Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 08:36 AM
Today, Thursday, April 1, the Ontario government announced that the entire province – including the Town of Whitby – will move into a shutdown effective this Saturday, April 3, at 12:01 a.m.
The shutdown will be in place for at least a period of four weeks. The Ontario government will reassess the need for continued shutdowns after that period.
The shutdown includes wide scale measures and restrictions to interrupt the transmission of COVID-19 and variants of concerns. Here’s what you need to know...
Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 03:53 AM
The Town is taking a phased-approached to safely reopen recreation facilities and community centres. Under the "Red-Control" level of the Provincial Framework, fitness and recreation centres are allowed to reopen with protective measures in place. The Town’s top priority continues to be the health and well-being of its staff and residents.
Based on these new provincial restrictions, public access to, and activity permitted within, the Town of Whitby’s facilities will change as follows:
Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 02:57 AM
On Tuesday, February 16, the Durham Region Public Health Unit – including the Town of Whitby – moved to the Red-Control Level of the provincial Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.
At the Red-Control Level, broader-scale measures and restrictions, across multiple sectors, continue to be in effect to control the transmission of COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know:
Under this level of restriction, residents continue to be strongly encouraged to limit close contact to those in...
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 08:16 AM
Family Day will look a little different this year due to COVID-19 – here is what you need to know:
Durham Region remains under the provincial Stay-at-Home order until February 16.
Please continue to follow public health advice to stop the spread of the virus by practicing physical distancing with those outside your household, washing hands often, properly wear a face mask and staying home when sick.
Non-medical face masks or coverings are mandatory...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 09:46 AM
Visitors to the Whitby Civic Recreation Complex (CRC) will soon have access to improved and more accessible programming space and family change rooms thanks to $3.5 million in federal and provincial grant funding awarded to the Town of Whitby earlier today.
Renovations to the CRC are expected to begin later this year and will include new:
• family/inclusive change rooms to improve access to aquatics programming,...