Milton Hospital Expansion Safe From Provincial Budget Cuts

Ontario budget won’t affect MDH Christina Commisso, Milton Canadian Champion Group say they’ll keep advocating for the MDH expansion until it’s complete. GRAHAM PAINE/Metroland Media Group The Milton hospital expansion is still a go. Following media reports last week that new hospital projects announced prior to the provincial election would be put on the chopping…

Milton Town Council Meeting March 26 2012

The next meeting of Milton Town Council is on Monday March 26, 2012 starting at 7pm at Milton Town Hall. The governing body of the Town of Milton is Town Council, consisting of the Mayor and 10 Councillors who represent Milton’s eight wards.  Milton residents elect members of Council for a four-year term of office.  You can…

Remember this? I do!

Deb Matthews: “…the green light… the go ahead… I want to be very clear. This money has been allocated. It is in our fiscal plan. It has gone through the treasury board. All of the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed. This money is part of our infrastructre plan….this money is part of…

Year End Interview With Mayor Gord Krantz

Pan Am velodrome big issue going into new year Mayor hopes to see funding commitment for indoor cycling track From Christina Commisso, Milton Canadian Champion Mayor Gord Krantz says he has learned more about velodromes in the latter part of 2011 than in his whole life. That learning curve is expected to continue into this…

Milton Haunted House a HUGE Success

This past weekend at the Milton Mall was another edition of the Milton Haunted House.  Hundreds of children, young and old, made their way through a maze of ghouls n ghosts with surprises around every corner. The Haunted House originated from Ward 7 Councillor Rick Di Lorenzo’s garage in Hawthorne Village.  People used to come…

Milton Champion Coverage of Hospital Expansion Announcement

I’m still giddy (yes I said giddy) with excitement everytime I read something about the expansion at Milton District Hospital.  Here is the article from today’s Milton Canadian Champion (by Christina Commisso) with coverage of the historic announcement. Hospital expansion approved Completion expected in late 2015 or early 2016 Hugs, high-fives and tears were aplenty…

Milton Hospital Expansion Approved!

Its been a busy day for a number of reasons. I was at the announcement today along with several of our town councillors, MPP Ted Chudleigh, Liberal candidates Indiria Naidoo Harris, Friends of Milton Hospital, doctors and nurses, and staff and volunteers. Quite emotional. I had to leave because we had a medical emergency with…

What would you ask them?

Next week will be my first AMO (Associations of Municipalities of Ontario)Conference.  Its going to be held in London this year and goes from Sunday August 21st to Wednesday the 24th. The conference is designed for municipal leaders from all over the province to meet and discuss issues and share knowledge and resources to help come up with…

Infrastructure Minister Responds!

Here is the long awaited response from Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli via a letter to the editor in the Milton Canadian Champion.  As the readers of my website will know, I have been demanding answers from the provincial level of government in Ontario to find out when Milton District Hospital will be expanded.  Over the last…

Response From Infrastructure Minister Coming

As reported on her Twitter account, Christina Commisso @C_Commisso (who is one of the reporters for the Milton Canadian Champion) sent out a message yesterday saying that the Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiraelli responded to the article “Councillors Disappointed with Infrastructure Plan“ You can read my response to the article here in my post called…