Durham Region announced as finalist for two TECHNATION Ingenious Awards
Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 09:19 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham’s myDurham 311 Smart Home Device Voice Service project has been announced as a finalist for a TECHNATION Ingenious Award. The award recognizes Canadian technology talent and initiatives designed to improve performance, introduce new services, solve programs, and grow businesses using technology. The Region is a finalist in the IoT award category for the project, launched in 2021. The myDurham 311 Smart Home Device Voice Service uses smart home...
Region appoints new Commissioner of Corporate Services
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 01:55 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is pleased to announce the appointment of Barb Goodwin to the position of Commissioner of Corporate Services for The Regional Municipality of Durham.
“As a dynamic and trusted leader—with a proven passion for innovation and service excellence—Barb is a forward thinker who understands the importance of innovation and change within a progressive organization,” said Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer.
Known for her excellent problem-solving skills and...
Chair Henry statement on Bill 23, the province’s most recent housing supply bill
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 10:03 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:
“For years, municipal leaders from across Ontario have been working together to address increasing housing supply and affordability issues within our communities. We’ve made investments; offered innovative solutions; and carefully considered available land options for future developments that help to meet the specific needs of our...
Honouring brave heroes on Remembrance Day
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 08:22 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:
“Tomorrow (November 11), is a time to remember, reflect and honour our fallen heroes and all of the brave individuals who have fought for the freedom we enjoy today.
Thank you to our veterans, and to those members on active duty who continue serve our country, for their sacrifice and courage to make Canada a prosperous and safe country...
Getting your annual flu shot is more important than ever before
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2022 08:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Influenza, “the flu”, season has begun, and Durham Region Health Department is reminding area residents to protect themselves and others by getting their annual influenza vaccine, known as the flu shot. The flu shot is safe and protects you from the influenza virus which causes a contagious respiratory illness. The vaccine is free and recommended for everyone six-months and older.
“The best way you can stop the flu is by getting your flu shot every year,” explained Dr. Robert Kyle,...