Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward (City of Burlington), Mayor Rick Bonnette (Town of Halton Hills), Mayor Gord Krantz (Town of Milton) and Mayor Rob Burton (Town of Oakville) have released a statement urging the Federal Government to reject CN’s proposed truck-rail hub in Milton. The statement follows a pledge made by the Federal Government during the recent throne speech to “put the health of Canadians first”.
Please read the statement attached (PDF file).
The Regional Municipality of Halton serves more than 595,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; social assistance; children’s and seniors’ services; housing services; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, call 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at halton.ca.