Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 02:58 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“Earlier today, the Government of Canada announced a significant investment of $15 billion in public transit over the span of eight years beginning in 2026. This is a major increase in permanent federal transit funding.
This is also great news for Durham Region—both Durham Region Transit and our transit-oriented development initiatives. I look forward to learning more about...
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 09:35 AM
With the use of personal protective equipment necessary during the pandemic, residents are reminded that items such as face masks, plastic gloves and sanitizing wipes should be disposed of in the garbage not on the ground, in the blue box or in the toilet. The increase in litter is having a negative impact on our wildlife and the environment. These items are also not recyclable. Flushing these items down the toilet can cause blockages in the sanitary sewer system. Please dispose of waste responsibly!
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 04:12 PM
What is it? How does it work? Why is it good for Durham Region? Commissioner of Works Sue Siopis answers these questions and more in the latest episode of Stuff you should know about Durham Region. This monthly podcast features conversations with many different guests from around the Region on current topics and issues.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 02:27 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Transit (DRT) and Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS) are working together; doing their part in the fight against COVID-19. Thorough collaboration, and a dedication to the health and safety of our community members, the team has launched an innovative mobile COVID-19 testing clinic.
Since the start of the pandemic, RDPS have been providing testing at various locations in Durham Region. With physical testing space becoming harder to obtain, and the weather turning...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 11:04 AM
Whitby, Ontario –The Regional Municipality of Durham continues to support unsheltered residents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and remains committed to ending chronic homelessness in Durham Region.
To stay safe and warm this winter, unsheltered residents may access housing-focused shelter programs located throughout the region. Housing-focused shelter programs aim to end homelessness by providing temporary accommodation, while helping find permanent housing. In addition, outreach hubs are available...