In Canada, every six days a woman is killed due to domestic violence. Ryan Graham, and Des Donovan are Corrections’ workers at Maplehurst Detention Centre, and see the damage these incidents do firsthand.
After a long and distinguished 27 year career with the Milton Public Library, 22 years as Chief Librarian, Leslie Fitch announced her intention to retire effective June 30, 2018.
The warm summer months are behind us, but you need not despair. There remains plenty of entertainment for Miltonians in the winter months! Most notably, the Milton Film Festival, which takes place in January each year. The 2018 Festival spans January 26-28 at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton.
The spirit of generosity was on display as the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP) Milton riding held its second annual toy drive led by the NDP youth. The event was held at the Milton Sports Centre December 16, 2017. The fundraiser was in support of the Halton Women’s Place.
Milton’s Muslim community gathered at the Islamic Community Centre- Milton (ICCM) for a fundraiser to help the Rohingya people Sunday December 17. The event was organized by the Muslim Children of North America (MCNA).
On January 20th, a launch party will be held at the Milton Sports Centre from 1 to 3pm for the Coldest Night of the Year. There will be games, crafts, giveaways and much more.
The 9th annual Miracle on Main was an overwhelming record-breaking success, raising over $300,000 made up from donations and sponsorships.
November marked Hindu Heritage Month in the province of Ontario. On November 11, Hindus from the Milton area gathered at Lions’ Club Hall to celebrate their heritage, and mark an end to Diwali; the Hindu festival of lights.
Arabian Nights descended on Pipers’ Heath Golf Club November 5, 2017. It was the theme for a first annual fundraiser benefit – ting the Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF).
The Town of Milton’s will be hosting a New Year’s Day Levee on Sunday, January 1st from 1 to 3 pm at Milton Town Hall (150 Mary Street). Residents are warmly invited to come and exchange New Year’s wishes with Mayor Gord Krantz and councilors.