Pickering, Ontario

What is Pickering, Ontario known for?


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Pickering , Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario) and Oshawa (Oshawa, Ontario) to the east, Markham (Markham, Ontario), Richmond Hill (Richmond Hill, Ontario) and Vaughan (Vaughan, Ontario) to the north, and Brampton and Mississauga to the west) since the early 1980s, due to a number of converging factors including an exponential rise in the cost of real estate within the city and high property and corporate taxes. Due to Toronto's high cultural diversity, jobs


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role as Jessica Buchanan on soap opera One Life to Live. In film * The 1957 CBC Hollywood production of the classic television show ''Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans'' was filmed in Pickering. A farm at the corner of Valley Farm Rd. and 3rd Concession, owned by Arthur Gottlieb, was the setting for the 25-episode series. * The 1979 film ''The Black Stallion (film)'' was partially filmed at a refurbished barn located on Sideline 24 near Claremont. * The Canadian television show ''Paradise Falls''' first season was filmed in the village of Whitevale (Whitevale, Ontario), as was David Cronenberg's film ''The Dead Zone (The Dead Zone (film))''. * The 1994 comedy ''The Ref'' with Dennis Leary and Kevin Spacey was filmed in part at Port Pickering Marina, on Frenchman's Bay. * The 1995 family adventure film ''Salt Water Moose,'' starring Timothy Dalton and Lolita Davidovitch, was filmed in and around Frenchman's Bay. * The 1998 comedy action film ''The Big Hit'' with Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Avery Brooks, Christina Applegate and Elliott Gould, was filmed in part in Pickering near Petticoat Creek. * The 2008-09 comedy family soap ''Jimmy'' was filmed in Pickering near Dunbarton High School. The '''Pickering Panthers''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of Central Division Hockey but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. '''Richard Hart''' (born October 14, 1968) is a retired Canadian (Canada) curler (curling) from Pickering, Ontario. With skip Glenn Howard, Hart has played in 8 straight Ontario Finals. Toronto's immediate neighbours are Mississauga and Brampton within the Regional Municipality of Peel, Vaughan and Markham (Markham, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of York, and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of Durham. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the regional municipalities (Regional municipality) of Halton (Regional Municipality of Halton), Peel, York and Durham. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. Highway 407 ETR (Ontario Highway 407) is not located within Toronto proper, but is a major highway in the Greater Toronto Area that acts as a secondary bypass around the northern end of the city, stretching from Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) in the west to Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in the east. It is an electronic toll road with no physical toll booths, instead depending on automatic recognition of vehicle plates (Automatic number plate recognition) or electronic toll collection. - colspan "4" '''Pickering (Pickering, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Pickering municipal election, 2006)'' - In December 1963, Stavro opened his first food "terminal"—a forerunner of the big-box store—which featured low prices and no-frills service. It was located at Woodbine Road and Highway 7 in Markham, Ontario. Eight years later, he opened a second terminal in Pickering, Ontario. A 10,000 square-metre store at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto opened in 1975. Through the years, he opened nine terminals in the Greater Toronto Area and a 31,500 square-metre outlet in Cambridge, Ontario, which opened in 1991, billed as the world's largest grocery store.


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in Mississauga, Ontario. This was the first store in the chain to sell some non-food products and was initially two-storeys. The second storey was later closed to customers and used for storage. A restaurant, drug store, and wine shop all rented space within the building. Biography Ashe was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and educated in that city. He worked in agency management for Northern Life of Canada. A Roman Catholic, Ashe was a separate school trustee for Gloucester Township (Gloucester Township, Ontario) in the late 1950s, and was Nepean Township (Nepean Township, Ontario) in the early 1960s. He was elected deputy reeve (Reeve (Canada)) of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in 1969, and became the city's first mayor four years later. Ashe served as mayor of Pickering until 1977, and was also a member of the Durham (Durham County, Ontario) Regional Council. DATE OF BIRTH 4 May 1987 PLACE OF BIRTH Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH - width "40%" Communities Ajax (Ajax, Ontario) Brock (Brock, Ontario) Oshawa Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) Scugog (Scugog, Ontario) Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario) Whitby (Whitby, Ontario) -5000 The school board has families of schools (Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby, Oshawa, and Brock Uxbridge Scugog),each of which has two trustees except Oshawa, which has three. Three student trustees, using a non-binding, recorded vote, represent the region of Durham. In total the school board has more than 7000 staff who serve approximately 46 000 elementary and 24 000 secondary school students. '''Dunbarton High School''' is located in Pickering, Ontario and is part of the Durham District School Board. The school has students in grades 9-12 and offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. Their mascot is the Spartan. It has also obtained the use of a former public school to serve as its arts facility (South Campus). The classes in south campus are: english, art, music, drama, and dance. '''Pine Ridge Secondary School''' is located in Pickering, Ontario, within the Durham District School Board. The school has students in grades 9-12 and offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. In 2007, then Principal Sarah A. McDonald was named one of Canada's Outstanding Principals. The '''Pickering Panthers''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of Central Division Hockey but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. '''Richard Hart''' (born October 14, 1968) is a retired Canadian (Canada) curler (curling) from Pickering, Ontario. With skip Glenn Howard, Hart has played in 8 straight Ontario Finals. Toronto's immediate neighbours are Mississauga and Brampton within the Regional Municipality of Peel, Vaughan and Markham (Markham, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of York, and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of Durham. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the regional municipalities (Regional municipality) of Halton (Regional Municipality of Halton), Peel, York and Durham. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. Highway 407 ETR (Ontario Highway 407) is not located within Toronto proper, but is a major highway in the Greater Toronto Area that acts as a secondary bypass around the northern end of the city, stretching from Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) in the west to Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in the east. It is an electronic toll road with no physical toll booths, instead depending on automatic recognition of vehicle plates (Automatic number plate recognition) or electronic toll collection. - colspan "4" '''Pickering (Pickering, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Pickering municipal election, 2006)'' - In December 1963, Stavro opened his first food "terminal"—a forerunner of the big-box store—which featured low prices and no-frills service. It was located at Woodbine Road and Highway 7 in Markham, Ontario. Eight years later, he opened a second terminal in Pickering, Ontario. A 10,000 square-metre store at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto opened in 1975. Through the years, he opened nine terminals in the Greater Toronto Area and a 31,500 square-metre outlet in Cambridge, Ontario, which opened in 1991, billed as the world's largest grocery store.


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. Part of the Waterfront Trail in Pickering, on weekends between May and September, it features visual and performing artists in "Sunday on the Porch" series at the SilverStone Gallery. Restaurants Pickering has several popular and unique restaurants, including Kobo Sushi, http: www.kobogourmet.com Massey's, Crabby Joe's, PORT Restaurant and Big M, a burger joint. Bars and restaurants such as The Harp, Fox Goes Free, and The Bear and Firkin offer bar grub and often provide nightly entertaining environments. thumb Boats and benches by Frenchman's Bay by Millennium Square (File:Nautical Village Millennium Square, Pickering.jpg) thumb Trees in blossom in the springtime in the Nautical Village (File:Nautical Village Blossoms.jpg) thumb Boats docked by the Waterfront Trail in Frenchman's Bay, Pickering (File:Boats in Frenchman's Bay by the Nautical Village, Pickering.jpg) thumb OPG 7 Wind Turbine & Pickering Nuclear Plant from Beachfront Park (File:Pickering Nuclear Plant & Wind Turbine from Beachfront Park.JPG) thumb right St. Isaac Jogues Church on Finch Avenue (File:Entrance to St. Isaac Jogues Church, Pickering.JPG) Government thumb Pickering City Hall Clock Tower from Glenanna Rd. entrance (File:Pickering City Hall.JPG) The city council consists of a mayor, three regional councillors, and three city councillors. The mayor and regional councillors sit on the council and also represent the city at Durham Regional Council. The city councillors sit on city council only. Pickering is divided into three wards, with one city councillor and one regional councillor representing each ward. The current mayor, Dave Ryan, has held the mayoralty since 2003. Emergency services Police services in Pickering are provided by the Durham Regional Police from a division office located in the eastern section of the city. Officers from this location also patrol Ajax. Pickering Fire Services operates from four stations with a force of all full-time firefighters. Claremont Fire Hall is now fully staffed by full-time firefighters 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Ambulance emergency medical services are provided by Durham Region. Education Pickering is served by the Durham District School Board, the Durham Catholic District School Board, the Conseil scolaire Viamonde and the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud. As of early 2007, the public board operates 17 elementary schools and two secondary schools, Dunbarton High School and Pine Ridge Secondary School (Pickering High School (Pickering High School, Ajax) was previously located in Pickering, but was transferred to Ajax when the city boundaries were changed). The Catholic board runs eight elementary schools and one secondary school, Saint Mary Catholic Secondary School (St. Mary Catholic Secondary School (Pickering, Ontario)). The French public school board operates École Ronald-Marion, which serves both elementary and secondary students. Blaisdale Montessori (Montessori method) School, a private school chain, has several locations throughout Pickering serving children from preschool age to grade 8. There is also a private elementary and junior high school there called Montessori Learning Centre. Also serving the Durham Region is Durham Secondary Academy & Middle School, an inspected private high school and middle school for grades 5 to 12. In September 2012, the Durham College Centennial College Joint Learning Site opened at the north terminus of the pedestrian bridge. The Joint Learning Site offers primarily graduate certificate programs, with a number of complementary courses and classes. At the time of its opening, it was the only public post-secondary institution in the Province of Ontario with a direct connection to public transit. Notable natives and residents * Sean Avery, former NHL (National Hockey League) forward * Shelley-Ann Brown, Olympic silver-medallist bobsledder *Tom Brown, Weather Anchor of CTV (CTV Television Network) * Yannick Carter, Canadian Football League linebacker and special teamer for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats * Glenn Clark, former National Lacrosse League player and former head coach of the Toronto Rock * Ernie Coombs, singer better known as Mr. Dressup * Laura Creavalle, IFBB professional bodybuilder * Ilona Duczynska, Polish-Hungarian communist revolutionary, active in Hungary, Austria, England and Canada * Perdita Felicien, Olympic track and field athlete * Dale Goldhawk, journalist and consumer rights advocate * Alan Haskvitz, National Teacher's Hall of Fame educator * Glenn Healy, former NHL goalie, member of 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers * Kristen Holden-Ried, actor * Nikkita Holder, Olympic track and field athlete * Craig Hutchison (Craig Hutchison (swimmer)), Olympic swimmer * Mark Jackson (Mark Jackson (Canadian musician)), musician * Spider Jones, former professional boxer, media radio personality, currently with CFRB (CFRB (AM)) radio * Cory Joseph, NBA (National Basketball Association) player for the San Antonio Spurs * Andrea Lewis, singer, actor and songwriter * Denis T. O'Connor, former Roman Catholic archbishop of Toronto * Jennifer Pappas (The Next Step (2013 TV series)), an actress on Family Channel's (Family (TV channel)) The Next Step (The Next Step (2013 TV series)), portraying Chloe. * Paul Peschisolido, professional soccer player who played in England as a striker and was the Manager of Burton Albion F.C. * Jaime Peters, professional soccer player who plays midfield for Ipswich Town in the United Kingdom * Karl Polanyi, professor of economics at Columbia University and author of ''The Great Transformation (The Great Transformation (book))'' * Sarah Slean, singer * Tyler Stewart, Barenaked Ladies drummer singer * Beverly Thomson, co-host of CTV (CTV Television Network)'s ''Canada AM'' * Chris Van Vliet, entertainment reporter for CBS Cleveland affiliate, WOIO * Neil Young, rock singer-songwriter, spent part of his early years in Pickering, living on Brock Road * Shawn Mendes, singer-songwriter who gained popularity through Vine (Vine (software)), and was part of the magcon tour. * Bree Williamson, actress best known for her role as Jessica Buchanan on soap opera One Life to Live. In film * The 1957 CBC Hollywood production of the classic television show ''Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans'' was filmed in Pickering. A farm at the corner of Valley Farm Rd. and 3rd Concession, owned by Arthur Gottlieb, was the setting for the 25-episode series. * The 1979 film ''The Black Stallion (film)'' was partially filmed at a refurbished barn located on Sideline 24 near Claremont. * The Canadian television show ''Paradise Falls''' first season was filmed in the village of Whitevale (Whitevale, Ontario), as was David Cronenberg's film ''The Dead Zone (The Dead Zone (film))''. * The 1994 comedy ''The Ref'' with Dennis Leary and Kevin Spacey was filmed in part at Port Pickering Marina, on Frenchman's Bay. * The 1995 family adventure film ''Salt Water Moose,'' starring Timothy Dalton and Lolita Davidovitch, was filmed in and around Frenchman's Bay. * The 1998 comedy action film ''The Big Hit'' with Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Avery Brooks, Christina Applegate and Elliott Gould, was filmed in part in Pickering near Petticoat Creek. * The 2008-09 comedy family soap ''Jimmy'' was filmed in Pickering near Dunbarton High School. The '''Pickering Panthers''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of Central Division Hockey but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. '''Richard Hart''' (born October 14, 1968) is a retired Canadian (Canada) curler (curling) from Pickering, Ontario. With skip Glenn Howard, Hart has played in 8 straight Ontario Finals. Toronto's immediate neighbours are Mississauga and Brampton within the Regional Municipality of Peel, Vaughan and Markham (Markham, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of York, and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of Durham. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the regional municipalities (Regional municipality) of Halton (Regional Municipality of Halton), Peel, York and Durham. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. Highway 407 ETR (Ontario Highway 407) is not located within Toronto proper, but is a major highway in the Greater Toronto Area that acts as a secondary bypass around the northern end of the city, stretching from Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) in the west to Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in the east. It is an electronic toll road with no physical toll booths, instead depending on automatic recognition of vehicle plates (Automatic number plate recognition) or electronic toll collection. - colspan "4" '''Pickering (Pickering, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Pickering municipal election, 2006)'' - In December 1963, Stavro opened his first food "terminal"—a forerunner of the big-box store—which featured low prices and no-frills service. It was located at Woodbine Road and Highway 7 in Markham, Ontario. Eight years later, he opened a second terminal in Pickering, Ontario. A 10,000 square-metre store at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto opened in 1975. Through the years, he opened nine terminals in the Greater Toronto Area and a 31,500 square-metre outlet in Cambridge, Ontario, which opened in 1991, billed as the world's largest grocery store.


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(audio equipment), the Canadian headquarters of Purdue Pharma (pharmaceuticals and health & beauty products), Hubbell Canada (electrical equipment), PSB Speakers - Lenbrook (PSB Speakers) (stereo equipment) and Eco-Tec Inc. (industrial water purification and chemical recovery systems). Pickering is a founding member of the Durham Strategic Energy Alliance or DSEA. The nucleus of the DSEA is primarily Pickering businesses, such as Ontario Power Generation, Veridian, Siemens Trench, Tetra


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in the north part of the City of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. In 1971, Knob Hill Farms expanded into Pickering, Ontario with its second terminal. A third location—the first within Toronto, at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West—followed in 1975. A second Toronto terminal opened in 1977 at Cherry Street and the Gardiner Expressway. The fifth store, billed as the largest food store in North America, opened in 1978 at Dixie Road and the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga, Ontario. This was the first store in the chain to sell some non-food products and was initially two-storeys. The second storey was later closed to customers and used for storage. A restaurant, drug store, and wine shop all rented space within the building. Biography Ashe was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and educated in that city. He worked in agency management for Northern Life of Canada. A Roman Catholic, Ashe was a separate school trustee for Gloucester Township (Gloucester Township, Ontario) in the late 1950s, and was Nepean Township (Nepean Township, Ontario) in the early 1960s. He was elected deputy reeve (Reeve (Canada)) of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in 1969, and became the city's first mayor four years later. Ashe served as mayor of Pickering until 1977, and was also a member of the Durham (Durham County, Ontario) Regional Council. DATE OF BIRTH 4 May 1987 PLACE OF BIRTH Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH - width "40%" Communities Ajax (Ajax, Ontario) Brock (Brock, Ontario) Oshawa Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) Scugog (Scugog, Ontario) Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario) Whitby (Whitby, Ontario) -5000 The school board has families of schools (Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby, Oshawa, and Brock Uxbridge Scugog),each of which has two trustees except Oshawa, which has three. Three student trustees, using a non-binding, recorded vote, represent the region of Durham. In total the school board has more than 7000 staff who serve approximately 46 000 elementary and 24 000 secondary school students. '''Dunbarton High School''' is located in Pickering, Ontario and is part of the Durham District School Board. The school has students in grades 9-12 and offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. Their mascot is the Spartan. It has also obtained the use of a former public school to serve as its arts facility (South Campus). The classes in south campus are: english, art, music, drama, and dance. '''Pine Ridge Secondary School''' is located in Pickering, Ontario, within the Durham District School Board. The school has students in grades 9-12 and offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. In 2007, then Principal Sarah A. McDonald was named one of Canada's Outstanding Principals. The '''Pickering Panthers''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of Central Division Hockey but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. '''Richard Hart''' (born October 14, 1968) is a retired Canadian (Canada) curler (curling) from Pickering, Ontario. With skip Glenn Howard, Hart has played in 8 straight Ontario Finals. Toronto's immediate neighbours are Mississauga and Brampton within the Regional Municipality of Peel, Vaughan and Markham (Markham, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of York, and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of Durham. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the regional municipalities (Regional municipality) of Halton (Regional Municipality of Halton), Peel, York and Durham. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. Highway 407 ETR (Ontario Highway 407) is not located within Toronto proper, but is a major highway in the Greater Toronto Area that acts as a secondary bypass around the northern end of the city, stretching from Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) in the west to Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in the east. It is an electronic toll road with no physical toll booths, instead depending on automatic recognition of vehicle plates (Automatic number plate recognition) or electronic toll collection. - colspan "4" '''Pickering (Pickering, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Pickering municipal election, 2006)'' - In December 1963, Stavro opened his first food "terminal"—a forerunner of the big-box store—which featured low prices and no-frills service. It was located at Woodbine Road and Highway 7 in Markham, Ontario. Eight years later, he opened a second terminal in Pickering, Ontario. A 10,000 square-metre store at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto opened in 1975. Through the years, he opened nine terminals in the Greater Toronto Area and a 31,500 square-metre outlet in Cambridge, Ontario, which opened in 1991, billed as the world's largest grocery store.


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(audio equipment), the Canadian headquarters of Purdue Pharma (pharmaceuticals and health & beauty products), Hubbell Canada (electrical equipment), PSB Speakers - Lenbrook (PSB Speakers) (stereo equipment) and Eco-Tec Inc. (industrial water purification and chemical recovery systems). Pickering is a founding member of the Durham Strategic Energy Alliance or DSEA. The nucleus of the DSEA is primarily Pickering businesses, such as Ontario Power Generation, Veridian, Siemens Trench, Tetra


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68831 1996 (Canada 1996 Census) 78989 2001 (Canada 2001 Census) 87139 2006 (Canada 2006 Census) 87838 2011 (Canada 2011 Census) 88721 Pickering has experienced rapid growth in the post-war period in the second half of the twentieth century. Toronto's continuing growth led to more people moving into Pickering. Between 1996 and 2001, the municipality experienced a growth rate of 10.3 percent (78,989 people to 87,139). Population growth has slowed considerably in recent years, growing only


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''Paradise Falls''' first season was filmed in the village of Whitevale (Whitevale, Ontario), as was David Cronenberg's film ''The Dead Zone (The Dead Zone (film))''. * The 1994 comedy ''The Ref'' with Dennis Leary and Kevin Spacey was filmed in part at Port Pickering Marina, on Frenchman's Bay. * The 1995 family adventure film ''Salt Water Moose,'' starring Timothy Dalton and Lolita Davidovitch, was filmed in and around Frenchman's Bay. * The 1998 comedy action film ''The Big Hit'' with Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Avery Brooks, Christina Applegate and Elliott Gould, was filmed in part in Pickering near Petticoat Creek. * The 2008-09 comedy family soap ''Jimmy'' was filmed in Pickering near Dunbarton High School. The '''Pickering Panthers''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of Central Division Hockey but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. '''Richard Hart''' (born October 14, 1968) is a retired Canadian (Canada) curler (curling) from Pickering, Ontario. With skip Glenn Howard, Hart has played in 8 straight Ontario Finals. Toronto's immediate neighbours are Mississauga and Brampton within the Regional Municipality of Peel, Vaughan and Markham (Markham, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of York, and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of Durham. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the regional municipalities (Regional municipality) of Halton (Regional Municipality of Halton), Peel, York and Durham. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. Highway 407 ETR (Ontario Highway 407) is not located within Toronto proper, but is a major highway in the Greater Toronto Area that acts as a secondary bypass around the northern end of the city, stretching from Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) in the west to Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in the east. It is an electronic toll road with no physical toll booths, instead depending on automatic recognition of vehicle plates (Automatic number plate recognition) or electronic toll collection. - colspan "4" '''Pickering (Pickering, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Pickering municipal election, 2006)'' - In December 1963, Stavro opened his first food "terminal"—a forerunner of the big-box store—which featured low prices and no-frills service. It was located at Woodbine Road and Highway 7 in Markham, Ontario. Eight years later, he opened a second terminal in Pickering, Ontario. A 10,000 square-metre store at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto opened in 1975. Through the years, he opened nine terminals in the Greater Toronto Area and a 31,500 square-metre outlet in Cambridge, Ontario, which opened in 1991, billed as the world's largest grocery store.


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* Mark Jackson (Mark Jackson (Canadian musician)), musician * Spider Jones, former professional boxer, media radio personality, currently with CFRB (CFRB (AM)) radio * Cory Joseph, NBA (National Basketball Association) player for the San Antonio Spurs * Andrea Lewis, singer, actor and songwriter * Denis T. O'Connor, former Roman Catholic archbishop of Toronto * Jennifer Pappas (The Next Step (2013 TV series)), an actress on Family Channel's (Family (TV channel)) The Next Step (The Next Step (2013 TV series)), portraying Chloe. * Paul Peschisolido, professional soccer player who played in England as a striker and was the Manager of Burton Albion F.C. * Jaime Peters, professional soccer player who plays midfield for Ipswich Town in the United Kingdom * Karl Polanyi, professor of economics at Columbia University and author of ''The Great Transformation (The Great Transformation (book))'' * Sarah Slean, singer * Tyler Stewart, Barenaked Ladies drummer singer * Beverly Thomson, co-host of CTV (CTV Television Network)'s ''Canada AM'' * Chris Van Vliet, entertainment reporter for CBS Cleveland affiliate, WOIO * Neil Young, rock singer-songwriter, spent part of his early years in Pickering, living on Brock Road * Shawn Mendes, singer-songwriter who gained popularity through Vine (Vine (software)), and was part of the magcon tour. * Bree Williamson, actress best known for her role as Jessica Buchanan on soap opera One Life to Live. In film * The 1957 CBC Hollywood production of the classic television show ''Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans'' was filmed in Pickering. A farm at the corner of Valley Farm Rd. and 3rd Concession, owned by Arthur Gottlieb, was the setting for the 25-episode series. * The 1979 film ''The Black Stallion (film)'' was partially filmed at a refurbished barn located on Sideline 24 near Claremont. * The Canadian television show ''Paradise Falls''' first season was filmed in the village of Whitevale (Whitevale, Ontario), as was David Cronenberg's film ''The Dead Zone (The Dead Zone (film))''. * The 1994 comedy ''The Ref'' with Dennis Leary and Kevin Spacey was filmed in part at Port Pickering Marina, on Frenchman's Bay. * The 1995 family adventure film ''Salt Water Moose,'' starring Timothy Dalton and Lolita Davidovitch, was filmed in and around Frenchman's Bay. * The 1998 comedy action film ''The Big Hit'' with Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Avery Brooks, Christina Applegate and Elliott Gould, was filmed in part in Pickering near Petticoat Creek. * The 2008-09 comedy family soap ''Jimmy'' was filmed in Pickering near Dunbarton High School. The '''Pickering Panthers''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of Central Division Hockey but also used to be a part of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. '''Richard Hart''' (born October 14, 1968) is a retired Canadian (Canada) curler (curling) from Pickering, Ontario. With skip Glenn Howard, Hart has played in 8 straight Ontario Finals. Toronto's immediate neighbours are Mississauga and Brampton within the Regional Municipality of Peel, Vaughan and Markham (Markham, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of York, and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) within the Regional Municipality of Durham. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the regional municipalities (Regional municipality) of Halton (Regional Municipality of Halton), Peel, York and Durham. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. Highway 407 ETR (Ontario Highway 407) is not located within Toronto proper, but is a major highway in the Greater Toronto Area that acts as a secondary bypass around the northern end of the city, stretching from Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) in the west to Pickering (Pickering, Ontario) in the east. It is an electronic toll road with no physical toll booths, instead depending on automatic recognition of vehicle plates (Automatic number plate recognition) or electronic toll collection. - colspan "4" '''Pickering (Pickering, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Pickering municipal election, 2006)'' - In December 1963, Stavro opened his first food "terminal"—a forerunner of the big-box store—which featured low prices and no-frills service. It was located at Woodbine Road and Highway 7 in Markham, Ontario. Eight years later, he opened a second terminal in Pickering, Ontario. A 10,000 square-metre store at Landsowne Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto opened in 1975. Through the years, he opened nine terminals in the Greater Toronto Area and a 31,500 square-metre outlet in Cambridge, Ontario, which opened in 1991, billed as the world's largest grocery store.

Pickering, Ontario

'''Pickering''' (2011 (Canada 2011 Census) population 88,721 ) is a city located in Southern (Southern Ontario) Ontario, Canada, immediately east of Toronto in Durham Region (Durham Region, Ontario). It was settled by primarily ethnic British colonists, starting in the 1770s. Most of its growth has come since the end of World War II, and it has received immigrants from around the globe.

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