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Pickering is a city in the Durham region of southern Ontario. Lying at the edge of Lake Ontario, it occupies the area east of Toronto. Its territories are also bordered by Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxibridge, Scugog, Whitby, and Ajax. The southern part of the city is mainly suburban, while the northern area is used for agricultural purposes.
Pickering is recognised as one of the top places in Canada for growing businesses. The major employers in the city are Ontario Power Generation, Yorkville Sound, Purdue Pharma, and Search Engine People. The areas main industries are power generation, audio equipment technology, and pharmaceutical manufacturing. There are several locations throughout the city for serviced offices.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Once in Pickering, visitors can enjoy a stroll along Lake Ontario’s waterfront, go to the Nautical Village, or walk through one of the many forests in the area. This suburb has more green space than other Toronto suburbs and the city provides a lot of shopping options, such as the Pickering Town Centre mall. Pickering is home to a variety of unique restaurants, such as Lone Star, which offers great ribs and fajitas. Wild Wing is home of the best hamburgers in the city and The Harp is one of the most popular pubs in town, featuring a live band and a different food special every day.
The Toronto Pearson International Airport is 50 km (31 miles) from Pickering on Highway 401. Commuter trains to and from Toronto are also available. The best way to get around the city is by taxi or driving. There is public transportation in the form of buses and trains operated by Go Transit and regional bus routes provided by Durham Regional Transit.