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West Nile Virus in Halton 2020, mosquito

First human case of West Nile virus in Halton resident

A Halton resident has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first human case for Halton Region this year.

Halton Region Building

Halton Region opens online questionnaire

Halton Region is looking to gain input from the community through an online questionnaire. The region is reviewing its Regional Official Plan. To do this, Halton is asking residents to participate in the review process ...

Phase 2 Trafalgar Road Construction

Phase 2 of Trafalgar Road Construction begins

Halton Region improvements to Trafalgar Road from Leighland Avenue to north of Hays Boulevard, Wards 5 & 6 in the Town of Oakville. Phase 1 is completed and Phase 2 starts.  This project addresses future ...

Mandatory Masks

Halton’s mandatory mask by-law now in effect

As of today, Wednesday July 22, 2020, Halton’s new by-law 47-20 takes immediate effect in both Oakville and throughout the region. The by-law mandates wearing a face covering or non-medical mask in most enclosed public ...

S&P Global Ratings

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

On June 16, 2020, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its top credit rating for Halton Region. Their research summary praises the Region’s strong fiscal policies and budgetary performance while confirming its confidence in Halton’s ability to ...

Vulnerable Populations

Halton will receive Funds for Vulnerable Populations

Today, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced a funding partnership with the Canadian Medical Association Foundation (CMAF), to provide direct support to vulnerable populations struggling with the impacts of COVID-19. Halton Region will be ...

Virtual Visiting OTMH Halton Healthcare

Virtual Visiting set up for OTMH Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent introduction of hospital visiting restrictions, has made it challenging for patients to stay in touch with their family and friends. Halton Healthcare has two programs to connect patients with ...

Basement Flooding Mitigation

Basement Flooding Mitigation Projects in Oakville

This Spring 2020, Halton Region will be rehabilitating the wastewater collection system on various streets for basement flooding mitigation, within Wards 1 and 2 in the Town of Oakville, to maintain the state of good ...

Emergency Child care

Halton Region emergency childcare for health care & frontline workers

Halton Region has partnered with the Ontario Ministry of Education and select childcare centres in Burlington, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville to provide eligible healthcare and frontline workers with emergency child care.

Hospitalization OTMH Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

First Oakville resident hospitalized for COVID-19 at OTMH

Halton’s 15th confirmed positive case of COVID-19 is an Oakville resident who travelled while experiencing symptoms. The individual experienced the onset of symptoms on March 15, 2020, and then took two flights on March 19: ...

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