Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 11:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region’s business community is rallying together and working as one cohesive task force to support local businesses, from across the region, during these challenging times.
The Durham Economic Task Force—comprised of local chambers of commerce, boards of trade and business improvement areas (BIAs), the Business Advisory Centre of Durham and other key stakeholders—has shared feedback collected from Durham businesses owners with local elected provincial (MPPs) and federal...
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 02:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – As the COVID-19 crisis has forced some businesses to close their doors, a new task force has been formed to connect with key stakeholders across the Region and respond to the urgent needs of businesses.
The Durham Economic Task Force came together rapidly last week when reports of business impacts were just beginning. It is a collaborative response team made up of Durham Region’s Economic Development and Tourism team; Business Advisory Centre of Durham; all of Durham’s chambers...
Letter from John Henry, Regional Chair & CEO - Support for Durham Region Businesses through COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 05:00 AM
Today, John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer reached out to the federal and provincial governments to share his concern for the business community. Read the letter attached below.
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 03:45 AM
Whitby, Ont. – A review of the KPMG Aviation Sector report on the future of the Pickering lands once again makes a strong case for the development of a modern, 21st century airport; designed to meet growing demand in the eastern Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario, as a whole.
“We have an opportunity to make Canada’s newest airport a model of sustainability; built with renewable materials and a shared space that supports our agricultural community,” said John Henry, Regional Chair and...
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 03:45 AM
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; Dan Carter, Mayor of the City of Oshawa; and Adrian Foster, Mayor of the Municipality of Clarington:
“Today, the Metrolinx Board of Directors endorsed the GO East Rail Extension through Oshawa to Bowmanville in Clarington, featuring four new station stops located along the Canadian Pacific mainline north of Highway 401.