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Ontario issues stay-at-home order and declares second state of emergency

Posted on January 12, 2021 03:35 PM

The Province of Ontario has issued a stay-at-home order and declared a second state of emergency, in addition to further restrictions and enforcement to the current province-wide shutdown.

The stay-at-home order goes into effect on Thursday, January 14 at 12:01 a.m. The state of emergency is effective immediately and will be reevaluated in 28 days. New restrictions and enforcement measures will be put in place between January 12 and 14.   

Province-wide, including all...

Ontario Supports the Redevelopment of the Bowmanville Hospital

Posted on January 11, 2021 12:13 PM

Investment will help Lakeridge Health deliver better patient-centered care

As part of its comprehensive plan to end hallway health care, the Ontario government is investing $2.5 million to support the redevelopment of Lakeridge Health's hospital site in Bowmanville. This funding will be used to offset the costs of planning the renewal and expansion of the hospital's infrastructure.

The announcement was made today by Lindsey Park, Member of Provincial Parliament for Durham and Parliamentary Assistant...

Clarington Public Library Offers Take-Out Service, Museum Moves to Virtual Research

Posted on January 08, 2021 12:00 PM

In response to the Provincewide Shutdown announced in late December, Clarington Public Library is pleased to offer Take-Out Service at all four branch locations.

Though in-branch services, including computer access, are currently suspended, members can still place holds on physical items for contactless pickup and access the Library’s eCollection of eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, eNewspapers, and research eResources 24/7.

Clarington Museums & Archives locations are closed to the public under Provincial...

Regional Chair John Henry reflects on 2020

Posted on January 05, 2021 09:11 AM

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:

“As we move into the new year, our thoughts turn towards the future. I am hopeful that 2021 will bring reason for optimism and recovery after a long road in the face of COVID-19.

With a vaccine rollout on the horizon, we are very much looking forward to what 2021 will bring. However, just as the end of the year is a time to be hopeful for the next, it is also a time to reflect on the year...

Clarington recreation facilities to close during Provincewide Shutdown

Posted on December 21, 2020 05:23 PM

At a press conference Monday afternoon, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario will enter into a Provincewide Shutdown at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, December 26, 2020. The Ontario Government is urging everyone to stay at home as much as possible to minimize transmission of COVID-19 and prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed. All of Southern Ontario, including Durham Region and Clarington, will remain shut down for a minimum of 28 days. During the Provincewide Shutdown, the Province’s 

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