Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 11:13 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has substantially completed the Lake Ridge Road rehabilitation project, and the final completion date is expected by the end of this year, followed by a two-year warranty period. The project improves the overall operational safety of the roadway for users and was partially funded by the Canada Community-Building Fund.
“We’d like to thank local residents and commuters for their patience and understanding as we work to improve the infrastructure...
Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 09:56 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The province has passed Bill 131, which enables the GO Transit Station Funding Act, 2023. This is a significant milestone in the journey to expand rapid transit across Durham Region and beyond. The Act introduces an innovative revenue tool that will enable municipalities to support the building of new stations along GO train routes.
Rapid transit stations that spur transit-oriented communities help meet the needs of our growing communities, bringing new development, particularly...
Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 02:12 PM
Whitby, Ontario – During the winter months, warmth and shelter are a matter of life or death for vulnerable populations. This is why the Region of Durham has a Winter Warming Plan in place, which offers spaces for unsheltered residents to stay warm.
Warmth and shelter are critical resources for health and safety, as people experiencing homelessness or those who are marginally housed are one of the most at-risk groups for cold-related illnesses. Cold-related illnesses include hypothermia, frostnip...
Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 09:20 AM
Whitby, Ontario – In recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, the Disability flag will be raised at Durham Region Headquarters.
Each year, the local Accessibility Advisory Committees (AACs) nominate individuals, businesses or services based on their efforts in identifying, removing and preventing barriers for individuals living with a disability.
On November 7, the 19th Annual Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Forum was held and nine accessibility champions...
Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 03:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and the Town of Whitby have reached an agreement related to 1635 Dundas Street. This decision will help to ensure collaboration that will allow the project to move forward.
The Region purchased 1635 Dundas to help address the urgent need for housing and services. This will become part of the system of services across Durham to support those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. It will help to provide immediate solutions to help individuals...