Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 08:33 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“Recently, there have been concerns and questions about some Regional Councillors’ decisions to travel during COVID-19.
I felt it was important to address this both directly with Regional Council, and with all Durham residents.
I have reminded all Regional Councillors of the importance of leading by example; and that while there are no legal barriers to travel or to following...
Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 03:31 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department public health inspectors will be visiting area big box stores to ensure compliance with COVID-19 public health measures as part of a provincial enforcement blitz happening this coming Saturday and Sunday. On Jan. 16 and 17, public health inspectors will join their enforcement counterparts from the province, as well as local bylaw and police officers, in this initiative to help protect workers and customers in response to rising COVID-19 cases.
Posted on Monday, January 11, 2021 04:01 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising subscribers to Durham Region’s newsroom of a notification error on January 11.
Individuals who have subscribed to receive email news updates from durham.ca may be receiving multiple emails from email@example.com with information that was previously published to the website.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to resolve this issue.
Posted on Sunday, January 10, 2021 01:07 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Province of Ontario has extended emergency child care for school-aged children to January 25, continuing to offer free care in Durham Region for eligible health-care and front-line workers so they can provide critical services to the community amid COVID-19.
The list of eligible workers has been expanded to a broader number of front-line workers who are performing critical community functions, such as working with vulnerable populations; maintaining food, hydro and water systems;...
Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 12:56 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Members of the Transit Executive Committee (TEC) met virtually at Regional Headquarters on Wednesday, January 6, to discuss various Durham Region Transit (DRT) initiatives and updates, which included paper transfers, On Demand ridership and PRESTO. Details and highlights include:
- Paper transfers: To mitigate the risks of COVID-19 transmission and protect the health and safety of employees and customers, paper transfers were suspended at the onset of COVID-19. TEC approved the recommendation...