Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 02:10 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind residents to help reduce litter in the community and blockages in our sanitary sewer system. Items such as face masks, plastic gloves and sanitizing wipes should be disposed of in the garbage not on the ground or in the toilet. They are not recyclable.
Why: Face masks, plastic gloves and sanitizing wipes must be disposed of in the garbage. The increase in litter is having a negative impact on our wildlife and the environment....
Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 01:03 PM
Whitby, Ontario – On January 27, Durham Regional Council moved to release proposals made to the Township of Brock regarding the Beaverton Supportive Housing Project.
The Region has heard community concerns about the project, including security, health services and community services such as transit and policing. The Region has offered significant and comprehensive proposals to the Township of Brock to address concerns and ensure the Beaverton Supportive Housing Project is completed within the funding...
Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 11:07 AM
Whitby, Ontario – As part of our commitment to Durham Vision Zero, The Regional Municipality of Durham is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to cross the street with pedestrian crossovers. Identified by signs, unique pavement markings, and marked yield bars showing where drivers must stop; some crossovers also have flashing lights that are activated by pedestrian push buttons.
When: Pedestrian crossovers are currently in operation across Durham Region, with more crossovers scheduled to be...
Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 03:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council has approved the Regional Broadband Network report, outlining two applications for funding from the Province of Ontario and Federal Government of Canada for the phased implementation of a broadband network in Durham Region.
The Region’s goal is to implement a high-speed fibre network that will span 700 kilometres and connect all of Durham’s hamlets. This phase of the project will jumpstart that vision.
Broadband access is vital infrastructure that is essential...
Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 09:36 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“On behalf of The Regional Municipality of Durham, I send my deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Brock Township Mayor Debbie Bath-Hadden.
Mayor Bath-Hadden was a strong and positive force in municipal politics. She was a passionate leader who led many local community endeavours that will leave a lasting impact on the Township of Brock and Durham Region....