Durham Region

New regional Smoking and Vaping By-law now in effect

Whitby, Ontario – A new regional Smoking and Vaping By-law, regulating smoking and vaping of tobacco, vapour products and cannabis in public places and the workplace, has been approved and is now in effect. The previous Smoke-Free By-Law, which regulated smoking in public places and the workplace, has now been

Celebrate 10 years of Culture Days in Durham Region

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Tourism invites residents and visitors to experience the 10th anniversary of Culture Days ? an interactive, free celebration of local arts and culture, taking place September 27 to 29. This three-day national celebration invites the public to explore, participate and share in vibrant arts and culture

Durham Region hosts annual farm tour to showcase local agriculture

Whitby, Ontario – Yesterday, the Durham Agricultural Advisory Committee (DAAC) successfully hosted its 17th annual farm tour at Willowtree Farm in Port Perry. The theme was “Farm to table in Durham Region,” and covered a variety of topics including: livestock, crops, on-farm processing and farm-related retail. The tour started with

Durham Region – Election signs on Regional roads must be in compliance with the Region’s sign by-law

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind federal election candidates of Regional By-Law No. 076-2017—which regulates temporary signs and banners on Regional roads—when considering placement of all election signs. A copy of the Temporary Sign By-Law No. 076-2017 is available online at durham.ca/SignBylaw. The by-law

Durham Region Strategic Plan Community Survey open until September 30

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is currently renewing its five-year strategic plan and will be hosting a town hall discussion in the City of Pickering. Local community organizations, businesses and residents are invited to share their ideas and provide input about the future of Durham Region. The

Durham Region Works Department: Beaverton Water Distribution System Cleaning

Public Notice: September to October 2019 Below is a copy of the public notice that is hand delivered to each resident 48 hours prior to work being done on their street. The Regional Municipality of Durham (Region) has contracted Corix Water Services to clean the watermain on your street. The

DRPS North Division Shredding Day

Protect yourself from Identity Theft! FREE Bring personal, sensitive documents for shredding. Shredding truck onsite will shred and safely dispose of all documents. Saturday September 14, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. DRPS North Division, 15765 Highway 12 Donations of Non-Perishable food items will be graciously accepted.

Residents invited to provide input for Durham Region’s new strategic plan

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is currently renewing its five-year strategic plan and will be hosting a town hall discussion in the City of Pickering. Local community organizations, businesses and residents are invited to share their ideas and provide input about the future of Durham Region. The

Was your garbage or recycling not collected?

Waste collection staff do their very best to pick up your materials. Remember, they do not pick up material that has not been properly set out or sorted. To ensure your materials are collected, remember the following: Set out your items by 7 a.m. on your collection day. Collection crews

Health Department reports season’s first positive mosquito pools for West Nile Virus

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department has received notification of adult mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The positive batch of mosquitoes was collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in north Oshawa. Positive confirmation was received on Sept. 6. These are