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A Toast To a New era in Post Secondary Education in Milton

What better time to celebrate the start of a new decade than by announcing the fulfilment of a post-secondary educational project that’s been 12 years in the planning. As of January 2020, Wilfred Laurier University will be offering a Master of Education program at the Milton Educational Village (MEV). A reception was held at Pasquilino’s restaurant in Milton on December 19th to celebrate this all important first step towards establishing a campus that will, in decades to come, serve over 15,000 students.

On the Way to Bethlehem in Milton – A Great Experience, not to be missed!

Through the inspiration of Dr. Andrea Row bottom of Grace Church, the Nativity pageant “On the Way to Bethlehem” has become an annual tradition since 2001 in our town. The pageant is the major project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. Andrea explained that: “The pageant is a three night performance staged at the historic Country Heritage Park, Milton, regardless of the weather, until this year: Friday and Saturday nights were very

Little Merchant Expo hosted by Milton Muslim Moms

It was the first of December, a cold and icy weekend morning, when young entrepreneurs head out to set up their booths at the Little Merchants Expo, organized by Milton Muslim Moms, with parents as their helpers.
Prior to the event, these children had had time to formulate a business plan, with pointers provided at an especiallyorganized workshop. Hafsa Hassam, the founding member of MMMs, and think-tank behind the Expo,

Milton Santa Claus Parade 2019

November 17th marked the 2019 Milton Santa Claus Parade. The streets were crowded with parade goers over an hour before the parade was set to begin. This year was special as Colonel Chris Hadfield joined his parents and Mayor Krantz in the Lead Car at the start of the Parade. Residents were thrilled to see Col. Hadfield who spent significant amount of time talking and meeting with people both at the start and end of the Parade.

Milton Miracle on Main Street 2019

The Miracle on Main initiative has raised millions through donations and sponsorships for underprivileged families, McMaster Children’s Hospital, SickKids, local charities and school boards. Last year, Halton Regional Police Services merged Toys for Tots into Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation’s Miracle on Main Street and the signature event is happening on Monday, December 9th, 2019 in Milton. It is a Christmas carnival with rides, free food and refreshments, entertainment and a massive collection of toys for those in need. In addition to the anticipated attendees, students are bussed in from schools to partake in the activities where admission is FREE with a donation of a new unwrapped toy.

Pushlinch Fiddle Orchestra Performs Variety Show at St. Paul’s

The popular Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra is set to Fiddle Through the Seasons in a country music and variety show at St. Paul’s United, 123 Main St. E. in Milton, on Saturday afternoon, November 23, 2019 at 2 p.m. This Orchestra from Aberfoyle, under the direction of Paul McDonald, will play toe-tapping music that takes us through the four seasons, music composed by Graham Townsend, Brian Hebert, Ned Landry, Bruce Armitage and more. Of note is the very beautiful Snow Waltz composed by Thoman Koschat, 1845 to 1018!