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  Pickering, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pickering (estimated 2005 population 94,000) is a city located directly to the east of Toronto in Durham Region, Ontario, Canada.
Pickering is well known for the Pickering nuclear power plant, and the adjacent OPG 7 commemorative turbine.
According to the Region of Durham, the population of Pickering is expected to reach 215,235 in 2031¹.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pickering,_Ontario   (909 words)

 Pickering Restaurants: Restaurant guide for Pickering, Ontario.
The city is well known for the Pickering nuclear power plant, and the the way its citizens glow in the dark.
Much of Pickering is still farmland or wild lands, but it is one of the fastest growing regions in Canada.
Pickering is expected to lead the nation in business and residential growth over the next 10 to 20 years.
pickering.ontario-restaurants.com   (340 words)

 durham region news: ajax, pickering, whitby, oshawa, scugog, uxbridge and clarington newspapers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
PICKERING -- For a couple of young wise guys, hanging out at the library is just a part of their routine.
PICKERING -- A growing family in need of more space was denied an application to build an addition onto their heritage property.
PICKERING -- Monique Goudet moved to Pickering to get away from the violence and illegal behaviour of her neighbourhood in Toronto - she now feels her children aren't much safer in Glendale.
www.durhamregion.com /dr/info/pickering   (463 words)

 Pakistani Suspect Flew Over Pickering Ontario Reactor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
-- Government officials say they are worried over the threat airborne terrorists pose to Ontario nuclear plants but a lawyer representing two of the 19 men whose arrest triggered the concern is calling their indefinite detention a racist over-reaction to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
A four-page intelligence briefing called "Reasons for Detention" presented at their detention-review hearing this week states that one was taking lessons to be a commercial multi-engine pilot and his training flight path went over the Pickering nuclear plant east of Toronto.
The document also says all but one of the men is from, or linked to, Punjab province in Pakistan "that is noted for Sunni extremism." An associate of theirs offered one a job with a group known to be a fundraiser for terrorists, it adds.
www.rense.com /general40/flew.htm   (566 words)

 Pickering, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I hadn't planned to stay long but it was convenient and there was a constant steam of interesting roomers plus the location was good.
There is a perverse joy of being woken up in the morning by the cry of the Canada goose.
The odd thing about Pickering was they don't allow any diving at all.
www.mnsi.net /~ljones/places/pickering-ontario.html   (387 words)

 Pickering Professional Firefighters Association
P.P.F.A. Pickering Fire Department has a small group of people that are dedicated to the preservation of tradition in the Fire Service.
The other mandate of our unit is to positively promote the Pickering Fire Service in the eyes of our peers and the general public.
Fire Chief Stewart, who was also ex-Canadian Armed Forces, saw the importance of such a unit and assisted as liaison with the Fire Chiefs Association of Ontario and the Ontario Fire College.
www.pickeringfire.com /honour.html   (708 words)

 Pickering Ontario
Pickering, east of Toronto, is the town where my husband grew up.
One of the new landmarks which you will notice, either by car or by boat is the huge wind gennerator at the Pickering power generation plant.
One of the major draws to Pickering is the Pickering Markets, Canada's largest indoor market.
members.tripod.com /hazlereb/Jan02.html   (567 words)

 Property in Pickering, Ontario
Ontario is a province rich in culture and history, and is known for strong economic growth and steady employment trends.
Many people relocate to Ontario each year, and the demand for housing in some regions can be quite high.
Finding suitable living arrangements can be a challenge, but owning a home in Ontario, including Pickering, is still considered accessible and affordable.
www.realestateproperty.ca /secure/property/ontario/pickering.html   (282 words)

 Pickering Airport - Ontario Chapter of Sierra Club of Canada
Land in North Pickering was expropriated during the 1970's to be used as an airport.
Given that the watershed of Duffins Creek is comprised of a mixture of Carolinian, Great Lakes—St. Lawrence Lowland, and Boreal Forest flora and fauna species it is an excellent candidate for the program.
It is a virtual heritage gene bank for potential crop species that may be economically important for a growing bioregional market.
ontario.sierraclub.ca /campaigns/pickering_airport   (675 words)

 City of Pickering - Employment Information and Job Postings
Applications are retained on file for a period of six (6) months, and should a position become available for which an applicant may be qualified, applications are forwarded to the hiring department for consideration.
All applications for employment must be accompanied by a detailed resume or a completed Employment Application Form, stating the title of the position of interest.
Employment Application Forms are available in the Human Resources Division, 2nd Floor, Pickering Civic Complex or you can click here to apply directly online.
www.cityofpickering.com /standard/cityhall/employment/main.html   (309 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Candidates and Ridings
It runs from Lake Ontario in the south to Finch Avenue and Finch Avenue East in the north, between Valley Farm Road, Highway 401 and Brock Road in the east and Meadowvale Road, Sheppard Avenue East, Morningside Avenue and Highland Creek in the west.
Conservative Michael Starr represented the old Ontario riding from a 1952 byelection through 1968, when Liberal Norm Cafik took over as MP for three terms.
Alvin Curling, MPP, Minister of Housing for the Province of Ontario.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/riding/179   (728 words)

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Built in the late 80's to fill the overwhelming demand, Pickering Toyota has achieved the enviable distinction of becoming one of Ontario's top Toyota dealerships.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is an Ontario-based company whose principal business is the generation and sale of electricity to customers in Ontario and in interconnected markets.
The cemetery, just 15 minutes east of Toronto, serves Ajax, Pickering and the surrounding communities in a natural landscape of valleys, ponds, rolling meadows and mature trees.
www.pickeringbaseball.homestead.com /Sponsors_page.html   (1125 words)

 OPG fact sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ontario Power Generation (OPG), a successor company of the former Ontario Hydro, is 100% owned by the Province of Ontario.
Pickering A station went into service in 1971 and continued to operate safely until 1997 when it was placed in voluntary lay-up as part of OPG's nuclear improvement program.
Pickering 4 was declared back in service on September 25, 2003.
www.candu.org /opg.html   (168 words)

 Medical and Nursing jobs in Pickering, Ontario - MedHunters
With affordable homes, a safe community, and a location next to Canada's biggest city, Toronto, Pickering combines the best of quiet suburban living with proximity to an urban playground.
Pickering has grown exponentially in recent years with waves of families coming to take advantage of its amenities.
Located on Lake Ontario, Pickering, a welcoming city of 87,139 is part of the Greater Toronto Area.
www.medhunters.com /jobs/pickering-ontario-canada.html   (191 words)

 Planet Charters adventure vacations in Pickering, Ontario, Canada.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Planet Charters adventure vacations in Pickering, Ontario, Canada.
All aspects of a successful day on the water are covered for you, including tackle, lures & bait, top of the line rods and reels, rain gear, glasses, state of the art Hydrasport and Alumacraft boats, gas, full lunch and beverages, and luxury transportation to and from the lakes.
We are located on the doorstep of Lake Ontario which offers some of the best Chinook Salmon, Brown & Rainbow Trout and Carp fishing in Central Canada.
www.planetcharters.com /adventures/canada.ontario.pickering.html   (452 words)

 Pickering, Ontario: Pickering's Online Community - a Pickering web directory, guide, and portal serving Pickering, ON ...
Pickering is a city located directly to the east of Toronto, Ontario.
Located in Durham Region, Pickering is part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Pine Ridge Secondary School in Pickering has everything a student needs to make their high school years memorable with great academic courses and many extra curricular activities.
pickeringdirect.info   (259 words)

 Pickering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles W. Pickering (born 1937), Appeals Court judge
Thomas Pickering (dates unknown), American Revolutionary War soldier and founder of the Newburgh Plan
William Hayward Pickering (1910–2004), Rocket Man, former director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pickering   (233 words)

 Pickering Ontario Information, Yellow Pages, and more
Our Free Classifieds for the State of Ontario offer items such as used horse trailers, cars, trucks, motorcycles, outboard motors, books, horses, dogs, real estate listings including homes, businesses, and land, apartments for rent, boats and many other items that are for sale by owner.
Our History, Trivia and Facts Pages are populated with interesting, useless and random facts pertaining to Pickering, Ontario history, Canadian history, family history and the history of names.
Our Free Message Boards Ontario daily to ensure the appropriateness of the topics for visitors of all ages.
www.hometowncanada.com /on/Pickering.html   (567 words)

 Pickering, ON News
A man and a youth have been charged with attempted fraud after police seized equipment meant to record personal data from bank machines in Pickering.
The location of the third body rub parlour in Pickering is still up in the air after a recent Ontario Municipal Board hearing.
The battle to dismantle the Hells Angels moved to southern Ontario yesterday in a big way as 500 police swooped down and arrested dozens of bikers following an investigation that uncovered a murder plot and...
www.topix.net /ca/pickering-on   (601 words)

 Kitchen Court of Pickering, Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Specializes in the design and installation of fine custom ...
Kitchen Court of Pickering, Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Specializes in the design and installation of fine custom cabinetry for kitchen
Established in 1987 we are a professional family-owned design firm and a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).
We would also like to take this opportunity to invite you to visit our 3000 square foot showroom in Pickering, which is brimming with design ideas for your home.
www.kitchencourt.com   (130 words)

 Mortgage News - Affordable Homeownership Project Opens in Pickering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
PICKERING, Ontario, October 3, 2005 — The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, the City of Pickering and the non-profit development company Options for Homes celebrated the official opening of Liberty at Discovery Place, a project that creates 219 affordable condominium units for sale to low- to moderate-income households in need of affordable housing.
"I am happy to be here with MP McTeague and Mayor Ryan as we welcome the newest residents of Pickering and congratulate them on the purchase of their new homes," said MPP Arthurs.
Located at 1200 The Esplanade North in Pickering, this 220-unit condominium is the final phase of Discovery Place.
www.canequity.com /mortgage-news/archive/2005/2005-10-03_CMHC-pickering_affordable_homeownership_project.stm   (1228 words)

 Transports Canada - Ontario Region, Pickering Lands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Oak Ridges Moraine located on the northern portion of the Pickering Lands will preserve approximately 2,251 hectares (5,562 acres).
In addition, the alternate Rouge Park Corridor along the western boundary will preserve another 800 hectares (2,000 acres).
The Regional Manager of the Green Space Project, located at the Pickering Lands Site Office, is responsible for implementing a consultative and management process to study and pursue decisions regarding matters such as property boundaries, land stewardship, relevant tenant issues, property management, legal property descriptions, future management of these lands and all other relevant issues.
www.tc.gc.ca /OntarioRegion/pickering/gshome.htm   (102 words)

 Pickering Ringette Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Celebrating 36 Wonderful Years Serving the Children of Pickering.
The Pickering Ringette Association welcomes girls from 4 to adult in one of Canada's fastest ice games.
We offer an excellent house league program offering your son and daughter an opportunity to learn the game in a non competitive environment.
eteamz.active.com /pra/index.cfm   (286 words)

 Pickering Houses for Rent, Apartments in Pickering, Ontario (ON) Rentals
Pickering Houses for Rent, Apartments in Pickering, Ontario (ON) Rentals
This 2 Bedroom Basement Apartment (in Pickering) is located on a quiet residential court.
This 2 Bedroom Basement Unit (in Pickering) is located on a quiet residential court.
www.canadarentals.net /city-view.cfm?CityID=1381   (1127 words)

 Transports Canada - Ontario Region, Pickering Lands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations apply to the land adjacent to, and in the vicinity of, the Pickering Airport Site.
Zoning regulations are put in place to ensure lands are used in ways that complement the safe operation of aircraft.
In addition to the formal regulations, guidance material to assist members of the public and other interested parties in understanding the Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations will be posted on this web site.
www.tc.gc.ca /OntarioRegion/pickering/azr/en/menu.htm   (191 words)

 Lake Ontario Marina in Frenchmans Bay Pickering Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Frenchman's Bay lies on the north shore of Lake Ontario about 20 miles North East of Toronto or approximately Latitude 43° 49' North and Longitude 75° 05' W. It is a well-sheltered bay protected from the force of storms by a narrow sand bar named Fairport Beach.
The Pickering Harbour Company Limited constructed the channel entrance leading into Frenchman's Bay in the 1840's.
Sail and power recreational boaters are welcome to join the PYC on a full membership basis or on a limited associate basis.
www.frenchmansbaymarina.com /html/fbay.php   (225 words)

 Pickering Real Estate, Pickering MLS Listings, Ontario homes for sale-The Peak Agents Network of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pickering Real Estate, Pickering MLS Listings, Ontario homes for sale-The Peak Agents Network of Canada
If you're looking to buy or sell a home in the Pickering real estate market, I can help.
As a Pickering real estate professional, I am available to help you with all aspects of the home buying and selling process.
www.pickering.peakagents.ca   (123 words)

 Ontario Pickering attorneys and law firms found in Martindale's legal directory
Ontario Pickering attorneys and law firms found in Martindale's legal directory
Lawyer Locator > Browse Lawyers > Browse Lawyers by Location > Ontario > Pickering
Select an Area of Practice to Find Lawyers in Pickering, Ontario
www.martindale.com /Ontario/Pickering/33297-OOS/lawyer-law.html   (36 words)

 Ajax, whitby, pickering, oshawa Ontario Canada - Unicyclist Community
Please I'm looking for somebody to ride with that lives around Ajax/pickering/whitby/oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
If you live in or near one of these cities and towns we should get together and go for rides.
Any riders around Ajax/Pickering/whitby/Oshawa, Ontario, Canada please PM me, so we can go for rides.
www.unicyclist.com /forums/showthread.php?t=24134   (185 words)

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