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2017 S&P Global Ratings affirms Region’s top credit rating

2017 S&P Global Ratings affirms Region’s top credit rating

2017 S&P Global Ratings has affirmed Halton Region’s AAA credit rating—S&P’s highest rating—ranking Halton once again at the top end of Canadian municipalities. This distinction allows Halton and its Local Municipalities to fund major projects at ...

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West Nile Virus 2017 Update for Oakville

A batch of mosquitoes trapped last week in Oakville has tested positive for WNV which triggered a West Nile Virus 2017 Update.. This is the first batch of West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes confirmed in ...

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Community Safety & Well-Being Plan: feedback requested

Halton Region, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) and the Police Services Board have partnered to develop a Community Safety & Well-Being Plan that will focus and coordinate local government, community and volunteer resources to ...

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Halton’s Larviciding Program for West Nile Virus Starts

Halton Region has begun its annual larviciding program to reduce the risk of West Nile virus (WNV) in the community.

Nishan Duraiappah, Deputy Chief, Halton Regional Police Service; Greg Sage, Chief, Paramedic Services, Halton Region; Gary Carr, Halton Regional Chair; Ralph Blauel, Chief, Emergency Management, Halton Region; and Gerry Lieferink, Platoon Chief, Oakville Fire,

Halton Region joins partners to encourage emergency preparedness

In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Week, running May 7 to 14, Halton Region and its emergency management partners encourage residents to take precautions to reduce the impact of a potential emergency in their community.

7th Annual Scout Tree Planting Event

Scouts plant 400 trees at Halton Region Waste Management Site

On Saturday, April 29, Halton Region partnered with Conservation Halton and Scouts Canada for the 17th Annual Scout Tree Planting Event.

Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr, Primary Care Paramedic Adam Sellors, Primary Care Paramedic Justin Mlynaryk and Chief/Director of Paramedic Services Greg Sage

Halton Region paramedics recognized for excellence in National Paramedic Competition

On April 8, 2017, two Halton Region Paramedic Services teams participated and received top honours at the National Paramedic Competition in Ottawa, reflecting Halton Region’s commitment to community safety.

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Halton Region awards $2.9 million to enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents

On April 19, 2017, Regional Council approved nearly $2.9 million in funding to 40 community programs and projects to help enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents.

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Potential measles exposures in Oakville

The Halton Region Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of measles in an Oakville resident that has led to potential exposures in public and health-care settings in Oakville during the period of March 21-29, ...

Vaccine

Oakville Man confirmed with the 1st Case of Mumps in Halton

Ontario, particularly the Greater Toronto Area, is seeing an increase in confirmed cases of mumps primarily involving individuals 20 to 40 years of age.

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