Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 03:11 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Beginning Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m., residents of Durham Region can begin registering for appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine—beginning with individuals over the age of 80—via an online booking system or a central telephone booking line.
- Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m.: Online and phone registration is open to Durham residents over the age of 80 (born in 1941 or earlier).
- Tuesday, March 9: Appointments begin at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex in Clarington; or...
Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2021 09:23 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Residents over the age of 80 are advised that Durham Region Health Department is currently finalizing details for an online booking system and community-wide call centre for those who wish to register for a COVID-19 vaccine. These systems are scheduled to launch over the next few days to begin providing access to vaccine based on priority populations, as outlined by the province.
Since early January, the Health Department has worked with Lakeridge Health to ensure that all...
Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 09:59 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has maintained its Triple A credit rating with Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s). The Region is currently one of only eight Canadian municipalities to have been awarded the Triple A rating by this agency.
According to Moody’s, Durham Region benefits from a number of credit strengths, including low debt levels, economic diversity, a positive operating profile and conservative fiscal management. The accreditation also recognizes the Region’s adherence...
Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 03:36 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Downtowns of Durham, along with two other Regional initiatives, have received national recognition at the Economic Developers Association of Canada’s (EDAC) Annual Marketing Canada Awards.
DowntownsOfDurham.ca was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In early March 2020, the Durham Economic Task Force (DETF) was formed, and through conversations with Business Improvement Area (BIA) leaders the DETF determined that, due to the limited...
Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 08:48 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council has approved the 2021 Regional Business Plans and Budget for property-tax supported purposes.
The 2021 Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budget totals $1.488 billion. This is funded 48.9 per cent from property taxes. Residents will see a net property tax increase of 1.98 per cent on the Regional portion of their property tax bill or approximately $55 for the average residential home assessed at $483,100.
The property tax supported business...