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Ajax

Located about 25 kilometers east of Toronto, the Ajax campus is considered part of the Greater Toronto Area in the eastern section of the Golden Horseshoe. With a combination of established and newer neighbourhoods, Ajax and the surrounding Durham Region comprises one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario.

There is also a range of opportunities for shopping within the town. The Durham Centre, with close to 1 million square feet of retail space with several big name shops, will offer something for everyone. Looking for a unique shopping experience? Head over to Pickering Village and check out the various shops, speciality boutiques, and gourmet restaurants.

The residents of Ajax are proud of the town's natural heritage. With six kilometers of undeveloped waterfront, the largest in the Greater Toronto Area, residents and visitors can enjoy 600 hectares of natural areas and parkland along Lake Ontario.

The Ajax campus is conveniently located close to the GO Transit station, allowing students and their families easy access from Ajax to Toronto, Oshawa, and Bowmanville.
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CDI College in Ontario is also a WSIB-approved provider. 
Address:
100 Westney Rd. S
Suite #100
Ajax, ON
L1S 7H3

Programs offered at Ajax campus

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CDI College Takes Aim at Cyber Bullying on Pink Shirt Day
March 5, 2018
VANCOUVER, BC – March 7, 2018 – Staff and students at CDI College campuses across Canada joined together to participate in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 raising more than $4,000 for anti-bullying programs run by the CKNW...
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Receive a $1,500 ECE Scholarship!*
March 1, 2018
CDI College is currently offering a $1,500 scholarship * to qualified applicants who enroll in the Early Childhood Education – JEE.13 program in the province of Quebec with classes starting before March 31, 2018. Click here or call 1-888-654-4...
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Top 5 Tips for Returning to School as a Mature Student
February 26, 2018
Returning to school after a layoff or career change is an intimidating prospect – but there are ways to minimize the pressure before you step foot into class. With all the support CDI College offers for mature students, you’ll be ab...
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CDI College Holiday Food Drive Brings in More Than 5,000 Items
January 9, 2018
Across Canada, campuses pitch in to help Vancouver, BC - January 9, 2018 - Across Canada, from November 20 to December 15, CDI College campuses collected non-perishable items for local food banks, bringing in more than 5,100 items across our 25...
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Help People Return To Health as an Occupational Therapy Assistant
November 23, 2017
New CDI College program trains students to assist occupational therapists and physiotherapists CDI College’s new Physiotherapy Assistant/Occupational Therapy Assistant diploma program is the best way to get the hands-on training you need...
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Addictions Support Workers Needed Now More Than Ever
November 21, 2017
New CDI College program provides hands-on training working directly with youth and their families Everyone has been touched in some way by drug and alcohol addiction, and with opiate overdoses killing thousands of Canadians this year, there is...
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CDI College raises more than $5,200 for Heart and Stroke on World Heart Day
October 4, 2017
VANCOUVER, BC; October 4, 2017 – In preparation for World Heart Day on September 29th, CDI College campuses across the country spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health, eventually raising $5,220 for th...
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Mississauga campus launching Medical Lab Assistant/Technician program
August 9, 2017
Become a medical lab technician in less than a year - learn the scientific, mathematical, and laboratory skills you'll need to succeed in the field! The field of medicine is more than doctors and nurses - an invisible army of technicians a...
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Train for a new career with CDI College’s IT programs
August 4, 2017
Hands-on training and industry certifications, including CompTIA, MCTS, MCSA, and MCSE help CDI IT grads get hired Launching a career in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of technology requires a college education. With the IT program...
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Scarborough campus launching Supply Chain Management program
June 5, 2017
TORONTO, ON - June 5, 2017 - CDI College is pleased to announce the launching of our new Supply Chain Management program, exclusive to our Scarborough campus . "People who have supply chain and logistics training are very versatile and can...
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North York Campus Launches New Banking and Financial Services Program
March 23, 2017
CDI College is excited to announce the launch of a brand new program in Ontario. The Banking and Financial Services program will help train individuals for a career in the field with content that focuses on the fundamentals of the industry while...
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CDI College’s New Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist Program Now Accepting Applications
March 15, 2017
Toronto, ON – March 15, 2017 - CDI College is now offering the Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist program in Ontario. The program will provide students with an introduction to AutoCAD software, the fundamentals of drafting and the tech...
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CDI COLLEGE RAISES OVER $4,000 FOR PINK SHIRT DAY 2017
March 2, 2017
Vancouver, BC – March 2, 2017 - CDI College campuses across the country participated in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 22 and successfully raised over $4,000 in support of CKNW Orphans’ Fund and Foundation Jasmin Roy’s anti-...
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CDI College to Award $25,000 in Bursaries Across Canada
February 1, 2017
Students who enroll before Feb. 28, 2017 will qualify for a $1,000 bursary! For students that enroll at CDI College before February 28th, they could be awarded a $1,000 completion bursary*. $25,000 in total will be awarded, with one, $1,000 bursa...
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CDI College Offers Full Scholarships to a Couple of Syrian Refugees
December 22, 2016
QUEBEC, QC - December 22, 2016 - Janet Jiji, Nabih Sabeh and their two young children, Perla and Antonio, were among the first Syrian refugees who arrived in Quebec in December 2015. After a full year spent improving their French skills, Janet and N...
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CDI College Raises Over $4,200 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation
October 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2016 – In honour of World Heart Day on September 29, CDI College spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health. Over $4,200 has been raised by our campuses nationwide. All proceeds will...
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You’re Invited to CDI College’s National Open House
August 18, 2016
Join us on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm to discover the path to your new career! CDI College is hosting open houses on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm at each of our campuses across Canada. Whether you’re in British Columbia, Alberta,...
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CDI College Raises Over $6,100 at Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO on May 1st, 2016
May 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – May 3, 2016 – This weekend, CDI College's campuses nationwide participated in the Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO, raising over $6,100 for the Kids Help Phone. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, CDI College's campuses across Canada too...
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Congratulations, Mississauga Graduates of 2016!
March 28, 2016
Mississauga, ON - March 28, 2016 - Staff and students from CDI College's Mississauga campus will celebrate the latest group of graduates at the spring graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 6:30-10pm at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and...
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CDI College Raises Over $3,400 for Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser
March 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – March 3, 2016 – Last week, CDI College campuses across the country raised over $3,400 at the Pink Shirt Day fundraiser, in support of CKNW Orphan’s Fund and Fondation Jasmin Roy’s anti-bullying initiatives. CDI College has always...
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CDI College Launches Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser to Support an End to Bullying
February 22, 2016
Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2016 – In support of Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, CDI College is encouraging all its staff, students, and everyone nationwide to wear pink to show support for anti-bullying programs across the count...
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About Ajax

Things to do in Ajax
Ajax residents have the best of both worlds. Located a quick trip from Toronto, citizens have all of the metropolitan benefits of the big city as well as the small town feel that comes with living along the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario.

Ajax's most remarkable feature is the waterfront. With six kilometers stretching down the shoreline, the Ajax waterfront is the largest undeveloped waterfront in the Toronto area. Residents love this area, especially the stretch of multi-use trail that is popular for walking, jogging, biking, and rollerblading. 

Away from the lakeshore, Ajax has over an additional 70 kilometers of trails for all sorts of outdoor fun. The Greenwoods Conservation Area trails have both paved and unpaved routes that are ideal for hiking and picnicking. The Achilles, Ajax and Duffins Bay Greenbelt trails are ideal spots for hiking, mountain biking, and inline skating.

Ajax has several spots for aquatics and recreational swimming. The city has two indoor pools that are open all year long and several outdoor sites such as an outdoor pool, two splash pads, and a wading pool. The outdoor sites open in late June and close in early September.

For creative and cultural events, the city has several events throughout the year. The Ajax Festival of the Arts includes a creative arts open house, a kids' creative festival, concerts and musical performances, theatre pieces, and more. There are several local artist exhibitions at McLean Community Centre each January.

Additionally, Ajax has some excellent public art features at various spots around the city. Some of the most noticeable include the anchor sculpture, fountain, and metalwork gate at Ajax Town Hall, the Vasika  Mhuri at McLean Community Centre, and the totem poles at the Ajax Community Centre and along Duffins Trail.
Places to Volunteer in Ajax
If you're looking for an excellent way to strengthen your skills, build new ones and gain some experience, you should consider volunteering with a local charity or non-profit organization. Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community and meet new people. In addition, volunteer experience looks impressive on a resume.

Do you want to volunteer? Here are a few organizations in Ajax that may use your help.

  • Ajax Pickering Hospital
  • Ajax Public Library
  • Durham Youth Housing and Support Services
  • Girls Incorporated of Durham
  • Helping Hands, Where Community Concerns Matter
  • The Barbara Black Centre for Youth Resources
  • The Hanuman Temple and Center for Religious and Cultural Research
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