Durham Region

Durham Region: Are you interested in being a test shopper?

Durham Region Health Department is recruiting teens aged 15 & 16 years old and attend school in the Region to be test shoppers in 2020. Durham Region has a mandate to test all tobacco and electronic cigarette vendors to determine compliance when selling/supplying to individuals under the age of 19.

Durham Region: Sign up for the Canada Learning Bond at an event near you

Whitby, Ontario – Eligible residents can receive money for their child’s education after high school through the Canada Learning Bond. In recognition of Education Savings Week from November 18 to 22, the Region of Durham, in partnership with local municipalities and libraries, school boards, community agencies, Service Canada, and Employment

Durham Region Transit: Rural Transit Review

Durham Region Transit is reviewing transit services in rural areas of the Region to focus on the best option for customers and residents. Survey extended until November 30, 2019. Attend an upcoming drop-in and share your thoughts and ideas on how transit can best serve rural areas. Date Municipality Location

Reminder: Durham Budget 2020 Open Houses on November 12 and 13

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is hosting two Budget Open Houses to provide community members an opportunity to learn more about the Region’s Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budgets; to gain an increased understanding of the Region’s programs and services; and to provide their input on

2019 Durham Region Accessibility Awards

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the Beaverton Town Hall Players were presented with a 2019 Durham Region Accessibility Award for their purchase and implementation of 8 hearing assist devices. The devices will help patrons who are elderly and hard of hearing enjoy the many theatre productions no matter where the

Durham Region: Have your say on the future of waste management in Durham

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region residents are invited to offer their ideas and input on how Durham Region manages its household waste. Why: The Region’s five Rs approach (rethink, reduce, reuse, recycle, recover), allows for all waste diversion methods to be utilized. Recovery, the final method of the five Rs

Lake Ridge Road/Regional Road 13 intersection to close for six weeks

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department advises residents that the intersection of Lake Ridge Road (Regional Road 23) and Regional Road 13, in the Township of Brock, will be closed for construction for approximately six weeks. When: November 2 until mid-December. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence

Region of Durham reminds everyone to be safe on the road as Daylight Saving Time ends

Whitby, Ontario – When Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 3, darker commuting hours will affect visibility on roadways. That’s why the Region of Durham is reminding drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to be vigilant and safe on the road as darkness comes earlier. “As we get deeper into the

Durham Region: New to Durham Region or just moved? Get your free waste diversion kit!

Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Region Works Department is reminding residents that free waste diversion kits are available to Durham residents who are new to the region or who have recently moved into a new home. To get your free kit, fill out the New Resident Diversion Kit Form on

Durham Region: Residents asked not to leave blue boxes and green bins out overnight during strong winds

Whitby, Ontario – Due to potential strong winds in the weather forecast, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is asking residents not to leave blue boxes and green bins out overnight in order to reduce wind-blown litter in our communities. When: October 31 and November 1, and all year