Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 03:31 PM
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 09:39 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.
Through 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 Monday, April 12, 2021 10:41 AM
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...
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Beginning April 10, 2021, seniors and all residents of Durham Region can book a free round trip from their residence to a local vaccine clinic using Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) On Demand or Specialized Services (eligibility required for Specialized Services). This temporary free service is funded by a generous $10,000 donation from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in support of the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
This donation allows DRT to provide approximately 1,500 free...
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 10:32 AM
Seasonal leaf and yard waste collection is back in the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge, the City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax and the Municipality of Clarington starting the following weeks:
- Town of Ajax – week of April 5
- Municipality of Clarington – week of April 5
- Townships of Brock, Uxbridge and Scugog – week of April 12
- City of Pickering – week of April 12