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Water sample drop-off unavailable at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex June 29 to July 1

Posted on June 22, 2021 11:09 AM

The Region of Durham will not be collecting water samples from the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex drop-off location from Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 10 a.m. until Friday, July 2, 2021, at 8 a.m.

The regular water sample bottle drop-off and pick-up schedule will resume on Friday, July 2, 2021, at 8 a.m.

For more information, please contact 905-668-2020 or 1-800-841-2729 and select the option to speak to a Public Health Inspector.

Durham Region raises new, permanent Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation flag at Regional HQ

Posted on June 21, 2021 02:02 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:

“It is with great honour that I acknowledge Indigenous Peoples Day in Durham Region. A reminder to all of us to take a moment; to show respect for the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. To reflect upon their outstanding achievements, significant community contributions, and collective...

Addressing the legacy of residential schools: Clarington moves toward reconciliation

Posted on June 21, 2021 01:21 PM

Clarington, Ontario – As we mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, Clarington Council unanimously passed a motion directing staff to examine the calls to action identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Staff will look at the action items specifically directed at municipalities and all levels of government to provide Council with advice on the steps Clarington can take to redress the legacy of residential schools.

“We are deeply saddened at the discovery of multiple unmarked...

Council Highlights from the June 14, 2021 Meeting

Posted on June 21, 2021 08:55 AM

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Clarington working with Metrolinx on GO bus turnaround in Newcastle as former fire hall will be demolished

Clarington staff are working with Metrolinx to identify solutions for a GO Bus service turnaround in Newcastle as the current site has been scheduled for demolition and land sale. The former Newcastle Fire Hall located at 247 King Avenue East has been used as a turnaround area for many years. The Municipality has been delaying the demolition of this building since 2016. Council has directed...

Farewell Creek Trail extension under construction. Keep out.

Posted on June 16, 2021 04:17 PM

Residents must keep out of the construction area marked by fencing on Farewell Creek Trail. For your safety and the safety of the workers, trail users must respect the fenced limits of the construction area. We have noticed an increase in the number of people removing the barriers and accessing the area. This is very dangerous. Construction machinery, open excavations, material stockpiles, and rough terrain are all safety hazards to trail users and may cause injury or harm.

We ask everyone to please...

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