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Durham Region’s two-stream Blue Box recycling program

Have you ever wondered why you’re asked to separate paper and containers loosely into different blue boxes and not bags when recycling? It’s because Durham Region uses a two-stream Blue Box recycling program, which helps to keep paper products clean and protects their value. “Our collection vehicles have two separate

Health Department prepared to respond to local potential cases of Novel Coronavirus

Durham Region Health Department wants to assure local residents that the Health Department has been closely monitoring and preparing for the emerging Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak that is currently occurring in Wuhan, China. “We want to let area residents know that the Health Department is prepared if we are notified

Durham Region Calls for Provincial Partnership; Strengthening Opportunities for our Rural Communities

During the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) annual conference—held January 19 to 21—representatives from The Regional Municipality of Durham met with provincial cabinet ministers to discuss opportunities specific to our region’s rural communities. These discussions—designed to help strengthen partnerships and offer solutions for a stronger and more resilient region—focused on

January 27th Council Agenda

The agenda for the January 27th meeting, being held in Council Chambers at the Municipal Administration Building is now available online. Please click the below link to view the meeting details. Council – 6:30 p.m.

Cannabis Growth and Production By-law

Notice of a Public Meeting Concerning a Proposed Amendments to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law 287-28-PL Purpose of the Notice Since April 10, 2019, the Township of Brock has had in place an Interim Control By-law regarding Cannabis.  This By-law prohibits the establishment of Cannabis Processing and Production Facilities

Property Tax Bills will be mailed by January 31st 2020

The first and second installment of the 2020 Interim Tax Bills will be due on or before February 21, 2020 and April 20, 2020. Payment can be made at most Financial Institutions or at the Municipal Office, Cannington. (Telephone/Online Banking is available through most major banking institutions). A drop box

January 23rd Municipal Bulletin

Please view Page 1 (pdf) and Page 2 (pdf) of the January 23rd Municipal Bulletin for information on upcoming Council Meetings and other Municipal events and information.

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