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Posted Monday, November 11, 2019

Today, the Town of Whitby is proud to pay tribute to veterans and active service members on Remembrance Day and support its two local Legions – Brooklin Legion Branch 152 and Whitby Legion Branch 112. In response to the Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place today across the Town, Whitby Mayor Don Mitchell has issued the following statement: “Each November we stop to pay tribute to the brave men and women who lost their lives to fight for freedom around the world. It is our duty a...

Posted Friday, November 08, 2019

The Town of Whitby is proud to support its two local Legions - Brooklin Legion Branch 152 and Whitby Legion Branch 112 - and pay tribute to veterans and active service members. Honour our Veterans Banners Once again, eighty-one banners, each featuring the photo, name and service era of a local veteran or active service member, have been hung on lampposts throughout Downtown Whitby and Downtown Brooklin. New this year, many of these banners have been made interactive. An app, funded in partners...

Posted Friday, November 08, 2019

Today, Friday, November 8, Whitby Fire and Emergency Services (WFES) celebrated the graduation of eight new firefighter recruits and three fire prevention officers during a special ceremony held at the Port Whitby Marina. Over the past nine weeks, the firefighter recruits underwent a rigorous training program that included live-fire training, fire suppression, search and rescue, firefighter rehabilitation and mental health resiliency. Over the last fifteen weeks, the fire prevention officer rec...

Posted Thursday, November 07, 2019

Access IOClose to 300 people, including local first responders, investors, entrepreneurs and municipal leaders from across Durham Region, gathered at the Whitby Fire and Emergency Services Headquarters on Wednesday, November 6 for Access IO: Community Safety and Well Being. The Dragon's Den-style pitch event, held in partnership with the Durham Regional Police Services, provided the opportunity for tech entrepreneurs to connect with industry experts and investors in an effort to drive technology related...

Posted Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Residents are invited to experience and rediscover the magic of small-town holiday traditions at the annual Christmas in the Village event being held Friday, November 29, in Grass Park, Downtown Brooklin. This year’s event will feature ice sculptures, horse and wagon rides, hot chocolate and cookies, holiday activities and crafts for the whole family to enjoy. Kids of all ages will enjoy a visit and photos with Santa. A highlight of the evening will be the lighting of two 30-foot trees. A...