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Your Opinion Counts

Your Opinion Counts

Welcome to Your Opinion Counts, a place where you can gain further insight about Durham Region initiatives and provide constructive feedback on various Regional projects. Community engagement opportunities allow us to work together to enhance effective two-way communication, and we value your opinion! Please take a moment to review the following initiatives, which are now open for feedback.

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We are currently updating the Region's website, and thank residents and partner organizations for the valuable feedback we have received regarding our largest communications tool. Your opinion counts!

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Video: Durham Region 101

Check out our new video, Durham Region 101 and tell us what you think!

Durham Region 101 is an educational video that outlines programs and services provided by the Region, the history of the Regional organization, how council is formed, and various other responsibilities, through the eyes of a Durham Region resident.

Email us at, or leave us a comment on our YouTube channel.

Input on affordable rental and seniors' housing

The Affordable and Seniors' Housing Task Force collected feedback from residents, other levels of government, businesses and organizations on how to increase the supply of affordable rental housing and seniors' housing options in Durham Region. This feedback will be considered in the Task Force's report to Regional Council in fall 2017. Thank you to all participants–your input is valuable.

To learn more about the Affordable and Seniors' Housing Task Force, please visit

Updated Open Data portal

In October 2016, the Region launched its updated Open Data portal. This new site makes it easier to access information, including the ability to view information before it is downloaded.

Please take a moment to look through the data sets available at Then, let us know what you think via the email address on the site. Your feedback will reflect experiences specific to our community.

Open Data is a philosophy and practice that requires certain data to be made freely available to the public, in machine–readable format, without any restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.