Media Releases

Halton Age-Friendly Network to Host an Empowering Seniors Event

The Halton Age-Friendly Network is pleased to invite the community to attend an empowering seniors’ education session, entitled: Age-Well – It’s Up to You! The guest speaker is Dr. John Puxty, Geriatrician, Associate Professor and Chair of the Division of Geriatric...

A Living Wage for Halton Region

Community Development Halton releases the calculation of a living wage for Halton Region. A living wage is not a minimum wage which is set by government without consideration of the ability of working people to have a quality of life. A living wage is envisioned as a...

North BurLINKton Community Group Bill Shackleton Place Grand Opening

North BurLINKton Community Group, with the help of Community Development Halton, is pleased to announce that they have been funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Youth Opportunity Fund a grant of $181,700 over 30 months. The North BurLINKton Leadership Team has...

Selfless in the Age of Selfies – Halton Youth Can Change the World

Burlington, April 2, 2015 -  In an age of selfies it is more important than ever to take a moment to think about someone other than yourself. More than a moment, in fact. This year, Ontario students will rise to the challenge for six weeks, kicking off with National...

Youth Leadership in North BurLINKton

Burlington, March 27, 2015 -  North BurLINKton Community Group, with the support of Community Development Halton, are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a Government of Ontario Youth Opportunities Fund grant of $181,700 over 30 months to create...

Walter Mulkewich Community Development Award Launched

Burlington, September 23, 2014 -  On Tuesday September 16th, Community Development Halton celebrated 30 years of creative initiatives throughout Halton to build healthy and inclusive communities. A highlight of the evening was the announcement of the new Walter...

Social Profile of the Halton Visible Minority Population Released

February 14, 2001 - The Halton Social Planning Council has released a new report, A Social Profile of the Halton Visible Minority Population. The purpose of this report is to provide information that can be used by a range of interested parties to develop the capacity...

Quality of Life in Halton Marred by Social Deficit

Our quality of life has still not returned to that of 1990 June 30, 1999 -- The Quality of Life in Halton has improved in 1998 over previous years, but it has not fully recovered from the difficulties of the early 1990s. This is a result of a growing "social deficit."...