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Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Town strongly opposes amalgamation of upper and lower tier municipalities in Durham Region On Monday, February 25, 2019, Whitby Mayor Don Mitchell and Chief Administrative Officer Matt Gaskell met with the Province of Ontario’s special advisors to the Regional Government Review process. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the province announced its intention to undertake a review of regional government. The commencement of this review involved the special advisors meeting with the Head of Coun...

Posted Monday, March 18, 2019

Community partners play an important role in what makes Whitby a vibrant place in which to live, work and grow. That is why, over the next five years, the Town of Whitby (the Town) is pleased to announce that it will be providing $1 million in funding to Durham College to support the expansion of its Whitby campus. The expansion project being undertaken by Durham College will see the construction of a new 60,000 sq. ft. centre that will double the college's industrial skilled trades training ca...

Posted Friday, March 15, 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, residents are invited to join the Town in recognizing the important role School Crossing Guards play in helping to keep students safe in their travels to and from school. This is the first annual event of its kind being held in communities across Ontario.      In Whitby, more than 80 crossing guards work at the Town to help ensure students can cross the road safely at designated school crossing locations. Some of the Town’s crossing guards have been working with the...

Posted Monday, March 11, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., residents and businesses are encouraged to join the Town in turning off all nonessential lighting and electronics in recognition of Earth Hour. Earth Hour is an annual event that promotes energy conservation and awareness for climate change. Whitby has participated in Earth Hour, reducing its energy consumption, since 2008. Once again this year the Town will switch off all unnecessary lighting and electronics at all Town facilities - including...

Posted Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Town celebrates March as National Procurement Month To help kick off March as National Procurement Month, the Town of Whitby is sending out the message that the municipality is open for business. Each year, the Town purchases over $100 million of goods, services and construction to support the Town’s programs, services and infrastructure. “As Whitby continues to grow bigger and better, we want to ensure we’re open for business,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “This mont...