Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:22 AM
Today, Tuesday, January 12, the Ontario government announced a stay-at-home order and declared a second state of emergency for the province, in addition to further restrictions and enforcement under the current province-wide lockdown.
The stay-at-home order is effective as of this Thursday, January 14 at 12:01 a.m. The state of emergency is effective immediately and will be re-evaluated by the Province in 14 days.
Here's what you need to know now:Stay home
Residents must limit close contact to those...
Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 07:19 AM
Proposed 2021 Budget Now Available
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The Town of Whitby’s proposed 2021 Budget is now available online.
The 2021 Budget Highlights publication, which features the Town’s key accomplishments in 2020 and top priorities for 2021, is also available online.
The proposed budget reflects Council’s approval of a budget target of 0.55 per cent increase (or $2.57 per month for the average residential property*) on the total residential bill for Town services. This...
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 06:27 AM
Whitby Fire Chief Dave Speed Reminds Residents to Stay Off Ice At Stormwater Ponds
Residents are reminded to stay off the ice at stormwater ponds (also known as retention ponds). These are not intended for recreational uses, like skating.
To help explain why, Whitby Fire and Emergency Services Chief Dave Speed issued the following statement:
“This year more than ever, we’ve seen an increase in the number of residents skating and playing on the Town’s 40 plus stormwater management ponds. These...
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 02:27 AM
Bands, buskers and musicians are invited to apply to the annual Call for Performers for the Town’s 2021 virtual events and possible live events (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).
The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
To be considered, applicants must complete the online application form which includes providing a two to three sentence biography, promotional video and/or links to a website or live performance.
The performers will be evaluated by an online jury...
Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 09:41 AM
Whitby is inviting local community and non-profit organizations that help make the Town a vibrant and caring community to apply for Community Development Grants.
The application deadline for the Town's 2021 Mayor’s Golf Tournament grant (up to $25,000) is March 31, 2021. Additional community grants are available through the Mayor's Community Development Fund (MCDF) Grant Recipients and Performing Arts Community Development Fund (PACDF). Applications for grants of up to $5,000 can be applied for throughout...