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    2017 Launch of the Halton Hills Community Bike Challenge 2017 Launch of the Halton Hills Community Bike Challenge

    The Town of Halton Hills launched their annual community Bike Challenge today and, in recognition of Canada 150, tasked participants to... The Town of Halton Hills launched their annual community Bike Challenge today and, in recognition of Canada 150, tasked participants to virtually cycle all the paved roads of Canada -- a whopping total 416,000 kilometers.
    Town Funds Youth Centre Extension Town Funds Youth Centre Extension

    "It's part of a bigger strategy" said Halton Hills CAO, Brent Marshall. That's the response to questions about the Town's decision to fund... "It's part of a bigger strategy" said Halton Hills CAO, Brent Marshall. That's the response to questions about the Town's decision to fund the two youth centres in Georgetown and Acton to keep them operating until the end of December 2017
    Halton Hills Mayor Pleased with Highway 401 Expansion Halton Hills Mayor Pleased with Highway 401 Expansion

    Ask Mayor Rick Bonnette about the Province's decision to widen Highway 401 and he will tell you, it's a victory for Halton Hills. That's... Ask Mayor Rick Bonnette about the Province's decision to widen Highway 401 and he will tell you, it's a victory for Halton Hills. That's because the municipality actively fought the previous short-listed options (which included the 4-3 multi-lane highway) that would have created new transportation corridors by cutting a swath through Halton Hills. At that time, the message the Town received was that Highway 401 could not be widened.
    Mayor Urges Commercial Property Clean Up in Downtown Acton Mayor Urges Commercial Property Clean Up in Downtown Acton

    Mayor Rick Bonnette wants downtown Acton property owners to do their part in revitalizing the area by taking extra care to keep storefronts... Mayor Rick Bonnette wants downtown Acton property owners to do their part in revitalizing the area by taking extra care to keep storefronts and the surrounding area attractive and litter-free.
    Town Receives $123,820 from Ministry of Transportation Town Receives $123,820 from Ministry of Transportation

    The Town of Halton Hills received good news with the announcement that the municipality was chosen as a funding recipient through the... The Town of Halton Hills received good news with the announcement that the municipality was chosen as a funding recipient through the province's Connecting Links Program. In December of last year, the Town had put forward an application for the design portion of the rehabilitation of the Main Street North Bridge No.13 in Georgetown. The Town will receive $123, 820 -- an estimated 90% of the cost for the detailed design part of the project.
    MOECC Investigation of Waste Street Sweepings MOECC Investigation of Waste Street Sweepings

    The Town of Halton Hills was made aware about a Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) investigation into the illegal... The Town of Halton Hills was made aware about a Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) investigation into the illegal disposal of waste street sweepings at various sites including six in the rural area of Halton Hills. Based on MOECC documentation, the waste sweepings originated from the City of Mississauga.
    10th Anniversary of Earth Hour in Halton Hills 10th Anniversary of Earth Hour in Halton Hills

    For the tenth consecutive year the Town of Halton Hills experienced an overall reduction in the amount of energy used during Earth Hour on... For the tenth consecutive year the Town of Halton Hills experienced an overall reduction in the amount of energy used during Earth Hour on Saturday, March 25.
    Trees for Veterans - Prospect Park Tree Planting Trees for Veterans - Prospect Park Tree Planting

    As part of the Trees for Veterans program, the Town of Halton Hills is celebrating the first tree planting at Prospect Park in Acton. A... As part of the Trees for Veterans program, the Town of Halton Hills is celebrating the first tree planting at Prospect Park in Acton. A grant from the CN EcoConnexions program is being used to replace trees damaged by the December 2013 ice storm.
    Celebrating Earth Day 2017 in Halton Hills Celebrating Earth Day 2017 in Halton Hills

    Saturday April 22 will mark the 47 anniversary of Earth Day! The Town of Halton Hills is celebrating Earth Day and the importance of taking... Saturday April 22 will mark the 47 anniversary of Earth Day! The Town of Halton Hills is celebrating Earth Day and the importance of taking care of the planet by hosting Earth Week celebrations. The Town will partner with local schools, businesses, and organizations to host events that better our community. Earth Week celebrations include activities such as the: 22-Minute Makeover, Community Clean-up, Halton Hills Earth Day at the Robert C. Austin Operations Centre, and the Earth Day and Sustainability Fair.
    Older Adult Tax Deferral Program Older Adult Tax Deferral Program

    Keeping people in their homes is the purpose behind the older adult tax deferral program that allows eligible seniors the opportunity to put... Keeping people in their homes is the purpose behind the older adult tax deferral program that allows eligible seniors the opportunity to put off paying their property taxes. The program provides participants an interest free deferral until their circumstances change, allowing them to focus their financial resources on their day-to-day needs.
    Halton Hills Assists in Commercial Renovation in Acton Halton Hills Assists in Commercial Renovation in Acton

    The Town of Halton Hills through its Community Improvement Plan (CIP) provided funding to property owner Sam Boumitry to undertake major... The Town of Halton Hills through its Community Improvement Plan (CIP) provided funding to property owner Sam Boumitry to undertake major façade improvements at 14-20 Main St. S. in Acton.
    Canada 150 Town Initiatives Canada 150 Town Initiatives

    This year marks the sesquicentennial of Canada a glorious, heritage-rich 150 years old! In recognition of this historical year, the Town of... This year marks the sesquicentennial of Canada a glorious, heritage-rich 150 years old! In recognition of this historical year, the Town of Halton Hills struck a Canada 150 Steering Committee comprising staff and community members who organized three consultations to gather ideas on how to celebrate.
    Celebrate Canada's150 Birthday with 3 Things for Halton Hills Celebrate Canada's150 Birthday with 3 Things for Halton Hills

    Can one of Canada's best small town communities as recognized by a national magazine be even better? The answer is yes and that's the... Can one of Canada's best small town communities as recognized by a national magazine be even better? The answer is yes and that's the challenge issued by Councillor Clark Somerville, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
    Is It T.I.M.E. For You to Exercise? Is It T.I.M.E. For You to Exercise?

    The Town of Halton Hills is launching a new community-based exercise program developed by the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute called... The Town of Halton Hills is launching a new community-based exercise program developed by the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute called T.I.M.E. which stands for Together In Movement and Exercise.
    Halton Hills' Mayor Rick Bonnette Launches Canada 150 Library Cards Halton Hills' Mayor Rick Bonnette Launches Canada 150 Library Cards

    Halton Hills Public Library today announced the launch of its new, special-edition sustainable library cards in celebration of Canada 150. Halton Hills Public Library today announced the launch of its new, special-edition sustainable library cards in celebration of Canada 150.
    Time to Change your Clocks and the Batteries in all Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Time to Change your Clocks and the Batteries in all Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

    Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2am on March 12 and the Halton Hills Fire Department is recommending residents install new batteries... Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2am on March 12 and the Halton Hills Fire Department is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks
    Shop Local - Shop Halton Hills Campaigned Re-launched Shop Local - Shop Halton Hills Campaigned Re-launched

    The Town of Halton Hills in partnership with community business organizations re-launched the successful Shop Local - Shop Halton Hills to... The Town of Halton Hills in partnership with community business organizations re-launched the successful Shop Local - Shop Halton Hills to mark Canada's 150 anniversary.
    New Exhibitions at the Cultural Centre New Exhibitions at the Cultural Centre

    Announcement of new shows at the Helson Gallery and Sisnett Lobby Announcement of new shows at the Helson Gallery and Sisnett Lobby
    Halton Hills To Recognize Earth Hour Halton Hills To Recognize Earth Hour

    On Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Halton Hills will recognize the global event of Earth Hour. On Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Halton Hills will recognize the global event of Earth Hour.
    No Smoke Alarms Found in Recent Fatal Fire No Smoke Alarms Found in Recent Fatal Fire

    The investigation by the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management into the fatal fire in Brampton, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017,... The investigation by the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management into the fatal fire in Brampton, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, revealed that there were no smoke alarms present in the residence.
    Lions Club of Georgetown Gives Significant Donation to Halton Hills Public Library Lions Club of Georgetown Gives Significant Donation to Halton Hills Public Library

    Halton Hills Public Library today announced it has received a $5000 donation from the Lions Club of Georgetown, Ontario. The funds complete... Halton Hills Public Library today announced it has received a $5000 donation from the Lions Club of Georgetown, Ontario. The funds complete a $25,000 commitment begun five years ago to enhance the Children's Programming Rooms at the Library's Georgetown Branch.
    Fire Chief Urges Residents to Install Smoke Alarms and Practice Home Fire Escape Plans Fire Chief Urges Residents to Install Smoke Alarms and Practice Home Fire Escape Plans

    In the wake of recent fire fatalities in the province, the Halton Hills Fire Department wants to remind the public to make sure that they... In the wake of recent fire fatalities in the province, the Halton Hills Fire Department wants to remind the public to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas, and have practiced a home fire escape plan with everyone in their home.
    McGibbon Settlement Achieves Town's Long-term Goals McGibbon Settlement Achieves Town's Long-term Goals

    On February 10, 2017, Town Council authorized a settlement with Silvercreek Commercial Builders Inc. (Silvercreek) regarding the proposed ... On February 10, 2017, Town Council authorized a settlement with Silvercreek Commercial Builders Inc. (Silvercreek) regarding the proposed condominium development at the McGibbon Hotel site in Downtown Georgetown. The site includes 69-79 Main St. South and 94-98 Mill Street.
    Family Day Family Day

    Family Day is quickly approaching and facilities in both Georgetown and Acton are gearing up for a full day of fun, family-oriented... Family Day is quickly approaching and facilities in both Georgetown and Acton are gearing up for a full day of fun, family-oriented activities on Monday February 20.
    Halton Hills Public Library Wins Minister's Award for Innovation Halton Hills Public Library Wins Minister's Award for Innovation

    Halton Hills Public Library today announced it has received the Minister's Award for Innovation for its uniquely designed, sustainable... Halton Hills Public Library today announced it has received the Minister's Award for Innovation for its uniquely designed, sustainable wooden library cards.
    New direction in youth services programming New direction in youth services programming

    Additional youth programming is being offered by the Recreation and Parks Department in 2017. Based on the recommendations of the Youth... Additional youth programming is being offered by the Recreation and Parks Department in 2017. Based on the recommendations of the Youth Needs Study, Town staff has developed a plan for providing drop-in recreation across the Town including free swims, open gym time and other program opportunities at local community centres.
    Town Celebrates Excellence in Green Development Leadership Town Celebrates Excellence in Green Development Leadership

    On Monday January 16th the Town of Halton Hills held its inaugural Green Development Leadership Awards Celebration. The Green Development... On Monday January 16th the Town of Halton Hills held its inaugural Green Development Leadership Awards Celebration. The Green Development Leadership Awards were established to recognize and celebrate developments that comply with or exceed the minimum point requirements of the Town's Green Development Standards.
    Local nightclub fined for violations Local nightclub fined for violations

    The owner of Nashville North, located on Guelph Street South in Norval, has been fined $5,000 for contravening the Ontario Fire Code. The owner of Nashville North, located on Guelph Street South in Norval, has been fined $5,000 for contravening the Ontario Fire Code.
    Town of Halton Hills receives Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Funding for Streetlight Replacement Project Town of Halton Hills receives Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Funding for Streetlight Replacement Project

    The Town has received notice from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario that up to $78,000 in funding has been... The Town has received notice from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario that up to $78,000 in funding has been approved for a streetlight replacement program in the Princess Anne Drive area.
    Superior Court of Ontario upholds Town of Halton Hills' decision to deny a permit to import fill at 12519 Eighth Line Superior Court of Ontario upholds Town of Halton Hills' decision to deny a permit to import fill at 12519 Eighth Line

    In a judgement rendered November 22, 2016, the Superior Court of Ontario has supported the Town of Halton Hills' decision to deny an... In a judgement rendered November 22, 2016, the Superior Court of Ontario has supported the Town of Halton Hills' decision to deny an application from a rural property owner for an exemption or variance to the Town's Site Alteration Bylaw. This action effectively prohibits fill importation to 12519 Eighth Line.
    Honoured Canadian/Chinese Cultural Photo Exhibit Kicks Off Canada 150 Celebrations in Halton Hills Honoured Canadian/Chinese Cultural Photo Exhibit Kicks Off Canada 150 Celebrations in Halton Hills

    A fascinating and poignant exhibit of archival photos covering 100 years of Canadian/Chinese relations will be launched by Halton Hills'... A fascinating and poignant exhibit of archival photos covering 100 years of Canadian/Chinese relations will be launched by Halton Hills' Mayor Rick Bonnette on Saturday, January 14 at 2 p.m. at the Halton Hills Cultural Centre.
    Halton Hills Fire Department Appoints Assistant Deputy Chief Halton Hills Fire Department Appoints Assistant Deputy Chief

    Bryce Marshall has been appointed as the Halton Hills Fire Department's new Assistant Deputy Chief. Bryce Marshall has been appointed as the Halton Hills Fire Department's new Assistant Deputy Chief.
    Town of Halton Hills Designates Warming Centres Town of Halton Hills Designates Warming Centres

    With the onset of colder temperatures, the Town of Halton Hills reminds residents that in the event the Region of Halton issues a Cold Alert... With the onset of colder temperatures, the Town of Halton Hills reminds residents that in the event the Region of Halton issues a Cold Alert or if you are suffering from the cold, the Town has designated warming centres throughout Halton Hills for your relief and safety.
    Town of Halton Hills Appoints Canada 150 Community Leaders Town of Halton Hills Appoints Canada 150 Community Leaders

    Today the Town of Halton Hills announced its participation in the Canada 150 Community Leaders network. Mayor Rick Bonnette is pleased to... Today the Town of Halton Hills announced its participation in the Canada 150 Community Leaders network. Mayor Rick Bonnette is pleased to name Laurent Thibault, Alex Hilson and Connie Karlsson as the local voices for Halton Hills throughout Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.

     

     

     


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