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Clarington Remembers

Remembrance Day in Clarington – a more intimate commemoration

Posted on October 29, 2020 09:22 AM

Clarington October 29, 2020/-  The Municipality of Clarington is partnering with our local Royal Canadian Legion Branch 178 to mark this year’s Remembrance Day in a different more intimate way. Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, and the rising infection numbers, we cannot have mass gatherings at cenotaphs and monuments to pay tribute to our fallen Canadian soldiers. This year, the Municipality will be live streaming the main Bowmanville Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11 from...

Clarington partners with Farm 911: The Emily Project to help keep rural residents safe

Posted on October 14, 2020 11:15 AM

Clarington October 14, 2020/- Clarington is launching a new safety initiative to assist first responders in locating remote rural properties quickly in emergencies. Clarington has partnered with the Region of Durham and Farm 911: The Emily Project on this initiative to create address markers and clear signage for all properties.

Farm 911: The Emily Project was founded by the parents of seven-year-old Emily Trudeau, who died in a farming accident in Tweed in 2014. First responders were delayed...

Mayor Foster urges residents to have a safe, healthy Thanksgiving weekend

Posted on October 08, 2020 09:38 AM

Clarington October 8, 2020/- Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster has issued the following statement leading up to the Thanksgiving long weekend:

“As we approach the Thanksgiving long weekend, we are faced with celebrating yet another holiday amid the pandemic. I urge all of you to take heed of the Provincial warnings and plan a celebration with only your immediate family. With our daily COVID-19 numbers growing steadily, it is clear that the second wave of the pandemic has arrived.

Premier Ford has asked...

Clarington Fire asks residents to butt out and ensure cigarettes are extinguished properly

Posted on September 28, 2020 10:24 AM

Clarington September 28, 2020/- After two overnight fires where cigarettes appear to be the cause, Clarington Fire is reminding residents to be vigilant and dispose of their cigarette butts safely.

Overnight, Clarington fire crews responded to fires in Bowmanville and Kendal. Fire crews from Bowmanville, Courtice and Newcastle received a call at 1:13 a.m. for a garage fire in Bowmanville. The homeowner was able to gain control and extinguish the fire as crews arrived and firefighters ensured that...

Welcome back Clarington: our fall recreational programming returns

Posted on August 31, 2020 09:31 AM

Clarington August 31, 2020/- The Municipality of Clarington is launching its fall schedule for recreation programming. We will be reopening more facilities and are excited to welcome back residents after a prolonged closure. We are reintroducing drop-in programs, swimming lessons, public swimming and lane swims, fitness programming and offering 55+ Active Adult programs and recreational activities, including virtual classes.

“While fall will look a little differently in our facilities with physical...

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