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GO train commuters eligible for refunds this Fall — under certain conditions

Premier Dalton McGuinty’s money-back guarantee to GO Transit riders will kick in this fall, the government announced Monday. If a GO train is more than 15 minutes late, commuters will be eligible for a refund on their fare.

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Milton News

Milton Newsstand: May 1, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interwebs. This week, town user fees are about to go under the

Milton Ontario News

Extra, Extra: April 20, 2012

Extra, extra is a rundown of all of the Milton, Ontario-related news headlines we missed earlier that you ought to care about or ought not to miss. This

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

Grow Milton Hospital Rally

Milton hospital expansion still a go

We reported recently that because of budget cuts from our provincial government, the proposed expansion for Milton District Hospital could end up being scrapped. Apparently the government still plans

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

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: March 22, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interwebs. This week, the long-awaited expansion to Milton District Hospital looks to

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: December 8, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, Halton Regional Police are seeking a sizable budget increase,

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

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

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: August 26, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, the government *gasp* green lights Milton's hospital expansion plan,

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

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: July 29, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, Ted Chudleigh promises to eliminate red tape for small

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

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

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

Full-day learning starts next year

From the Toronto Star: McGuinty to back education blueprint blending kindergarten and daycare for children aged 4 and 5 Premier Dalton McGuinty today will announce full-day learning for 4- and

Family Day: Best family moments can't be planned

From ParentCentral.ca: It's Family Day, but don't let the pressure get to you. That loaded moniker aside, your best family moments might not happen in this 24-hour period. Not that most

Message to McGuinty: Address the 905 Gap

We couldn't have said this any better. An editorial from today's Toronto Star: Surging population growth is widening an already serious gap in hospital funding in the regions surrounding Toronto.

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