Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 03:56 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is collaborating with local area municipalities and utilities to create a community-wide network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers to accelerate our transition to a clean energy economy. This initiative is made possible through a more than $296,000 investment from the Natural Resources Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program.
The investment will support the installation of 60 electric vehicle connectors across 21 municipally-owned and publicly-accessible...
Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 09:03 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:
“Due to COVID-19, the holidays are going to look a little different this year. In addition to public health measures that are currently in place as part of the Control - Red Category, the Province of Ontario has issued some general advice to consider when planning your holiday activities.
To help us safely celebrate with our loved ones, Durham residents are urged to avoid...
Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 09:42 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has made the purchase of garbage bag tags available online through durham.ca, to residents living in Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge. Residents living in Whitby and Oshawa can purchase garbage tags online through their local municipal websites.
This is the Region’s first e-commerce payment option, meaning that it can be completed directly through durham.ca with a credit card or credit-enabled debit card—without the need...
Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 10:18 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is energized to lead the way on environmental initiatives with the Beaverton Supportive Housing Project.
This new development will have superior energy performance and a reduced carbon footprint, aligning with the Region’s commitment to protecting the environment through leadership in sustainability and addressing climate change.
The Beaverton Supportive Housing Project is a three-storey residential building with accommodations for up to 50 residents...
Posted on Sunday, November 22, 2020 09:19 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Every person deserves a roof over their head. In honour of National Housing Day on November 22, The Regional Municipality of Durham remains committed to the health and safety of unsheltered residents, and reaffirms its commitment to improve access to –and retention of–housing to help end chronic homelessness in Durham Region.
As winter quickly approaches, Durham Region is prepared with a Cold Weather Response Protocol. This protocol is put into action when temperatures are expected...