Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 03:39 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident that occurred with a third-party software provider, which impacted the region.
We have contacted the relevant authorities and regulators. Our IT teams, working with the service provider, took immediate steps to secure our systems. The incident did not impact the Region’s core IT systems.
Our experts are now investigating the matter to determine the information that may be involved and the...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 09:59 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, and Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer:
“Volunteerism is the heartbeat of Durham Region. Those who selflessly devote their time and effort to support others, make our community stronger and more welcoming.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to thank all volunteers throughout Durham Region for their dedication, commitment and sacrifice.
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 03:31 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and the Durham Regional Police Service would like to remind everyone of the importance of following public health protocols during this third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents are encouraged to follow all public health guidance, such as wearing a mask; practising physical distancing of at least six feet; and other important health measures.
With Ontario currently under a stay-at-home order, trips outside of residences should be reserved...
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 09:39 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Today, The Regional Municipality of Durham and local Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) are pleased to announce up to $60,000 in provincial funding to help improve the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities through the Durham Enhanced Technology and Virtual Learning Series.
Through a proposed, two-part initiative—involving virtual learning and increased access to public transit—the Region and its local community partners aim to: improve access to safe, affordable...
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Beginning April 10, 2021, seniors and all residents of Durham Region can book a free round trip from their residence to a local vaccine clinic using Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) On Demand or Specialized Services (eligibility required for Specialized Services). This temporary free service is funded by a generous $10,000 donation from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in support of the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
This donation allows DRT to provide approximately 1,500 free...