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Posted Monday, September 21, 2020

Residents invited to register for first webinar: Addressing Anti-Black RacismResidents are invited to take part in a new four-part webinar series aimed at increasing community awareness, understanding and education on topics of diversity, equity and inclusion, including anti-Black racism. The first webinar of the series - “Addressing Anti-Black Racism - An Introductory Discussion” - will take place on Tuesday, September 29 and will feature Allison Hector-Alexander, the Director of O...

Posted Saturday, September 19, 2020

Today, the provincial government announced that informal gathering limits will be reduced to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors throughout Ontario for at least the next 28 days, effective immediately. The following statement is being issued on behalf of Mayor Mitchell: “We all have a responsibility to work together to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and must all do our part to follow public health practices, like practicing safe physical distancing, wearing a mask when physical dis...

Posted Wednesday, September 09, 2020

New 354,000 square-foot delivery station to create hundreds of local jobs The Town of Whitby is pleased to announce that Amazon.com, Inc. has opened a new delivery station in the community. The 354,000 square-foot facility, located at 1555 Wentworth Street in south Whitby, opened earlier this week and will create hundreds of new, permanent, full-time and part-time jobs. “On behalf of Whitby Council, I am pleased to welcome Amazon to our Town,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “This n...

Posted Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The Labour Day Holiday will look a little different this year due to COVID-19 – here is what you need to know leading up the final long weekend of the summer: Parks, Trails, and Outdoor Recreation Facilities While enjoying parks, trails and other outdoor recreation facilities, stay safe by always maintaining a distance of two metres or six feet between yourself and any person outside your household or social circle. Splash Pads and Playgrounds The Town’s playgrounds and splash pa...

Posted Monday, August 31, 2020

Civic Recreation Complex Health Club; Anne Ottenbrite Pool to reopen September 8 by appointmentThe Town of Whitby continues to take steps to safely reopen municipal facilities to residents. This includes the expansion of services being offered in-person by appointment. As we approach the fall and Labour Day long weekend, here's what residents need to know about Town facilities and in-person services that are reopening next: Community Centres Whitby Civic Recreation Complex Health Club and Ann...