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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...

Durham Regional Council endorses development of an Anti-Racism Task Force

Posted on May 28, 2021 02:36 PM

Whitby, Ontario – On May 26, Durham Regional Council approved the terms of reference for the Durham Region Anti-Racism Task Force (DRART).

The recommendation for the DRART comes as part of the Region’s commitment to develop and implement an Anti-Racism Framework to ensure a healthy workplace and to address racism within the communities the Region serves.

The establishment of an Anti-Racism Task Force as a Committee of Council, with formalized structure similar to other advisory committees,...

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...

Durham joins World Health Organization’s Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities

Posted on May 26, 2021 12:24 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham remains committed to creating accessible and inclusive communities where all residents—regardless of age, ethnicity, race, gender or ability—feel included, respected, and enjoy a high quality of life.

As part of this commitment, Durham Region is proud to announce our membership in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities.

As a member of this network, Durham Region is part of a global movement...

North Street and Grady Drive to close for road reconstruction until the end of 2021

Posted on May 26, 2021 11:33 AM

Water and wastewater works and road reconstruction will affect traffic on North Street, Grady Drive and Regional Road 17 from June 1 to December 30, 2021.

During the ongoing construction, the following roads will close from June 14 to approximately November 26, 2021:

  • North Street, between Wilmot Street and Grady Drive
  • Grady Drive, between North Street and Manvers Road

Map showing location of road reconstruction in Newcastle

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