Town of Milton News

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Cycling programs to begin in January After careful thought and consideration, the Town of Milton is postponing the opening event of the Mattamy National Cycling Centre and its cycling programs until after the TORONTO 2015 test events in January. The Opening Day celebration, originally scheduled for November 29, will now take place on Family Day - Monday, February 16th. Cycling programs, originally scheduled for December, will begin on Tuesday, January 13. “We know there are many en...

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2014

News Release - Milton Transit will receive additional funding thanks to Ontario's Gas Tax Program. Milton's share of the funding is $817,371 - an increase of more than $230,000 from 2012. MPP Naidoo-Harris made the announcement today at an event held at the Civic Operations Centre in Milton. “On behalf of Council, I'd like to express my appreciation for the additional funding to support Milton's public transit infrastructure,” said Milton Mayor Gord Krantz. “We're ver...

Posted Tuesday, November 04, 2014

News Release - Community members and organizations whose initiatives contribute to Milton's quality of life received special recognition today. The Town of Milton hosted an event at the Milton Centre for the Arts to acknowledge the 2014 recipients of the Community Fund program and thank the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for its financial contribution to the annual grant program. “On behalf of Council, I'd like to thank this year's recipients of the Milton Community F...

Posted Friday, October 31, 2014

News Release - The Ontario Fire Code was amended October 15th, 2014 to require CO alarms after the provincial government passed Bill 77 - the Hawkins Gignac Act, in December 2013. Bill 77 is named after OPP Constable Laurie Hawkins, who died, along with her husband and two children, in her Woodstock, ON home from CO poisoning in 2008. The Hawkins Gignac Act also proclaimed that November 1-7 shall be Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week in Ontario. “There may be an intruder lurking in your...

Posted Friday, October 31, 2014

News Release - Test your alarms, change your batteries, and plan and practice your fire escape! This year, Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 2nd, and the Milton Fire Department is recommending that residents install new batteries in their smoke alarms when they change back their clocks. “In order for smoke alarms to do their job and save lives, they need to have working batteries,” explained Fire Chief Brian Ellsworth. “Once a year, old batteries should be repla...