GO Train Toronto

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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Halton Regional Police

Halton Police release results from ‘Project Disconnect’

By now you've likely heard of the Halton Regional Police Service's 'Operation HoboCop', in reality referred to as 'Project Disconnect'. The campaign was directed at cracking down on distracted

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 truck inspection station on Hwy. 401

Trucking’s dirty little secret?

A few kilometres before the Ministry of Transportation's Milton truck inspection station, Jerzy Garnecki pulled his rig onto the shoulder of Highway 401. The lights were on at the

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,

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

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

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

Power of Attorney Seminar

Power of Attorney Information Seminar at the Milton Seniors' Activity Cenre hosted by the Government of Ontario. When: Wednesday April 27th, 12:45-1:30pm Location: Milton Seniors' Activity Centre Address: 500 Childs Drive Phone:

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

Halton Regional Police

Spring seatbelt blitz on

The annual Spring Seatbelt Campaign will be taking place from April 13 – 23rd, marking the 35th anniversary of Ontario’s seatbelt law that was enacted in 1976. The Halton

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

Traffic on highway 401 at night

Halton’s Transportation Master Plan for 2031

Former candidate for Milton Town Council (Ward 1), member of the Hawthorne Village Residents Association (HVRA) and concerned citizen Martin Capper recently attended the public information session on

Hidden fees hike cost of new homes in GTA by as much as 30%

New home buyers in the GTA are being saddled with hidden fees that threaten to price buyers out of the market, with as much as 30 per cent

Wilfrid Laurier University campus coming to Milton

Laurier makes bid for funds to build Milton campus

Wilfrid Laurier University wants to build a new campus in Milton, but it won't happen unless there's more government money, says the university's president, Max Blouw. Tens of thousands

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

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

Highway 401

GTA needs road tolls and taxes now to avoid transit disaster: report

Alliance reveals list of revenue-generators that could transform how the GTA moves In one of the strongest arguments yet for road tolls and other money-raising methods, a coalition of

Where did the flu go this winter?

From Healthzone.ca: While infection control experts are grateful for a much-needed reprieve after the chaos of the H1N1 pandemic, they are scratching their heads and wondering what happened to

Petition Against 5% Increase in GO Transit Fares for 2010

As he was a year ago, Milton resident Andrew Salmons is all over GO Transit's recent announcement that they will yet again raise fares by 5% for 2010. I'd

Beware of water heater fraud in Milton

There's a war being fought to win your water heater rental business and the tactics aren't always pretty. New competitors – such as National Home Services, LivClean and MorEnergy

H1N1 vaccinations start next week

// From Healthzone.ca: Vaccine clinics across Ontario will be able to provide pandemic shots to priority groups next week now that Ottawa has given its stamp of approval, Health

Need help to grow your business?

From the Milton Chamber of Commerce: Owners of small-to-midsize businesses, take note. In conjunction with the Ontario government, the Milton Chamber of Commerce is offering a leadership development and executive

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