Whitby is located in Southern Ontario east of Ajax and west of Oshawa, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and is home to the headquarters of Durham Region. It is about 20 km east of the Toronto borough of Scarborough, and it is known as a commuter suburb in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area.
Whitby's population has been growing rapidly. The Town of Whitby achieved the World Council on City Data (WCCD) ISO 37120 Platinum Certification in March 2019. This accomplishment underscores Whitby's stature as a global city that is committed to data and is now a member of the WCCD global network of like-minded cities.
Residents will enjoy the famer's markets, museums, galleries and the award-winning marina. Year round sports and recreations are offer thoughtout Whitby.
Experience amazing landscapes, shops and attractions in Whitby's heritage downtowns. Savour the flavours of all four seasons at Whitby's many dining and shopping establishments. From May to October, pick produce from farmer's lands or you can visit them at the Whitby Farmer's Market. Enjoy heritage walking tours, visit the Port Whitby Marina or learn how to sail.
Brock St. Espresso is a great bakery near Station No. 3. If you are looking for coffee 8-Bit Beans and The Food And Art Cafe offers great options for residents of Station No. 3. Locals recommend eating at Nick's Grill, Win Win Chinese Restaurant and Sam's Kitchen in Downtown Whitby - they have great food! There is a surprising amount of green space with Whitby Memorial and Buy A Birdhouse nearby Station No. 3. You can find pharmacies Medical Pharmacy and Pharmasave Dundas Centre within walking distance. Dollarstore is a shopping center in Downtown Whitby that has something for everyone. There are always new exhibits and events happening at Frame By Design. MacAskill Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is a super popular fitness center with locals. Animal enthusiasts, good news Paw Spa and VCA Canada MacKay Animal Hospital are in Downtown Whitby. Schools in Downtown Whitby include Henry Street and Earl A Fairman Public School.