Good Neighbours

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The Good Neighbour program is an open call for all citizens to nominate a good neighbour whose actions create a vibrant and connected neighbourhood. It is important to recognize the simple acts of human kindness that occur between neighbours, making Pickering a place we are proud to call home.

Who are Good Neighbours?

Good neighbours help to build connections between people and create a sense of community. Good Neighbours can be individuals of any age, couples, or families.

Examples of a Good Neighbour can be:

  • they cut your grass
  • they shovelled the snow from your sidewalk
  • they offered a helping

The Good Neighbour program is an open call for all citizens to nominate a good neighbour whose actions create a vibrant and connected neighbourhood. It is important to recognize the simple acts of human kindness that occur between neighbours, making Pickering a place we are proud to call home.

Who are Good Neighbours?

Good neighbours help to build connections between people and create a sense of community. Good Neighbours can be individuals of any age, couples, or families.

Examples of a Good Neighbour can be:

  • they cut your grass
  • they shovelled the snow from your sidewalk
  • they offered a helping hand when it was needed

Why Recognize a Good Neighbour?

To simply say thank you, and encourage others to lend a helping hand in their neighbourhood. We will feature your story on our facebook page, and send a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Mayor and your Ward Councillors.


Share your story!

We want to hear about your Good Neighbour. Let us know why they deserve to be recognized by sharing your story below. In order to protect the privacy of your Good Neighbour, please do not include any personal information in your story

Optional - Share their address! Once you’ve shared your story, fill in the form with your Good Neighbour’s information and we will mail a thank you letter on your behalf! 

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    Best Neighbor EVER - TINA

    by katcheung, 8 months ago

    Tina who has been our neighbor in the past 5 years, has been giving her time and effort to maintain our gardens beautifully in every summer! She’s not only good at gardening, but also being very handy for repairing and building furniture. And she would sometimes volunteer to doggie sitting our dog!

    As I cannot deal with the plants at the front/back yards due to my allergies and later had a baby…I just cannot give out enough time to take care the lawn. Tina, she approached at me one day and told me that she can take care the lawn... Continue reading

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    It can all start with a simple hello

    by AlHayes, 8 months ago
    My neighbour, Sam, is a young kid - maybe around 20. He has a lot going on in his life and plenty of distractions. This doesn't stop him from taking the time to ask after/check in on one of the more elderly gentlemen on our street. I know this may not seem like a huge deal, but loneliness kills, and the days can be long for someone who is older, lives alone and doesn't have much social interaction. Although Sam's life is full, he makes time to give this gentleman his attention and I have witnessed the positive effects. I... Continue reading
Page last updated: 05 May 2021, 09:09