Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 02:27 AM
Bands, buskers and musicians are invited to apply to the annual Call for Performers for the Town’s 2021 virtual events and possible live events (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).
The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
To be considered, applicants must complete the online application form which includes providing a two to three sentence biography, promotional video and/or links to a website or live performance.
The performers will be evaluated by an online jury...
Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 09:41 AM
Whitby is inviting local community and non-profit organizations that help make the Town a vibrant and caring community to apply for Community Development Grants.
The application deadline for the Town's 2021 Mayor’s Golf Tournament grant (up to $25,000) is March 31, 2021. Additional community grants are available through the Mayor's Community Development Fund (MCDF) Grant Recipients and Performing Arts Community Development Fund (PACDF). Applications for grants of up to $5,000 can be applied for throughout...
Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 03:15 AM
Take the Diversity and Inclusion Survey
The Town is committed to being safe and inclusive. We want to know your thoughts on diversity, equality and inclusion. Have you experienced discrimination in Whitby? Do you have suggestions to help us celebrate our diversity? Register for Connect Whitby, then visit connectwhitby.ca/diversitysurvey to complete a short survey by Friday, February 12.
Responses will be shared with the Town’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee (DIAC). DIAC advises Council...
Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 03:32 AM
Protecting and maintaining essential service delivery through the pandemic.
Last night, Whitby continued its 2021 budget planning process with its budget target report. In recognition of the significant financial impact the pandemic has had on many residents and local businesses, Whitby Town Council approved a budget target of 0.55 per cent increase (or $2.57 per month for the average residential property*) on the total residential bill for Town services. This is a one-time measure that prioritizes...
Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:22 AM
Today, Tuesday, January 12, the Ontario government announced a stay-at-home order and declared a second state of emergency for the province, in addition to further restrictions and enforcement under the current province-wide lockdown.
The stay-at-home order is effective as of this Thursday, January 14 at 12:01 a.m. The state of emergency is effective immediately and will be re-evaluated by the Province in 14 days.
Here's what you need to know now:Stay home
Residents must limit close contact to those...