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The Town of Whitby or Whitby Township was named after Whitby, Yorkshire, England, a seaport town. The town is located in the Durham Region, Southern Ontario. It is situated to the east of Ajax and west of Oshawa. Whitby is the headquarters of the Durham Region. According to the 2016 Canadian census, it had a population of 128, 277. Furthermore, the town is referred to as the commuter suburb in the eastern Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and it is about 20 kilometers to the Toronto borough of Scarborough.

Many residents of Whitby work in other communities in the Greater Toronto Area; most are employed by the General Motors Canada located in Oshawa which is the major employer in the Durham Region. However, the town of Whitby also has some companies including a steel mill operated by Gerdau Ameristeel, a major warehouse for Liquor Control Board of Ontario and a retail support center operated by Sobeys, Automodular Assemblies, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Lear Corporation and many more.

The northern part of Whitby includes rural settlements and communities like Brooklin, Ashburn, Myrtle Station, and Myrtle. However, the southern region is mainly urban centers and also an economic center. In addition, the municipality has several cultural assets such as Whitby public library, Camp X, Whitby brass band, Durham Council for the arts, Whitby Heritage Day, Whitby Courthouse Theater and so forth.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Whitby

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Whitby are:

  • Whitby Eye Care – 4091 Thickson Road N, Whitby, ON L1R 2X3 – (905) 655-6236
  • Whitby Vision Care – 736 Dundas St West, Whitby, ON L1N 2N4 – (905) 666-4848
  • LASIK MD – 304 Taunton Road E, Whitby, ON L1R 0H5 – (877) 341-4040
  • Brooklin Optometric Centre – 5959 Anderson Street, Whitby, ON L1M 2E9 – (905) 655-6200
  • Michael Pellegrino – 413 Dundas Street E, Whitby, ON L1N 2J2 – (905) 668-4479

Best Pharmacies in Whitby

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Whitby:

  • Walters Pharmacy – 140 Simcoe Strert S, Oshawa, ON L1H 4G9
  • Custom Care Pharmacy & Compounding Centre – 501 Coldstream Drive, Oshawa, ON L1K 3B3
  • Harmony Valley Pharmacy – 705 Grandview Street N, Oshawa, ON L1K 0V4
  • Rexall – 438 King Street W, Oshawa, ON L1J 2K9
  • Jerry’s Compounding Pharmacy – 223 Brock Street N, Whitby, ON L1N 4H6

Best Dental Clinics in Whitby

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Whitby area:

  • Meadowcrest Dental Centre – 6 Campbell Street, Whitby, ON L1M 2J6
  • Dentistry On Dundas – 107 Dundas Street E, Whitby, ON L1N 2H6
  • Pringle Creek Dental – 728 Anderson Street, Whitby, ON L1N 3V6
  • Dundas Dental – 1909 Dundas St E, Whitby, ON L1N 2L5
  • Trinity Family Dental – 185 Thickson Rd, Whitby, ON L1N 6T9

Hospitals in Whitby

There are 8 hospitals in Whitby. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Lakeridge Health Whitby – 300 Gordon St, Whitby, ONL1N 5T2
  • Commuunity Respiratory Services – 1450 King St E, Whitby, ONL1N 1N1
  • Ontario Shoes Center for Mental Health Sciences – 700 Gordon St, Whitby, ONL1N 5S9
  • The Kids Clinic – 1615 Dundas St E, Whitby, ONL1N 2L1
  • Whitby Naturopathatic & Wellness Clinic – 1145 Brock St S, Whitby, ONL1N 4M1
  • Canadian Tinnitus & Hyeracusic – 420 Green St, Whitby, ONL1N 8R1
  • Charles Best Diabetes Center – 360 Columbus Rd E, Whitby, ONL1M 1Z5
  • Durham Sports Medicine Center – 100-3000 Garden St, Whitby, ONL1R 2G6

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Whitby Health News

During the recent celebration that took place at Waypoint Center for Mental Health Care, a program that offers free therapy for mental health in North Simcoe announced that it would be expanding across the region. The President and CEO of Waypoint, Carol Lambie, announced in her speech during the Mental Illness Awareness Week that the expansion is an important component of a multi-million dollar investment in mental health care in Ontario.

Waypoint staff has championed the training of therapists as well as oversight and evaluation, together with the other partners from the province. The partners include the Center of Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Center and Ontario Shores Center for Mental Health Science located in Whitby.

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