Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 11:27 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is seeking dedicated community members, including Durham Region residents and stakeholders, to apply to join Durham Region’s Anti-Racism Task Force (DRART). Interested applicants can apply until Friday, July 30 at 5 p.m., by completing the online form available at durham.ca/DRART.
DRART is part of the Region’s commitment to develop and implement an Anti-Racism Framework to ensure a healthy workplace and to address racism within the communities...
Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 03:20 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Residents are advised that the Canada Day the Durham Way virtual programming, originally scheduled for Canada Day, will not be taking place on July 1.
Instead, the Region of Durham is asking residents to reflect on our relationships—both past and present—with Indigenous communities, and to move forward with reconciliation in our hearts, minds and actions. Residents are encouraged to take time to be open and honest about our historic and present-day relationship with the First...
Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 01:39 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“In light of the recent discoveries in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, and in solidarity and respect for Indigenous neighbours, on Canada Day I encourage all residents to take this time to reflect on our relationships—both past and present—with Indigenous Peoples, and to move forward with reconciliation in our hearts, minds and actions.
The unacceptable truth is that there...
Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 02:59 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department has now received the shipment of Pfizer vaccine that was delayed earlier this week. This delay, which was noted by the Health Department on June 20, affected the supply of Pfizer vaccine at Durham Region mass immunization clinics resulting in the Health Department administering Moderna vaccine at area clinics for appointments booked by individuals 18 and older.
With this shipment, the Health Department will resume providing Pfizer vaccine...
Posted on Monday, June 21, 2021 02:02 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“It is with great honour that I acknowledge Indigenous Peoples Day in Durham Region. A reminder to all of us to take a moment; to show respect for the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. To reflect upon their outstanding achievements, significant community contributions, and collective...