Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 10:15 AM
Emergency child care centres in Durham Region are now open, offering free care exclusively for eligible healthcare and frontline workers so they can continue to provide critical services to the community amid COVID-19.
The Regional Municipality of Durham has partnered with local licensed child care operators and home child care agencies in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington and Uxbridge, and is working to open more facilities across the region according to need. These child care centres...
Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 09:25 AM
Over the past few weeks the Township of Brock has received several enquires asking why the Township has implemented a burn ban. As Mayor, I would like to educate you the reason for the Township of Brock burn ban.
The Federal, Provincial & Municipal Governments are constantly re-enforcing the need for social distancing of all people to help flatten the curve of COVID-19. Whenever possible the social distancing must include our volunteer firefighters. Our fire department responds to several burning...
Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 09:08 AM
With the warm weather fast approaching, the Township would like to remind residents that all playground structures and park amenities, including sports fields, skate parks, walking trails (Beaverton Lions Walking Loop & Sunderland Lions Walking Trail), parking lots, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic shelters, splash pads, beaches (including the Beaverton Harbour & pier), boat launch, and boat docks will be closed until further notice. Green spaces in parks and throughout the Township,...
Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 09:05 AM
On March 17, 2020, the Province of Ontario declared a Provincial emergency through the authority granted under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) as a result of COVID-10. Since this time several emergency orders have been issued by the Province under the Act to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure that essential services continue to be provided and Ontarians are supported.
In order to assist DRPS with the enforcement of EMCPA, municipal by-law enforcement officers will...
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 04:06 PM
The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department advises residents that leaf and yard waste collection is starting back up in the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge, the City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax and the Municipality of Clarington.
When: Leaf and yard waste collection will resume on regular waste collection days starting on the following weeks:
- Municipality of Clarington – week of April 6
- Town of Ajax – week of April 6
- Townships of Brock, Uxbridge and Scugog – week of April 13