Oshawa is a city in Ontario and the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham. It can be found in Southern Ontario just about 60 kilometres east of downtown Toronto. It is generally viewed as the eastern anchor the GTA and the Golden Horseshoe.
Real estate in Oshawa is exceptional in that it is the largest urban municipality in Durham Region with a population of just under 150,000 residents. This town also has the highest economy in Durham Region. The largest employer in Oshawa is General Motors of Canada where it is headquartered.
This city is known for its community pride which is clearly shown in a sequence of downtown wall murals which depict its illustrious history. In 1999, Oshawa was given the top prize in the national Communities in Bloom Festival, for the ornamentation of its revived downtown core.
Oshawa’s other main features include an excellent hospital in Lakeridge Health Oshawa, first-rate schools, expedient transportation routes, as well as an abundance of parkland and recreational facilities.