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 business owners with local elected provincial (MPPs) and federal...
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 10:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Have COVID-19 questions? We have Regional answers.
Residents are invited to join the Regional Chair, Chief Administrative Officer, Medical Officer of Health, and other members of our senior leadership team (including representatives from Durham Regional Police and Region of Durham Paramedic Services) for a 90-minute virtual Town Hall session on April 22.
When: The virtual Town Hall will be held on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:20 p.m.
Where: Residents can participate via telephone or by...
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 09:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Based on guidance from public health experts, Region of Durham workplaces are not accepting homemade food, flowers or other gifts – but you can still share your support virtually.
Based on current evidence, COVID-19 can live on some surfaces for a period of time. Due to this fact, the dropping off of non-essential items increases the risk of contact between people.
To limit the potential spread of the virus, the Region of Durham is asking the community to consider sharing their support...
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 12:00 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:
“Agriculture in Durham Region is a vital service that ensures residents have access to fresh, high-quality and safe food options to feed themselves and their families. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Durham’s agri-food producers and businesses have continued to ensure access to safe farm-fresh products.
Many operators within our region have...
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 04:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Emergency child care centres in Durham Region are now open, offering free care exclusively for eligible healthcare and frontline workers so they can continue to provide critical services to the community amid COVID-19.
The Regional Municipality of Durham has partnered with local licensed child care operators and home child care agencies in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington and Uxbridge, and is working to open more facilities across the region according to need. These child...