Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 04:14 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) and Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS) are working together, doing their part in the fight against COVID-19. With thorough collaboration and a dedication to the health and safety of our community members, the team has launched an innovative mobile COVID-19 testing clinic.
Since the start of the pandemic, RDPS has been providing testing at various locations in Durham Region. With physical testing space becoming harder to obtain and the weather...
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 03:31 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is excited to announce that the new Shop Durham Region online marketplace is live. The multi-vendor e-store allows shoppers to safely purchase products from multiple Durham-based businesses in a single transaction.
More than ever, shopping local makes a big impact on small businesses. Through this new online marketplace, residents can safely explore 600 local products in a single shopping experience and collect purchases through contactless pick-up—making...
Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 03:25 PM
As part of our commitment to Durham Vision Zero, The Regional Municipality of Durham is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to cross the street with pedestrian crossovers. Identified by signs, unique pavement markings, and marked yield bars showing where drivers must stop; some crossovers also have flashing lights that are activated by pedestrian push buttons.
Pedestrian crossovers are currently in operation across Durham Region, with more crossovers scheduled to be constructed...
Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 01:28 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council has approved the Regional Broadband Network report, outlining two applications for funding from the Province of Ontario and Federal Government of Canada for the phased implementation of a broadband network in Durham Region.
The Region’s goal is to implement a high-speed fibre network that will span 700 kilometres and connect all of Durham’s hamlets. This phase of the project will jumpstart that vision.
Broadband access is vital infrastructure that is essential...
Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 12:08 PM
Council decides to maintain current ward boundaries for the next election
Clarington Council has voted to maintain the Municipality’s current four ward boundary system for the next election in 2022. In 2020, Municipal staff began a ward boundary review to ensure residents across the Municipality are fairly represented by their chosen elected officials on Clarington Council. An independent consulting firm was retained to assess Clarington’s ward boundaries, look at their strengths and weaknesses,...