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About Halton Region

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Halton Region serves residents and businesses in the City of Burlington and Towns of Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville by providing a wide range of essential programs and services.

Community profile

Halton is one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada and home to four distinct municipalities:

Halton combines vibrant agricultural communities and the charm of small-town life with the amenities, shopping and culinary delights of major urban centres. With Toronto to the east, Hamilton to the west and Lake Ontario to the south, the region is close to major cities, world-class educational institutions and markets in Canada and the United States.

Accessible via three Canadian airports, railways, Provincial highways, local roads and public transit, Halton offers countless opportunities to experience nature, arts, culture, heritage, leisure, sporting activities and more.

Regional programs and services

Residents of Halton enjoy a high quality of life supported by cost-effective Regional programs and services. By providing clean drinking water, resilient infrastructure, public health programs, financial assistance, family supports and more, we help keep our community a great place to live.

Regional government

Halton is governed by its 24-member Regional Council, which includes the Regional Chair, the four Mayors and ward Councillors representing Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville.

Halton’s 2019-2022 Strategic Business Plan (PDF file) guides the Region’s work over the current 4-year term of Regional Council. The Plan includes 5 strategic themes, each with their own specific objectives and outcomes that reflect current economic, demographic and social conditions. From managing growth to building new infrastructure, enhancing community well-being and planning a sustainable future, the Plan is Halton’s roadmap for delivering on priorities that matter to you.

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