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Public Service Announcements


Red-light cameras and automated speed enforcement are coming

Posted on December 17, 2019 08:45 AM

As part of Durham’s Vision Zero initiative to work towards preventing severe injuries and fatalities on our roadways, Regional Council has approved two new tools to improve traffic safety. Red-light cameras and automated speed enforcement will be coming to Durham Region in 2020.

Red-light cameras

Red-light camera programs have proven to improve road safety by influencing driver behaviour. The fine for running a red light in Ontario is $325. With red-light cameras, the Offence Notice is issued...

Bowmanville Household Special Waste Depot’s weekend hours are changing on December 21

Posted on December 16, 2019 12:00 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Bowmanville Household Special Waste Depot is permanently changing its weekend hours of operation, beginning Saturday, December 21.

Hours of operation

  • Wednesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

When: Saturday, December 21.

Where: 1998 Bowmanville Avenue, Municipality of Clarington.

Note: For more information, visit, email, call 1-800-667-5671 or download the Durham Region Waste App.


CLOCA issues flood outlook statement

Posted on December 13, 2019 04:30 AM

The Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority has issued a flood outlook statement and a notice of hazardous creek conditions. Read the full flood outlook and get the details.

It’s time. When you change your clocks, change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Posted on October 30, 2019 10:30 AM

Clarington Emergency and Fire Services is reminding residents to install new batteries in their smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms when daylight saving ends on November 3.

“For smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working batteries,” explained Clarington Fire Chief Gord Weir. “Residents should make a habit of replacing old batteries with new ones whenever the clocks change. This is also a great time to practice your home fire escape plan with your...

Durham Region reminds residents of special waste collection services

Posted on October 09, 2019 04:00 AM

Whitby, Ontario – If you have an old appliance, toilet, couch or television that you need collected, the Region of Durham offers free special curbside collection services for households in Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge.

Scheduling a special waste collection is fast and convenient. You can schedule collection online at, on your mobile device using the Durham Region Waste App, or by calling 905-697-5300 or 1-800-667-5671.

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