Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 12:05 PM
Oshawa, Ontario, September 18, 2020—The safety and well-being of Canadians are top priorities of the governments of Canada and Ontario. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians’ personal health; it is also having a profound impact on the economy.
That is why governments have been taking decisive action to support families, businesses and communities, and continue to look ahead to see what more can be done.
Ontarians need help getting safely to work and home, getting out to appointments,...
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 09:37 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department has received confirmation of two human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) illness, the first human cases in the Region this year. Also, Public Health Ontario is reporting an additional probable human case for the Region with confirmation pending. To date, 24 human cases have been reported in Ontario, while 166 WNV positive groups of mosquitoes have been identified across the province.
“While the overall risk of becoming infected with WNV is low,...
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 08:44 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“This evening, the Jewish community will come together to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The two days of Rosh Hashanah usher in the Ten Days of Repentance, also known as the Days of Awe, which culminate in the major fast day of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
It is both a time of rejoicing and of serious introspection;...
Posted on Monday, September 14, 2020 03:12 PM
Whitby Ontario – As part of Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) Ridership Recovery Framework to encourage and increase transit ridership, DRT is excited to introduce a new transit network designed to meet current and projected customer demand, from early morning to late night. Residents will have access to public transit no matter where they live, work or are travelling to within the region.
An innovative approach to transit service, the September 28 service plan delivers increased frequency and availability...
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020 08:47 AM
Whitby, Ontario – In support of Durham Region’s housing plan, At Home In Durham, a new modular housing development is coming to Beaverton to provide approximately 50 supportive housing units, and offer needed community services to north Durham.
Supportive housing provides a stepping stone; paving the foundation for residents to live with dignity and pursue a future with opportunities previously out of reach. With on-site access to wrap-around services that promote life stabilization, this proven...