Tobacco and vaping education and enforcement campaign aims to reduce sale of products to youth
Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2023 08:58 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is launching a tobacco education and enforcement campaign to help local vendors better understand the important role they play in preventing youth access to tobacco and vapour products.
Restricting youth access to tobacco and vapour products is an integral part of theSmoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, and represents a comprehensive tobacco control program aimed at preventing children and youth from starting to use tobacco and vapour products. This...
Durham Region to host free event connecting local businesses with the film and television industry
Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 01:53 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Region Film Commission (Film Durham) will be hosting a free event for the business community to learn how they can conduct business with the film and television industry in Durham Region—and beyond. The Region of Durham offers a wealth of unique filming locations and is quickly growing as a preferred destination for the film and television industry. This presents a great opportunity for local businesses to generate new relationships and revenue sources, and grow the local...
Durham Region appoints members to Anti-Racism Taskforce
Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 10:09 AM
Whitby, Ontario –On February 1, 2023, Durham Regional Council approved the appointment of citizen members and community organization representatives to the Durham Region Anti-Racism Taskforce (Taskforce). The Region of Durham welcomes new appointees and returning members, who will build on the great work initiated by the inaugural Taskforce during the previous term. Priority projects identified by the Taskforce include developing and implementing strategies to address racism—structural,...
Lane restrictions on North Street in Newcastle
Posted on Monday, February 06, 2023 10:13 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on North Street (Regional Road 17) in the community of Newcastle in the Municipality of Clarington.
When: February 20 to May 31. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: North Street, from 50 metres north of the CPR Grade Separation to Monroe Street West in the community of Newcastle, in the Municipality of Clarington.
Why: For road reconstruction work.
Note: The Region...
Upcoming road closure on Conlin Road in Oshawa
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 10:02 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with the City of Oshawa, is advising residents of upcoming lane restrictions and a road closure on Conlin Road in the City of Oshawa.
When and where: Conlin Road will be closed to through traffic in stages during the 2023 construction season to complete the work. Access for local traffic and emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.