Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 09:58 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 March 24, the Government of Ontario shared its 2021 Ontario Budget.
I was pleased to see support for several of Durham Region’s key priorities, such as COVID-19 relief and recovery, public transit, broadband, long-term care, and small business support—among others.
Of particular note, I was thrilled to see an additional $4.5 million...
Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 08:55 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Supercuts, 570 Kingston Road, Pickering. Anyone who received service at this location between March 18 and 21 is being advised of a potential high-risk of exposure to COVID-19. All patrons who attended Supercuts during this time-period must self-isolate for 14 days from the last day they were at this location and seek COVID-19 testing as soon as possible.
To arrange for testing at one of the Durham Region COVID-19...
Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:46 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Regional Council has unanimously endorsed the Corporate Climate Action Plan and approved targets to reduce corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 100 per cent by 2045.
In 2020, Regional Council declared a climate emergency. This plan provides the framework required for Durham Region to reduce GHG emissions associated with Regional corporate operations. While the Region’s corporate emissions make up roughly three per cent of Durham Region’s total emissions, through municipal...
Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 06:00 AM
The Regional Municipality of Durham
Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting
Application to Amend the Durham Regional Official Plan
Regional File Number: OPA 2021-001
Purpose of Proposed Amendment:
The purpose of the application is to permit a severance of a dwelling rendered surplus to a farming operation as a result of a consolidation of non-abutting farm parcels. The subject site is located at 40 Station Street in the Municipality of Clarington (Clarke).
Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 01:42 PM
On March 17, 2021, Regional Chair and CEO John Henry spoke at the Clarington Board of Trade's Annual Breakfast.
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Good morning, and happy St. Patrick’s Day!
I’m very happy to be here today, and I appreciate the opportunity to provide you with an update from the Region.
It’s been a very exciting month for us, as we began our public vaccination clinics, with one of the first clinics in Durham opening in Clarington—at the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex...