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Press Releases


Let’s move, Clarington! Together we can win 100K for our community.

Posted on June 01, 2021 02:00 PM

Clarington, Ontario –  It’s time to get moving and make it count – this June, the Municipality of Clarington is competing in the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge. This is a national contest, which encourages Canadians to get active and pits municipalities against one another for a chance to win $100,000 for local initiatives and programs promoting activity and fitness.

“There’s no time like the present. Let’s get moving. Together we can track our active or ‘move’ minutes and support...

Every Child Matters. We hold firm in our commitment that history will never repeat itself.

Posted on June 01, 2021 11:09 AM

Clarington, Ontario –  The Municipality is releasing the following statement on behalf of Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster.

"We mourn with Canadians from coast-to-coast the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former residential school located on Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land in Kamloops, British Columbia. Words cannot express our deep sadness at this horrific discovery that cements a dark chapter in Canada's history. Our hearts go out to the Survivors of the residential school...

Updating flood plain mapping for Graham and Wilmot Creeks to prevent flood risk

Posted on May 27, 2021 09:03 AM

Clarington, Ontario –  The Municipality of Clarington is partnering with the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) to update flood plain mapping for the Graham and Wilmot Creek watersheds. The current mapping is nearly 45 years old and needs to be updated to provide the latest data to assist with emergency preparedness planning, including flood prevention and mitigation.

GRCA’s technical experts will use current mapping technology and survey data to update the models of the watersheds...

Gradual reopening: Clarington opens outdoor spaces for public use

Posted on May 21, 2021 01:37 PM

Clarington, Ontario –  The Municipality of Clarington is reopening its outdoor spaces for public use following all Provincial direction. Starting tomorrow, May 22, a group of up to five people will be allowed to enjoy Clarington’s sports fields, beaches, boat launches, and skate parks for a variety of activities.

“Following Ontario’s announcement, we are slowly reopening our outdoor amenities as allowed. We still must be cautious and follow all the rules. This means stick to a group of five...

CEFS helping homeowners after Newtonville fire destroys home

Posted on May 17, 2021 03:09 PM

Clarington, Ontario –  Clarington Emergency and Fire Services (CEFS) are helping homeowners pick up the pieces after an accidental fire destroyed their home on Sunday afternoon in Newtonville. The homeowners were able to escape safely but lost everything in the fire. CEFS has asked the Red Cross to assist.

Firefighters were called to the Newtonville home at 4:37 p.m. Five pumpers and five tanker trucks were dispatched, with around 30 firefighters on the scene. A firefighter suffered from smoke...

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