Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 02:00 PM
Clarington, Ontario – It’s time to get moving and make it count – this June, the Municipality of Clarington is competing in the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge. This is a national contest, which encourages Canadians to get active and pits municipalities against one another for a chance to win $100,000 for local initiatives and programs promoting activity and fitness.
“There’s no time like the present. Let’s get moving. Together we can track our active or ‘move’ minutes and support...
Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 12:31 PM
On-farm special events subject to a new licensing by-law
Farmers who want to diversify their business and host on-farm special events such as weddings will now require a municipal business licence in addition to a Zoning By-law amendment and site plan approval for their property. As part of the Zoning By-law amendment application, the Municipality will consider any special rules regarding the hours of operation, frequency of events, and maximum attendance. Each business licence will be subject...
Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 11:09 AM
Clarington, Ontario – The Municipality is releasing the following statement on behalf of Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster.
"We mourn with Canadians from coast-to-coast the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former residential school located on Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land in Kamloops, British Columbia. Words cannot express our deep sadness at this horrific discovery that cements a dark chapter in Canada's history. Our hearts go out to the Survivors of the residential school...
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 02:36 PM
Whitby, Ontario – On May 26, Durham Regional Council approved the terms of reference for the Durham Region Anti-Racism Task Force (DRART).
The recommendation for the DRART comes as 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 the Region serves.
The establishment of an Anti-Racism Task Force as a Committee of Council, with formalized structure similar to other advisory committees,...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 12:24 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham remains committed to creating accessible and inclusive communities where all residents—regardless of age, ethnicity, race, gender or ability—feel included, respected, and enjoy a high quality of life.
As part of this commitment, Durham Region is proud to announce our membership in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities.
As a member of this network, Durham Region is part of a global movement...