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

Milton Mayor Gord Krantz

Local Matters with Mayor Krantz

TV Cogeco presents Local Matters. This week, host Mark Carr interviews Milton Mayor Gord Krantz on the subject of Milton's transit budget. SOURCE: TV

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 News

Milton Newsstand: April 5, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interwebs. This week, Milton's poor Earth Hour results are dissected, kids love

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,

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

Halton Region roundabout Tremaine Rd.

Improvements to Tremaine Rd. make for shorter, smoother commutes

Commuters, residents and visitors will benefit from increased safety and improved traffic flow throughout Milton thanks to the reconstruction of Tremaine Road. This major infrastructure project included widening Tremaine

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: November 3, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, an elderly man was assaulted on Halloween night, a

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

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: October 3, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, we head to the polls yet again, many North

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

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

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