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Mark your calendars: Durham Region to host virtual Anti-Black Racism town hall

Posted on March 04, 2021 08:55 AM

Durham residents are invited to join the conversation on March 18 for Make the Connection: Intention, Impact and Transformation—the Region’s upcoming virtual Anti-Black Racism town hall.

Regional Chair and CEO John Henry and Durham Region’s Chief Administrative Officer Elaine Baxter-Trahair will join the town hall discussion with panellists and Durham Region’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Allison Hector-Alexander. The town hall will include moderated panel discussions on...

Durham Environmental Advisory Committee invites nominations to honour environmental achievements

Posted on March 04, 2021 08:54 AM

The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) is now accepting nominations for the Environmental Achievement Awards, celebrating environmental excellence in 2019 and 2020.

Nomination forms are currently available at or by contacting

The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2021.

The awards program provides an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that dedicate time to promote, preserve and enhance the region’s natural...

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Open Monday

Posted on March 03, 2021 04:08 PM

Beginning Monday, March 8, at 8 a.m., Durham residents over the age of 80 can register for COVID-19 vaccine appointments online at or by calling 1-800-841-2729.

Clinics are available by appointment only. No walk-ins - those who show up at clinics without an appointment will not be permitted to enter.

Visit to learn more.

Health Department launches #RollUpYourSleevesDurham to provide COVID-19 vaccine for area residents

Posted on March 03, 2021 03:28 PM

Whitby, Ontario - Beginning Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m., residents of Durham Region can begin registering for appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine—beginning with individuals over the age of 80—via an online booking system or a central telephone booking line.

  • Monday, March 8 at 8 a.m.: Online and phone registration is open to Durham residents over the age of 80 (born in 1941 or earlier).
  • Tuesday, March 9: Appointments begin at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex in Clarington; or...

Residents and stakeholders invited to provide input on Proposed Policy Directions

Posted on March 02, 2021 03:30 PM

As part of Envision Durham, the Region of Durham has released Proposed Policy Directions for public review and an online survey. The feedback received on these Directions will help form the basis for draft policies in a new Regional Official Plan (ROP).

What: Based on the framework endorsed by Regional Council in November 2020, the Proposed Policy Directions are centred around seven strategic directions: a Prosperous Economy, Healthy Communities, Supportive Infrastructure, a Vibrant...

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