Public Service Announcements
Applications open for Durham Region’s Accessibility Advisory Committee
Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 01:45 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) is seeking two new members, a professional from the stakeholder community and a person with a disability, who are passionate about creating an inclusive and accessible region.
The mandate of the AAC, which is a committee of council, is to act in an advisory role to Regional Council through the Finance & Administration Committee on the preparation, implementation and review of its annual accessibility plan and other...
Lane restrictions on Sandford Road in the Township of Uxbridge
Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 10:21 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Sandford Road in the Township of Uxbridge.
When: June 6 to 29, 2023. Unfavourable weather conditions may impact the work schedule.
Where: Lane restrictions will be in place daily on Sandford Road (Regional Road 11), from 200 metres west of Concession Road 5 to Concession Road 7, in the Township of Uxbridge.
Why: The lane restrictions will be in place for the installation of paved shoulders.
Upcoming road construction on Simcoe Street South in Oshawa
Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 11:16 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is providing advance notice to residents and businesses of upcoming road construction on Simcoe Street South in the City of Oshawa that will require lane restrictions.
When: Construction is tentatively scheduled for summer 2023 to fall 2024. Unfavourable weather conditions may impact the work schedule.
Where: Simcoe Street South, from Olive Avenue to Metcalfe Street, in the City of Oshawa.
Why: To address aging and deteriorating infrastructure, the...
Durham Regional Council adopts new Regional Official Plan
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 03:14 PM
Whitby, ON – Durham Regional Council adopted the Regional Municipality of Durham’s new Regional Official Plan (ROP), as amended, on Wednesday, May 17. The new ROP is the culmination of work completed through Envision Durham, the Municipal Comprehensive Review of Durham’s existing ROP.
The adopted ROP provides policies and strategic directions that guide future growth, infrastructure and service delivery, land use planning and development related matters to ensure an improved quality of life – to...
Celebrate Bike Month in Durham Region
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 10:43 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham, in partnership with area municipalities and community partners, invites residents to celebrate Bike Month by taking part in a series of fun and educational cycling activities throughout the region. From June 1 to 30, residents are encouraged to explore Durham’s unique landscapes and scenic trails while practising safe cycling.
Where: Visit durham.ca/BikeMonth to register for a series of local activities including the Bike Month Pledge, Region-wide Cycling...