Durham Region Notice: Durham Region’s Automated Speed Enforcement cameras deployed for data collection
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 12:30 PM
Durham Region’s Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras have been deployed and are in some school zones and designated Community Safety Zones on Regional Roads. At this time, the ASE cameras will be operating in data collection mode and no fines will be issued.
ASE is a tool used to help improve road user safety by increasing speed compliance, altering driver behaviour and increasing public awareness about the critical need to slow down in school zones and community safety zones.
Oshawa sets three more building records in April amid pandemic
Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2020 10:30 AM
Construction value issued in Oshawa saw an increase in the previous two months, with the City of Oshawa setting three building records for the month of April 2020:
- Highest April for Residential permit value ($124.4 million, surpassing $63.4 million set in 2015).
- Highest April for number of Apartment Units (371 units, surpassing 171 units record set in 1981).
- Highest April for total number of residential units (452 units, surpassing 281 units record set in 1981).
The two major projects issued in...
Durham Region Notice: Durham Region utilizes Camp Samac to support unsheltered residents during COVID-19
Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2020 09:30 AM
The Region of Durham is working with community partners to support the homeless shelter response and increase physical distancing within the shelter system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hotel partnerships have been made to support unsheltered residents who need to isolate, transportation arrangements have been identified, and connections with the health care sector have strengthened. In addition, Scouts Canada is providing use of one of their private Camp Samac cabins in Oshawa to support...
Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force holds inaugural virtual meeting
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 07:15 AM
On Friday April 24, 2020 Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter and Regional Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri, Chair of the Development Services Committee, held the inaugural meeting of the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force. Chaired by Councillor Marimpietri, the Task Force includes representatives from a broad spectrum of the local economy including its public sector and post-secondary institutions, small and main-street businesses, the development and real estate community and key economic sectors.
Mayor Carter announces Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force
Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:00 AM
Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter announced today the formation of the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force to identify actions to support the needs of Oshawa businesses impacted by COVID-19. The task force will focus on economic support and recovery for local businesses, including relief measures, resources and supports that are available and guiding discussions with all levels of government to advocate on behalf of the local business community.
Chaired by Regional Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri, Chair...