Celebrating Crossing Guard Appreciation Week
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 01:24 PM
The City of Oshawa encourages all community members to thank their crossing guard during Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, June 5 to 9.
The week recognizes the more than 125 crossing guards throughout our community who help students and pedestrians travel safely across streets and intersections on school days, completing approximately 1.5 million crossings each school year.
Community members are reminded to abide by the three-whistle system:
- First Whistle: The school crossing guard blows the first...
You don’t need to go far to celebrate Indigenous History Month
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 09:53 AM
Celebrate Indigenous History Month throughout Oshawa this June! Indigenous History Month is a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.
Community members are invited to join the City to kick off Indigenous History Month with a celebration in Civic Square (located at City Hall, 50 Centre St. S.) between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7. The celebration will include a welcome, performances by Juno-nominated...
Leisure swim delays at South Oshawa Community Centre on June 7
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 09:00 AM
The South Oshawa Community Centre pool will not be available until 10:30 a.m. on June 7. Due to this service disruption, leisure swims scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. will now start at 10:30 a.m. on June 7.
Status updates about this service disruption will be available at Recreation Facility Status.
City celebrates Community Legends and E.P. Taylor Windfields Farm Champion award winners
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 04:26 PM
The City of Oshawa congratulates this year’s Community Legends and E.P. Taylor Windfields Farm Champion award recipients who are celebrated for their significant contributions to the community.
Community Legends Award
The Community Legends Award recognizes individuals and organizations whose everyday actions positively impact Oshawa.
Selected by Oshawa City Council based on nominations from the community, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Durham Region Branch is the recipient of this year’s...
Heat Warning issued for Thursday, June 1 until Friday, June 2
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 02:58 PM
Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a Heat Warning for Durham Region for Thursday, June 1 until Friday, June 2.
To stay cool, our Splash Pads will offer extended operation hours until sunset Thursday, June 1 and Friday June 2.
Durham Region Health Department advises of protective actions:
- If you do go outdoors, drink plenty of water, seek shade and wear light-coloured, loose-fitting clothing, sunglasses and a hat. Don’t forget your sunscreen. Or try to reschedule or plan outdoor...