Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 06:45 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Residents are invited to join the conversation; take part in the Region’s upcoming virtual anti-Black racism town hall.
Durham Regional Chair John Henry has invited Durham Regional Police Chief Paul Martin to join in the discussion, along with the following panelists:
- Sean Mauricette, Award-winning Motivational Speaker, Artist and Youth Worker (Facilitator)
- Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Consultant and Former Member of Parliament
- David Mitchell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Youth...
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 09:04 PM
Whitby, Ontario –Over the past few months, the Region of Durham has been working with the Durham Advisory Committee on Homelessness (DACH), other levels of government and community partners to ensure our unsheltered residents have the support they need during this unprecedented time of community crisis.
The Region continues to be committed to finding permanent housing for all residents in Durham and ending homelessness in the community.
The Region has identified efforts that have been instrumental...
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 08:42 PM
Whitby, Ontario – From June 8 to 28, more than 7,000 residents entered the special Durham Region Waste App Contest for a chance to win a $100 grocery store gift card of their choosing. The contest encouraged residents to enter by downloading either the Durham Region Waste app or the Whitby Waste Buddy app, which resulted in more than 1,500 new downloads for each app.
Thank you to all Durham residents who participated in the contest. A special congratulations to the winners who...
Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 08:35 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Property owners are invited to put down roots, thanks to a partnership between a local not-for-profit organization and participating Durham municipalities, who will provide support to restore and improve properties by planting native trees and shrubs.
Starting today, residential, multi-unit, or commercial property owners—located in the City of Oshawa, City of Pickering, Town of Whitby and Township of Scugog— can apply to the subsidized Backyard Tree Planting Program offered...
Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 01:09 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents that donation bins, operated and collected in partnership with Diabetes Canada and Salvation Army, have now reopened for donations at our Waste Management Facilities (WMF).
When: Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday to Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Regional WMFs in Oshawa and Port Perry. Donation bins are located after the weigh scales.
Note: Donation bins were removed at our WMFs due...