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A Roadmap to 2051: Clarington launches Official Plan Review – Community input encouraged

posted Wednesday, August 2, 2023

by: in Community

The Municipality of Clarington recently launched a review of the Official Plan at a Special Council Meeting. This Plan will guide the municipality as we grow. By the year 2051, Claringtons total population is forecast to grow from 105,000 to 221,000 (an increase of 110 per cent). By 2051, the total employment base for Clarington […]

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City of Pickering is seeking input from local youth to help determine future programs and services

posted Tuesday, August 1, 2023

by: in Community

The City of Pickering Community Services Department, in collaboration with the Pickering Public Library, is looking to update the dedicated youth space at George Ashe Library and Community Centre. To help determine the programs, services and use of the space, youth are being asked for their feedback. The goal is to update existing space to […]

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Aspire Climbing Whitby offers Top Rope Climbing, Lead Climbing, Auto Belays, Bouldering and Ninja Warrior

posted Thursday, July 27, 2023

by: in Community

Aspire Climbing Whitby first opened their doors in October 2020 as the first-ever full service indoor rock climbing and Ninja Warrior facility in Durham Region. This multi-purpose 15,000 square foot facility offers Top Rope Climbing, Lead Climbing, Auto Belays, Bouldering and Ninja Warrior in addition to programming, camps, birthday parties, competitions and more. The Aspire […]

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Waterfront Ghost Walks by Pickering Museum Village all summer long

posted Friday, July 21, 2023

by: in Community

The Pickering Museum Village has long been rumored to be haunted, with staff, volunteers and guests reporting strange occurrences in many of the heritage buildings on site. In 2021, The Museum invited paranormal investigators and psychic mediums to tour the site, with some of their findings shocking even the longest-standing Museum staff. Their report, along […]

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Whitby Mayor Elizabeth Roy’s Newsletter – July 2023

posted Friday, July 14, 2023

by: in Community

  Community Strategic Plan approved I’m delighted to share that Whitbys new Community Strategic Plan was approved by Council on June 19. This plan was one of my priorities when I campaigned for mayor and Im so pleased to see it become a reality. More than 3,000 Whitby residents provided feedback over two rounds of […]

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Have Your Say on New Playground Equipment for both Glenayr Park and DHillier Park

posted Tuesday, July 11, 2023

by: in Community

The Town of Whitby is working to replace the playground equipment at Glenayr Park, located at 55 William Stephenson Drive and they are seeking input from local residents. From now through July 24, visit connectwhitby.ca/GlenayrParkto take a short survey about the type of playground equipment you would like to see. Keep in mind that the […]

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What’s Up Whitby – July 2023

posted Friday, July 7, 2023

by: in Community

July is a month of celebration and excitement, as Whitby offers a variety of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy this summer. Here are just some of the events happening next month: Attend an Outdoor Summer Concert Listen to great music performed live by local musicians during Music in the Park all summer long, every […]

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Whitby’s Thermea Spa Village is an urban oasis maze of wellness and wonderment

posted Tuesday, June 20, 2023

by: in Community

Groupe Nordik has opened their first spa location in Ontario. Located in Whitby, this new facility follows the success of their first Nordik Spa-Nature location in Chelsea, Quebec that opened in 2005, and their second Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature location in Winnipeg, Manitoba that opened in 2015. This newest location is the first under their […]

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Celebrate Pride and National Indigenous Peoples Day in Durham

posted Saturday, June 17, 2023

by: in Community

Youth Pride Durham returns on June 17 at 1 p.m. at the Durham Region headquarters, 605 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby ON, for the Fierce and Fab Mini-Ball! Youth Pride Durham is a safe, inclusive celebration for youth, children and families who are part of the 2SLGBTQI+ communities. Allies are also welcome! This is a free […]

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Top Ten Things To Do in Whitby – June 2023

posted Thursday, June 1, 2023

by: in Community

June is one of our favourite months at the Town. It marks and celebrates Pride Month, Bike Month, Recreation and Parks Month, Seniors Month, National Indigenous History Month, Local Food Week and the start of summer! There are many ways to recognize these important awareness days and get involved: 1. Visit Play In Whitby Day […]

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