Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 09:14 AM
In light of the upcoming Christmas holidays and today’s announcement by the Ontario government, Mayor Mitchell is urging residents to continue to follow recommended public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The following statement is being issued on behalf of Mayor Mitchell:
“The best gift you can give this year is to follow public health measures: stay home. Stay 2 metres apart when possible. If you cannot distance – wear a mask. Practice good hand hygiene. Avoid travelling and visiting...
Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 08:53 AM
On Monday, December 21, the Ontario government announced that the entire province – including the Town of Whitby – will move to a full shutdown effective as of 12:01 a.m. on Boxing Day, Saturday, December 26.
In Whitby, the new restrictions will remain in effect until Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Ontario government will reassess the need for continued shutdowns after that period. The current COVID-19 Response Framework will be paused...
Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2020 09:21 AM
View our Whitby Lights the Night video to experience the magic of the holidays– it’s so festive it could make even the Grinch’s heart grow!
While things around us have changed, what hasn’t changed is Whitby’s community spirit. We are shopping...
Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 08:41 AM
Thank you to everyone who competed in the Town’s first annual Community Lights Competition, powered by Elexicon. Your festive light displays continue to brighten up our Town and spread holiday cheer throughout Whitby!
Now that the contest is closed, an online mapping tool is available for residents to plan their own Whitby holiday lights tour. Grab a hot chocolate and experience Whitby’s twinkling lights from the safety and comfort of your car, or bundle up and take a winter walk through...
Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 07:46 AM
On December 16, the Ontario government announced details of the second phase of COVID-19 relief funding for Ontario municipalities, including the Town of Whitby, for 2021. In follow up to this announcement, Mayor Don Mitchell has issued the following statement:
“The Town of Whitby is pleased to receive an additional $1.16 million funding commitment from our federal and provincial partners, adding to the $2.75 million in funding we received earlier this year. This funding will help to offset...