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Region of Durham to test nuclear alerts on November 23 and 24

Posted on November 10, 2020 09:25 AM

Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham will hold its fall test of the nuclear alerting system on November 23 and 24. The system warns people in the unlikely event of an emergency at the nuclear generating station in Clarington or Pickering.

The test will take place during daytime hours over two days:

On November 23, an auto dialer will call about 100,000 landline phone numbers within 10 kilometres of the nuclear generating stations. Call display will show the calls as coming from 905-666-6291.


Council Highlights from the October 26 and November 2, 2020 Meetings

Posted on November 06, 2020 04:04 PM

Council Highlights October 26 – Combined highlights including special meeting

Clarington Council supports Home Hardware privately-initiated request for a Minister's Zoning Order

Clarington Council voted in support of a request made by Bowmanville Home Hardware for a Minister's Zoning Order (MZO) that, if approved by the minister, would change the existing zoning at 2423 Rundle Road, allowing the company to build a building supply centre in that location. An MZO is a rarely used planning...

Regions of Durham and York launch new Durham York Energy Centre website

Posted on November 03, 2020 04:04 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York announce the launch of the new Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) website

This new and intuitive website aims to help residents and stakeholders learn more about the DYEC. Residents can now easily search the website for information from their smartphones or computer.

The website features virtual tours, real time air emissions data, electricity generation information, event calendars, a user-friendly search...

Durham Region activates more red light cameras in select locations

Posted on October 30, 2020 03:56 PM

Whitby, Ontario – As part of Durham Vision Zero’s goal to eliminate fatalities on our roadways, Durham Region has activated more red light cameras at select locations throughout Durham Region to help improve traffic safety.

When: Five more red light cameras have been activated as of today (October 30).


New Locations

  • Highway 2 at Courtice Road, Clarington
  • Stevenson...

Emergency Road Closure: Temperance Street, north of King Street

Posted on October 30, 2020 08:38 AM

Temperance Street, north of King Street, is closed today, Friday, October 30, 2020, for emergency utilities work. Detours are available via alternate local roads.

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