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...

Thinking About a Moral Economy

United Church Moderator To Address The Moral Crisis of Our Economy June 19, 2000- Glynis Maxwell wants to create a people-centred economy. Maxwell, Coordinator of IDEA Burlington, a local interfaith organization, has seen a decline in economic and social conditions in...

Quality of Life in Halton

Economic Progress Blemished by Health and Environmental Concerns June 22, 2000 -- The quality of life in Halton has risen, according to the latest figures from the Quality of Life Index (QLI), published by the Halton Social Planning Council and Volunteer Centre. But...

New Director of Volunteer Halton

Burlington, February 13, 2002 - The Halton Social Planning Council is pleased to announce that Ann Coburn has joined the Council as the Director of Volunteer Halton. Ann comes to our community from Volunteer Hamilton where she has many years of experience as a manager...