Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 03:50 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Durham Region strives to be a welcoming and inclusive Region; working together with community partners to co-ordinate the settlement of newcomers, including refugees and asylum-seekers, in our communities.
We—like other municipalities across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area—have expanded our services to support the influx of...
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 11:24 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On August 1, the Emancipation Day Celebration in Durham Region returns at the Audley Recreation Centre in Ajax.
In recognition of Emancipation Day (August 1), the Region’s Emancipation 2023 Celebration Committee is hosting an Emancipation Day Celebration. This year’s theme is Liberation. Legacy. Progress.
This free, family-friendly celebration will include live performances, food vendors, children’s activities and more.
When: August 1 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Where: Audley Recreation Centre...
Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 02:14 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Salem Road (Regional Road 41) in the Town of Ajax.
When: July 17 to 28. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Salem Road, from Mandrake Street to Achilles Road, in Ajax. Access to eastbound and westbound Highway 401 will be maintained during these restrictions.
Why: To repave Salem Road due to utility works required for a pending Metrolinx project. For more information,...
Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 01:10 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Environment and Climate Advisory Committee (DECAC) is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Environmental Achievement Awards, celebrating environmental excellence for projects completed between January 1, 2021 and September 1, 2023.
When: The deadline for submissions is September 15.
Why: The awards program provides an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that dedicate time to promote, preserve and enhance the region’s natural environment, reduce...
Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 11:10 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham offers Adult Day Programs for adults who require support, including adults with cognitive impairments such as dementia.
What: Adult Day Programs provide supervised therapeutic, social and recreational programming in a safe setting. Activities include exercise and wellness programs, arts and crafts, gardening, visiting pets, music and more. The Adult Day Programs include a hot lunch and snacks, as well as assistance with personal care.
Where: Adult Day...