Del Ridge Homes Greenlife Downtown Milton Ontario

How a Milton commercial building will produce more energy than it uses

Del Ridge Homes has started construction in downtown Milton on a 32,000-square-foot office building — the first net-positive energy office building in Canada.

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Lowe's Distribution Centre Milton Ontario

Construction underway on Lowe’s Distribution Centre in Milton

Halton Region and the Town of Milton were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday to celebrate the start of construction of Lowe's Canada’s Distribution Centre at 3333

House in hands, mortgage, home insurance

A different kind of home insurance

Mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, are some of the affectionate ways we describe family members who are unique and irreplaceable.  If an accident or illness, a disability or even

Premier Fitness Milton Ontario

Collection agency dogging former Premier fitness club members

Former members of Premier Fitness Clubs are being harassed by a collection agency demanding they pay dues for memberships they thought they had cancelled years earlier. The notices, from

Tom Chudleigh of Chudleigh's apple farm in Milton Ontario

75-90% damage expected to Ontario’s apple crop

When Tom Chudleigh awoke at 5:45 a.m. on April 28 at his orchard in Milton, about 65 kilometres west of Toronto, and saw his thermometer stuck at -5

Water skiing cottage

Financing your fun

There are things you need to pay for like your home and car and there are things you may want to pay for like a cottage or boat,

President's Choice Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies

President’s Choice to remove artificial colours and flavouring

The Globe and Mail is reporting that Loblaws is to begin waging a war against a new enemy. You're thinking Sobeys or Metro, right? Well, those are old enemies.

Tropical vacation

Margaritas in moderation

Travel, fun, new experiences in new places, a few days in paradise.  Is that your definition of the perfect vacation?  Whatever your vacation dream might be, there’s one

Piggy Bank

Reclaim debt control – save time and money, too

If you are carrying various forms of debt and making multiple, sometimes high-interest, payments each month debt consolidation could be the best way to manage your money, your

Milton Mompreneur Showcase

Milton Mompreneur Spring Showcase 2012

Mompreneur Showcase Group Inc. is thrilled to announce the Third Annual Milton Mompreneur Showcase, featuring special guest Carla Collins, award-winning comedian, actress, television host and author. This year’s

Jason Laramee

Area families facing financial ruin after dealing with shady broker

Everything was going according to plan for Cindy and Larry Stevens. For 35 years, the stay-at-home mom and her maintenance worker husband planned for an early retirement. In 2005,

Silicon Halton

Silicon Halton February Meetup

This month, Silicon Halton is back in Milton. The February track is business optimization. Join Silicon Halton at Ned Devine's on February 14th to learn the Top 10

Jesse Barfield

10th Annual Sports Celebrity Dinner & Auction

The Milton Chamber of Commerce's 10th Annual Sports Celebrity Dinner & Auction is set for Tuesday night, January 17th, 2012 at Rattlesnake Point. This year, the featured guests

Longos Milton Grand Opening

Longo’s store opens in Milton

After years of residents complaining about an insufficient number of grocery stores in our fair town, Milton is now represented by a wide variety of options. Highlighting that

Longos store in Milton

Longo’s brings a “fresh tradition” to Milton with the opening of its new store

The Longo family is very proud to announce the official opening of their brand new store located in beautiful Milton. The store is located near the intersection of

Value of Loonie Canadian Dollar vs. American Dollar

A loonie-powered portfolio

Over the past year, the Canadian dollar – the Loonie - is doing well relative to the U.S. dollar and many other major global currencies. But for Canadians

RDSP Retirement Disability Savings Plan

Understanding the Registered Disability Savings Plan

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), which became available to Canadians in 2008, can be a very good way to accumulate tax-deferred savings (and obtain ‘free’ matching grants/bonds)

Blockbuster stores to close in Canada

Blockbuster to close remaining Canadian stores

Blockbuster Canada’s remaining stores are set to close soon and 2,300 more jobs at the national movie rental chain are about to disappear, victims of the digital movie

Womentum Networking Group

Womentum Milton chapter set to launch

From Womentum: An amazing opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs to support and learn from each other as we grow and expand our businesses. We meet once a month and

RIM layoffs

RIM to cut 2,000 jobs

Waterloo, Ont.-based Research in Motion plans to cut about 2,000 jobs, the company announced Monday. Once Canada's high-tech darling, the BlackBerry maker is cutting about 11 per cent of

Hawthorne Cafe Grand Opening

Visit the brand new Hawthorne Cafe on Saturday, July 9 from 11am to 2pm for their Grand Opening celebration. The new cafe is in the old Cafe Deda location

Country Style accepting losing Tim Hortons cups

Redeem Tim Hortons ‘please play again’ cups at Country Style

Have you been getting a few of those “Please PAY AGAIN" Tim’s Cup lately? If you live in Ontario and have a Country Style Coffee shop in your area,

Milton Chamber of Commerce

Community Award winners and nominees announced

Earlier this week, the Milton Chamber of Commerce announced the nominees of its 2010 Community Awards. Mike Boughton, who is a former councillor and owns/operates a barber shop on

Tax Return Canada Revenue Agency

Be an early bird and keep more of what you earn

It’s a little late to practice early tax preparation this year – but make it your practice for next year and you will keep more of what you

Breakfast with the Mayor

Breakfast with Mayor Gord Krantz and guests: Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure; Dean Chudleigh, Chudleigh's Bakery and Administrative Office; Bill Galloway, Holcim Canada and Brad Hart, Manheim

Canada Revenue Agency Small Business Seminar Series

CRA Small Business Seminar Series coming to Milton

These seminars are for people who have just started or are about to start a small business. You can register for all or just a part of the

Star Wars Volkswagen Commercial

Star Wars makes Super Bowl debut with Volkswagen ad

Now included in the history of Super Bowl advertising: “Star Wars.” Lucasfilm, the production company founded by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, has paired up with Volkswagen of America

House in hands, mortgage, home insurance

Mortgage vs. RRSP: What makes most sense?

It’s a question many people ask themselves as tax season approaches: Pay down the mortgage or top up the RRSP? Both are investments in the future — with mortgage

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

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