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...
Posted on Friday, November 08, 2019 08:00 AM
In celebration of Imagine a Day Without Water, the Region has launched a drawing challenge open to Durham residents 18 years of age and under. Draw or paint a picture of what water means to you and your family.
If your drawing is one of the several chosen, your creation may be featured in the Spring 2020 issue of Durham Works, on our website, or in Regional Water reports! Select entries will also receive a copy of the book Why Water’s Worth It.
Challenge entry ends Sunday, December 1.
To enter, email...