Durham Region

Waste Management Centre in Whitby has new bin sale/exchange hours

The Waste Management Centre in Whitby located at 4600 Garrard Road North, Whitby has new operational hours for blue box and green bin sales/exchanges, effective immediately. Hours of operation Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Note: Replacements bins are free. You can also buy and exchange bins at

Ontario Traffic Council: Driving Safer Communities Campaign

On Monday, January 6, 2020, the Ontario Traffic Council launched the Driving Safer Communities campaign which includes a website at www.ASEontario.com as well as a Facebook page ASEOntario. The campaign focus is on providing accurate information on automated speed enforcement (ASE) and why it is a transparent, efficient and effective

Durham Region: Cancellation of Emergency Alert for Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

The Regional Municipality of Durham has been advised by the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre that the Emergency Alert issued this morning regarding the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station was sent in error. There is no danger to the public or the environment. Please do not call 9-1-1 for updates. In a

Durham Region: Durham Vision Zero

Durham Region is working with our partners to create safer roads for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers through the Durham Vision Zero Strategic Road Safety Action Plan. Durham Vision Zero will help ensure that our region remains the best place in Ontario to live, work and raise a family. When a

Durham Region: Have your say on the future of broadband access in Durham

The Region of Durham recognizes the importance of broadband access as a necessity for every household and business. That’s why we have launched separate broadband surveys—targeted to Durham residents (with additional questions for farms) and businesses—to gather feedback and improve broadband access across the region. The Region of Durham launched

Durham Region: Concession Road 7 in Uxbridge to be closed for two weeks

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department advises residents that Concession Road 7 (Regional Road 1), from Sanford Road to 400 meters north of Sanford Road, in the Township of Uxbridge will be closed from January 8 to 22. Please note that unfavorable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.

Durham Region: Don’t miss the convenient curbside Christmas tree collection in January

Whitby, Ontario – When the holidays are over, Durham Region will collect natural Christmas trees to be shredded into wood chips and used as mulch. When and where: Ajax and Pickering: Christmas tree collection will be on regular collection days during the weeks of January 6 and 13 only. Brock,

Durham Region: Holiday season brings changes to waste collection schedule

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department 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, waste collection scheduled for Wednesday, December 25 will be moved to the following day. This

Durham Region Residents Encouraged to Drive with Caution this Winter

Whitby, Ontario – In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to remind residents to drive with care when facing winter driving conditions. “The recent snowfall and cold winter conditions can make driving quite challenging,” says Eric Lamain, Manager of Maintenance Operations. “Using

Seasonal Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Ending for the Year

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is reminding residents that seasonal leaf and yard waste collection is ending and will resume in the spring of 2020. When: The last curbside collection will take place the week of December 9. Residents should check their waste management calendars,