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Posted Friday, April 20, 2018

Town of Whitby Receives Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award On March 26, in recognition of the development and launch of the Age-Friendly Whitby Action Plan, the Town was presented with an Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award. The newly created award recognizes communities across Ontario that have both developed and made public a formal age-friendly community action plan, with input from the community. The award also celebrates the work of Ontario communities that ar...

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018

Those interested in running for office in the next Whitby municipal election – being held Monday, October 22, 2018 – will soon be able to file their intent to run with the opening of nominations on May 1.  For this year’s Municipal Election, voters will elect nine Council Members to Whitby Town Council: the Mayor and four Regional Councillors elected by all voters in the Town, and four local Councillors elected by voters from each of the four wards (as shown on the map). Voters...

Posted Friday, April 13, 2018

The Town of Whitby has set flags at half-mast at all Town facilities to honour firefighter Nicholas (Nick) Webb, CD, who passed away earlier this week after a courageous battle with cancer. Nick came to Whitby Fire and Emergency Services (WFES) in 2013 as the Chief Fire Prevention Officer, serving for a period as the Acting Deputy Chief in 2014. In these roles, his work had a positive and lasting impact on community safety. Prior to joining WFES, Nick served for 19 years in varying capacities w...

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018

2018 Whitby Municipal Election to Take Place on October 22 Residents encouraged to visit whitby.ca/vote for ongoing election informationThe next Whitby municipal election will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018. Residents - including those interested in working on the election, running for office or simply staying informed on important election dates - are invited to visit whitby.ca/vote to learn more about how they can get involved. Every four years, a municipal election is held in Whitby...

Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Celebrate Youth Week in Whitby With Free Activities May 1 to 7 Youth are invited to celebrate Youth Week in Whitby this May 1 to 7 with free activities and events aimed at recognizing the positive contributions young people make to the community. “Youth Week provides the important opportunity to celebrate our youth and showcase the many programs and services our Town has to offer them,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “I encourage all youth to take part in the activities and learn mo...