Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 08:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council has approved the Regional Recovery Framework and Action Plan (report 2020-COW-22)—a roadmap to recovery that considers supports for vulnerable residents, local businesses and the modernization of Regional services and programs.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Durham Region has continued to provide essential services while ensuring the health and safety of its community members. New programs and services were developed to meet the emerging and urgent...
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 05:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Early learning and child care centres operated by The Regional Municipality of Durham will begin to reopen on June 29, following the closure of emergency child care sites.
Staff reached out to families to confirm their current service needs. This feedback will help to inform the reopening plans for Regional centres:
- Ajax Early Learning and Child Care Centre
- Edna Thomson Early Learning and Child Care Centre (Bowmanville)
- Clara Hughes Early Learning and Child Care Centre (Oshawa)
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 02:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Today, the Region of Durham moves into Stage 2 of the provincial government’s re-opening plan. As part of this stage, restaurants may open patios—with the option to expand patios on a sidewalk and/or curb/parking lane—in addition to providing take out and/or delivery service.
Restaurant owners are advised that the Region is expediting Road Occupancy Permits, for these temporary patio expansions, where it is safe to do so. There are no fees associated with Regional Road Occupancy...
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2020 03:00 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:
“Beginning on Friday, June 19, Durham Region will officially move into Phase 2 of the provincial reopening plan. This means that certain establishments can once again open for business, including restaurants, bars, hair salons, malls and more.
This step is a direct result of the dedication of our residents; working together to help protect...
Early learning and child care centres operated by The Regional Municipality of Durham remain closed until further notice; Emergency child care centres will continue until June 26
Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:45 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Early learning and child care centres operated by The Regional Municipality of Durham will remain closed until further notice. The closure will provide enough preparation time to re-open the child care programs safely, ensuring learning environments support healthy development during COVID-19.
Emergency child care centres will continue to operate until June 26, offering free care exclusively for eligible healthcare and frontline workers so these individuals can provide critical services...