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Volunteer Centres: An Untapped Resource

Volunteer Centres: An Untapped Resource

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2020. Volunteer Halton joins Volunteer Centre colleagues across the country in publishing a co-authored, open letter to advocate for the essential role of volunteers, and the systems that enable them, during the recovery of our...

Announcement of New Executive Director

Announcement of New Executive Director

After a thorough and rigorous search process, the Board of Directors of Community Development Halton (CDH) is delighted to announce that Michael Nixon has agreed to join CDH as its Executive Director. Mike is a Halton resident and brings with him very significant...

COVID-19 Emergency Fund launched to rally support for most vulnerable

COVID-19 Emergency Fund launched to rally support for most vulnerable

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Fund launched to rally support for most vulnerable United Way, front-line agencies, convene community and social service response to COVID-19 Tuesday, March 24, 2020, Halton & Hamilton — These are...

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...