Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2023 07:15 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.
To ensure essential services continue during the CUPE strike, the Town has activated its contingency plan and is finalizing the set-up of two temporary waste drop-off locations to be opened in phases, with future sites to be considered based on community and operational need.
These sites have been carefully chosen in consultation with...
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 04:13 PM
After numerous days of bargaining, CUPE Local 53 FT has gone on strike.
As a result, the Town is now prioritizing essential services delivery and health and safety related matters. This means that, effective immediately, all Town facilities, recreation programs and services, and in-person customer service desks are closed to the public, except for the Whitby Public Library Central and Rossland branch locations.
Many programs and services have also been suspended or modified, including recreation...
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 02:41 AM
The Town continues to be committed to achieving a fair and reasonable agreement that balances the needs of our workforce and Whitby residents. However, after numerous days of bargaining, the Town and CUPE Local 53 Full-time (the union representing the Town’s inside and outside workers) are in a legal strike position as of 12:01 a.m. this Saturday, October 14, 2023.
Negotiations continued Wednesday and Thursday, and the Town has made numerous modifications to its proposal to address CUPE’s...
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 06:00 AM
Whitby residents see local parks, green spaces, and trails as one of the most important things that make the town unique (source: Community Strategic Plan engagement). The town currently has 128 parks and 94 unique playgrounds for residents of all ages and abilities to enjoy – and is now adding more parks to the list for residents of all ages and abilities to enjoy!
Looking for a fun way to spend this long weekend? Look no further than West Whitby's three newest parks! Take a look:
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 02:00 AM
The renovated Whitby Civic Recreation Complex (CRC) is nearly open and to celebrate, residents are invited to join the Town for FREE public swims from Tuesday, October 10 to Sunday, October 29 – no registration required. The newly upgraded CRC changerooms and multi-purpose room will also reopen that day.
Registered swimming programswill begin at the facility on October 30.
Thank you for your patience as we completed our final health and safety checks, and worked to improve the facility.