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Portrait of Halton

 

In 1974, The Regional Municipality of Halton was formed, replacing its predecessor Halton County. As an upper-tier government, the region represents the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville.

 

The Regional Municipality of Halton is divided into different departments consisting of:

  1. CAO's office
  2. Legislative and Planning Services 
  3. Finance 
  4. Health
  5. Public Works
  6. Social and Community Services   

 

The Regional Municipality of Halton  that provides services like: policing, waste management (garbage and recycling), paramedics, long-term care, water and sewage, human services (social housing, child care and social assistance), Public Health and transportation for people with disabilities.

Provides services including: policing, waste management (garbage and recycling), paramedics, long-term care, water and sewage, human services (social housing, child care and social assistance), Public Health and transportation for people with disabilities.


 

Four Local Municipalities

 

The City of Burlington, The Town of Halton Hills, The Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville provide services including: firefighting, parks, recreation, public transit, public libraries, snow removal, and other services.
 

 

Holidays

 

Holiday

Whe​n it occurs

What​ it means

New Year's Day

January 1

Public holiday in Ontario

Family Day

Third Monday in February

Public holiday in Ontario

Good Friday

Friday before Easter Sunday

Public holiday in Ontario

Easter Monday

Monday after Easter Sunday

Only federal employers are required to give the day off

Victoria Day

Monday before May 25

Public holiday in Ontario

Canada Day

July 1

Public holiday in Ontario

Civic Holiday (not an official holiday)

First Monday in August

Public holiday in Ontario but employers are not required by law to give this day off

Labour Day

First Monday in September

Public holiday in Ontario

Thanksgiving Day

Second Monday in October

Public holiday in Ontario

Remembrance Day

November 11

Only federal employers are required to give the day off

Christmas Day

December 25

Public holiday in Ontario

Boxing Day

December 26

Public holiday in Ontario

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