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Press Releases


Explore Clarington's outdoor trails, parks and fishing spots safely

Posted on April 09, 2021 02:03 PM

Clarington, Ontario –  As we head into a week-long April break, Clarington has lots of opportunities for residents to enjoy the open air and embrace a world of adventure safely, outdoors and in our community. As we cope with another Provincial State of Emergency and all its corresponding restrictions, there are lots of outdoor trails, parks and fishing activities for residents to explore without leaving our community.

"With this beautiful weather, Clarington has vast outdoor open spaces for...

Clarington charges forward: enhancing accessibility by installing mobility device charging stations

Posted on April 07, 2021 10:16 AM

Clarington, Ontario – The Municipality of Clarington has received $58,760 to enhance accessibility in our parks and along our outdoor nature trails by installing charging stations for mobility devices, including scooters and powered wheelchairs. The Clarington Charges Forward initiative is funded in part by a grant from the Inclusive Communities program awarded by the Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility. The program was designed to ‘strengthen communities and provide local opportunities for...

OBCM urge Federal, Provincial governments to emphasize supportive housing, small business

Posted on March 30, 2021 09:27 AM

March 19, 2021 – As vaccines begin to roll out more steadily, the Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM) caucus is calling for the federal and provincial governments to work together to develop a flexible plan to re-open that supports small business, increases well-being, and allows for a gradual return to normalcy.

OBCM recognizes the importance of public health measures in keeping Ontarians safe throughout the pandemic and is grateful for the supports from the Federal and Provincial governments thus...

Area residents to continue using local booking systems for COVID-19 clinics

Posted on March 15, 2021 09:57 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is advising area residents to continue using the local COVID-19 vaccination booking systems for appointments at local COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Appointments for clinics located in Clarington, Pickering and Whitby can be booked at or through the Call Centre Booking Line at 1-888-444-5113. To book appointments at the Durham College/Ontario Tech University Campus Ice Centre clinic visit or call...

Fire Chief warns residents not to leave self-cleaning ovens unattended

Posted on March 08, 2021 03:24 PM

Clarington, Ontario – Clarington Emergency and Fire Services Chief Gord Weir is asking residents to be careful when using the self-cleaning feature on an oven as it can become a fire hazard.

“Never leave your oven unattended when you set the self-cleaning option. The cleaning process usually takes three to four hours, and the oven heats up to a very high temperature, which can become a potential fire hazard if you are not careful,” said Fire Chief Gord Weir.

On Saturday, crews responded to a house...

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