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...
Culture of change and innovation will guide Oshawa into prosperity
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023 03:40 PM
Signalling a bright future ahead for Oshawa, Mayor Dan Carter delivered his 2023 State of the City Address with much optimism to a sold-out audience of business and community leaders at the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Luncheon.
Mayor Carter began his annual State of the City Address by reflecting on a successful 2022 that continues to guide Oshawa’s incredible transformation. He touched on:
- a record year of nearly $1 billion in building permit value;
- the addition of light-duty...
Oshawa-developed Project Arrow to open Canadian International AutoShow
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 02:00 PM
Oshawa’s Ontario Tech University will be in the spotlight this week whenProject Arrow, the first Canadian-made zero-emission vehicle opens Media Day of the2023 Canadian International AutoShow.
The sleek concept electric vehicle will take centre stage during the opening events of the AutoShow’s media preview event on February 16 and then will be showcased for the duration of the AutoShow (February 17 to 26) near the indoor EV Test Drive Track in the main showroom at the Metro Toronto Convention...
Ontario Power Generation to locate new corporate headquarters to Oshawa
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 01:33 PM
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced it will establish a new corporate headquarters in the City of Oshawa. With the consolidation of corporate offices from across Ontario, OPG has selected the City of Oshawa as the new centre of operations at 1908 Colonel Sam Dr.
OPG’s decision will bring more than 2,000 highly skilled corporate staff to Oshawa, alongside their existing presence at the Pickering and Darlington Nuclear Generating Stations.
With this announcement, OPG will establish a new...
Provide your feedback on the Community Benefits Charge Strategy
Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 12:59 PM
Oshawa community members and industry stakeholders are invited to share feedback on the proposed Community Benefits Charge (C.B.C.) Strategy.
The Community Benefits Charge is a new charge that can be collected by municipalities to ensure funding is available for a range of community services that are needed due to growth. The C.B.C. can be collected on high-density development and redevelopment of five or more storeys with ten or more residential units. Certain types of development, such as long-term...