Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 02:49 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham remains committed to ending chronic homelessness in Durham Region and is tracking progress towards reaching that goal.
Since July 2020, Durham Region’s Homelessness Support System has housed more than 100 people; more than 50 per cent were experiencing chronic homelessness, which means they had been homeless for at least six months in the previous year.
This data is sourced from the Region’s By-Name List, which lists people, by name, who are experiencing...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 02:26 PM
Joint statement from Durham Region Medical Officer of Health and Lakeridge Health Chief of Staff
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robert Kyle, and Lakeridge Health Chief of Staff, Dr. Tony Stone, are urging all area residents to step up efforts to ensure that Durham Region’s citizens and health care resources are protected in the fight against COVID-19.
Both Drs. Kyle and Stone stress that the health and safety of all Durham residents and the protection of our health...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 09:59 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, and Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer:
“Volunteerism is the heartbeat of Durham Region. Those who selflessly devote their time and effort to support others, make our community stronger and more welcoming.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to thank all volunteers throughout Durham Region for their dedication, commitment and sacrifice.
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 03:31 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and the Durham Regional Police Service would like to remind everyone of the importance of following public health protocols during this third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents are encouraged to follow all public health guidance, such as wearing a mask; practising physical distancing of at least six feet; and other important health measures.
With Ontario currently under a stay-at-home order, trips outside of residences should be reserved...
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 09:39 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Today, The Regional Municipality of Durham and local Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) are pleased to announce up to $60,000 in provincial funding to help improve the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities through the Durham Enhanced Technology and Virtual Learning Series.
Through a proposed, two-part initiative—involving virtual learning and increased access to public transit—the Region and its local community partners aim to: improve access to safe, affordable...