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Municipality of Clarington – Funding available for not-for-profit and volunteer-based organizations

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Clarington’s Community Funding Program provides opportunities to Clarington’s not-for-profit and volunteer-based organizations to grow and make a difference in our community. Join our Community Funding Cafés to ask questions and learn more about the Community Funding Program application process. For more information, visit www.clarington.net/funding or contact communitydevelopment@clarington.net. Accessing the Meetings Join the meeting on your computer or mobile app

Municipality of Clarington – Volunteers Apply Now: Funding Program Review Committee

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Clarington is looking for three people to volunteer on the new Community Funding Program Review Committee. Appointees to this position will review grant applications from eligible organizations who contribute to the community. For more information about the Community Funding Program, visit www.clarington.net/Funding. Applicant requirements: Successful applicants will be knowledgeable about not-for-profit and charitable organizations, our community

Durham Region Survey … Services for People with Disabilities

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Here is an opportunity to help improve services for people with disabilities in our area at the regional level.  Region is taking a survey how services are and can be improved. Are you a person with a disability who has used Durham Region services? We invite you to tell us about your experience. Our goal

As of October 30th – Durham Region activates more red light cameras in select locations

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Whitby, Ontario – As part of Durham Vision Zero’s goal to eliminate fatalities on our roadways, Durham Region has activated more red light cameras at select locations throughout Durham Region to help improve traffic safety. When: Five more red light cameras have been activated as of today (October 30). Where:             New Locations Highway 2 at Courtice Road, Clarington

Durham Region to host virtual 2021 Budget Town Hall

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You are invited to learn more about the Region’s Business Plans and Budgets, gain an increased understanding of the Region’s programs and services and share input on key priority areas during a virtual Budget Town Hall session on October 21. How to participate Your voice matters! Questions can be submitted ahead of the Town Hall

Clarington Ward Boundary Review – Interim Report & Public Consultations

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Clarington is reviewing its ward boundaries to ensure residents across the municipality are fairly represented by their chosen elected officials on Clarington Council.  An interim report as been released with recommendations on how the municipal wards could be realigned. #2020-WBR-Interim-Report-AODA The report can be viewed at https://engageclarington.ca/ward-boundary-review Public consultations on the interim are report are

Clarington Hospice – Fundraising

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Just a note about 2 fundraising activities this week for the Clarington Hospice. Tim Hortons - All proceeds from the Smile Cookie sales to September 20 are going to the Durham Region Hospice including Clarington to be built in Newcastle. 2. Newcastle RONA - Saturday September 19 and Sunday September 20 from 9 AM to

Have Your Say – New Long-Term Waste Management Plan

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Did you know that Durham developed its first Waste Plan in 1999? Under the first Waste Plan, the Region expanded the Green Bin, Blue Box and Hazardous Waste programs, and introduced electronics, textiles and porcelain recycling, increasing the waste diversion rate from 30 to 63 per cent, and developed the made-in-Durham waste disposal solution in

Have your say on the future of broadband service in Durham

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Lots of Newcastle residents, particularly in the outlying areas, do not have great internet options. It's an issue for many Durham residents and the Region is now conducting an online survey. This is your opportunity to let the Region know what you think! Survey deadline is April 30, 2020. Participate in Survey

GO service to area inching closer to reality?

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The long-promised extension of the GO train to Bowmanville is perhaps a little closer to reality, with Metrolinx identifying the preferred "northern" route, using the existing CP tracks, which reduces the cost of extending the service. The business case for the route will go before the Metrolinx board on February 20, 2020. https://globalnews.ca/news/6548364/bowmanville-go-transit-durham-region/