New Years Levee 2013

This year we continued our tradition of members of town council “serving” the public…literally. Every year on January 1st Mayor Gord Krantz and members of town council host a levee, a meet and greet of sorts, for members of the public.  This has been a tradition for many years but since 2010 its had a…

Navigating Through The Fog – Autism Awareness

As those who know me, they know that raising awareness for Autism is important to me and my family.  Many people have asked why.  Do your kids have autism they ask?  The answer is thankfully no.  But that doesn’t mean someone who I know and care about isn’t affected by autism. One in 88 kids…

Halton Region Announces 311 Service

Halton launches 311 service Halton Region is making it easier for residents to connect to programs and services. It has launched the 311 non-emergency service online, which allows residents to find, pay, register, report or request services from the Region, Halton Regional Police, or local municipalities. Residents can now either dial 311 or visit www.halton.ca/311…

Thanksgiving Stuff A Bus A HUGE Success

Release from the Town of Milton NEWS RELEASE October 16, 2012 Milton Transit’s Thanksgiving Stuff-a-Bus collects over 1,700 lbs of food donations Milton Transit held its Thanksgiving “Stuff-a-Bus” on Saturday, October 6, 2012 where over 1,700 lbs of food were collected, including some cash donations for the Salvation Army food bank in Milton. “On behalf…

Champion Editorial Comments on 3 Bag Limit

Unloading baggage We fully support Halton Region’s plan to reduce the bi-weekly number of garbage bags residents will be able to place curbside before a user-pay system kicks in. Next spring (April 1, 2013), residents will be provided with complimentary bag tags to affix to any garbage bags beyond their three-bag limit (currently residents enjoy…

Attention Residents in Louis St Laurent / Hwy 25 Area

Just received an email from Town of Milton staff informing us that MADD Canada will be filming a documentary called “After Party” of a car crash. Details are listed here. This will be in the area of Diefenbaker Street / Louis St Laurent just west of 25 in Ward 7.  Please pass this information along…

UPDATE on CKSS Intersection

Once again, I’d like to thank everyone who has called, emailed or spoken directly with me regarding the situation at Craig Kielburger Secondary School.  Some will have seen that since the opening of the school in September, there has been concerns for the safety of the students due to traffic, lack of traffic calming measures…

Possible Cedar Head Road Closure Soon

From the Town of Milton website: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11(3) of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, that Council of the Town of Milton at its meeting to be held in Town Hall, 150 Mary Street, on September 24, 2012 beginning at 7:00 p.m. will consider the adoption…

Quick update on CKSS situation

Im just getting ready to head out to our council meeting tonight but I wanted to update those of you who have emailed or called me in the last few days regarding the situation on Louis St Laurent, the new high school and about 1,200 new students in town. Here’s an update on the new…

Blue Bins With Lids? Could be coming soon.

Coming up at tomorrow’s Region of Halton Planning & Public Works meeting will be a report on the Blue Box Litter Containment Study.  As some might remember this past spring, there were a number of days that were very windy not only in ward 6 but everywhere in the town of Milton. During these windy…