Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021 03:45 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“As we move into the new year, our thoughts turn towards the future. I am hopeful that 2021 will bring reason for optimism and recovery, after a long road in the face of COVID-19.
With a vaccine rollout on the horizon, we are very much looking forward to what 2021 will bring. However, just as the end of the year is a time to be hopeful for the next, it is also a time to reflect...
Posted on Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:16 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:
“On January 1, we celebrate the start of a new year and a bright future for Durham Region.
This is a time to reflect on the past, while looking ahead with optimism and resolutions.
We certainly experienced many challenges last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we were also reminded of what a caring, generous and resilient community...
Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 02:20 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Licensed child care programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and centre-based kindergarten programs will remain open during the province-wide shutdown. However, care of school-age children whose parents are not eligible workers is prohibited from January 4 to 8, 2021, as per the Ontario government’s Safer at Home Restrictions. Full-day care programs for school-age children will only be available for eligible workers, at no cost to families.
The province-wide shutdown announcement...
Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 03:01 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham, continues to ensure that services that have been identified as essential by the Province of Ontario, including waste management and household hazardous waste collection, will be completed safely and efficiently.
To ensure we can continue operating, while ensuring the health and safety of both our employees and residents, we’ve implemented the following measures at our Waste Management Facilities (WMF):
- To limit on-site activity, the WMFs will be queueing cars...
Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 04:26 PM
Whitby, Ontario – When the holidays are over, Durham Region will provide its annual curbside collection of natural Christmas trees. Natural Christmas trees will be composted with leaf and yard waste.
When and where:
- Ajax and Pickering: Christmas tree collection will be on regular collection days during the weeks of January 4 and 11 only.
- Brock, Clarington, Scugog and Uxbridge: Christmas tree collection will take place on Monday, January 4 and Monday, January 11 only.
- Oshawa and Whitby: Residents...