The Durham District School Board has posted the following message to parents: Further to our update last week on the provincial state of emergency and
With a global pandemic to contend with, rules limiting numbers of volunteers being used at any given time and safety protocols in place to protect our client families as well as our volunteers, it is safe to say our 29th Brock/Norma Green Christmas Wish was like no other. The result was the same. The community of Brock stepped up like no other year.
In a span of five minutes whilst standing outside my building, I just watched three people blow through the all-way stop at River and Church.
On Sunday, Nov. 8, we celebrated our mother’s 100th birthday. An incredible milestone and in these difficult times of COVID-19, we hoped to have some celebration.
I’m going to be completely honest here. Yes, it does clearly seem like there is two sides to this specific story and, yes, the details being revealed seem quite believable. But I have been living here in Beaverton for four years, temporarily owned a business here, have family members who work locally in town as well and I will say one thing – racism does exist around the area.
At the regional council meeting on Wednesday (Oct. 28), Oshawa Mayor Carter, who invested $100,000 of his taxpayers’ money in street patrols to manage homeless issues in his downtown area, had the audacity to challenge a local Beaverton resident on her request for more security at a seniors’ residence that will be within 50 meters of the proposed supportive housing project.
Thank you Chair and members of regional council. Firstly, I want to thank you for permitting me to talk on the issue of the supportive housing project in Beaverton which you approved a number of months ago.
Just a reminder to you folks, our produce isn’t free.
COVID-19 has been hard on all of us, in many different ways. And while Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for friends and families from different households to come together, share a meal and give thanks, we are urging you to celebrate differently this year.
As we aim to control the spread of COVID-19 in our community, it is important that we all continue to do our part and take public health preventive measures during the holiday season.