Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 10:23 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, and Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer:
“Volunteerism is the heartbeat of Durham Region. Those who selflessly devote their time and effort to support others, make our community stronger and more welcoming.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to thank all volunteers throughout Durham Region for their dedication, commitment and sacrifice.
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 01:06 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Emergency child care for school-aged children will be available to eligible workers until in-person learning resumes.
As per the provincial announcement, elementary schools will move to remote learning following the April break. To ensure health care and front-line workers may continue providing critical services, emergency child care for school-aged children is available beginning Monday, April 19 to eligible workers who have no alternatives.
Registered Early Childhood Educators...
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:05 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and the Durham Regional Police Service would like to remind everyone of the importance of following public health protocols during this third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents are encouraged to follow all public health guidance, such as wearing a mask; practising physical distancing of at least six feet; and other important health measures.
With Ontario currently under a stay-at-home order, trips outside of residences should be reserved...
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:25 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Today, The Regional Municipality of Durham and local Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) are pleased to announce up to $60,000 in provincial funding to help improve the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities through the Durham Enhanced Technology and Virtual Learning Series.
Though a proposed, two-part initiative—involving virtual learning and increased access to public transit—the Region and its local community partners aim to: improve access to safe, affordable...
Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:46 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is reminding residents to place their used or unwanted household batteries out for recycling on their collection day during the week of April 19.
When: Spring battery collection occurs the week of April 19 on blue box collection days.
Where: Households across Durham Region who currently receive curbside collection services.
Why: To coincide with Earth Day on April 22 and the annual Earth Week celebrations. Batteries are not garbage – up to 92...