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West Nile Virus

Oakville mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus

Two batches of mosquitoes trapped this week in Oakville and one batch in Milton have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These are the first batches of WNV positive mosquitoes for Halton this year.

Bat confirmed to have rabies in Oakville

On August 7, 2019, the Halton Region Health Department confirmed that a bat found in the area of Lakeshore Road West and Bronte Road in Oakville, and another bat found in the area of Upper ...

2019–2022 Strategic Business Plan Halton Region

2019–2022 Strategic Business Plan for Halton Approved

On July 10, 2019, Regional Council approved the 2019–2022 Halton Region Strategic Business Plan that will guide the Region’s work over the next four years. The Plan includes five strategic themes, each with key aims, ...

Global Rating, Standard & Poohs

Global Ratings by S&P affirms Halton’s AAA credit rating

On June 13, 2019, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its top credit rating for Halton Region. Their research summary praises the Region’s strong leadership, fiscal policies and budgetary performance while confirming a stable outlook for the ...

lyme disease

Lyme disease and ticks alert for Halton

On March 27, 2019, the Halton Region Health Department reported the majority of Halton is a risk area for ticks carrying the bacteria which causes Lyme disease.

Emergency

An emergency can happen any time- be prepared

Halton Region, the Local Municipalities and first responders (including police, paramedics and fire) work together to plan for—and respond to—crisis situations. In recognition of First Responder’s Day (May 1) and Emergency Preparedness Week (May 5th ...

FCM

FCM Board discusses local needs prior to Federal Election

Regional Councillor Clark Somerville joined by municipal leaders from across the country in Penticton, B.C.. The leaders discussed the goals and objectives of local governments at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) spring Board Meeting.

Halton issues Cold Warning for Saturday

This cold warning is issued when temperatures are expected to fall below – 15 degrees Celsius (without wind-chill), or when weather conditions are severe enough to warrant alerting the community to the risks involved with ...

Halton 2019 Budget spelled out in Scrabble Letters

Halton 2019 Budget and Business Plan Approved

On January 16, 2019, Regional Council approved the Halton 2019 Budget and Business Plan. It supports essential services while investing in community infrastructure.

Clark Somerville

Clark Somerville ~ New Halton Police Services Board Member

The Halton Regional Police Services Board will welcome new Board member Councillor Clark Somerville at its first meeting of the year on January 31, 2019.