Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 07:00 PM
While the Town isn’t holding its annual community events such as the Tree Lighting and Christmas in the Square, we can still come together as a community this holiday season to support each other by:Donating Food and Toys to Those in Need
Whitby Fire and Emergency Services is partnering with Durham Regional Police Services (DRPS) on its annual Food and Toy Drive. Now through Christmas Eve, residents can drop off non-perishable food items and unwrapped toys at any fire station or DRPS division in...
Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 03:30 AM
The Town of Whitby proclaimed November Women Abuse Prevention Month and today acknowledges International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
In the 2020 Community Survey residents told us the number one reason they would recommend Whitby as a place to live is because they perceive it as a safe community. Even the safest communities are not immune to violence; there are on occasion random and senseless violent attacks. Earlier this year, local survivor Kimberley was the victim...
Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 02:30 AM
On Saturday, December 5, beginning at 10 a.m., the Town of Whitby, Whitby Fire and Emergency Services and JCI Durham will be touring a special guest through Whitby landmarks and neighbourhoods!
Santa Claus will be taking an early tour of Whitby this holiday season. If you spot him post his location tagging @townofwhitby on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #spotsantawhitby so neighbours can be on the lookout. Hint: he won’t be riding in his usual sleigh but will be in something big and red. Can...
Posted on Sunday, November 22, 2020 09:15 PM
Metrolinx is seeking community engagement on the proposed design of a new rapid-transit bus route along Highway 2 (Dundas Street) through Whitby to connect Toronto (Ellesmere Road) and Oshawa.This project will impact our residents and businesses. The Town encourages you to share your thoughts with Metrolinx and let them know what you want to see from this project. For example, what do you think about closing a portion of Downtown Whitby to vehicular traffic to create a “Transit Mall”?
Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 06:30 PM
On Friday, November 20, the Ontario government announced that municipalities within the Durham Region Public Health Unit – including the Town of Whitby – will move to the Red-Control Level of the provincial Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. The change is effective as of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, November 23.
At the Red-Control Level, broader-scale measures and restrictions, across multiple sectors, have been put in effect to control the transmission of COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know: