Posted on Thursday, November 25, 2021 03:44 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and the Township of Brock have reached an agreement related to the Beaverton Supportive Housing project. This decision will help to ensure site plan approval and necessary building permits that will allow the project to move forward.
The Beaverton Supportive Housing Project will address the urgent need for housing and services in north Durham. In the past year, more than 100 people from north Durham have reached out to Durham’s homelessness support...
Posted on Thursday, November 25, 2021 11:46 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Yesterday, Durham Regional Council approved the appointment of citizen members and institutional representatives to the Durham Region Anti-Racism Taskforce. This committee will act in an advisory role to Regional Council for issues related to racism—structural, systemic and interpersonal.
The Taskforce comes as part of the Region’s commitment to develop and implement an Anti-Racism Framework to ensure a healthy workplace and to address racism within the Region. The Taskforce...
Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 04:50 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Council has endorsed the new Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan. In accordance with provincial legislation, the plan will now be submitted to the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General and posted online. Community safety and well-being describes a place where everyone feels safe and has a sense of belonging, and where individuals and families’ needs are met for education, health care, food, housing, income, as well as social and cultural expression.
Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:27 AM
Whitby, Ontario – We’ve committed to improving the customer experience. We’ve highlighted our desire to make information more accessible. Now, we’re making it even easier to find details about Regional programs and services—just ask Google or Alexa.
In partnership with Qwhery, Durham Region is officially the first regional municipality in Canada to bring Regional services to smart home devices—thanks to the myDurham 311 Smart Home Device Voice App. It’s a tool designed to help customers access...
Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 01:55 PM
Whitby, Ontario – This holiday season—and beyond— Durham Tourism, along with the Durham Region Joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, have a special request for residents: Shop where you live, shop in Durham.
The goal of the Shop Where You Live campaign is to raise awareness that buying local will have a big impact for Durham’s economy. The campaign encourages residents to shop local across Durham’s eight area municipalities for their holiday gift-giving.
Shoppers can help support the campaign...