Real Community Conversations

Milton’s Home Hardware

The Milton Home Hardware has been an almost permanent fixture for our growing community. It changed hands in January—Jeff Seydel purchased the hardware store and took the reins during the first month of this year.

Boulevard Maintenance

In my travels for my horticultural consulting and design business, I pass through a lot of different towns and cities. It's remarkable to me how beautiful some municipalities are. Burlington, Oakville, Brampton—these are all beautiful…

The Rohingya Crisis

The Rohingya crisis dates back to 1982 when the Rohingya people were unable to obtain “citizenship by birth” status in Myanmar because the Citizenship Law did not include the Rohingya on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups.

STORIES AND SONGS OF STOMPIN’ TOM

As a regular backing band for Stompin’ Tom Connors from 1993 to his death, they are now touring with their new show, Whiskey Jack Presents Stories & Songs of Stompin' Tom at the FirstOntario Centre for the Arts Milton, featuring…

Paul Thornton, Living The Dream

Have you ever dreamed of giving it all up--the winter weather, the day to day stresses, house maintenance, bills, the “rat-race”--just giving it all up and moving to the tropics? A common daydream to be sure, but have you ever known anyone…

SPOTLIGHT: Aparna Rangnekar, Artist

Aparna Rangnekar is a local artist in the Milton community, active in both private and Arts Centre instruction, and a vital part of the Arts Milton board of directors. Known to most as "Appy," she has a way of coaxing the artist out in even…

Garden stars of summer…and fall

Many folks think that as summer is winding down, the garden is too. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, it’s my favourite time of the year in my garden. With a bit of planning and faith—because the plants don’t look like…