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DRPS Reporting Process

The DRPS has set up a reporting process for citizens who want to report a non-compliant business or a large gathering of over 50 people. Citizens can now report either situation on www.drps.ca under Online Services – Community Concern, or call the DRPS non-emergency line at 1-888-579-1520. For more information available

Durham Region implements six garbage bag limit and reminds residents of important waste tips

The Region of Durham, Works Department is advising residents of a six (6) bag limit for garbage, effective March 31 and until further notice. Based on an assessment of our resident’s needs, it was determined that a six (6) bag limit will satisfy the needs of residents during this time.

Annual Township of Brock Golf Tournament

Due to the pandemic, the 22nd Annual Township of Brock Golf Tournament, scheduled for June 18, 2020, has been cancelled. The Township will consider over the next month or two whether to hold it this fall. Stay tuned for additional updates.

Township of Brock COVID-19 Update # 5

What does a State of Emergency in the Township of Brock mean? In follow up to yesterday’s State of Emergency declaration in the Township of Brock by Mayor Bath-Hadden, residents are asked to note the following information about this declaration: It is made in accordance with the Township’s Emergency Management Plan. It

Durham Region: What does this mean: State of emergency declaration in Durham Region

Whitby, Ontario – In follow up to the State of Emergency declaration in the Region of Durham—on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer—residents are asked to note the following information about this declaration: It is made in accordance with the Emergency Management By-law. It demonstrates to

All Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Areas are closed

Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, all Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Areas are closed. This includes the following: Scanlon Creek – in Bradford Sheppard’s Bush – in Aurora Thornton Bales – in King Rogers Reservoir – in East Gwillimbury Whitchurch – in Stouffville Durham Regional Forest – south and west of

Durham Region Health Department confirms COVID-19-related death of local resident

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department has received confirmation of the Region’s first COVID-19-related death. The individual, a man in his 90s, was a resident at Hillsdale Terraces in Oshawa, and was recently confirmed positive for COVID-19. The individual passed away on March 23 after being transferred from Hillsdale

Durham Region declares state of emergency

Whitby, Ontario – Today, John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer made the following statement: “Today, based on information collected over the last few days and in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Emergency Control Group, Regional Medical Officer of Health and Durham Emergency Management, I am declaring

Durham Region: Supporting vulnerable populations in Durham Region during COVID-19

Whitby, Ontario – Amid the COVID19 situation, the Durham Region Social Services Department is working with community partners to ensure support continues for those who need it most. Community resources A new web page, durham.ca/CommunityResources, compiles a list of local resources available for vulnerable and marginalized individuals in the community.

Notice of Special Council Meeting – March 24 at 3pm

Notice To All Residents- Special Council Meeting Please take notice that the Corporation of the Township of Brock will hold a Special Council meeting pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001 on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. to amend the procedural by-law to permit electronic participation at Council and