Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 02:29 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is continuing to prioritize slowing the spread of COVID-19 while supporting local businesses and residents during these unprecedented times, as outlined in the status update on the Regional Recovery Framework and Action plan (2020-COW-35).
In June, Durham Regional Council approved the Regional Recovery Framework and Action Plan (Report 2020-COW-22).The plan is built on four pillars: social recovery, built recovery, economic recovery and municipal recovery, which...
Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 01:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Today, the Region of Durham launched the Durham Council on Aging’s Beauty of Experience Campaign to combat misconceptions about aging. It showcases older adults actively contributing to society and sharing their experiences to benefit the next generation, while staying healthy and vibrant.
The initiative will also provide opportunities to keep older adults socially engaged, while addressing issues pertaining to social isolation, inclusion and elder abuse.
The campaign will be advertised...
Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 09:36 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council has approved the 2021 water supply and sanitary sewer user rates, with a combined increase of 0.75 percent, or $1.93 per quarterly billing ($7.72 per year) for the average Durham Region household.
In addition to ongoing maintenance and operation of the water supply and sanitary sewage systems, Durham Region has several planned major capital projects for 2021 including:
- Replacing 14.1 kilometres of watermain and sanitary sewer pipe.
- System expansions including...
Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:15 PM
Whitby, Ontario – In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of a new all-way stop in the community of Sunderland in the Township of Brock.
When: The new all-way stop is scheduled to be installed December 15. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the installation schedule.
Where: River Street (Regional Road 10) and Church Street in Sunderland.
Why: The new four-way stop will require drivers in all directions to stop their vehicle completely...
Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 08:21 AM
Whitby, Ontario – To celebrate the strength and perseverance that Durham’s business community has displayed in 2020, and their ongoing contributions to our local economy, the Region of Durham has officially proclaimed December 14 to 20 as Shop In Durham Week.
As part of the #ShopInDurham campaign, this week recognizes the role that the Durham Region Joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade play in supporting local businesses. All residents are invited to shop local across Durham’s eight local...