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Clarington resident receives Order of Canada appointment for his pioneering work in diversity and inclusion

posted Friday, January 13, 2023

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Courtice resident Hamlin Grange has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his pioneering work in diversity and inclusion, and as a passionate change agent for social justice. “We are so proud to have a Clarington trailblazer honoured for his efforts to create a welcoming community where differences are celebrated, and the voices of […]

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Clarington takes ground-breaking step to create more affordable housing in Bowmanville

posted Thursday, January 12, 2023

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The Municipality of Clarington is the first municipality in the province to request a Community Infrastructure and Housing Accelerator (CIHA) order to fast-track new affordable housing. In spring 2022, the Province of Ontario introduced Bill 109, the More Homes for Everyone Act. It created a new minister’s order authority called the Community Infrastructure and Housing […]

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Don’t hibernate, when you can keep warm and cozy at these Durham Region heated patios this winter

posted Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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For those who love fresh air, wood-burning fires, and yummy treats, below is a list of heated patios in Durham Region where you can enjoy a winter patio experience while sipping and savouring delicious local cuisine. Corrado’s Restaurant 38 Baldwin Street, Whitby  Corrado’s Restaurant in downtown Brooklin offers contemporary casual Italian cuisine in a vibrant setting. […]

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Pickering’s Teen Program adds Youth Improv Night for 2023, among other sports and activities

posted Sunday, January 8, 2023

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A new program has been added to the Free Teen schedule for Winter 2023 – Youth Improv Night! It will take place every Thursday evening from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the George Ashe Library and Community Centre, Youth Room. Join in a fun and hilarious evening each week, and learn the craft of improvisation […]

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New Oshawa Community Grant Program, along with artist, musician, and vendor festival opportunities

posted Friday, January 6, 2023

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The City of Oshawa is accepting applications for the new Community Grant Program, which provides support to community groups and organizations in Oshawa and comes into effect in 2023. Support is available under the following four programs: Arts, Culture, Heritage and Environmental Events – funds to support the development and delivery of events, festivals, celebrations and gatherings […]

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Volunteer Opportunities with Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games - Feb 3 to 5, 2023

posted Wednesday, January 4, 2023

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The Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games takes place February 3 to 5, 2023, and they’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help provide the best experience for participants and spectators. When registering, you can list the type of volunteer position and sport or service area (registration, food services, etc.) that you’re interested in. You can […]

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National Skating Championship takes place in Oshawa Jan 9 to 15, 2023 - tickets available, and volunteer opportunities

posted Monday, January 2, 2023

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The 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships take place in Oshawa at Tribute Communities Centre from January 9 to 15, 2023. The week-long event features the best Canadian figure skaters in the men, women, pairs, ice dance, and for the first time ever, synchronized skating disciplines. Information on pricing and the type of seating for […]

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Enjoy the magic of the holiday season in Clarington, and enter to win a prize pack

posted Sunday, December 18, 2022

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With a blend of charming rural routes and historic downtowns, the Municipality of Clarington is the perfect place to celebrate holiday traditions with family and friends. Here’s a list of fun family activities you absolutely must add to your plans for a hometown holiday experience: Shop the historic downtowns of Bowmanville, Newcastle and Orono. Experience the festive lights of Old […]

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Holiday Trail Comes to Life in Uxbridge, featuring Holidays Around the World

posted Saturday, December 17, 2022

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‘Tis the Season and a great time to get into the holiday spirit with a magical journey through Uxbridge, the Trail Capital of Canada. This month, the Township of Uxbridge brings their holiday trail to life. Start with a drive through the Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights, a trail of brilliant holiday displays winding through […]

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Theatre and orchestra performances for the festive season throughout Durham Region

posted Friday, December 16, 2022

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Live performances are returning to theatres across Durham Region. Although concerts and plays have been opening throughout the past year, this is the first festive season—post-most restrictions—for artists in the area. The Ontario Philharmonic (OP) performs at the Regent Theatre in downtown Oshawa, and has a wealth of offerings coming up. Presentations include ‘Fantasia’ with soloist, […]

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