Ontario Tech University adding two new engineering programs for 2023.
Beginning in September 2023, Ontario Tech University’s outstanding portfolio of internationally ranked engineering programs will feature a pair of new choices for students. The Ontario Tech Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s new Energy Engineering and Industrial Engineering programs will give students even more high-tech avenues to design their future and help make the world a better place.
Learn more about these new programs.
Fun family friendly trips east of Toronto.
If you’re looking for some family fun, plan an easy, family friendly day trip or overnight getaway in Durham Region! With restaurants featuring tasty kids’ menus, hands-on museums, retro gaming, candy shops and, of course, ice cream, there are so many family friendly activities to discover in Durham.
Read the story on the Downtowns of Durham blog.
A coffee shop that's also an epic seafood joint just opened near Toronto.
It might sound unusual, but a café that specializes in seafood served alongside coffee and mocktails in the same space just opened right outside of Toronto. Sea Salt Seafood Café, located at 100 Westney Road in Ajax, claims to be the first "seafood café" in Ontario
Check out the story on BlogTO.
Robots, coming to a golf range near you?
It appears modern technology is about to threaten another time-honoured golf tradition. The days of taking pleasure from hitting the screen-enshrouded ball picker at the driving range may be numbered due to the latest innovation, the Korechi Pik’r. This automated robot hooks up to any existing golf ball picking unit and was created by Krechi Innovations Inc., based in Oshawa.
Learn more about this modern technology.
Joe Baker, hospitality, tourism, and education sector expert.
Joe was a guest on a recent episode of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce “VeloCITY” podcast. Listen in as Joe kicks off the episode with some startling statistics to help frame an appreciation for what a major economic driver tourism is in Canada.
Listen to the podcast.