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2019–2022 Strategic Business Plan Halton Region

2019–2022 Strategic Business Plan for Halton Approved

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Friday, July 12, 2019 12:31 PM

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, ...

grievances

Grievances and social media is not a good first step

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:25 PM

It isn’t unusual for us to take to social media to air our grievances. However, is it effective? For the most part it isn’t.  Social media can be amazing communications tool.

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

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:45 AM

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 ...

9-1-1

9-1-1 misuse a pressing issue

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Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:00 PM

​On April 16, 2019, a 9-1-1 call was received by the Halton Regional Police. The person reported that a woman had been shot. The call pulled in a large police and EMS emergency response at ...

FCM

FCM Board discusses local needs prior to Federal Election

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:34 AM

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.

Public consultation Growth Plan

Public consultation- is it set up to fail?

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Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:05 PM

Our concern is that this public consultation appears to have been set up to fail. The questions are confusing and impossible for the general public to answer.

Tow Truck Licensing By-Law

Public Input – Phase 2 of the Provincial Regional Review

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Sunday, March 17, 2019 1:16 PM

The provincial regional review enters phase two, the request of public input. In Phase one advisors met with elected officials and staff of Halton and the Town of Oakville. The review looks for opportunities to ...

Regional Government Review

Regional Government Review

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Monday, March 4, 2019 4:11 PM

Ontario’s system of regional government has been in place for almost 50 years. In fact, Halton Region was formed in 1974 with a population of around 200,000.

Governance of Oakville is strong, efficient & effective: no changes required

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 4:12 PM

On February 25, 2019, Town Council unanimously passed a resolution from Mayor Rob Burton that highlights the strength of existing municipal governance in Oakville and Halton Region.

From We Love Oakville – Stop Amalgamation

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:55 PM

In January, the Provincial government announced a review of Regional Governments, including Halton’s, hoping to find efficiencies in Amalgamation.

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