Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 09:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Olive Avenue in the City of Oshawa.
When: Daytime only from April 12 to 16. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Olive Avenue (Regional Road 59) from Court Street to 100 metres east of Court Street, in Oshawa.
Why: To safely install water service connections.
Note: The Region realizes that the construction work will be disruptive and will make every effort to complete...
Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 11:18 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to residents who are 70 years and older, or those who will be turning 70 in 2021. Appointments for the 70-plus eligibility group will begin at 1 p.m. on March 29. To book an appointment, visit www.durham.ca/vaccineappointment. Residents who need assistance to book an appointment can call 1-888-444-5113. In addition to residents 70 and older, the Health Department will continue to provide vaccinations...
Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 10:14 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of changes to the scheduled curbside waste collection due to the upcoming statutory holidays.
When and where: Residents of Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge who have curbside collection scheduled for Friday, April 2, will have their waste collected the following day on Saturday, April 3.
Oshawa and Whitby residents with blue box collection scheduled for Friday, April 2, will have their recyclables collected...
Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 02:54 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“For many years now, long-term care homes across Durham Region have been experiencing capacity pressures, which the pandemic served to further strain. As of March 23, there were 3,328 individuals on the first choice wait list for admission to long-term care in Durham Region. Unfortunately, the average annual placement is only 923 beds per year in Durham Region.
That is why...
Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 10:36 AM
On March 25, 2021, Regional Chair and CEO John Henry spoke at the 2021 Annual Regional Chair's Address for the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade, Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and Whitby Chamber of Commerce.
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Good afternoon, everyone.
I’m very happy to be here today, it was a year ago on March 3rd 2020 that we met in person for this event and oh how the world has changed. I appreciate the opportunity be here today virtually to provide you with an update from the Region.