Public Service Announcements
Port Perry residents asked to conserve water during the completion of a watermain connection
Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 08:35 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is asking residents using the Port Perry municipal water supply to practise additional water conservation efforts as the Works Department connects the recently installed watermain along Scugog Line 3. The new watermain will improve water supply for residents.
When: Thursday, November 24 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents should refrain from non-essential water use during this time. Once the work is completed, residents may return to normal water...
Eligible families can apply for the Canada Learning Bond this Education Savings Week
Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 10:44 AM
Whitby, Ontario– In honour of Education Savings Week (November 13 to 20), the Region of Durham is reminding eligible residents to apply for the Canada Learning Bond to help save for post-secondary school.
Eligible families in Durham Region can receive up to $2,000 from the Government of Canada for their child’s post-secondary education. The benefit is deposited directly into a Registered Education Savings Plan for the child.
To qualify for the Canada Learning Bond benefit:
- the child must be born...
Draft Growth Allocations and Settlement Area Boundary Expansions map available for comment
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 03:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has released draft area municipal growth allocations and draft Settlement Area Boundary Expansions geographic locations for public review and comment. An interactive map has been developed to facilitate input on the draft Settlement Area Boundary Expansion areas.
What: The draft area municipal Growth Allocations and Settlement Area Boundary Expansion represent the second phase of Durham Region’s Growth Management Study under Envision Durham, which...
Region hosting community events; seeks input about Simcoe Street Rapid Transit Visioning Study
Posted on Monday, November 07, 2022 03:26 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham and the City of Oshawa are working together on the Simcoe Street Rapid Transit Visioning Study and an Initial Business Case (IBC); seeking input from residents to help identify the most suitable form of rapid transit and associated benefits for the Simcoe Street corridor—between Highway 407 and Lakeview Park Beach.
The Simcoe Street Rapid Transit Visioning Study will guide how Simcoe Street in Oshawa will evolve and grow—with a focus on mobility, sustainability,...
Road closure on Thorah Concession Road 5 in Brock
Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2022 12:41 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of a road closure on Thorah Concession Road 5 in the Township of Brock.
When: The closure is from November 7 to December 9. The entire construction project is anticipated to be completed by mid-July 2023. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Thorah Concession Road 5, from Cedar Beach Road to Murray Street, in the Township of Brock.
Why: To safely install a watermain.
Note: The Region realizes...