Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 02:27 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) and Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS) are working together; doing their part in the fight against COVID-19. Thorough collaboration, and a dedication to the health and safety of our community members, the team has launched an innovative mobile COVID-19 testing clinic.
Since the start of the pandemic, RDPS have been providing testing at various locations in Durham Region. With physical testing space becoming harder to obtain, and the weather turning...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 11:04 AM
Whitby, Ontario –The Regional Municipality of Durham continues to support unsheltered residents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and remains committed to ending chronic homelessness in Durham Region.
To stay safe and warm this winter, unsheltered residents may access housing-focused shelter programs located throughout the region. Housing-focused shelter programs aim to end homelessness by providing temporary accommodation, while helping find permanent housing. In addition, outreach hubs are available...
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 12:15 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually on Wednesday, February 3, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included the Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot, mobile paramedic clinic, Public Information Centres (PICs) and the 2021 Business Plan and Budget. Details and highlights include:
- Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot: The Whitby Autonomous Vehicle pilot is a partnership with DRT, the Town of Whitby and other various stakeholders....
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 01:32 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is excited to announce that the new Shop Durham Region online marketplace is live. The multi-vendor e-store allows shoppers to safely purchase products from multiple Durham-based businesses in a single transaction.
More than ever, shopping local makes a big impact on small businesses. Through this new online marketplace, residents can safely explore 600 local products in a single shopping experience and collect purchases through contactless pick-up—making it...
Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 01:03 PM
Whitby, Ontario – On January 27, Durham Regional Council moved to release proposals made to the Township of Brock regarding the Beaverton Supportive Housing Project.
The Region has heard community concerns about the project, including security, health services and community services such as transit and policing. The Region has offered significant and comprehensive proposals to the Township of Brock to address concerns and ensure the Beaverton Supportive Housing Project is completed within the funding...