Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 03:45 AM
The Town of Whitby is pleased to announce the appointment of Fuwing Wong, as the new Commissioner of Financial Services and Treasurer, effective December 7.
As a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified General Accountant (CGA) with more than 25 years in finance, in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Wong adds a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Town’s senior leadership team.
Joining the Town from his recent position as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Finance for the Town...
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:30 PM
Effective 12:01 a.m. this coming Monday, November 23, Whitby will move to the Red-Control Level of the Ontario government’s Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. What this means is that residents are now being asked to stay home as much as possible, except for essential reasons, like groceries. It also means that further restrictions are being placed on our local businesses. The Province is encouraging any business with questions about the impacts of this announcement to call 1.855.216.3090 or...
Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 06:00 PM
Town to be transformed by 100,000 vibrant lights
Whitby is getting transformed by approximately 100,000 twinkling lights this holiday season. Starting November 27 through mid-January residents can experience a magical winter wonderland by visiting Grass Park, Celebration Square and Whitby Civic Park. Glowing art and interactive light installations will be on display as Whitby Lights the Night. Visitors to Whitby’s two downtown cores will notice a winter festival of lights and stars lining...
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 07:30 PM
Focus on 1855 Whitby
Whitby is making its mark as a top destination for business, talent and investment. Whitby’s innovation district, located in Downtown Whitby,is home to close to 20 technology businesses, including 1855 Whitby, 360insights and geekSpeak. Today, the technology sector in downtown Whitby collectively employs over 500 people.Let’s learn more about 1855 Whitby – Whitby and Durham Region's first and only technology accelerator.
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 02:15 AM
Today, the Town of Whitby pays tribute to veterans and active service members on Remembrance Day, supporting its two local Legions – Brooklin Legion Branch 152 and Whitby Legion Branch 112. Mayor Don Mitchell issued the following statement:
“The Town recognizes and thanks all veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces for their service on this solemn and important day for our nation. While there will be no public Remembrance Day gatherings in Whitby this year due to the pandemic, it...