Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 02:48 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Province of Ontario has announced a province-wide shutdown beginning Saturday December 26.
When: New restrictions go into effect on Saturday, December 26 at 12:01 a.m. and will last for 28 days before a reevaluation.
Where: Province-wide, including all eight municipalities in Durham Region.
What: The province-wide shutdown involves widescale prevention measures and restrictions, including closures. Measures include, but are not limited to:
- Restricting indoor organized...
Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 04:14 PM
Whitby, Ontario – In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind residents to drive with care when facing winter driving conditions.
During the winter, Regional Works depots are active and ready to respond to winter events. Preventative techniques are deployed throughout Durham Region, including anti-icing methods, which involves applying brine to dry roads before a storm. Prior to a winter storm, pre-wetted salt is applied to the roads – this means brine...
Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 03:49 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind residents of changes to curbside blue box, green bin and garbage collection during the holidays.
When and where: Across Durham Region, curbside waste collection scheduled for Friday, December 25, 2020 (Christmas Day) will be moved to the next day Saturday, December 26, 2020 (Boxing Day). Collection scheduled for Friday, January 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day) will be moved to the next day, Saturday, January 2, 2021.
Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 11:54 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer; and the Mayors of the Town of Ajax, Township of Brock, Municipality of Clarington, City of Oshawa, City of Pickering, Township of Scugog, Township of Uxbridge and Town of Whitby:
“Recently, there have been several reports about support of a Grey-Lockdown approach for Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
First, let me reiterate that we fully support the protection of our public’s...
Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 02:29 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is continuing to prioritize slowing the spread of COVID-19 while supporting local businesses and residents during these unprecedented times, as outlined in the status update on the Regional Recovery Framework and Action plan (2020-COW-35).
In June, Durham Regional Council approved the Regional Recovery Framework and Action Plan (Report 2020-COW-22).The plan is built on four pillars: social recovery, built recovery, economic recovery and municipal recovery, which...