of Oshawa welcomes hundreds of visitors this weekend as the Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games bring more than 500 participants, including athletes, organizers and volunteers, to compete in over ten sports. Three of the eight competition venues are located right here in Oshawa.
Community members are invited to cheer on:
- 5-a-side Soccer at the Civic Recreation Complex (99 Thornton Rd. S.) at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, February 5;
Rose Valley Community Park
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 11:22 AM
The City of Oshawa is seeking input from the community on the design of a destination playground for Rose Valley Community Park. Located at 1095 Thornton Rd. N., this Park is proposed to include a playground, pickleball courts, formal gardens passive walking trails and enhancements to the B.M.X. Park.
Community members can help shape the design of the Park by providing feedback on preferred playground equipment and accessibility by:
- completing a feedback form online on Connect Oshawa (
Statement from Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter to Honour February 2023 as Black History Month in Oshawa
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 09:30 AM
Today marks the beginning of Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and resilience of Black communities and to reflect on their role in shaping Canada’s culture and history. The stories of Black Canadians are an integral part of our country’s and our city’s heritage. I encourage everyone to take some time this month to learn more about these stories, not only to honour the contributions of Black Canadians to our society, but also to better understand how this history informs...
Community Awards nominations now being accepted
Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 09:30 AM
The City of Oshawa is calling for nominations of individuals, collectives and organizations that have made a positive contribution in the community.
The City is now accepting nominations for the following community awards:
- Community Legend Award;
- Oshawa Culture Counts Awards; and,
- E.P. Taylor Windfields Farm Champion Award.
Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Oshawa City Council will present recipients with their awards at a Council meeting in spring 2023.
City of Oshawa records strongest year of building activity with over $900 million in permit values
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2023 04:11 PM
The City of Oshawa is pleased to report that building permit activity in 2022 exceeded any year in Oshawa’s recorded history. Oshawa’s previous building permit record was set in 2017 at $614 million. In 2022, the City shattered that record with more than $900 million in building permit values!
In total Oshawa set 25 new building records in 2022. Highlights include:
- highest total construction value issued in any one year ($901+ million)
- highest total residential construction value issued in any one...