Community Happenings


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,

100 Years/100 Women Pillars of Our Community

In a formal letter inviting her to the Opening Night Gala at the Holcim Gallery on Wednesday, November 27th, the much loved and esteemed Jessie Brown was told that she is one of the hundred noteworthy women that the CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) has chosen for special recognition. The letter states that: ‘By delving into a century of accomplishments by the strong women from within our community, we have been awed and humbled.

Final Rotary District Governor’s Visit

On Tuesday November 19th, the Rotary Clubs of Milton, Acton and Georgetown (the North Halton Cluster) held a dinner meeting at the Granite Ridge Golf club in honour of the District Governor Lesley Barmania (Rotary District 7080). This meeting served as an exciting opportunity for the members of the three clubs to connect with each other as well as to learn about the projects being undertaken by each club.