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Public Service Announcement

Residents invited to provide input for Regional Council composition review

WHITBY, ON December 21, 2015

Durham Region residents are invited to participate in public information sessions to provide input about the size and composition of Durham Regional Council. 


Residents are invited to attend one of the following public information sessions:

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

7 to 9 p.m.

Oshawa Legends Centre (Leisure room)

1661 Harmony Rd. N, Oshawa


Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

7 to 9 p.m.

Ajax Community Centre (HMS South)

75 Centennial Rd., Ajax


Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

7 to 9 p.m.

Scugog Community Recreation Centre (East Hall)

1655 Reach St., Port Perry

Members of the public can also provide feedback online by visiting, or by emailing  


During the past 20 years, the size and distribution of Durham Region's population has changed dramatically. As a result, Durham Regional Council established a 15-member special committee to review council composition. Representation on this special committee includes the Regional Chair, one Regional Councillor from each area municipality (eight in total), and individuals from local chambers of commerce, boards of trade and post-secondary institutions. The special committee meets monthly and will report final recommendations by March 2016.


To RSVP for a public information session, please email

Agendas, minutes and background materials for the Regional Council Composition Review Committee are available online at

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.