2008 Beijing Velodrome

Pan Am velodrome: Boon or bust for Milton?

Montreal’s failed attempt to sustain its Olympic track cycling venue after the ’76 games looms large in Milton.

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Proposed Bell mobile tower at New Life Church Milton

Town staff says no to cross-shaped cell tower

Ward 6 Councillor Mike Cluett confirmed yesterday that Town staff recommended against proceeding with the controversial cell phone tower at New Life Church. You know, the cross-shaped one

Indira Naidoo-Harris

Naidoo-Harris petition urges Chudleigh to vote for provincial budget

Former Halton provincial Liberal candidate Indira Naidoo-Harris launched a petition earlier this week and began knocking on doors throughout Milton in an effort to gain the support to sway

Milton hospital expansion announcement Deb Matthews

Milton hospital expansion in jeopardy

Ontario’s government will backtrack on planned construction of new hospitals and upgrades to existing ones just months after Premier Dalton McGuinty promised them during a series of showy

Martin Capper Ward 1 Milton Ontario

Capper: Velodrome project puts Milton taxpayers at risk

Ever since the Town of Milton was given the nod by Pan Am officials as the preferred location for the velodrome, followed up by Town Council's overwhelming approval,

Velodrome Pan Am games

Milton gets the nod for the velodrome

The velodrome race is Milton’s to lose. Officials with the 2015 Pan Am Games confirmed that Milton is their pick for the planned site of a permanent indoor cycling

Wilfrid Laurier University campus coming to Milton

Wilfrid Laurier University involved in Milton’s velodrome bid

Wilfrid Laurier University could be getting a $40-million velodrome. Not at its home campus. Nor at its satellite school in Brantford. We’re talking about constructing a slanted oval for 2015

Tony Lambert Milton Ontario

Councillor Lambert in hot water again

A little less than two months after being charged with assault, Milton local and regional councillor Tony Lambert has found himself in more hot water. Earlier this morning, visitors

Velodrome Pan Am games

Milton in the running for Pan-Am velodrome

Milton is racing to bid for the permanent Pan Am indoor cycling facility turned down by Hamilton council. The council for the booming town of about 90,000 decided Monday

Tony Lambert Milton Ontario

Councillor Lambert charged with assault

The Milton Canadian Champion is reporting that local and regional councillor Tony Lambert of Milton is being charged with assault. According to Halton Regional Police, Lambert has been charged

Ted Chudleigh re-elected in Halton, Milton in 2011

Chudleigh re-elected in Halton

Ted Chudleigh escapes with Halton for a second election in a row. It didn't come nearly as close as 2007's victory by only 176 votes, but Chudleigh still

CBC Vote Compass

Unsure of who to vote for? Try CBC’s Vote Compass

Well, here we are. For Ontario residents, it's election day. Are you still unsure of who to vote for? If so, it would hardly be surprising. It looks to be

Tim Hudak Ontario PC Party

Halton Votes 2011: Critiquing the PC platform

The following column was written by Laura Steiner, a freelance journalist based in Milton. Laura was also selected to be a Halton correspondent by the Toronto Star for

Andrea Horwath Ontario NDP

Halton Votes 2011: Critiquing the NDP platform

The following column was written by Laura Steiner, a freelance journalist based in Milton. Laura was also selected to be a Halton correspondent by the Toronto Star for

Halton debate Provincial election 2011 Ted Chudleigh

Halton Votes 2011: Looking at the three main candidates

The video below is from Stuart Service, a freelance reporter covering the 2011 Ontario election for the Speak your Mind community blog. Stuart was on hand in Oakville to

Dalton McGuinty campaign trail 2011

Halton Votes 2011: Critiquing the Liberal platform

The following column was written by Laura Steiner, a freelance journalist based in Milton. Laura was also selected to be a Halton correspondent by the Toronto Star for

Ontario election 2011

Halton Votes 2011: One vital promise

Laura Steiner, freelance journalist and Halton correspondant for the 2011 Provincial Election for Speak your Mind, recently posted her initial thoughts on the race here in our fair

Ontario election 2011

Ontario Election 2011: Halton Overview

With parts of Burlington, Milton and Oakville in the riding, it is one of the more populous electoral districts, with many residents commuting to either Toronto or Hamilton.

Milton hospital expansion announcement Deb Matthews

Milton hospital expansion approved

And so, after much lobbying over the past few years by both our MPP and a couple of different pro-hospital groups, it has happened. The long-awaited and overdue expansion

Dalton McGuinty campaign trail 2011

Liberals promise both new and improved hospitals if elected

Ontario’s Liberal government is set to pave the campaign trail with announcements that at least 28 communities will share $5 billion in new or improved hospitals if the

Demonstration at Lisa Raitt's constituency office

Strikers demonstrate outside of Raitt’s Milton office

Angry Canada Post and Air Canada strikers demonstrated outside federal labour minister Lisa Raitt's constituency office Wednesday afternoon. CHCH's Cristina Tenaglia reported that of the 200 protestors outside Raitt's

Wilfrid Laurier University campus coming to Milton

Laurier Milton campus in jeopardy?

The Ontario government no longer will let colleges and universities decide where to set up satellite campuses — as many small and remote schools have done to gain

Lisa Raitt 2011 Federal Election Halton Riding

Raitt scores resounding win in Halton

The crowd inside Ned Devine’s Irish Pub in Milton said it all as Conservative Lisa Raitt celebrated her victory in Halton riding. “Landslide Lisa. Landslide Lisa,” they shouted. Indeed, Raitt,

Halton votes: Federal Election 2011

With the federal election coming up on May 2nd, 2011, MiltonSearch.com is here with some last-minute help for Halton voters. Below, Halton's candidates outline their platforms for the public.

Grow Milton Hospital press conference Queen's Park

Grow Milton Hospital team at Queen’s Park

On Monday, the Grow Milton Hospital team, led by MPP Ted Chudleigh, sat in on the Provincial Legislature and delivered their petition to Dalton McGuinty's Liberal government. Ward 6

Halton riding candidates 2011

In Halton, gender imbalance a welcome sign

Green Party candidate Judi Remigio didn’t understand part of the question at the all-candidates debate in Halton. She’s new to the political game. Liberal candidate Connie Bowie-Laurin leaned over

Scott Fox Milton Hospital Rally

Grow Milton Hospital Rally coverage

Despite the frigid, wet and blustery weather, the Grow Milton Hospital Rally went on as scheduled Saturday at Victoria Park in Milton. Ward 6 Councillor Mike Cluett, who was

Grow Milton Hospital Rally

Grow Milton Hospital Rally on April 16

Several concerned Milton residents and politicians have formed a group focused on raising awareness and lobbying the provincial government of Ontario for funding for a badly needed future

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

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

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