Energy cluster immersion experience highlights Durham Region’s innovative EN3 sector
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 01:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On October 16, The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Economic Development and Tourism Division, joined the Town of Whitby, Ontario Power Generation (OPG), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and the Clarington Board of Trade and Office of Economic Development, to host an Energy Cluster Immersion Experience tour, highlighting the region’s innovative private and public Energy, Environment and Engineering (EN3) sector businesses. The tour took place as part of the Institute...
Durham Region Film Office hosts bus tour showcasing the region’s film and television production sites
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 02:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – On October 11 and 15, the Durham Region Film Office welcomed about 200 people from around the world for the “On Location with Hannibal” film tour. Fans of the show from Ireland, England, Wales, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Japan, USA, Canada and Taiwan took part in the tour.
The bus tour took fans of the television series “Hannibal” to several locations across Durham Region, where scenes from the popular series were filmed. Stops included two private homes, Greenwood...
Region of Durham testing its nuclear public alerting system on October 29 and 30
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 11:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham will carry out its annual fall test of the nuclear public alerting system on October 29 and 30. The public alerting system is designed to warn residents and businesses in the unlikely event of a nuclear emergency. It has two components: an automated telephone dialing system to notify landline phones within 10 kilometres of the nuclear generating stations, and outdoor sirens within the three-kilometre area.
When: On October 29, the automated telephone dialing...
Residents in Newcastle and Newtonville asked to conserve water overnight on October 23
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 10:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is asking residents in Newcastle and Newtonville to conserve water on the evening of October 23, as the Works Department undergoes maintenance work at the Newcastle Water Supply Plant (WSP). Residents should refrain from indoor and outdoor non-essential water use during this time.
When: From October 23 at 10 p.m., overnight until October 24 at 8 a.m.
Where: Newcastle and Newtonville, in the Municipality of Clarington.
Why: Maintenance work...
Health Department recognizes National Infection Control Week, Oct. 15 to 19
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 09:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department encourages the public to learn more about practicing infection prevention and control (IPAC) during National Infection Control Week, Oct. 15 to 19. This year, the Health Department will focus on “Infection Prevention and Control – No Borders”, to raise awareness about global emerging diseases and outbreaks, and supplement the work of Infection Control Professionals (ICPs).
The core of IPAC programs in health care settings are the ICPs. ICPs serve...