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Durham takes next step towards Anaerobic Digestion facility

Posted on May 28, 2020 04:18 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham Council has taken the next step towards developing a new Mixed Waste Pre-Sort and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility in Durham.

Yesterday, Council gave approval to continue negotiation of a joint venture/co-ownership agreement with Epcor Utilities Inc. for the development of the Region’s Mixed Waste Pre-Sort and AD facility.

The Mixed Waste Pre-sort AD facility with an Energy from Waste plant, will be a first-of-its-kind fully integrated waste management initiative...

Agencies from across Durham Region partner to support local residents

Posted on May 26, 2020 01:54 PM

Community services still available during COVID-19
Agencies from across Durham Region partner to support local residents

DURHAM REGION – Community support services agencies from across Durham Region have continued to provide essential services to their clients after the Province declared a state of emergency on March 17th in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Seniors and other vulnerable individuals have been safely supported at home as programs moved online. Staff delivering in-home personal support...

Clarington cancels summer camps and indoor facility rentals

Posted on May 21, 2020 03:13 PM

Clarington May 21, 2020- To protect the health and safety of our children and to respond to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of Clarington has made the difficult decision to cancel its summer camps. Clarington is also suspending all indoor facility rental permits until at least June 28.

“Based on all the information from the Province and Public Health, it’s clear our current camps cannot proceed as planned. With this decision today, we can begin to issue full refunds...

Rediscover the downtowns of Durham Region

Posted on May 21, 2020 02:09 PM

Whitby, Ontario–The Region of Durham, in collaboration with local business improvement areas (BIAs), have launched a new online platform—Downtowns of Durham—to support the region’s vibrant downtown-area businesses.

Downtowns of Durham will offer residents and visitors a chance to explore the region’s many “main street” shops, restaurants, and services virtually, as they recover. From historic storefronts to family owned restaurants, each of Durham’s 13 distinct downtown areas are home to a diverse...

Celebrate National Public Works Week (May 17 - 23)

Posted on May 20, 2020 11:22 AM

From May 17 to 23, Durham Region is celebrating National Public Works Week by recognizing the essential services of public works and acknowledging the essential services our Works Department staff provide each and every day.

Thank you to all Works Department staff for their commitment to providing excellent service. This year more than ever, we’ve seen just how important public works is to ensure our communities operate smoothly and safely, even during a pandemic. It is thanks to our dedicated...

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