Posted on July 09, 2020 08:42 AM
Clarington July 9, 2020/- Clarington is partnering with local Internet Service Provider (ISP) Rapid Connex to fast-track the deployment of high-speed internet to underserviced rural areas. Rapid Connex approached Clarington with a robust plan, and with the help of Clarington staff, several Municipally-owned sites were identified as potential tower locations to help get residents connected.
“Council has been pushing hard to get connectivity in underserviced areas, and we now have a creative plan to...
Posted on July 07, 2020 01:41 PM
Whitby, Ontario –The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented time in Durham Region and, as a result, many residents are experiencing new and unique needs.
In response to this need, the Region of Durham has convened a Durham Region COVID-19 Funders’ Table—which includes the United Way, Durham Community Foundation, the Red Cross, local area municipalities and the Region of Durham. The table works to identify the most pressing needs in the region based on data, and to ensure that community funding allocations...
Posted on July 07, 2020 08:23 AM
Clarington July 7, 2020/- Following two fires in as many days, Clarington Fire Chief, Gord Weir, is reminding residents to be extra careful and vigilant to prevent accidents and house fires.
“As people continue to work from home, it’s crucial that fire safety is top of mind. Don’t use flowerpots to put out your cigarettes, ensure that you have proper wiring and don’t use extension cords to help fix wiring issues. Ensure that any propane tanks are safely stored outdoors in a dry and well-ventilated...
Posted on July 06, 2020 10:25 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Today, Dr. Robert Kyle, Durham Region Medical Officer of Health, issued instructions to ensure the mandatory use of non-medical masks or face coverings within most public and enclosed indoor spaces, effective July 10.
This means that non-medical masks or face coverings are mandatory for all community members, with the exception...
Posted on June 30, 2020 02:52 PM
Clarington June 30, 2020/- Clarington is running our highly-popular summer camps. However, due to COVID-19 and the strict restrictions on camps imposed by the Province, camps will be modified.
Registration for camps begins on Tuesday, July 7, starting at 7 a.m. Registration will take place online only through our Be Active Clarington website. Camps will begin on July 20 and will be located at four separate facilities:
Experience the joy of playing outdoors at Clarington's parks and sports fields. With over 70 parks to choose from, it's easy to find something fun to do.
We offer camps for every child and every interest. Located throughout Clarington, our camps are age appropriate, affordable and most of all, fun.
Clarington's Recreation and Leisure Guide provides information on fitness, aquatic and recreation programs, as well as swimming and skating schedules.