Durham Regional Police say that they were called to a Pilkington Crescent address on Sunday morning, where they found a 36-year-old man suffering from "numerous stab wounds."
The victim was rushed to hospital, where he was listed in critical, but stable condition.
A 47-year-old man was taken into custody on Sunday and subsequently charged with attempted murder.
Investigators allege that the stabbing occurred after a verbal dispute between the two men.
Police say both the victim and the accused are from Whitby.