COMMUNITY DETAILS – DURHAM REGION
 

www.durham.ca
www.durhamtourism.ca
www.indurham.online
 
Local Government The regional government is headquartered in Whitby.
 
www.durham.ca
Population 608,124 (2011 Census population) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_Municipality_of_Durham
Location Located in Southern Ontario east of Toronto and the Regional Municipality of York, forming the east end of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area. Durham Region consists of the following municipalities:
Transportation
  • Accessible via Hwy 401
  • Hwy 407 links (Hwy 412 & Hwy 418)
  • By 2020 Hwy 407 will run all the way to Hwy 35/115 in the east.
  • Interchanges & major highways: 2, 7, 7A, 12, 35, 47, 48 & 115 
  • VIA Rail
  • Canadian Pacific Railway
  • Canadian National Railway
  • Durham Region Transit, which offers connections to GO Transit and Via Rail
  • GO Transit plans to extend the Lakeshore East line train service to Bowmanville by 2024
  • Local Airport: Oshawa Airport
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www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/trip/traffic_report-durham.shtml
www.highway407east.com
www.viarail.ca
www.cpr.ca
www.cn.ca
www.durhamregiontransit.com
www.gotransit.com
www.oshawa.ca/business-and-investment/Airport.asp
 
Education
  • Durham District School Board
  • Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
  • Durham Catholic District School Board 
  • Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board
  • Conseil scolaire Viamonde 
  • Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud
  • Post-Secondary Schools: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Durham College and Trent University Durham
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www.ddsb.ca
www.kprdschools.ca
www.dcdsb.ca
www.pvnccdsb.on.ca
www.csviamonde.ca
www.csdccs.edu.on.ca
www.uoit.ca
www.durhamcollege.ca
www.trentu.ca/durham
Health Services
  • Hospitals: 7
  • Medical Centres: 30
www.centraleasthealthline.ca/listServices.aspx?id=10078&region=DurhamRegion
www.centraleasthealthline.ca/listServices.aspx?id=10072&region=DurhamRegion

 
Workforce Major employers include General Motors of Canada, Ontario Power Generation, Lakeridge Health, Durham District School Board, Durham College, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and many smaller component and transportation firms supplying the automotive industry.
 
www.durham.ca
 
Lifestyle/Recreation, Things to See & Do
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Sports & Activities
  • Parks, Conservation Areas & Outdoors
  • Farmers Markets & Community Gardens
  • Attractions
  • Arts, Culture & Heritage
  • Places to Eat & Drink
  • Events
www.durhamtourism.ca
www.indurham.online
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