Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 11:50 AM
Whitby, Ontario – In an effort to help support our local businesses, Durham Region will be conducting a Business Count from May through August as part of an annual Regional project to gather employment statistics and build a stronger local economy.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 Business Count will be conducted through a short online or phone survey. Members of the Region’s Business Count Team will reach out to local businesses via phone to gather basic information about the type and...
Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 04:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has become aware of misconceptions in the community about the planned Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Facility. Durham’s population continues to grow and is expected to reach more than one million people in the next decade. Even with our successful diversion programs, more residents in Durham means more organic waste, recyclables, and garbage to manage.
To plan for this growth, the Region will build a Mixed Waste Pre-sort...
Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 09:47 AM
Expanded eligibility also includes residents 50+ and individuals who cannot work from home - Group 1
Whitby, Ontario, May 3, 2021 – Effective May 3, Durham Region residents 18 and older who live in identified Ajax and Pickering hot spot postal codes, L1S, L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z, will be eligible to book appointments for COVID-19 vaccine at mass immunization clinics located in Ajax (Audley Recreation Centre), Pickering (Chestnut Hill Developments Complex Arena) and Whitby (McKinney Centre). The...
Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 01:50 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is moving forward with the Oshawa Micro-Housing Pilot Project, a 10-unit micro-home community in central Oshawa.
With occupancy projected for fall 2021, the Oshawa Micro-Housing Pilot Project includes 10 micro-home units that will offer temporary transitional housing, with various supports. These supports include financial assistance, employment services, mental health and addictions supports, life skills teaching and more.
The goal of this time-limited...
Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 04:45 PM
Licensed child care workers across Durham Region are now also eligible
Whitby, Ontario - As announced by the province earlier today, Durham Region Health Department has now expanded eligibility for area hot spot postal code residents to those 45 and older, or those who will be turning 45 in 2021 to receive COVID-19 vaccine at designated community mass immunization clinics. In addition, child care workers in licensed child care settings across Durham Region are eligible to book their COVID-19...