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Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Whitby Advisory Committee Receives Champion of Diversity Award Today, in recognition of its' ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in Whitby, the Town's Ethno-cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) was presented a provincial Champion of Diversity Award. The annual awards were presented by the Honourable Laura Albanese, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, at a special ceremony and reception held at the YWCA Toronto. The Champion of Diversity Awards, created in 2017,...

Posted Thursday, January 11, 2018

Ministry of Finance and LCBO Identify Whitby for Cannabis Store LocationThe Ministry of Finance and the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) have identified Whitby as one of several municipalities set to have a cannabis retail store open in July 2018. While the LCBO will make the final determination of where a cannabis store is located in Whitby, the Town is continuing to work in consultation with the Ministry of Finance and the LCBO to proactively enforce guidelines for selecting a store loc...

Posted Monday, January 08, 2018

Town Mourns the Loss of Former Whitby Mayor Marcel BrunelleBrunelle was a true community champion dedicated to making Whitby a great place to live, work and play The Town of Whitby has set flags at half-mast at all Town facilities to honour former Mayor Marcel Brunelle and his significant contributions to the community. Brunelle was a true community champion who served Whitby as an elected official for 24 years, including nine as mayor. First elected as Centre Ward Councillor in 1982, he also ...

Posted Monday, January 08, 2018

The Town has a number of playground upgrade and trail construction projects planned for 2018. The Town of Whitby has 125 parks, 15 splash pads and 77 kilometres of trails. As part of the proposed 2018 budget, two playground upgrades and three trail construction projects have been identified. Residents are invited to view and provide feedback on the 2018 projects. These include: Carson Park (55 Carson Avenue): playground replacement;Country Lane Park (3145 Country Lane): playground replacement...

Posted Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Town of Whitby Projects Roads Project Number: T-10-2017 Price and Way Street Reconstruction –Work completed for 2017. In April 2018 work on sidewalks, topsoil & sodding will begin. Project Number: T-9-2017 King Street Reconstruction – Work completed for 2017. In April 2018 work south of St. John Street West will begin and includes: new watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk and base asphalt. Project Number: T-11-2017 Downtown Sidewalk and Boulevard...