Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 08:09 AM
Cast your vote in-person at any designated voting location October 20 to 24
The next Whitby municipal election takes place on Monday, October 24, 2022, and the Town of Whitby is encouraging residents to get out and vote – on or before Election Day.Where to Vote
Advanced voting takes place from Thursday, October 20, to Sunday, October 23, at three locations in Whitby – the Brooklin Community Centre and Library, Abilities Centre and Town Hall. Advance Vote locations will be open from 10 a.m. to...
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 04:46 AM
Whitby to accommodate pickleball demand, while balancing noise concerns
One of the fastest-growing sports in the province, including in Whitby, is pickleball. Participation in the sport grew in the province by 70 per cent between 2017 and 2020. While the sport has elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, there is one main difference – the noise it makes.
Each time a pickleball ball bounces off a pickleball paddle it creates a loud popping noise....
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 05:07 AM
The Town is looking for feedback to help refresh its Tree and Bench Dedication program. This program lets community members in the Town of Whitby pay tribute to the memory of a loved one by purchasing a commemorative tree or bench.
The goal: To create a more affordable, accessible, and sustainable program for community members to memorialize a loved one in a meaningful way.
While we complete this review, the Town has temporarily put the existing program on hold. We...
Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 08:34 AM
Adrian Foster-Freeman has been announced as the 2022 Junior Fire Chief by Whitby Fire and Emergency Services (WFES).
Adrian – a grade seven student at Glen Dhu Public School – was selected out of the graduates from this year’s Junior Firefighter Summer Camp. At camp, Adrian demonstrated knowledge of fire safety, was highly engaged, and willing to help others.
This morning, as part of the 2022 Fire Prevention Week (October 9 to 15), Adrian was picked up at his school by a fire truck and driven to...
Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 07:18 AM
Norman Howe has been selected as the 2022 Mayor’s Senior Volunteer Award winner.
Get to know him better and understand what motivates them to make a difference in the community.
Q. What motivates you to continue to give back to the community?
A. I enjoy being with other people and helping out where I can. The work I’ve been doing keeps me active and I enjoy meeting new people.
Q. What are some of the organizations you volunteer with in Whitby?
A. I volunteer with Kendalwood Food Bank, The 55+ Recreation...