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Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018

Drinking and driving don’t mix – that is the important message from Whitby Fire and Emergency Services (WFES), Durham Regional Police Services (DRPS) and MADD Canada (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) as they launch their annual “Festive Ride” campaign. Each year, over the holiday season, as part of the “Festive Ride” campaign, RIDE check points are increased along local roads with the goal of reducing impaired driving in Whitby and Durham Region. The campaign e...

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fourteen Students Tour Town Facilities and Learn About how Municipal Government Works as Part of Annual 'Take Our Kids to Work Day'Yesterday, fourteen Grade 9 students kicked off their day at Whitby's Town Hall to take part in the annual Take Our Kids to Work Day. The annual program gives students an opportunity to visit multiple Town facilities and see in action the many future career options available to them. The day also provides the opportunity for students to see what their parents, guard...

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2018

On Monday, October 22, 2018, Whitby residents elected nine Members of Council to office. Whitby’s Inaugural Meeting of Council will be held on Monday, December 3, 2018. At the meeting, the Mayor and each Member of Council will take the Oath of Office and make their inaugural address. The details for the meeting are as follows: What: Inaugural Meeting of Whitby’s Town Council   When: Monday, December 3, 2018, at 7 p.m. The event will unfold as follows: Procession Welcome – ...

Posted Monday, November 12, 2018

Feedback will help build Town's first-ever Community Engagement Strategy and Action PlanThe Town of Whitby is developing its first-ever Community Engagement Strategy and Action Plan to improve the way residents, businesses and community groups can participate in the decisions that impact them most. The Town has a longstanding history of community engagement, and the new strategy will focus on identifying, improving and creating new engagement opportunities that brings people together, facilitat...

Posted Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Twenty-two Whitby youth were presented a 2018 Celebrating Youth Award last night at a special ceremony held in recognition of their outstanding leadership and positive contributions to the community. “Each year, I am inspired by the commitment of Whitby youth to give back to their community,” said Mayor Don Mitchell who, along with members of the Whitby Youth Council, presented this year's awards at the Centennial Building in Whitby. “I'm proud that our Town is home to brigh...