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Posted Monday, June 15, 2020

The Town of Whitby would like to advise residents that the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) has scheduled a full closure of Highway 401, between Thickson Road and Lake Ridge Road, and Brock Street, between Consumers Drive and the Whitby GO Station Access, for this weekend (June 20 and 21). The closure is needed during the demolition of the final portion of the old Brock Street bridge over Highway 401. Closure details, as provided by the MTO, are as follows: Highway 401 (between Thickso...

Posted Monday, May 11, 2020

This Victoria Day long weekend may look a little different than past years in light of COVID-19. Here's what you need to know to stay connected, while staying apart this long weekend. Fireworks With the need for continued physical distancing and restrictions on gatherings of five or more people, at a Special Council Meeting on May 7, 2020, Town Council suspended licences for consumer fireworks sales from mobile sales trailers for Victoria Day and Canada Day. The Town is also encouraging all re...

Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The Town of Whitby has made the decision to cancel its annual Canada Day celebrations in light of COVID-19 and the urgent need to continue physical distancing to prevent the spread of the virus. The event was previously planned to be held on July 1, 2020 at Victoria Fields and the Waterfront. “Whitby's annual Canada Day event is a major undertaking, attracting more than 40,000 people and taking many months of planning ,” said Matt Gaskell, Chief Administrative Officer. “While ...

Posted Friday, April 03, 2020

The Town of Whitby is extending the cancellation of its events, town-supported events and third-party event permits until June 30, 2020, with a possibility of further extensions. The decision was made in light of the COVID-19 public health crisis and provincial order to prohibit organized public events and social gatherings of more than five people. “Right now, health officials advise that staying home, practicing physical distancing and avoiding social gatherings are critical to stoppin...

Posted Thursday, March 26, 2020

The health and well-being of its staff, facility users and residents is the Town of Whitby's top priority. In light of COVID-19, health officials are advising that the best way to prevent the spread of the virus is by practicing physical distancing. That is why, effective immediately, the Town of Whitby and Station Gallery are cancelling the spring program session until further notice. Refunds will be issued for all spring program payments collected to date. Payments made by credit card will b...