Milton planning for next phase of urban development

The Town is laying the groundwork for development in southeast Milton, which could be home to an estimated 80,000 people and 27,000 jobs by the year 2031. Two studies are currently underway for the predominantly rural and agricultural lands that encompass 4,000 acres located south of Britannia Road and east of James Snow Parkway. The

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Downtown Festival rocks Milton

Thousands flocked to Milton’s Main Street for the 10th annual Downtown Street Festival Saturday (June 3).   The event, hosted by the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area and Town of Milton, offered something for everyone. From food, vendors and live musical entertainment, there was plenty to see and do. Platinum Blonde, the popular ’80s hair

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Why is it important to be an Employer of Choice?

Just hearing the phrase, “Employer of Choice”, you may think of a few companies including You Tube, Google and Apple. Forward thinking companies understand that being recognized as a ‘top employer’ is a crucial factor in finding new talent. Becoming an ‘employer of choice’ is essential in today’s increasingly tight labour market. A study done

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Laurier’s Milton campus is a win-win

Wilfrid Laurier University finally has it in the bag. It’s the only university in the province that applied, in partnership with Conestoga College, to build a campus in Milton. And, since the Ontario government is committed to expanding access to higher education, and has invited proposals to build in Milton, that bedroom community is soon

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Census data shows Milton remains one of Canada’s fastest-growing communities

 2016 Census data, released today by Statistics Canada, confirmed that Milton continues be one of Canada’s fastest-growing communities with an estimated population of 110,128, up 30.5% since 2011. The 2011 Census estimated Milton’s population at 84,362 representing a percentage change of 56.5% from 2006. “I am very proud of the focus we’ve maintained on ensuring

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8 Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options. If you can’t keep your best employees engaged, you can’t keep your best employees.

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