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Ajax is a Southern Ontarian town, located in the Durham Region in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The town was established in 1955 and according to the 2016 population census; Ajax has a total population of 119,677 (which is a 9.2% increase in population from its 2011 population), a land area of 67.07 square kilometers, and a population density of 1,634.2 per square kilometer. Ajax is bordered by the City of Pickering, Town of Whitby and Lake Ontario and it consists of 29 communities.

Owing to its population size, Ajax is ranked as the 44th largest municipality in Canada. It was named after a Royal Navy cruiser, HMS Ajax that served in World War II. Ajax is about 25 kilometers from Toronto and it is bounded by Whitby and Pickering.

Prior to 1949, the only industry in Ajax was D.I.L. The city had no industry from 1945-1949 with the closure of D.I.L. However, Dowly Aerospace began operating in the town in 1949. Several other companies also entered the market space in 1969, namely DuPont, Volkswagen Canada, Ajax Textile, Paintplas, AEG Bayly Engineering and so forth.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Ajax

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Ajax are:

  • Ajax Eye Care - 676 Monarch Avenue Ajax, ON L1S 4S2 - (905) 686-1551
  • Seema Koria, OD - 676 Monarch Avenue Ajax, ON L1S 4S2 - (905) 686-1551
  • Kodak Lens | Harwood Eyecare - 314 Harwood Avenue S Ajax, ON L1S 2J1 - (905) 239-5363
  • Ajax Family Eye Care - 75 Bayly Street W Ajax, ON L1S 7K7 - (905) 683-2020
  • Sights N Steps - 300 Rossland Road E Ajax, ON L1Z 0K4 - (877) 744-4812

Best Pharmacies in Ajax

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Ajax:

  • Shoppers Drug Mart - 314 Harwood Ave S Ajax, ON L1S
  • Bowen’s Pharmacy - 88 Harwood Avenue S Ajax, ON L1S 2H6
  • Food Basics Pharmacy - 280 Harwood Avenue S Ajax, ON L1S 2J1
  • Super Rx Pharmacy - 1725 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 4L9
  • Health-Rite Pharmacy - 15-75 Bayly Street W Ajax, ON L1S 7L7

Best Dental Clinics in Ajax

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Ajax area:

  • Dentistry In Ajax - 100-300 Rossland Road E, Ajax, ON L1Z 0M1
  • Smiles By Dr Patel - 682 Monarch Avenue, Ajax, ON L1S 4S2
  • Ajax Dental Centre - 161 Harwood Avenue N, Ajax, ON L1Z 0A1
  • North Harwood Family Dentistry - 1801 Harwood Avenue N, Ajax, ON L1T 0K8
  • Harwood Plaza Family Dentistry - 172 Harwood Avenue S, Ajax, ON L1S 2H7

Hospitals in Ajax

There are 5 hospitals in Ajax. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Royal Valley Health System Ajax and Pickering - 580 Harwood Ave S Ajax, ON, L1S 2J4
  • Westney Spine Care - 2-15 Westney Rd N Ajax, ON, L1T 1P4
  • The Kids Clinic - 300 Rossland Rd E Ajax, ON, L1Z 0M1
  • The Center for Physical Health - 201-300 Rossland Rd E Ajax, ON, L1Z 0M1
  • Ajax North Pet Hospital - 10 201 Williamson Dr W Ajax, ON, L1T 0J8

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Ajax Health News

Ontario Shores Center or Mental Health Sciences identified six inspiring individuals across the Durham Region as its “Ambassador of Hope”.

The hospital announced the names on October 23, together with its 100-year brand during an event held to commence a one-year celebration to denote its one-century of delivering mental health care to the community. The president and CEO of Ontario Shores, Karim Mamdani, pointed out that the center will look back at their journey and the impact they have made in the community and the lives of mentally ill people over the next 12 months.

The hospital was established in 1911 as a result of architect James Govan’s effort in consulting government officials, psychiatrists and physicians to develop a design for a new mental health facility on the shores of Lake Ontario. The center became a convalescent home for wounded veterans during the First World War – then it was known as the Ontario Military Hospital.

The ambassadors chosen by the center were selected from about 50 people who applied last summer. These include family members, patients, retired staff, staff members, community leaders, and volunteers. The successful candidates include Jordon Beenen from Oshawa, Ian Hakes from Brooklin, Kristie Jennings from Whitby, Candice McAlister from Bowmanville, and Barbara Murray from Ajax.

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