Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 08:52 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Oshawa Power and Elexicon Energy have partnered on a region-wide zero emission vehicle (ZEV) education and awareness initiative called E-Mission, with partial funding from Natural Resources Canada.
Launching today, E-Mission includes a wide variety of free and fun opportunities for residents of Durham to learn more about electric vehicles while staying safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Residents are urged to capitalize on this limited-time offer...
Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021 10:55 AM
Posted on Friday, July 23, 2021 10:08 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department has received notification of adult mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The positive batch of mosquitoes was collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in Ajax. Positive confirmation was received on July 22. These are the first mosquitoes in Durham Region to test positive for WNV this season.
The Health Department cautions that with positive test results, it’s important for area residents...
Posted on Friday, July 23, 2021 09:31 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham will partner with Lakeridge Health, Ontario Tech University and Durham College on the Oshawa Micro-Housing Pilot Project.
The Oshawa Micro-Housing Pilot Project is a 10-unit micro-home community in central Oshawa that will offer temporary transitional housing with various supports, including financial assistance, employment services, mental health and addictions supports, life skills teaching and more. Occupancy is projected for fall 2021.
Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 11:17 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is reminding area residents to be aware and stay away from wild animals such as coyotes, raccoons, and foxes, as these animals are common carriers of the rabies virus. Over the past few weeks, Durham Region has seen an increase in animal bites involving wild animals and last week alone, there were two animal bites involving coyotes. Both victims are now receiving treatment for potential rabies exposure.
Rabies is caused by a virus that is spread...