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Burnhamthorpe Road Westbound Closed – 9th to Trafalgar

Due to unexpected difficulties encountered during construction, the Burnhamthorpe Road westbound lane (Regional Road 27) between Ninth Line (Regional Road 13) and Trafalgar Road (Regional Road 3), Ward 7 in the Town of Oakville, will ...

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Hepatitis A case confirmed in Oakville restaurant worker

On January 6, Halton Region Public Health was notified of a case of hepatitis A in a food handler, who worked at Kerr Street Café, located at 298 Kerr Street in Oakville, between December 15 ...


A Top Employer for Recent Graduates is Halton Region

Halton Region has been selected as a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2020. The annual competition, managed by Mediacorp, measures a wide range of criteria showcasing organizations that offer exceptional working environments that promote employee ...

Halton’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy endorsed

On October 16, 2019, Halton Regional Council endorsed the Comprehensive Housing Strategy 2014-2024 – Five-year Review, which ensures Halton Region is building communities that continue to meet the diverse housing needs of residents.

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Funding for community safety and well-being initiatives

Halton Region is investing more than $316,000 in community safety and well-being initiatives through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF). The funding, which is dedicated to supporting emerging community safety and well-being initiatives in ...

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Ian Gibson receives Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery

On November 20, 2019 Halton Regional Council recognized Halton paramedic Ian Gibson for his Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery that he received at Queen’s Park on October 22.


Halton passes motion to declare climate emergency

On September 11, 2019, Halton Regional Council unanimously approved a notice of motion to join municipalities across Canada in declaring a climate emergency. The motion deepens Halton’s commitment to protecting and improving the resilience of ...

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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, ...

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