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Proposed Milton/Mississauga boundary realignment

From the Regional Municipality of Halton: Halton Region has been engaged in discussions initiated by the City of Mississauga to explore a municipal boundary realignment. The proposed realignment would

Movie Reviews: September 25, 2009

Surrogates (PG), 3 stars (out of 4) Pandorum (14A), 2.5 stars (out of 4) Today brings two highly derivative sci-fi movies, Surrogates and Pandorum, each laden with more debris than

Butterfly antennae like GPS, study finds

// From the Toronto Star: A 'huge surprise' to Monarch researchers Monarch butterflies reach out for the sun with their antennae to navigate their miraculous, pinpoint migrations to and from

For a good night's rest… sleep alone

From A shared bed may bad for your health, says new study Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z made it trendy when it was rumoured that they sleep separately, even going

Renovate your cottage –- the government will help

Managing your Money Renovate your cottage – the government will help Take a renovation vacation at your cottage this year and you could enjoy a significant tax break. The Federal

iSuck: Apple’s Five Worst Products, Ever

From Apple, it seems, is all about the hits. The iPod, the iPhone and the MacBook are all phenomenally successful, both as designs and as commercial wins. These

7 Good Reasons to Switch to Windows 7

From Landing in stores October, Windows 7 is sparking a surprisingly heated debate on whether or not upgrading from XP is a good idea. If you’re in the

7 Reasons to Avoid Windows 7

From Windows 7, which hits stores in October, is shaping up to be the best version of Microsoft’s widely used operating system yet.  But nothing’s perfect. Windows 7, like

10 Big GTA Infrastructure Projects

From the Toronto Star: We're not talking about art galleries, opera houses or concert halls here; we're talking sewers, roads, bridges, the sort of basic below-the-radar stuff that most

Tote it: a pupil's money pouch

From Roslyn Kavanagh was putting money into a plastic bag for her 6-year-old son for pizza day at John T. Tuck Public School in Burlington when she started

Kids older than 10 need 1 swine flu shot; under 10 need 2

From the Canadian Press: The first clinical trial of swine flu vaccine in children suggests that those 10 and over will only need one shot of the vaccine, but

Jim Kenzie's Top 10 ways to fix the roads

From Wheels' top correspondant Jim Kenzie, gives his top prescription for fixing the roadways Why are our roads so bad? We are constantly being told by our government that we

Movie Reviews: September 18, 2009

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (PG), 3 stars (out of 4) Hungry for some good old family-friendly entertainment? Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs should fit the bill

U2 rocks Rogers Centre

From the Toronto Star: Ashante Infantry, the Star's Pop & Jazz critic attended the first of two U2 shows at a sold out Rogers Centre last night: The weather has

Book Review: Dan Brown delivers another code-cracker

From the Toronto Star: One of the theories espoused by Dan Brown's new book is that when many people share the same thought, that thought can have physical effects.

Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol hits stores today

From the Toronto Star: First he enraged the Vatican with Da Vinci Code. Now he takes on the secretive Freemasons in The Lost Symbol. Are they worried? Not yet. First

Carrier pigeon faster than broadband internet

From The race was held by an IT company in Durban, South Africa, called Unlimited IT. One of Unlimited IT's employees complained about the slow speed of data transmission on

Movie Reviews: September 11, 2009

Whiteout (18A), 1.5 stars (out of 4) Carrie Stetko, the lone U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, investigates the continent's first murder, which draws her into a shocking mystery. Now, with

Movie Reviews: September 4, 2009

Extract (18A), 1.5 stars (out of 4) A flower extract plant owner deals with workplace issues and a stream of bad luck, including his wife's affair with a gigolo. Although

Uproar in Milton over increased development charges passed on by Mattamy

The popular Hawthorne Villager forums are glowing red hot this week as many soon-to-be residents of brand new Mattamy-built homes received their much-anticipated letters from Mattamy announcing details

Need help to grow your business?

From the Milton Chamber of Commerce: Owners of small-to-midsize businesses, take note. In conjunction with the Ontario government, the Milton Chamber of Commerce is offering a leadership development and executive

Cora’s Breakfast and Lunch

Quebec breakfast tradition moves to Milton Cora Breakfast and Lunch takes great pride in the recent unveiling of the banner's 100th franchise. With a delectable emphasis on bountiful fruit

Help wipe out Graffiti in Milton

From the Town of Milton: The Town removes graffiti on Town-owned property within 24 hours if it is considered hateful, racist or obscene and otherwise within 72 hours in

Town Expansion/Construction Updates

From the Town of Milton: Sports Centre Expansion The town has completed a thorough consultation and review of public sports/recreation needs and building utilization for expansion of the Milton Sports

Milton Roads Update

From the Town of Milton: Region of Halton Roads Derry Road (west of Bronte to Tremaine) Widening to four lanes has now been tendered by Halton Region and will be build

New Ward Boundaries Balance Growing Population

After an extensive review and consultation process, Milton Council has approved a change in ward boundaries and local representation from four wards to eight wards. There are no

Pre-authorized Tax Program is Changing

From the Town of Milton: The Town's existing 10-month withdrawal program will come to an end following the last withdrawal on November 1, 2009. The new monthly program will

Plan to get the most from your child’s RESP

Managing your Money In a few short weeks your child or grandchild may be heading off to university or college for the first time.  Of course you’re anxious about

Marriage and money – time for a financial tune-up?

// Managing Your Money Your marriage may be made in heaven, as the saying goes, but it had better be a practical union, too – especially when it

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