Milton, Ontario

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mississauga

Northeast East Mississauga Southeast Oakville (Oakville, Ontario) South Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario), Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) Southwest West Puslinch (Puslinch, Ontario), Cambridge (Cambridge, Ontario) Northwest Guelph Eramosa (Guelph Eramosa, Ontario) (Category:Milton, Ontario) * Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier in British Columbia's Premier

Range * Laurier Avenue, located in Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario * Avenue Laurier, located in Shawinigan, Quebec West Burlington (Burlington, Ontario), Oakville (Oakville, Ontario), Mississauga Northwest Milton (Milton, Ontario), Brampton Personal life Chris Hadfield was born in Sarnia, Ontario. His parents are Roger and Eleanor Hadfield who currently reside in Milton, Ontario. Hadfield was raised on a corn farm in southern Ontario

of the short-lived settlement lie in rest at nearby Cedar City Cemetery (Austin Township, Minnesota#Cemeteries). Mississauga is bounded by Oakville (Oakville, Ontario) and Milton (Milton, Ontario) to the west southwest, Brampton to the north, Toronto to the east, and Lake Ontario to the south south-east. Halton Hills (Halton Hills, Ontario) borders Mississauga's north-west corner. With the exception of the southeast border with Toronto (Etobicoke Creek), Mississauga shares a land


local events

* Rotary Park Media Milton is covered by local newspapers, magazines and websites through the following services: * ''Milton Canadian Champion'' * ''Milton Villager'' * ''DiscoverMilton.com'' * ''SNAP Milton'' * ''The Milton Blog'' * ''The Cliffhanger'' Local events Every Labour Day weekend the Milton Steam-Era (Steam Era) takes place. Steam-Era is the annual show produced by the "Ontario Steam & Antique Preservers Association" held at the Milton Fairgrounds. Steam


created based'

Conservation Authority followed by the formation of the Twelve Mile Conservation Authority in 1957. In 1963 these conservation authorities amalgamated to form the Halton Region Conservation Authority which later became known as Conservation Halton. It was created based on the watershed of the two creek systems, by representatives from the municipalities of Mississauga (Mississauga, Ontario), Flamborough (Hamilton, Ontario), Oakville (Oakville, Ontario), Trafalgar Township (Oakville, Ontario), Burlington (Burlington, Ontario), Nelson Township (Burlington, Ontario), Milton (Milton, Ontario), and Esquesing Township (now Halton Hills (Halton Hills, Ontario).) Lake Kelso is a man-made reservoir (Reservoir (water)) which was created to control the flooding of Sixteen Mile Creek (Sixteen Mile Creek (Ontario)) in Milton, Ontario. It is found within Kelso Conservation Area and is maintained by Conservation Halton. Starting in the 2012-13 season, the league will feature 23 teams. At its peak, the league showcased 37 teams, but the league now has a policy of retraction. Despite the sheer size of the league, the OJHL is mostly based in the Greater Toronto Area with a few teams eastward to Kingston (Kingston, Ontario). The entire area west of Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) and Milton (Milton, Ontario), Southwestern Ontario, and north of Orangeville (Orangeville, Ontario) and west of Lindsay (Lindsay, Ontario), Central Ontario, is not serviced by Junior A hockey despite recent attempts by the Ontario Hockey Association to rectify the issue. The exception to this is the Buffalo Jr. Sabres located in the state of New York. Police arrested two men on several gun charges at Castle Frank (Castle Frank (TTC)) subway station (List of Toronto subway and RT stations) within an hour after the shooting: Andrew Thompson, 20, who was on probation at the time and Jorrell Simpson-Rowe, 17. Thompson had been released just before Christmas from Maplehurst prison near Milton, Ontario, where he had served 30 days for his role in a convenience-store robbery (Convenience store crime). He declined a bail hearing for his current charges. Police believe as many as 10 to 15 people were involved in the shooting and that more than one gun was fired. The '''Milton Icehawks''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Ontario Junior A Hockey League. left thumbnail 150px Old Merchants Logo (Image:Milton Merchants.png) * '''1988''': '''Morgan Fox''' of Vancouver, British Columbia, who went on to great fame as a ''Playboy'' magazine '''Playmate of the Year'''. * '''1989''': The show was televised on cable networks across Canada, and saw '''Leanne Caputo''' of Milton, Ontario win the crown. She went on to Hong Kong for the 1989 Miss World Contest, where she finished as first runner-up and was named '''''Queen of the Americas''''', as the highest-placing delegate from North, Central or South America. * '''1990''': Natasha Palewandram, a top five finalist in 1989, participated at Miss World. Butler's achievements as an agricultural artist were recognized posthumously in June, 1997, when he was inducted into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame at the Agricultural Museum in Milton, Ontario and into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in November, 1997, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. - colspan "4" '''Milton (Milton, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Milton municipal election, 2006)'' - *Brighton Legion Highlanders (Brighton, ON (Ontario)) *Calgary Police Service Pipe Band (Calgary, AB (Alberta)) '''Hitherfield School''' is a Canadian (Canada) private co-educational school located in the village of Campbellville, Ontario, just north of Milton (Milton, Ontario). The school teaches from Junior Kindergarten (Pre-Kindergarten) to grade eight. The school is a member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS).


public school'

%''''' Education thumb 300px right Milton, seen from the International Space Station (File:Milton, Ontario from the International Space Station 2013-03-15.jpg), in late winter. This photograph was taken by astronaut Chris Hadfield, who grew up in Milton and is the namesake of Chris Hadfield Public School. Milton's public elementary (elementary school) and secondary (secondary school) schools are part of the Halton District School Board. Milton's Catholic elementary school

elementary and secondary (secondary school) schools are part of the Halton Catholic District School Board. There are also several private schools in Milton. right 200px thumb Rural Milton as seen from the summit of Rattlesnake Point, one of Milton's many conservation parks. (Image:Milton Rural1.jpg) Halton District School Board * Brookville Public School (JK-8) * Bruce Trail Public School (JK-8) * Chris Hadfield Public School (JK-8) * Craig Kielburger

Secondary School (9-12) * E.C. Drury School for the Deaf (JK-12) * Escarpment View Public School (JK-8) * E.W. Foster Public School (JK-5) * Hawthorne Village Public School (JK-8) * Irma Coulson Public School(JK-8) * J.M. Denyes Public School (JK-5) * Martin Street Public School (JK-5) * Milton District High School (9-12) * P.L. Robertson Public School (JK-8) * Robert Baldwin Public School (JK-5) * Sam Sherratt Public School (JK-8) * W.I. Dick Middle School (6-8) * Tiger Jeet Singh


created based

Conservation Authority followed by the formation of the Twelve Mile Conservation Authority in 1957. In 1963 these conservation authorities amalgamated to form the Halton Region Conservation Authority which later became known as Conservation Halton. It was created based on the watershed of the two creek systems, by representatives from the municipalities of Mississauga (Mississauga, Ontario), Flamborough (Hamilton, Ontario), Oakville (Oakville, Ontario), Trafalgar Township (Oakville, Ontario), Burlington (Burlington, Ontario), Nelson Township (Burlington, Ontario), Milton (Milton, Ontario), and Esquesing Township (now Halton Hills (Halton Hills, Ontario).) Lake Kelso is a man-made reservoir (Reservoir (water)) which was created to control the flooding of Sixteen Mile Creek (Sixteen Mile Creek (Ontario)) in Milton, Ontario. It is found within Kelso Conservation Area and is maintained by Conservation Halton. Starting in the 2012-13 season, the league will feature 23 teams. At its peak, the league showcased 37 teams, but the league now has a policy of retraction. Despite the sheer size of the league, the OJHL is mostly based in the Greater Toronto Area with a few teams eastward to Kingston (Kingston, Ontario). The entire area west of Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) and Milton (Milton, Ontario), Southwestern Ontario, and north of Orangeville (Orangeville, Ontario) and west of Lindsay (Lindsay, Ontario), Central Ontario, is not serviced by Junior A hockey despite recent attempts by the Ontario Hockey Association to rectify the issue. The exception to this is the Buffalo Jr. Sabres located in the state of New York. Police arrested two men on several gun charges at Castle Frank (Castle Frank (TTC)) subway station (List of Toronto subway and RT stations) within an hour after the shooting: Andrew Thompson, 20, who was on probation at the time and Jorrell Simpson-Rowe, 17. Thompson had been released just before Christmas from Maplehurst prison near Milton, Ontario, where he had served 30 days for his role in a convenience-store robbery (Convenience store crime). He declined a bail hearing for his current charges. Police believe as many as 10 to 15 people were involved in the shooting and that more than one gun was fired. The '''Milton Icehawks''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Ontario Junior A Hockey League. left thumbnail 150px Old Merchants Logo (Image:Milton Merchants.png) * '''1988''': '''Morgan Fox''' of Vancouver, British Columbia, who went on to great fame as a ''Playboy'' magazine '''Playmate of the Year'''. * '''1989''': The show was televised on cable networks across Canada, and saw '''Leanne Caputo''' of Milton, Ontario win the crown. She went on to Hong Kong for the 1989 Miss World Contest, where she finished as first runner-up and was named '''''Queen of the Americas''''', as the highest-placing delegate from North, Central or South America. * '''1990''': Natasha Palewandram, a top five finalist in 1989, participated at Miss World. Butler's achievements as an agricultural artist were recognized posthumously in June, 1997, when he was inducted into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame at the Agricultural Museum in Milton, Ontario and into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in November, 1997, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. - colspan "4" '''Milton (Milton, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Milton municipal election, 2006)'' - *Brighton Legion Highlanders (Brighton, ON (Ontario)) *Calgary Police Service Pipe Band (Calgary, AB (Alberta)) '''Hitherfield School''' is a Canadian (Canada) private co-educational school located in the village of Campbellville, Ontario, just north of Milton (Milton, Ontario). The school teaches from Junior Kindergarten (Pre-Kindergarten) to grade eight. The school is a member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS).


victory school

Public School (JK-8) Halton Catholic District School Board * Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School (9-12) * École Élémentaire St. Nicolas (École Francaise) JK-6 * Guardian Angels Catholic School (JK-8) * Holy Rosary Catholic School (JK-8) * Lumen Christi Catholic School (JK-8) * Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School (JK-8) * Our Lady of Victory School (JK-8) * St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School (JK-8) * St. Peter Catholic School (JK-8) * Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School


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Secondary School (9-12) * E.C. Drury School for the Deaf (JK-12) * Escarpment View Public School (JK-8) * E.W. Foster Public School (JK-5) * Hawthorne Village Public School (JK-8) * Irma Coulson Public School(JK-8) * J.M. Denyes Public School (JK-5) * Martin Street Public School (JK-5) * Milton District High School (9-12) * P.L. Robertson Public School (JK-8) * Robert Baldwin Public School (JK-5) * Sam Sherratt Public School (JK-8) * W.I. Dick Middle School (6-8) * Tiger Jeet Singh


natural scientific

as a regional environmentally sensitive area, an Ontario area of natural scientific interest (Area of Natural and Scientific Interest), and part of the Niagara escarpment ''world biosphere reserve (Man and the Biosphere Programme)''. The conservation area contains Crawford Lake (Crawford Lake (Halton Region, Ontario)), a meromictic lake, which makes the lake a prime site for archeological and geochemical studies. The site was first discovered in 1971 after a study of the sediment of Crawford Lake. Using pollen analysis, reconstruction of the history of the area over several hundred years was possible. The '''Country Heritage Park''' (Formerly the '''Ontario Agricultural Museum''') is located next to Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)) and the Niagara Escarpment in Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario, Canada, and recreates rural life in the 19th century in Ontario. During the day it also acts as a private school and office, and hosts parties at night. - Milton (AFI) Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#154) CMH2 Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario - - Milton (District Hospital) Heliport (Milton District Hospital) CPY2 Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario - __NOEDITSECTION__ This is page shows results of Canadian federal elections in Midwestern Ontario, which is roughly from Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario) to Milton (Milton, Ontario), and from Lake Erie to Goderich (Goderich, Ontario). - Milton (AFI) CMH2 Private AFI Group International Inc. Milton (Milton, Ontario) ON (Ontario) '''Hitherfield School''' is a Canadian (Canada) private co-educational school located in the village of Campbellville, Ontario, just north of Milton (Milton, Ontario). The school teaches from Junior Kindergarten (Pre-Kindergarten) to grade eight. The school is a member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS).


event development

. The event takes place at the Milton Fairgrounds located in the historic downtown area of Milton. A farmers' market operates on Main Street in downtown Milton on Saturdays 8am-Noon, from May through October. The section of Main Street that hosts the market is closed off to vehicles during the event. Development right thumb 300px New developments near Derry Road (File:Derry and Thompson.JPG) The town has very easy access throughout the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) by Highways 401 (Ontario Highway 401) and 407 (Ontario Highway 407) towards Oakville (Oakville, Ontario), Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) and Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) on the town, or by the former Highway 25 (Ontario Highway 25) (Halton Road 25). There are two key freight railway routes (both by CN (Canadian National Railway) and CP (Canadian Pacific Railway)), passenger services from GO Transit, and Via Rail passenger connections in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor in both neighbouring Oakville (Oakville, Ontario) and Georgetown (Georgetown, Ontario). There is close proximity to Toronto Pearson International Airport along Highway 401 (under 40 km from 401 Halton 25 exit). Milton Transit was developed in 1972 to provide public transportation service throughout the urban centre, as well as a feeder route for GO Transit trains and buses. While most of the development is suburban in nature, larger industrial lots are being developed closer to the Escarpment. The major industries in Milton are automotive, advanced manufacturing, distribution and food production. Residential growth has increased substantially over the past several years due to completion of "The Big Pipe" project; designed to deliver water to the town from Lake Ontario. Since this time, Milton has developed 7 new subdivisions, including Hawthorne Village (Hawthorne Village, Ontario), and several new ones are under development by Mattamy Homes and various other builders. Two new grade schools have been built as well as the Crossroads Centre shopping plaza that includes various major retail stores and restaurants. An eight screen movie theatre is operated by Cineplex Entertainment under their Galaxy Cinemas brand and opened on June 30, 2006. References '''Hitherfield School''' is a Canadian (Canada) private co-educational school located in the village of Campbellville, Ontario, just north of Milton (Milton, Ontario). The school teaches from Junior Kindergarten (Pre-Kindergarten) to grade eight. The school is a member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS).


scientific interest

as a regional environmentally sensitive area, an Ontario area of natural scientific interest (Area of Natural and Scientific Interest), and part of the Niagara escarpment ''world biosphere reserve (Man and the Biosphere Programme)''. The conservation area contains Crawford Lake (Crawford Lake (Halton Region, Ontario)), a meromictic lake, which makes the lake a prime site for archeological and geochemical studies. The site was first discovered in 1971 after a study of the sediment of Crawford Lake. Using pollen analysis, reconstruction of the history of the area over several hundred years was possible. The '''Country Heritage Park''' (Formerly the '''Ontario Agricultural Museum''') is located next to Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)) and the Niagara Escarpment in Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario, Canada, and recreates rural life in the 19th century in Ontario. During the day it also acts as a private school and office, and hosts parties at night. - Milton (AFI) Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#154) CMH2 Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario - - Milton (District Hospital) Heliport (Milton District Hospital) CPY2 Milton (Milton, Ontario), Ontario - __NOEDITSECTION__ This is page shows results of Canadian federal elections in Midwestern Ontario, which is roughly from Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario) to Milton (Milton, Ontario), and from Lake Erie to Goderich (Goderich, Ontario). - Milton (AFI) CMH2 Private AFI Group International Inc. Milton (Milton, Ontario) ON (Ontario) '''Hitherfield School''' is a Canadian (Canada) private co-educational school located in the village of Campbellville, Ontario, just north of Milton (Milton, Ontario). The school teaches from Junior Kindergarten (Pre-Kindergarten) to grade eight. The school is a member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS).

Milton, Ontario

right thumb 200px Main St. Downtown Milton (Image:Downtown Milton2.jpg)

'''Milton''' (2011 census (Canada 2011 Census) population 84,362) is a town in Southern (Southern Ontario) Ontario, Canada, and part of the Halton Region (Regional Municipality of Halton) in the Greater Toronto Area. The town received a significant amount of attention after the 2006 and 2011 censuses indicated that Milton was the fastest growing municipality in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Golden Horseshoe), with a 71.4% increase in population between 2001 and 2006, and a 56.4% increase in population between 2006 and 2011.

Milton is located west of Downtown (Downtown Toronto) Toronto on Highway 401 (Ontario Highway 401), and is the western terminus for the Milton line commuter train and bus corridor operated by GO Transit. Milton is on the edge of Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO world biosphere reserve and the Bruce Trail.

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