Durham Region residents invited to enter the Waste App Contest
Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 01:32 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Starting today until May 31, Durham Region residents can enter the Durham Region Waste App Contest for a chance to win a $100 grocery store gift card of their choosing. Full contest details are available at durham.ca/WasteAppContest. To enter, residents can download the Durham Region Waste App on the App Store or Google Play to their mobile device. In partnership with the Town of Whitby, residents in Whitby need to enter the contest by downloading the Whitby Waste Buddy App. Then,...
Rabies Awareness Month: Health Department reminds pet owners that rabies vaccination is mandatory
Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 10:44 AM
Whitby, Ontario - May is Rabies Awareness Month and Durham Region Health Department is reminding the public that the rabies vaccination is mandatory for pets, while stressing the importance of keeping everyone, including children, away from wild animals. Rabies is a preventable disease which is most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal.
"A key component of rabies prevention and control is responsible pet ownership, including rabies vaccination for all dogs and cats over three...
Business Count returns to Durham Region
Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 10:18 AM
Whitby, Ontario – As part of an annual Region project to gather employment statistics and build a stronger local economy, businesses in Durham Region should expect a knock on their door this spring/summer. The Regional Municipality of Durham, Planning and Economic Development Department, is conducting a Business Count to gather statistics from local businesses about their operations.
Between May and August, the Region’s Business Count team is scheduled to visit all business establishments in...
Durham Region celebrates Asian Heritage Month
Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:57 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Today marks the beginning of Asian Heritage Month—a time to recognize and reflect on the significant contributions that Asian communities have made, and continue to make, to Canadian history, heritage and identity.
Throughout this month, we will celebrate the positive impact and achievements of Asian Canadians to the region; and we...
Upcoming waterfront trail closure and detour in Whitby
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023 11:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of an upcoming waterfront trail closure and detour in the Town of Whitby.
When: First week of May until summer 2024. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Pedestrian access to the current alignment of the Whitby Waterfront Trail next to the Whitby Water Supply Plant (WSP) will be detoured to the new alignment next to Water Street.
Why: To safely complete the construction of the Whitby Water...