Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 12:01 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to residents who are 70 years and older, or those who will be turning 70 in 2021. Appointments for the 70-plus eligibility group will begin at 1 p.m. on March 29. To book an appointment, visit www.durham.ca/vaccineappointment. Residents who need assistance to book an appointment can call 1-888-444-5113. In addition to residents 70 and older, the Health Department will continue to provide...
Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 01:07 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Regional Council has unanimously endorsed the Corporate Climate Action Plan and approved targets to reduce corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 100 per cent by 2045.
In 2020, Regional Council declared a climate emergency. This plan provides the framework required for Durham Region to reduce GHG emissions associated with Regional corporate operations. While the Region’s corporate emissions make up roughly three per cent of Durham Region’s total emissions, through...
Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 04:39 PM
Farewell Creek Trail phase 2 moving forward with a new alignment
Council has approved the final alignment for phase 2 of the Farewell Creek Trail. After extensive debate and investigation of alternate route alignments, Council has chosen an in-valley option that will see a branch of the trail meander toward Townline Road along Farewell Creek, with a future potential connection to Oshawa’s path on Grandview Street at the Townline Road boundary. Staff have been directed to investigate and provide...
Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 11:58 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham advises residents that seasonal leaf and yard waste collection is starting in the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge, the City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax and the Municipality of Clarington.
When: Leaf and yard waste collection will resume bi-weekly on regular waste collection days starting on the following weeks:
Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 08:30 AM
School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The Municipality of Clarington would like to sincerely thank all of our neighbourhood crossing guards for their commitment to helping our children get to and from school safely every day.
Join us in recognizing this important role in our community, and remember these tips when approaching a school crosswalk: