Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 08:57 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer; and the Mayors of the Town of Ajax, Township of Brock, Municipality of Clarington, City of Oshawa, City of Pickering, Township of Scugog, Township of Uxbridge and Town of Whitby:
“Today, we mark the National Day of Observance for COVID-19—one year since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Flags at all Regional and municipal facilities will be lowered to half-mast to honour those...
Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 09:01 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is excited to announce that the Town of Ajax has joined CityStudio Durham—a program that pairs post-secondary students with local government to work on innovative projects that help shape the future of Durham.
The Town of Ajax has embarked on a four-month study in partnership with Durham Region and Durham College to explore the experiences of newcomer entrepreneurs. This initiative focuses on understanding their experiences to help develop an ecosystem of support.
Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 01:18 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is announcing that the Oshawa COVID-19 vaccination clinic site is now accepting appointments for individuals 80 years and older, or those who will be turning 80 this year, to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. This site is located at Durham College/Ontario Tech University Campus Ice Centre, 2200 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. To book an appointment for this clinic, visit covidvaccine.lh.ca. Seniors who are unable to use the online booking system are invited...
Posted on Saturday, March 06, 2021 09:42 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Region 2019 Ontario Parasport Games has been recognized by Sport Tourism Canada with a 2020 PRESTIGE Award for Canadian Sport Event of the Year (Group B: budget less than $1 million). The Games was also a finalist for Sport Event Legacy of the Year.
After three years of preparation, the Ontario Parasport Games were successfully hosted in Durham Region from February 8 to 10, 2019. More than 500 participants, including over 300 athletes, traveled from across the province...
Posted on Thursday, March 04, 2021 09:28 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has recognized Durham Region as one of the Smart21 Communities of the Year for 2021. The awards recognize the world's leading municipalities that are successfully leveraging data and digital assets to develop inclusive and prosperous communities.
This recognition builds on the Region’s Intelligent Communities Framework developed in 2020, and is a great motivator for expanding and growing this work in 2021. Durham’s goals over the next year include...