Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 09:05 AM
Whitby, Ontario – This holiday season—and beyond— Durham Tourism, along with the Durham Region Joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, have a special request for residents: Shop where you live, shop in Durham.
The goal of the Shop Where You Live campaign is to raise awareness that buying local will have a big impact for Durham’s economy. The campaign encourages residents to shop local across Durham’s eight area municipalities for their holiday gift-giving.
Shoppers can help support the...
Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 01:46 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Are you an older adult looking to learn more about federal government programs available to you? Durham Region is hosting a free virtual workshop about how to navigate Service Canada and Canada Revenue Agency’s websites, programs and services.
Topics of discussion will include employment insurance, Social Insurance Numbers (SIN), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement and disability benefits, the Old Age Security (OAS) program, fraud awareness and protection, common tax credits...
Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:03 PM
The Municipality of Clarington has been asked to prepare a Secondary Plan in north Courtice. A Secondary Plan is part of the Official Plan that provides more detailed direction for a specific area regarding land uses, transportation, infrastructure, natural heritage, construction phases and urban design.
No planning approvals are being considered at this time.
This meeting will present the Draft Terms of Reference to define the purpose and structure of the project and opportunities for public input.
Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 10:50 AM
Some fire scars are internal: Clarington Fire and the Clarington Fire Fighters’ Association launch joint mental health partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
Clarington, Ontario – Clarington Fire and the Clarington Fire Fighters’ Association are pleased to announce a partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada to provide first responders and their families an additional layer of mental health support through trauma therapy and education.
Under the terms of the partnership, Wounded Warriors Canada...
Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 09:09 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of yard waste collection delays in the Town of Ajax, Township of Brock, Municipality of Clarington, City of Pickering, Township of Scugog and Township of Uxbridge. Collection delays are expected to continue on a weekly basis until the last seasonal collection date on Friday, December 17.
Why: There is an industry-wide labour shortage of truck drivers across Canada, which has impacted the Region’s contractors who...