Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 04:22 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:
“On behalf of the Region of Durham, I am happy to see continued financial commitment to broadband from our federal partners, the Government of Canada.
As part of the Universal Broadband Fund, Rapid Response Stream, nearly $1 million will be invested in bringing high-speed internet to roughly 4,500 households across several communities...
Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:25 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has become aware of misconceptions in the community about the planned Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Facility. Durham’s population continues to grow and is expected to reach more than one million people in the next decade. Even with our successful diversion programs, more residents in Durham means more organic waste, recyclables, and garbage to manage.
To plan for this growth, the Region will build a Mixed Waste Pre-sort...
Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 02:41 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) has developed a new Resident’s Guide to Climate Resiliency with practical information on what we can do to build climate resiliency into our day-to-day lives, to contribute to a cleaner and healthier region.
The Guide consists of eight sections: Your Home, Food, Waste, Health and Wellness, Transportation, Water, Energy and Businesses. Each section highlights some of the choices we can make to play our part in improving climate...
Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 02:38 PM
Expanded eligibility also includes residents 50+ and individuals who cannot work from home - Group 1
Whitby, Ontario – Effective May 3, Durham Region residents 18 and older who live in identified Ajax and Pickering hot spot postal codes, L1S, L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z, will be eligible to book appointments for COVID-19 vaccine at mass immunization clinics located in Ajax (Audley Recreation Centre), Pickering (Chestnut Hill Developments Complex Arena) and Whitby (McKinney Centre). The expansion of...
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 01:59 PM
On Tuesday, May 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., officers and community members from DRPS East Division will be hosting a Twitter Town Hall for residents of Courtice to address neighbourhood concerns.
The question and answer session will allow members of the community to ask questions of the DRPS East Division Inspector and Staff Sergeant, as well as the Courtice Ward 1 Councillor Janice Jones.
In addition to providing a forum for residents to address neighbourhood concerns, officers will be providing...