Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 06:07 AM
Whitby Town Council and staff recognize and value the contributions of the diverse communities that make our Town so unique and special. We also observe national and internationally recognized days and historical events. Learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Whitby.
Read on to see a list of awareness days and observances for November 2023. Be sure to subscribe to this page for updates or visit whitby.ca/calendar to see if there are any virtual or in-person events planned to...
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 12:56 AM
The Region of Durham is continuing work on its 1635 Dundas project, collaborating with the Town of Whitby to help address resident concerns.
As a next step, on Monday, October 30, the Town of Whitby will host a Virtual Special Council Meeting to consider the agreement between the Town and the Region regarding the Region’s 1635 Dundas project. The meeting is taking place in a virtual format due to the ongoing CUPE Local 53 strike.
The purpose of the agreement is to create a framework for how the...
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 01:57 AM
The Town of Whitby is committed to having meaningful discussions and reaching a fair and reasonable agreement with CUPE Local 53 Full-time to end the current strike.
Over the past week, the Town has been monitoring the time and number of resident visits to its temporary waste drop-off sites located at Iroquois Park Sports Centre and McKinney Centre.
To ensure continued service and coverage during peak times as the strike continues, effective Sunday, October 29, the hours of operation at both waste...
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 03:52 AM
Whitby Chief Administrative Officer Matt Gaskell has issued the following open letter to the Whitby community, providing an update on the delivery of Town services since CUPE Local 53 FT went on strike:
We are now more than one week into the CUPE Local 53 strike, and I want to take a moment to thank you, the Whitby community, for your ongoing patience.
I know that our services have looked a bit different over the past week and we’ve been asking a bit more from you, to support things like waste...
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 03:00 AM
As we approach the one-week mark of the CUPE Local 53 strike, I encourage both sides to get back to the bargaining table and work constructively towards an agreement that balances the needs of workers, with the Town’s responsibilities to our taxpayers.
I want to be clear that I support the collective bargaining process and I want to see a fair and competitive deal.
I’m calling on both sides to recognize that no concession bargaining is not realistic as we strive to meet the needs of our rapidly...