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Free camp offers a taste of a fire services career for young women this September

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 09:28 AM

Camp Molly is coming to Durham Region for the first time this September! Running out of Oshawa from September 14 – 17, the free four day camp will provide selected participants with an inside look at a career in fire and emergency services.

Participants will meet and engage with strong female role models in their community and be challenged, empowered and change the way they see themselves as they rotate through a series of activities based on Firefighter Level 1 training, including: Fire...

Trail Sustainability Fund Improving Local Trails

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 02:11 PM

Over the last year, the Trail Sustainability Fund has been implemented by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the Township of Uxbridge and Region of Durham at select locations to fund enhanced services and amenities at local trail heads. The partners in the project are collecting parking fees at select parking locations and will use 100% of the proceeds to fund maintenance, and improvements to infrastructure at the trail sites. 

Township page, Cosmos July 20, 2023

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:46 AM

The July 20, 2023 issue of Township page 2 of the Cosmos newspaper is now available for viewing.

Watch for reserved lanes for buses and cyclists in Durham Region

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:40 AM

Reserved lanes for buses and cyclists are a traffic control device to help improve cyclist, driver and pedestrian safety. Reserved lanes are clearly marked with overhead diamond signs, ground-mounted diamond signs and pavement markings.

Bus-only lanes are reserved for public transit vehicles—Durham Region Transit buses and Go Transit buses—to help buses get through congested areas and stay on schedule. Motorists are prohibited from using bus-only lanes. Vehicles can enter bus-only lanes to...

Council Highlights - July 10, 2023

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:17 AM

Council highlights for July 10, 2023:

  • Planks Lane Reconstruction Underway
    Planks Lane will be closed between Main St. and Marietta St. until September for reconstruction work.
  • DRPS Shares Update on Policing Strategic Plan
    DRPS presented their 2024 Strategic Plan Development Update. Additional public consultation about the strategy is planned.
  • New Sculpture proposed to Commemorate 2022 Tornado
    A group of local artists propose to commemorate the 2022 Tornado with a sculpture. Council agreed with the project...

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