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Food Box Program

Community Care Durham is offering a food box program for those facing food insecurity in these challenging times.  For $30, have a Community Food box delivered to your door at no extra cost. The Food Box contains essentials such as milk, yogurt, eggs, vegetables, apples, bread, baked goods and toilet paper. Click for info.   … Continue reading

Property Tax Rebate

The Municipality of Clarington is getting attention for becoming the first municipality to offer property tax rebates in wake of COVID-19. Read the CBC article.   Read Employment E-News – May 2020 – We Are Working to Serve You! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Questions About COVID?

The Regional Municipality of Durham has compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you find the information you need about COVID-19 in Durham Region. Click to access FAQs.   Read Employment E-News – May 2020 – We Are Working to Serve You! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

GM Making Face Masks

Across Canada and in the Durham Region, businesses are coming together to help each other through COVID-19. GM Canada recently announced that they are preparing areas of the Oshawa plant to produce face masks. Read the Oshawa Chamber article.   Read Employment E-News – May 2020 – We Are Working to Serve You! Image provided … Continue reading

We Are Working to Serve You!

Everything has changed in a short amount of time. We are here to service your employment needs throughout this difficult time. While our ‘bricks and mortar sites’ are closed to the public, Employment Counsellors and Employment Specialists are ready and available to help you. If you are an employer who is looking to hire now, … Continue reading

Business Resources

Invest Durham has assembled resources and information for businesses in Durham. It is updated at least daily with information about government programs, services and supports available during the pandemic. Click to access the webpage.   Read Employment E-News – April 2020 – Navigating New Territory Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Help Frontline Staff

Canada’s doctors, nurses, hospital staff and frontline staff are working hard to keep us safe and healthy. We can thank them by staying at home to help flatten the curve. Last week, OWASCO Inc., a Clarington RV centre offered 70 of its vehicles to Oshawa and Ajax-Pickering hospitals to help frontline workers coping with the … Continue reading

Grocery Shopping

Are you heading out for groceries? Be prepared but avoid panic stocking and hoarding. Make a list and stock up on key household essentials, like non-perishables. Buy what you need and practice normal grocery buying habits. Let’s do our part! Click to view safe food handling tips.   Read Employment E-News – April 2020 – … Continue reading

Enhanced Payment Flexibility

Worried about your water bill? The Regional Municipality of Durham has introduced enhanced payment flexibility, suspended all late payment charges, collection notifications and water shut-offs for non-payment. Questions? Click for more information.   Read Employment E-News – April 2020 – Navigating New Territory Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Looking for Support?

Are you looking for support? The Regional Municipality of Durham has a list of available resources in the area. Find food drives, volunteer opportunities, and resources for community agencies, finances, food security, shelters, transportation, and health and wellness. Click to view available resources.   Read Employment E-News – April 2020 – Navigating New Territory Image … Continue reading