Posted on Thursday, November 25, 2021 03:52 PM
The Municipality has released the second draft of its proposed new Zoning By-law focused on rural Clarington. This second draft was prepared to respond to Council direction specifically on the issue of environmental protection in rural areas. Council will consider a staff report at a Special Planning and Development Committee meeting on November 30, 2021, at 7 p.m. The report provides context and information and asks Council to direct staff on how to proceed with zoning for the...
Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 09:05 AM
Whitby, Ontario – This holiday season—and beyond— Durham Tourism, along with the Durham Region Joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, have a special request for residents: Shop where you live, shop in Durham.
The goal of the Shop Where You Live campaign is to raise awareness that buying local will have a big impact for Durham’s economy. The campaign encourages residents to shop local across Durham’s eight area municipalities for their holiday gift-giving.
Shoppers can help support the...
Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 01:46 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Are you an older adult looking to learn more about federal government programs available to you? Durham Region is hosting a free virtual workshop about how to navigate Service Canada and Canada Revenue Agency’s websites, programs and services.
Topics of discussion will include employment insurance, Social Insurance Numbers (SIN), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement and disability benefits, the Old Age Security (OAS) program, fraud awareness and protection, common tax credits...
Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 10:50 AM
Some fire scars are internal: Clarington Fire and the Clarington Fire Fighters’ Association launch joint mental health partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
Clarington, Ontario – Clarington Fire and the Clarington Fire Fighters’ Association are pleased to announce a partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada to provide first responders and their families an additional layer of mental health support through trauma therapy and education.
Under the terms of the partnership, Wounded Warriors Canada...
Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 09:09 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of yard waste collection delays in the Town of Ajax, Township of Brock, Municipality of Clarington, City of Pickering, Township of Scugog and Township of Uxbridge. Collection delays are expected to continue on a weekly basis until the last seasonal collection date on Friday, December 17.
Why: There is an industry-wide labour shortage of truck drivers across Canada, which has impacted the Region’s contractors who...