Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:13 PM
Clarington, Ontario – With Clarington’s COVID-19 active case count at an all-time high and variants of concern spreading rapidly, the Municipality is taking decisive action to close outdoor amenities while urging residents to abide by the provincial stay-at-home order.
“We need to heed the call from our medical experts and professionals who have urged residents to follow restrictions and protect society and the health care system. We are at a tipping point; the choice we make today will affect...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 04:32 PM
Joint statement from Durham Region Medical Officer of Health and Lakeridge Health Chief of Staff
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robert Kyle, and Lakeridge Health Chief of Staff, Dr. Tony Stone, are urging all area residents to step up efforts to ensure that Durham Region’s citizens and health care resources are protected in the fight against COVID-19.
Both Drs. Kyle and Stone stress that the health and safety of all Durham residents and the protection of...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 03:44 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, and Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer:
“Volunteerism is the heartbeat of Durham Region. Those who selflessly devote their time and effort to support others, make our community stronger and more welcoming.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to thank all volunteers throughout Durham Region for their dedication, commitment and sacrifice.
Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 03:01 PM
Clarington seeking Federal funding for railway safety improvements needed for whistle cessation at Cobbledick and Bennett Roads
Clarington Staff have been directed to reapply for Transport Canada’s Railway Safety Improvement Program funding to help cover the cost of improvements needed at the Cobbledick Road and Bennett Road crossings to stop train whistles in those areas. The Municipality’s initial application, submitted in July 2020, for a total of $697,000 of eligible expenses was unsuccessful....
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 02:22 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Emergency child care for school-aged children will be available to eligible workers until in-person learning resumes.
As per the provincial announcement, elementary schools will move to remote learning following the April break. To ensure health care and front-line workers may continue providing critical services, emergency child care for school-aged children is available beginning Monday, April 19 to eligible workers who have no alternatives.
Registered Early Childhood...