Posted on Monday, January 13, 2020 08:00 AM
Durham Region is working with our partners to create safer roads for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers through the Durham Vision Zero Strategic Road Safety Action Plan. Durham Vision Zero will help ensure that our region remains the best place in Ontario to live, work and raise a family.
When a resident suddenly dies on our roadways, it is not just a traffic inconvenience. The community member we lose—the hockey coach, the teacher, the friendly neighbour who shovels your driveway—has needlessly been...
Posted on Thursday, January 02, 2020 06:00 AM
Durham Region’s population is projected to increase from 645,000 to 1.2 million by 2041! Durham Region is an exciting place to be—across the 2,500 square kilometres and eight distinct municipalities that make up our region, you’ll find small towns and big cities, suburbs and high rises, family farms and condos, creeks and waterfront vistas. It’s a mix you won’t find anywhere else.
This great quality of life is supported by strong services provided by your Regional government. To ensure that our services...
Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 08:00 AM
As part of Durham’s Vision Zero initiative to work towards preventing severe injuries and fatalities on our roadways, Regional Council has approved two new tools to improve traffic safety. Red-light cameras and automated speed enforcement will be coming to Durham Region in 2020.
Red-light camera programs have proven to improve road safety by influencing driver behaviour. The fine for running a red light in Ontario is $325. With red-light cameras, the Offence Notice is issued to the...
Posted on Wednesday, December 04, 2019 07:00 AM
Residents are encouraged to bring their household hazardous waste (HHW) to the new Household Special Waste Depot located at 1998 Bowmanville Avenue, free of charge! As Clarington continues to grow, the need for Regional services also grows. This new facility was created to better serve our residents and to help them conveniently dispose of their HHW.
Cleaners, leftover paint, old batteries, motor oil, pool chemicals and propane tanks are part of a long list of items classified as household hazardous...
Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 07:30 AM
Durham Region is committed to managing our waste responsibly as we continue to grow faster than just about any place in Ontario. The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York have begun an Environmental Screening Process to increase the amount of waste processed each year at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) by 20,000 tonnes.
The DYEC, located in Courtice, is Durham Region’s primary long-term disposal option for waste and only processes the household waste remaining after Durham and York Regions’...