Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2020 10:00 AM
Volume 20, Issue 8, June 4, 2020
In this issue:
Rezoning and Subdivision Application for 17 Townhouse Units in Courtice
File Number: S-C-2019-0004 and ZBA2019-0017
Address: 1668 Nash Road, Courtice
LCJ Thomas Estates Inc. c/o Sakmet Developments has submitted applications for a Zoning By-law Amendment and a proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision to permit 17 townhouse units in Courtice. The property is approximately one...
Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2020 08:55 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is making it easier for small businesses to move their operations online after joining ShopHERE—a no-cost service that helps to build a digital platform.
What: ShopHERE provides independent businesses and artists an opportunity to develop an online store, free of charge, with specific branding, messaging, digital marketing, shipping and inventory management.
Initiated by Digital Main Street and the City of Toronto, this service is provided in collaboration with Google,...
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 03:57 PM
Whitby, Ontario – A recent study of hundreds of Durham businesses has revealed that 92 per cent of businesses are concerned that a second wave of COVID-19 could be a barrier to recovery.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause global economic impacts, all Durham-based businesses have been affected by this unprecedented crisis. Now, as mindsets turn towards economic recovery, there’s a need to understand specific local needs. That’s why the Durham Economic Task Force recently co-ordinated...
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 02:05 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region’s Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras have been deployed and are in some school zones and designated Community Safety Zones on Regional Roads. At this time, the ASE cameras will be operating in data collection mode and no fines will be issued.
ASE is a tool used to help improve road user safety by increasing speed compliance, altering driver behaviour and increasing public awareness about the critical need to slow down in school zones and community safety zones.
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 11:01 AM
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:
“On behalf of Regional Council, I have officially proclaimed June to be Seniors’ Month in the Region of Durham. Seniors’ Month is a time to recognize the valuable contributions that seniors have made, and continue to make, to our community.
COVID-19 has had a detrimental effect on our senior population. Now, more than ever, seniors...