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Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Whitby is a smart, urban Town that is changing and growing for the better. That is why the Town is developing a new brand to better represent who the community is today and wants to be going forward. For Whitby, a new brand is about more than just a logo. It is a system of colours, fonts, standards and graphics that collectively can help set the Town and organization apart from others. Thousands of residents and businesses have engaged in the brand development process so far (300+ hours of eng...

Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Town of Whitby has been awarded platinum-level International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 37120 certification from the World Council on City Data (WCCD) – a global leader in standardized city data. Whitby is the 11th municipality in Canada to receive certification, joining a network of cities, like London, Dubai and Los Angeles, from around the world. “As a Town, we are committed to operating in an open and transparent manner,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “Thi...

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2019

1855 WhitbyAccelerator set to fuel more homegrown success stories A new innovation accelerator, “1855 Whitby”, has opened in Downtown Whitby - the result of a successful private-public partnership between the Town of Whitby (the Town) and local industry leader 360insights. The new accelerator will play a pivotal role in helping to grow high potential technology companies to commercialization, creating more local jobs and economic prosperity for Whitby and Durham Region. Ultimately, the facil...

Posted Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Residents invited to vote on their favourite “Flashback Friday” film Movies in the Park, the Town of Whitby’s free, outdoor summer cinema event, invites movie-goers to watch a film under the stars on a large, outdoor screen with concert quality sound. Residents are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, blankets and popcorn to the four Friday evening films shown at Whitby Civic Park (behind Town Hall) throughout July and August. New this year, residents are invited to participate ...

Posted Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The Town of Whitby has a new Event Volunteer Program aimed at supporting and celebrating its event volunteers. Through the new program - launched today in the lead up to National Volunteer Week (April 7 to 13) - the Town is focused on providing its volunteers with meaningful experiences and opportunities to grow, learn and contribute to making Whitby the vibrant and welcoming community that it is. Each year, the Town hosts eight large scale community events and a series of more than 50 summer p...