October 5, 2018

Durham District School Board provides information and support for safety in schools

September 17 to 21 marked the 14th annual Safety Week at the Durham District School Board (DDSB). John Bowyer, Project Superintendent of Safe Schools/Mental Health and Well-Being, explains, […]
October 5, 2018
Community Agencies

Statement from MPP Michael Coteau, Ontario Liberal Critic for Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade

Today, Statistics Canada reported that in Ontario, employment increased by 36,000, the third increase in four months. These numbers are good news for our province. They […]
October 3, 2018
Headshot of Michael Coteau wearing a suit

Statement from MPP Michael Coteau, Ontario Liberal Party Labour Critic

Yesterday, I asked Doug Ford whether he believed that workers in Ontario deserved at least two paid sick days per year. He confirmed that his Conservative […]
October 2, 2018

DDSB Students advocate for street name change in Oshawa

Students in an Indigenous-focused Grade 11 English course at J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate in Ajax have gone beyond the classroom and made real-world change. “We were […]
September 28, 2018

Second Graders Can Have Powerful Ideas

Dav Pilkey inspires Durham District School Board students at UOIT for A Day with Dav “I love telling stories, I just never thought that I would be […]
September 27, 2018

Hope for the future

Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard visits Viola Desmond PS and is inspired by the students Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard made a special visit to Viola Desmond Public […]
September 26, 2018

Bellwood Public School Receives $5,000 Grant

The DDSB school is presented with a cheque through Better Things Community Grants program For their efforts in promoting positive well-being and innovation within their school […]
September 25, 2018

Students travel to northern Manitoba and learn about nature and how to be better people

From August 22 – 31, 25 students from Dunbarton High School in Grades 11 and 12 had the opportunity to experience the wild north in Churchill, […]
September 24, 2018

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre Cultural Diversity Festival

Featuring Enana Dance Theatre’s Julia Domna, OKAN, Ali Hassan, La Otra Orilla, TallBoyz II Men,  Dejehan Hamilton a.k.a Luckystickz, Dr. Terri-Lynn Brennan, and Redleaf Cultural Integration […]
September 19, 2018

Educators dive into workshops focused on DDSB strategic priorities

With 40 workshops, 68 presenters, and over 850 attendees, this year’s Summer Learning Institutes at the Durham District School Board (DDSB) Education Centre was two weeks […]
September 19, 2018

DDSB invites future educators to interview for a spot on the supply list.

On August 28 and 29, the recruitment sector of Human Resource Services in the Durham District School Board (DDSB) conducted on-site interviews for the occasional roster […]
September 19, 2018

BETTY – THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT Toronto premiere & reunion performance by Betty’s band FUNK HOUSE

Toronto, ON (Sept. 19th, 2018) – Royal Stompbox and Aurora co-present the Toronto premiere of BETTY – THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT. This incredible documentary reveals the extraordinary story of Betty Davis, who […]