Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 09:46 AM
Starting the week of August 15, 2022, crews will begin to work on the Rotary Park Pedestrian Bridge Deck Replacement in Bowmanville. Pedestrian access to the Bowmanville Valley Trail system from Rotary Park will be closed for the duration of construction. Notices, signage and barrier fencing will be erected before the trail closure to ensure public safety. Residents can still access the Bowmanville Valley Trail from Roenigk Drive, Nelson Street, Spry Avenue and Baseline Road, as shown on the attached...
Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2022 12:07 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is pleased to announce the appointment of John Presta,
P. Eng. MPA, to the position of Commissioner of the Works Department for The Regional Municipality of Durham. Presta assumed the role on July 25.
Presta takes on the role of Commissioner of Works after 18 years as Director of Environmental Services with the Region’s Works Department where he has been responsible for several operational functions, including:
Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 01:03 PM
Health Department joins national campaign to promote important role of PHIs in the community
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is highlighting the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors’ national awareness campaign to help increase understanding of and acknowledge the vital work of all public health inspectors (PHI) in Durham region, across Ontario and Canada.
The role of a public health inspector encompasses many diverse areas to help protect the health...
Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 12:14 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Earlier this month, the Township of Brock and the Municipality of Clarington joined the partnership with LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests) and the Region of Durham to offer subsidized tree planting that boosts the Region’s efforts to combat climate change. Residents, multi-unit property owners and commercial property owners from Brock and Clarington can now plant native trees at a low price through the LEAF Backyard Tree Planting Program.
Since the program...
Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 09:20 AM
Whitby, Ontario – In line with the recent provincial announcement, Durham Region Health Department is now expanding availability for fourth dose (second booster dose) of COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents 18 and older. Eligible residents can now book appointments at community immunization clinics for their second booster dose by visiting durham.ca/vaccineappointment. No walk-ins will be available for second booster doses. Vaccines provided will be Pfizer Comirnaty BioNTech...