Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 02:36 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department has received notification of more adult mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), with positive mosquitoes now reported from three trap sites.
Confirmation of the latest positive mosquitoes was received on Aug. 13. The mosquitoes were collected from three Health Department’s trap sites; two located in Pickering, and the other in north Oshawa which was the location of a positive batch of mosquitoes previously reported on July...
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:20 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is inviting the public to review and comment on the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study to improve Pringle Creek Bridge on Brock Street South (Regional Road 46) in the Town of Whitby.
When: August 13 to September 26.
Where: Bridge over Pringle Creek on Brock Street South, located approximately 700 metres south of Victoria Street, in the Town of Whitby.
Why: The existing bridge was fully re-constructed in 1962 and now requires rehabilitation....
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:14 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following represents beach-posting information for Durham Region beaches. Test results for the week of Aug. 10 indicate that two beaches have been posted as unsafe for swimming due to elevated bacteria levels. Beaches are posted as unsafe for swimming when elevated levels of E. coli exceed the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 ml of water.Test results for the week of August 10, 2020 MunicipalityBeachStatus
Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 05:24 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:
“Today, the Province of Ontario announced that Durham Region is receiving more than $22.9 million in COVID-19 relief funding, as part of the larger $4 billion in funding for Ontario municipalities within the Safe Restart Agreement—an investment in federal-provincial financial assistance for municipalities and transit operations.
Posted on Monday, August 10, 2020 04:15 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Simcoe Street near Coates Road in the City of Oshawa.
When: Ongoing until November 2020. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Simcoe Street, approximately 460 metres south of Coates Road, in Oshawa. One lane in each direction will be maintained throughout the project. Additional lane restrictions may be required to complete the work.
Why: Rehabilitation of the Canadian...