News

Click here to subscribe for news and notices

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Town of Whitby is pleased to announce two local community organizations as the successful recipients of a $25,000 grant from the Mayor’s Community Development Fund (MCDF) – Feed the Need and Catholic Family Services of Durham. The two Lead Cause grants were made possible by the proceeds from the 2019 Mayor’s Golf Tournament, held on Wednesday, August 7. The MCDF provides financial support to local community groups, events and initiatives that help contribute to Whitby as a...

Posted Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Online survey open until September 9 What's your vision for Whitby's waterfront? That's the question the Town of Whitby is inviting the community to help answer as it launches a month-long campaign to gather feedback on residents' priorities for the waterfront's future. From now to September 9, residents are invited to have their say by completing a short, online survey at whitby.ca/waterfrontsurvey. In addition, public-opinion firm Forum Research will conduct a randomized telephone survey of...

Posted Thursday, August 08, 2019

Whitby has been ranked by Maclean’s Magazine as one of the Best Communities in Canada. The Town received high scores for its amenities, weather, culture and community – ranking 55 out of the 415 municipalities compared across Canada. In addition to being a best community, Whitby was also ranked as the 28th Best Place to Raise a Family.   “These scores recognize what those of us who live here already know – that Whitby is one of the best communities in Canada,” said...

Posted Thursday, August 08, 2019

Residents are invited to join the Town of Whitby on Saturday, September 14, for the 20th annual Brooklin Harvest Festival - a free, outdoor, family-friendly event that celebrates the start of fall. “The Brooklin Harvest Festival has been part of our village for the past two decades and is beloved by many who have attended it year after year,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “We look forward to once again welcoming residents and visitors of all ages to enjoy some festive fall fun.&rdq...

Posted Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Program registration begins August 14 The Town of Whitby's new 2019 Fall/Winter Activity Guide is now available online at whitby.ca/getactive with limited copies available at Town facilities. Within the Activity Guide, there are more than 2,200 programs and activities for residents and visitors of all ages and abilities to enjoy. “This fall and winter, there are plenty of ways to get out and get active in Whitby,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “With so many programs to take part i...