Durham Regional Business News

Help plan Oshawa’s 100th birthday party -The City of Oshawa is looking for members of the community to join the committee tasked with helping city staff plan Oshawa’s centennial celebrations; Oshawa will mark 100 years as a city in 2024 and the Community Centennial committee will provide input, plan and help execute activities in that marquee year. The committee is looking for people who are leaders, innovators or involved with cultural and community groups, as well as citizen members - Jan. 4, 2020

Oshawa council passes 2.03 per cent tax hike for 2020 - Oshawa residents will see a modest increase on the city portion of their tax bill in 2020 after council passed a 2.03 per cent tax increase in December. That works out to be an increase of $42.65 on the average tax bill for a home with an assessed value of $356,000. - Dec. 31, 2019

Oshawa Power is helping turn zoo poop into electricity - Utility to invest in ZooShare program with Toronto Zoo - Nov. 20, 2019

Win-a-storefront contest aims to perk up shopping scene in downtown Oshawa - Nov. 20, 2019

Oshawa’s Wilson Furniture has been a downtown fixture for decades and has now marked 85 years at the same location - Nov. 19, 2019.

Clarington bans single-use plastics at town hall; Next step could include all municipal buildings and recreation centres - Oct. 16, 2019

Durham is going to have a roller skating rink again; NEB's Fun World in Oshawa planning roller rink as part of expansion project

Oshawa's Durham Recruiting, is number 15 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s top new growth companies. The full-service recruiting firm plays “matchmaker” by pairing job seekers with local businesses. - September 20, 2019

Whitby's Geekspeak, one of Canada's fastest growing companies - Founder says e-commerce allowing for rapid growth - September 20, 2019


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