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Public Service Announcements


Durham Region returns to four garbage bag limit

Posted on August 24, 2020 09:54 AM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, City of Oshawa and Town of Whitby, advise residents that the four-bag limit for curbside garbage collection will be returning on Tuesday, September 8, and that the sale of garbage bag tags is now available.

Residents can place up to four garbage bags at the curb every other week. To ensure your items are collected, and for the health and safety of our workers, please follow the below reminders:

  • Garbage must be at the curb before 7 a.m. on your...

Lake Ontario Shoreline Hazards Management Plan Update: Phase 4 – Draft Final Report Comments

Posted on June 22, 2020 01:37 PM

PORT HOPE, June 19, 2020 - In 1990, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority, in partnership with Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority and Lower Trent Region Conservation Authority, completed a Shoreline Management Plan for the Lake Ontario shoreline to guide shoreline management within their respective jurisdictions.

Shorelines are forever changing, and the 1990 Plan required updating to reflect these changes. Zuzek Incorporated, out of Waterdown ON, was retained to update...

Exciting lineup of local talent confirmed for Canada Day the Durham Way

Posted on June 08, 2020 11:26 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Join us on July 1 as we celebrate Canada Day the Durham Way—an uplifting, virtual celebration of the communities of Durham Region. This first-of-its-kind event will feature an exciting lineup of local performers and family friendly entertainment including:

  • Juno award winner Jack De Keyser
  • The President’s Choice SuperDogs animal trick show
  • Three-time Juno award nominees Sultans of String
  • Country artist Leah Daniels
  • Children’s entertainer Jungle Jack
  • Live animal features from...

Residents reminded not to illegally dump their waste

Posted on April 24, 2020 04:07 PM

Whitby, Ontario – Communities across Durham Region have seen an increase in illegal dumping, and the Region of Durham is reminding residents that if caught illegally dumping, residents can face fines, if convicted, of up to $10,000. Leaving materials in parks, along the roadside, or on other’s property without their permission is detrimental to the health and safety of the community, and actions like this burden the resources needed to manage...

Mayor Foster to host Facebook Live Q&A on April 30

Posted on April 24, 2020 10:08 AM

Mayor Adrian Foster Hosts Live Q&A

Join us for a Live Q&A with Mayor Adrian Foster on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 11 a.m. for 30 minutes.

Residents can follow along and ask questions live on Facebook. The discussion will focus on Municipal services affected by COVID-19 pandemic.

Find us on Facebook at or let us know if you'll be joining us by showing your interest on the Facebook Event page.

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