A Halloween Message For All

Thanks to my friend Melissa who posted this on Facebook today.  It speaks volumes to help raise awareness of Autism and Aspergers Syndrome.  Please keep this message in mind for Halloween Night this year and every day of the year.

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…

Region of Halton Approves 3 Bag Limit

Recently the Region of Halton made a presentation to the Planning & Public Works committee outlining possible changes to the bag limit for Halton residents.  Currently the limit is 6 bags per pick up (biweekly) along with weekly Blue Box and Green Cart pick ups.  According to the staff report roughly 85% of Halton residents…

Halton Region Community Investment Fund

In the next of his series of videos, Regional Chair Gary Carr highlights the value of just some of the organizations that benefit from the Halton Region Community Investment Fund. The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports non-profit community health and social service programs aligned with strategic directions in The Citizens’ Priorities – Halton…

Discover Milton Chats with Mike Cluett

October 2012 marks the half-way point for the term of Milton’s Town Council.  Discover Milton (D.M.) recently had a chance to chat with Ward 6 Councillor Mike Cluett about how life is going for him in his first term. We covered a variety of topics about Milton and even learned a thing or two we…

Cycling Event Donates $478,000 to Milton Velodrome

NEWS RELEASE – August 8, 2012 Cycling Event Proceeds of $478,000 Donated to Milton’s Velodrome  The Town of Milton is honoured to be the recipient of more than $478,000 for the Mattamy Cycling Centre – Home of Canadian Cycling. The funds have been raised from the eighth annual Tour de Bleu, Mattamy’s annual cycling fundraiser, to…

Council To Lobby For Schools In Milton at AMO Conference

Milton politicians to fight for education dollars at AMO conference Mayor Gord Krantz and eight councillors will be lobbying provincial ministers to invest in Milton’s education at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference next month in Ottawa. On the heels of a unanimously-passed motion last month that calls on the provincial government to…

2013 Budget Call Report – Possible 5.1% Increase

Milton 5.1% tax hike predicted From Milton Canadian Champion, Kim Arnott Milton property taxes could jump by as much as five per cent next year, as the Town grapples with issues that could put “unprecedented pressure” on both its capital and operating budgets. Along with inflationary pressures of more than three per cent, a staff report…