Posted on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 04:00 AM
Facility construction anticipated to begin later this year
The process to design and construct the new Whitby Sports Complex has reached another important milestone as earlier this week Town Council authorized staff to proceed with obtaining bids from prequalified contractors for the construction of the new facility. Construction of the new sports complex is on track to begin later this year, with an anticipated opening in late-2025.The amenities planned to be part of the future facility include:
Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 11:00 PM
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--Elizabeth RoyWhat's happening at council? Council recently approved Whitby’s 2023 budget. Did you know more than 3,500 people gave their feedback during the public engagement process? This is my 17th budget with Whitby Council –...
Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 08:21 AM
Whitby Fire and Emergency Services Receives Grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada for Lifesaving Equipment
Whitby Fire and Emergency Services (WFES) responders are now even better equipped to handle emergencies and keep Whitby safe thanks to a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. The Foundation awarded WFES $47,634 to purchase Solo Rescue Decon washers.
“We are extremely grateful to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada and our local...
Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 03:35 AM
Providing more seamless service delivery to Whitby residents
The Town of Whitby is pleased to announce that Mike Hickey has been appointed Whitby’s new Fire Chief. Chief Hickey’s appointment came into effect following a Special Council Meeting held last night.
Chief Hickey brings 24 years of experience with the Whitby Fire Department to this new position. He started as a volunteer firefighter with the Town in May 1998 and was hired as a full-time firefighter in May of 2000. He progressed and...
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 08:51 AM
Whitby Harbour is a federal property owned by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and leased to the Town of Whitby. The Town of Whitby uses the property for Port of Whitby Marina and sub-leases a portion to the Whitby Yacht Club.
The sediment (the soft, solid material, like sand and mud) at the bottom of Whitby Harbour contains substances (or chemicals) of concern and is in need of remediation (or clean up). DFO is working with the Province of Ontario and the Town of Whitby to develop a plan to...