Hey Bob! Read OUR Lips!

GROW MILTON HOSPITAL! I read with interest an article in the Champion last week called “Councillors disappointed with infrastructure plan”  Click on the link to read it in full. Disappointed isn’t the word.  In addition to Regional Councillor Colin Best’s comments, I also spoke about the lack of detail in this report and despite the…

The List Is Out AND?

Nothing. Zilch. Nada. The Provincial Government has released its 10 year capital forecast for infrastructure projects (for things like HOSPITALS, GO Transit etc.) and despite the efforts of thousands of Miltonians, Halton Healthcare Services and countless numbers of pleas, there is nothing in this report regarding a green light for the expansion of Milton District…

Milton Canadian Champion Covers Grow Milton Hospital

Citizens rally for Milton hospital expansion (Photo Courtesy of Milton Canadian Champion, Graham Paine) – By Christina Commisso, Milton Canadian Champion The signs are up, the signatures are in and the will is strong. The time for Milton’s hospital expansion is now — that message was heard loud and clear Saturday morning. About 30 people…

Hospital Rally Signs

UPDATE:  APRIL 5TH 2011 CupcakeMommies were out in full force recently getting signatures on the petition for THE TIME IS NOW rally for Milton District Hospital.  THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! You might have noticed over the weekend that there are a number of “The Time Is NOW” signs popping up on lawns in Milton.  Many…

More Feedback on Hospital Expansion Levy

In what seems to be a recurring theme in the Milton Champions Letter to the Editor section, there is more feedback on councils decision to implement a 1% tax levy for the potential hospital expansion for MDH. Most of the comments received by Miltonians on this blog, through email and in the Champion tends to…

Update on Oakville’s New Hospital

Continuing on the “hospital” theme of my posts today, I read this article from Oakville Today and a conversation with John Oliver, the CEO of Halton Healthcare Services.  You will find his name familiar as HHS is also responsible for Milton District Hospital.  This article gives a good synopsis on what it took to get…

Say Cheese Mr Premier

From Christina Commisso Milton Canadian Champion McGuinty attends tweetup Local tweeters were greeted by an unlikely party-crasher Friday night — Ontario’s premier.Dalton McGuinty surprised about 25 people gathered for a meet-up among Twitter friends, better known as a ‘tweetup.’ “I want to be introduced as a fellow tweeter, and as Dalton,” the premier told organizer Robin…