Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 08:21 AM
Whitby, Ontario – To celebrate the strength and perseverance that Durham’s business community has displayed in 2020, and their ongoing contributions to our local economy, the Region of Durham has officially proclaimed December 14 to 20 as Shop In Durham Week.
As part of the #ShopInDurham campaign, this week recognizes the role that the Durham Region Joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade play in supporting local businesses. All residents are invited to shop local across Durham’s eight local...
Service adjustments for the holiday season and enhancements for all routes beginning January 4, 2021
Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 11:34 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be adjusting service levels for the holiday season and introducing service enhancements across the network in early 2021.
From December 25, 2020 to January 3, 2021, service levels will be adjusted to reflect demand as follows:
SCHEDULED SERVICE LEVEL
December 25: Christmas Day
*No On Demand service*
December 26: Boxing Day
*Early On Demand...
Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 09:38 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The holiday season can be hard; even more so during a pandemic. And whether you need assistance, or are hoping to help others in their time of need, there are resources available, in support of our most vulnerable community members.
Visit durham.ca/CommunityResources for a list of local resources, including emergency supports, financial security, food security, health and wellness, legal supports, transit and more. The web page also includes information on donating and volunteering...
Posted on Tuesday, December 08, 2020 10:05 AM
Whitby, Ontario - From Dec. 10 to 13, Durham Region Health Department will partner with a provincial multi-ministry education and enforcement team, to participate in a province-wide business education and enforcement campaign designed to ensure organizations are taking necessary steps to keep employees, consumers and the public safe from the spread of COVID-19. This campaign supports the current efforts of various provincial offences officers, including police, municipal by-law officers and...
Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 01:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – In honour of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, The Regional Municipality of Durham has awarded eight local champions the Accessibility Award. This award recognizes their dedication to removing barriers and making the Region more accessible for people of all abilities.
Each year, the local Accessibility Advisory Committees (AACs) nominate individuals, businesses or services based on their efforts in identifying, removing and preventing barriers for individuals living...