Net usage allowances slashed after CRTC ruling

The amount of video or data that can be streamed or downloaded by some internet customers under their current price plans is being cut almost 90 per cent following a recent CRTC decision.

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Netflix worried by Canadian Internet download caps

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he’s “definitely worried” that download caps set by Canadian ISPs could be “a significant negative for Netflix.” In a conference call discussing the company’s

Winter storm expected to arrive Tuesday in GTA

Dust off those toques and shovels because 20-30 centimetres of snow is expected to fall Tuesday evening. Environment Canada has issued a statement warning residents in southern Ontario –

Seven ways to slash your spending this year

According to a recent Manulife Financial poll, a record number of us are focused on tackling our debts. Nearly 30 per cent of Canadians say their top priority

Are you ‘average’? Definitely not!

Here’s one dictionary definition of average:  Lacking any extraordinary, untypical, or exceptional characteristic.  Does that describe you?  Of course not – you are unique.  Yet, many Canadians will

Milton Ontario Weekend Events

The Weekender: January 28-30, 2011

The Weekender is's guide to what's on in Milton over the weekend, published every Friday. If you have an event you'd like considered, email all

Movie Reviews: January 28, 2011

Every Friday, brings you the week's lastest movie reviews and trailers. The Rite (PG) [rating:2/4] Any film about the subject of demonic possession is going to face the inevitable

Tax Return Canada Revenue Agency

7 tax credits people overlook

Having trouble telling your tax deductions from your credits? Personal income tax software does most of the work for tax-filers these days, but experts say that opportunities for

Understanding your property tax bill

In the aftermath of the announcement of this year's tax increases (4.6% Town of Milton increase and 2.2% Halton Region increase), Regional Councillor Colin Best took to the

55+ Health & Wellness Show

If you are over 55, this event is the place to be on Tuesday, February 1st! There will be tables set up by exhibitors from both the business and

Wellness Week at the Milton Leisure Centre

It's Wellness Week at the Milton Leisure Centre from January 23rd – 30th,

Robbie Burns Hot Lunch

Join us for this special hot lunch in honour of Scotland's favourite son, Robbie

SPIS forms are ticking time bombs

Real estate boards and agents across the country continue to promote the use of the Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS), despite the fact that the disclosure form has

When it makes sense to borrow for your RRSP

Loans are a part of life for most Canadians.  We take out loans to pay for our cars and our homes, for vacations, furniture and TVs.  And, at

Leaf Log, where Tim Brent broke out

In a stunning turn of events last night -- which even further highlighted just how disappointing the play of one Phil Kessel has been for the Toronto Maple

Raps Wrap, where the streak is over

Unfortunately, it's not the current losing streak we're talking about, which now stands at eight and counting... Yes, the undermanned Raps lost another heartbreaker at the ACC last night

From unanimous “last resort” to tax levy in 7 months

Martin Capper discusses the controversial 1% tax levy Council passed last night to establish a hospital expansion reserve fund: At Council on Jan 24, 2011 by a split vote

Halton Regional Police

Teens charged in Halton’s third murder of January

Police have charged two teens in connection with Halton’s third murder this month. Late Saturday night, police and paramedics rushed to Kerr and John Sts. in Oakville after reports

Movie Reviews: January 21, 2010

Every Friday, brings you the week's lastest movie reviews and trailers. The Green Hornet (PG) [rating:1.5/4] The Green Hornet is a too-clever-by-half attempt to both satirize and celebrate the

St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid with CPR B

An ideal course for new parents, babysitters, grandparents and nannies. This course covers first aid and CPR for infants, toddlers and older children. From choking to scrapes

Milton Ontario Weekend Events

The Weekender: January 21-23, 2011

The Weekender is's guide to what's on in Milton over the weekend, published every Friday. If you have an event you'd like considered, email all

Serious crash closes 401 near Guelph Line

Police are amazed that nobody was badly hurt in a seven-vehicle crash that closed Highway 401 shortly after 8 a.m. It happened when a tractor-trailer hauling 30 tonnes of

Cirque du Play Grand Opening

New Fitness Facility, Cirque du Play, is opening its doors the the public free of charge on Sunday January 23rd from 12:30-3:30pm. Donations to the Rick Jeffery

Robbie Burns Dinner & Dance hosted by MDPD

Join the Milton & District Pipes & Drums and the live band "Fare Enuff" for a lively evening of celebration & song in honour of Scotland's

Family Literacy Day

Children and parents are invited to celebrate Family Literacy Day by enjoying an afternoon of fun and games at the Library. Best for children age

Milton Monkeys Kids Club Anniversary Party

The Milton Monkeys are celebrating their first anniversary on Saturday, January 22nd with a Pirates and Princesses Party. Come out and join in the fun. There will

St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid with AED and CPR A or C

This 2-day course offers comprehensive first aid training for workplaces or home. Topics include: emergency scene management, shock, unconsciousness, fainting, choking, bleeding, wound care, burns, medical

MLC Fridays: Game Show Night (Youth drop-in program)

Try your hand at a bit of luck while playing all your favourite game shows, including Minute to Win it, the Price is Right and many

Oakville cats now housebound

I had no idea that Milton had already passed a bylaw prohibiting free-range felines -- especially with the amount of posts popping up each week on the Hawthorne

A clash between two constitutional rights triggered in Halton

The Halton Catholic District School Board's (HCDSB) ban on gay-straight alliances (GSAs) has galvanized thousands to speak out. For many, the issue keeps coming back to a clash

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