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Virtual Reality Training Program

Virtual Reality Training Program for Halton Police


Monday, December 9, 2019 9:35 AM

​The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is pleased to announce the launch of a new virtual reality training program for its officers. The HRPS has partnered with Axon, the global leader in connected public safety ...


A Top Employer for Recent Graduates is Halton Region


Friday, December 6, 2019 12:30 PM

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


Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:30 AM

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.

Jeff Hill

Jeff Hill is Halton Regional Police Service’s New Deputy Chief


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:25 PM

Jeff Hill was sworn in as the Halton Regional Police Service’s new Deputy Chief of Police at a ceremony at the Burlington Convention Centre on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.


Halton passes motion to declare climate emergency


Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 PM

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 ...

2019–2022 Strategic Business Plan Halton Region

2019–2022 Strategic Business Plan for Halton Approved


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 and social media is not a good first step


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.

Global Rating, Standard & Poohs

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


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 misuse a pressing issue


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 Board discusses local needs prior to Federal Election


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.

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