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 of...
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 06:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham continues to actively monitor the COVID-19 situation, with the health and safety of residents as the top priority. The Region offers the following updates to residents regarding the current status of its programs and services:
- Durham Region Transit (DRT) has announced some service modifications to reflect reduced ridership demands and support social distancing. Notably, customers will board buses using the rear doors only (except those customers with...
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:30 PM
Whitby, Ontario – As Durham Region’s community and economy face challenging times, The Regional Municipality of Durham is reassuring residents that their health and safety remains the top priority, as resources are being poured into the COVID-19 response. The situation continues to evolve and is constantly being re-evaluated by the Region.
Based on the provincial order issued today, asking businesses to close, there will be major impacts to business owners, workers and families. The Region’s Economic...
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 08:15 AM
“The health and wellness of our community continues to be our top priority, and this is a critical time to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Durham Region.
That’s why I support the enhanced public health measures announced by the Chief Medical Officer of Health, ordering all dine-in restaurants, bars, nightclubs, theatres, churches, private schools and daycares close today, March 17, 2020. Businesses that provide food takeout and delivery options are encouraged to keep those options available to continue...
Letter from John Henry, Regional Chair and CEO Re: Support for Durham Region Businesses and Employees through the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.Attachments