Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2023 11:32 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The charitable and non-profit sector is important for healthy and vibrant communities across Durham. The sector involves community agencies that provide programs and services for many aspects of a resident’s life—at all ages and stages—supporting key issues impacting our community. These include food insecurity, homelessness, mental health, social isolation, addictions, human trafficking, job loss, and housing, among many others.
While charities and non-profits may receive...
Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2023 09:02 AM
With Durham Region students back to school, road users must remember to keep safety top of mind in school zones.
Drivers need to slow down, stay focused, and watch for cyclists and pedestrians—especially distracted kids who are excited to be back at school; and pedestrians must ensure they always cross the road at a designated crossing or signalized intersection. With more people walking, cyclists and drivers should give themselves extra time to get to their destination and ride with care to...
Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 03:42 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Following the purchase of 1635 Dundas Street in Whitby, the Region hosted a community engagement session for residents to share their feedback, ask questions, and provide input that will help shape the decisions affecting their community.
We feel strongly that respectful, meaningful, two-way engagement is essential to this process. The input and concerns that were brought forward will be...
Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 03:37 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department has received notification that adult mosquitoes in Clarington have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is now the 15th mosquito batch in Durham Region to test positive for WNV this season.
The positive batch of mosquitoes were collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in Courtice. Durham Region Health Department sets mosquito traps across the region and submits mosquitoes for laboratory testing every...
Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 03:33 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Lake Ridge Road in the Town of Ajax and Town of Whitby.
When: September 5 to 8. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Lake Ridge Road, from north of Kingston Road to south of Rossland Road, in Ajax and Whitby.
Why: To safely complete asphalt patch repairs.
Note: The Region realizes that the work may be disruptive and will make every effort to complete the work as quickly...