Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024 11:25 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Yesterday, the Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with Windfall Ecology Centre, launched the Durham Greener Buildings Program – a groundbreaking initiative that will support the building sector in climate action and sustainability.
Durham Greener Buildings is a benchmarking and disclosure program that will support building owners participating in the provincial Energy and Water Reporting Benchmarking (EWRB) program by helping them to measure, report and take action on...
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 09:28 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On March 5, the uplifting International Women’s Day Celebration returns to Durham Region. Hosted by the Region's International Women's Day Committee, this free in-person event honours the achievements of women in our communities.
What: Under the theme of Women Unite: Celebrating our diverse identities and experiences, this event will empower, inspire and celebrate women from across Durham Region. Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Mary Anne Chambers, the event will also feature...
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024 09:36 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham will be opening 1635 Dundas Street East in winter 2024 as a low barrier shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The Region has selected Christian Faith Outreach Centre (CFOC) as the service operator for 1635 Dundas Street East, through a comprehensive Expression of Interest process.
CFOC is committed to providing safe, supervised, housing-focused shelters and services for people experiencing homelessness and partnering with the community...
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 03:23 PM
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:
“We’ve seen cities and towns across Canada facing mental health, addictions and homelessness crises. And Durham Region is not immune. It’s a situation that requires the support of all three levels of government.
We’ve seen a 67 per cent increase in homelessness here. Yes, we are doing what we can, but we can’t keep up. We’re opening...
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 10:47 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham’s Economic Development and Tourism Division (Invest Durham) has been named an Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Award of Excellence winner for Ready Set Future: A PLACE Blueprint for Durham strategy and action plan.
Designed to recognize current ideas and initiatives—with the potential to become future best practices for economic development—EDCO selected Invest Durham for its plan: a 30-year vision for this region, with a five-year action plan...