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Garbage bag tags become Region’s first online transaction option

Posted on November 27, 2020 03:03 PM

The Regional Municipality of Durham has made the purchase of garbage bag tags available online through, to residents living in Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge. Residents living in Whitby and Oshawa can purchase garbage tags online through their local municipal websites.

This is the Region’s first e-commerce payment option, meaning that it can be completed directly through with a credit card or credit-enabled debit card—without the need to...

Stay in Durham: Celebrate safely and support local this holiday season

Posted on November 27, 2020 09:56 AM

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:

“Due to COVID-19, the holidays are going to look a little different this year. In addition to public health measures that are currently in place as part of the Control - Red Category, the Province of Ontario has issued some general advice to consider when planning your holiday activities.

To help us safely celebrate with our loved ones, Durham residents are urged...

Funding available for not-for-profit and volunteer-based organizations

Posted on November 25, 2020 12:19 PM

Clarington’s Community Funding Program provides opportunities to Clarington’s not-for-profit and volunteer-based organizations to grow and make a difference in our community.

Join our Community Funding Cafés to ask questions and learn more about the Community Funding Program application process.

For more information, visit or contact

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Working smoke alarms can keep your family safe this Holiday Season

Posted on November 25, 2020 10:20 AM

Clarington November 25, 2020/- Following an overnight house fire, Clarington Fire Chief Gord Weir is reminding residents to ensure they have working smoke alarms on every level of their home ahead of the holiday season. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Clarington Emergency and Fire Services responded to a house fire in Orono just east of Highway 35/115.

Firefighters responded to the emergency call, which came in at 3:08 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, flames were visible. Both residents...

Help support local and #ShopInDurham this holiday season

Posted on November 18, 2020 04:46 PM

Durham Tourism, and the Durham Region Joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, have launched the new #ShopInDurham campaign with a special request for residents this holiday season: shop local.

The goal of the campaign is to spread the message that buying local will have a big impact for small businesses, while encouraging residents to shop local for their holiday gift-giving.

Shoppers can help spread the message of support by using the hashtag #ShopInDurham when sharing their holiday finds...

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