Public Service Announcements
Attend the Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity in Employment Career Fair
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 09:54 AM
Whitby, Ontario –Durham Region is one of the fastest growing places in Ontario. Through the Confronting Racism in Durham project, the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC), with the support of community partners, is hosting the Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity Employment Career Fair to connect equity-deserving groups with potential employers.
What:Career-seeking attendees can network with employers from Durham Region, and the Greater Toronto Area, who support inclusive and...
Upcoming road closure on Salem Road in Ajax
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 02:12 PM
Whitby, Ontario –The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of a road closure on southbound Salem Road (Regional Road 41) in the Town of Ajax.
When:The closure is from March 2 to 6. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where:Salem Road, southbound lanes only from Highway 401 to Achilles Road, in Ajax. Access to eastbound and westbound Highway 401 will be maintained during this closure.
Why:To allow for the construction of new electrical and...
Pedestrian safety improvements at Westney Road and Monarch Avenue/Rands Road in Ajax
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 11:09 AM
Whitby, Ontario– In support of Durham Vision Zero, a strategic road safety action plan, the Region of Durham will be implementing leading pedestrian intervals for existing traffic lights at the intersection of Westney Road and Monarch Avenue/Rands Road in the Town of Ajax.
When: February 28. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where:Intersection of Westney Road and Monarch Avenue/Rands Road in the Town of Ajax.
Why:The leading pedestrian intervals will improve...
Weight restriction season on Regional roads begins March 1
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 10:05 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and local area municipalities restrict the operation of motor vehicles on designated roads during the spring weight restriction season, as per the Highway Traffic Act and Regional By-law 26-2018. This affects vehicles that are heavier than 5,000 kilograms or five tonnes per axle.
When: March 1 to April 30. The actual final day may be adjusted following periodic reviews of road and weather conditions at the end of weight restriction season.
Durham Region and community partners host International Women’s Day Celebration
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 09:44 AM
Whitby, Ontario –March 7 is the exciting International Women’s Day celebration in Durham Region. The Region’s International Women’s Day Committee is hosting a free in person event that will celebrate the achievements of women in the community. This year’s theme is Radical Restructuring: Empowering Women for Tomorrow.
What:Attendees will hear from keynote speaker, Paulette Senior, CEO of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, engage in a panel discussion with empowered, inspirational women, explore a...