Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 06:00 AM
“I have worked at the Whitby shelter since 2021 and have been working in shelters since 2015. I love seeing animals be able to find a new safe landing with a forever family. It is such a rewarding job being able to help animals in our community and turn around their life with medical care and some love and attention.”
Alyson Therien, Animal Shelter Coordinator and Lily
Did you know: the Town provides animal care, sheltering, and adoption services through the Whitby Animal Services Centre?
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 06:00 AM
This National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day (September 30), the Town encourages residents to reflect on the purpose and importance of this day. Commemoration of the impact of our actions and those before us on Indigenous communities, on the tragedy that occurred at residential schools, and honouring the lives lost, the survivors, and their families is vital to the reconciliation process. On September 30, the Town will fly a flag at Town Hall and Whitby Fire Headquarters...
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 06:00 AM
Share Where You Think Speed Humps, Roundabouts, and Other Traffic Calming Infrastructure Should Go in the Community
Each year, the Town of Whitby installs traffic calming measures on ten local streets as part of its Traffic Calming Program. These include infrastructure like roundabouts, speed humps, speed feedback signs, and raised crosswalks. The goal: to continue to support safe roads in Whitby.
Tell us where you think traffic calming should be considered. Use the Town’s new online mapping tool
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 04:13 AM
Whitby Mayor Elizabeth Roy has issued the following statement on the “1 Million March 4 Children” taking place on Sept. 20:
"With respect to the ‘1 Million March 4 Children’ events taking place across Canada today -- including protests in Whitby -- I want to make it clear that the Town of Whitby is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion for all residents.
This includes supporting our 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and addressing the unique challenges they face.
I commend the Durham District School...
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 06:00 AM
The Town is looking to select an official tree during National Forest Week, and we want to hear from you!Have Your Say
Now through Monday, October 9, take a short survey to vote for the Town of Whitby's Official Tree at ConnectWhitby.ca/OfficialTree. The tree with the highest number of votes will become Whitby's Official Tree and will be planted at Town Hall next year.
Town staff selected four trees that are found in and represent Whitby. Options include: