Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2020 08:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is making it easier for small businesses to move their operations online after joining ShopHERE—a no-cost service that helps to build a digital platform.
What: ShopHERE provides independent businesses and artists an opportunity to develop an online store, free of charge, with specific branding, messaging, digital marketing, shipping and inventory management.
Initiated by Digital Main Street and the City of Toronto, this service is provided in collaboration with Google,...
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 10:15 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:
“On behalf of Regional Council, I have officially proclaimed June to be Seniors’ Month in the Region of Durham. Seniors’ Month is a time to recognize the valuable contributions that seniors have made, and continue to make, to our community.
COVID-19 has had a detrimental effect on our senior population. Now, more than ever, seniors need...
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 02:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – A recent study of hundreds of Durham businesses has revealed that 92 per cent of businesses are concerned that a second wave of COVID-19 could be a barrier to recovery.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause global economic impacts, all Durham-based businesses have been affected by this unprecedented crisis. Now, as mindsets turn towards economic recovery, there’s a need to understand specific local needs. That’s why the Durham Economic Task Force recently co-ordinated this...
Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 10:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario - As businesses and services begin to reopen in Durham Region, every precaution should be taken to ensure the health and safety of the community and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Durham Region Health Department is launching a new online resource to provide businesses and the community with information on the various stages of reopening of services as announced by the provincial government.
The Community Reopening Toolkit is an online resource available at durham.ca/reopeningtoolkit....
Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 01:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario–The Region of Durham, in collaboration with local business improvement areas (BIAs), have launched a new online platform—Downtowns of Durham—to support the region’s vibrant downtown-area businesses.
Downtowns of Durham will offer residents and visitors a chance to explore the region’s many “main street” shops, restaurants, and services virtually, as they recover. From historic storefronts to family owned restaurants, each of Durham’s 13 distinct downtown areas are home to a diverse...