Discover Durham Region by Ordering Your Free Maps and Guides

discovery guides for Durham Region

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In order to know Durham Region better, it would serve you well to get yourself some maps and guides that give you some quality information about this region. Explore the variety of activities that you can do when you are in Durham Region, starting with trails, hiking, cycle tours, and fishing too. Discover the endless opportunities that the town unfolds and welcomes you with open arms to know it a bit better.  And who knew, Durham Tourism will send you guides and maps right to your front door for FREE! Continue reading

Durham Region Santa Claus Parade Schedule 2015 & Santa Fun Facts

Durham Region's Santa Claus Parade 2015

Guess who’s coming to town? That’s right boys and girls its SANTA! If you want to catch a glimpse of the jolly old elf, make sure to see his schedule below for the dates and times of Durham’s various Santa Claus parades. Grab a hot cup of coco, bundle up, and be good for goodness sake. In the meantime, here are some fun facts about Santa Claus that you may or may not know. Continue reading

Time To Remember

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Remembrance Day is a time all Canadians get pay their respects to all of those men and women who have put themselves in harms way in the name of freedom. Canadians all across the country will spend this day remembering their brave actions in a variety of ceremonies and events. Here is a list of how you can pay tribute in Durham to the brave men and women who have and continue to sacrifice for all of Canada. Continue reading

Will The 407 Extension Increase Your Home Value?

Will he 407 extension increase your home value

Get your popcorn ready Durham Region because with the impending opening of the extended 407 series of highways nearing, Durham is about to experience growth on an enormous scale.

Let’s start from the beginning. Back in 2011, the Province of Ontario announced their plan to extend the original 407 further east. In addition, two linked roads between the 401 and 407 would also be constructed. The plan was formulated to cut commuting times and to allow easier access to the metropolitan areas of Toronto.  The net effect of the planned 407 extension into Durham is surge in the number of homes being built and the migration of people here to live in them. Continue reading

Are Home Buyers In Durham Region Set To Pay Double The Tax?

A Broken Election Promise-

Attention all Durham Region Home Buyers.  According to the Toronto Sun’s article from October 27, 2015, Home Buyers in Durham Region and across Ontario may be forced to now pay double on land transfer tax.  As is the case already in Toronto, the government is ready to allow all municipalities to set their own Land Transfer Tax. The article said that this could happen as early as next year. Continue reading

Get Active For Free In Durham Region

Get Active For Free In Durham Region

If you live in Durham Region chances are you already know that Durham is a community that cares about giving back to the local families and visitors to the region.  What you might not know is that Durham often gives back to you and your family for free.  We have listed some of what Durham offers below to help you and your family get out and be active for free! Continue reading