Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 02:16 PM
May 11, 2020 —The Museum may be closed, but it is calling on all residents, businesses, and organizations in Clarington to help record history.
Clarington's community is living through an historic event. In order to document the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clarington Museums and Archives is running a survey to collect information and stories about people’s experiences to help educate future historians.
In the past, historians collected this type information by reading letters and studying...
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:28 AM
Clarington May 12, 2020/- Clarington has seen a 42 per cent increase in fires in 2020 compared to the previous year. The statistics across Ontario are much more sobering; the Province has reported a 65 per cent increase in fire fatalities in 2020 compared to the same period last year. Of the 41 fire-related deaths to date, 17 of those fatalities occurred in March.
Between January and April 2020, Clarington firefighters responded to 49 fires, an increase of 11 fires for the same period in 2019.
Posted on Friday, May 08, 2020 04:25 PM
Clarington says it's an "unwilling host" for the Region's proposed anaerobic digestion and pre-sort facility
Clarington Council voted unanimously to become an unwilling host for the Region of Durham's proposed new anaerobic digestion and mixed-waste pre-sort facility in Courtice. In June 2019, Regional Council authorized a site selection process for this new proposed facility. On March 6, 2020, in...
Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 09:03 AM
Clarington May 7, 2020- The Municipality of Clarington has partnered with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) as part of a long-term initiative to create a diversity and inclusion staff program.
“As the fabric of our society continues to change, Clarington is a proactive employer, making matters of diversity and inclusion a priority. By partnering with CCDI we will provide our staff with the necessary tools, training, knowledge and awareness that they will be able to use when providing...
Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 09:51 AM
Whitby, Ontario – In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Municipalities of Durham and York (the Regions) have received a temporary Emergency Amendment to the Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) to process an additional 20,000 tonnes of garbage, for an annual total of 160,000 tonnes of garbage until December 31, 2020. The ECA for the DYEC currently allows the facility to process up to a maximum of 140,000 tonnes per year. The DYEC, as...