TCRA has joined We♥Oakville, a grassroots organization of community groups and residents across Oakville which has launched a STOP AMALGAMATION campaign to protest the possible amalgamation of Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills into a large bureaucracy, the City of Halton.
The Province announced in January 2019 that it will be undertaking a Regional Government Review of 82 Ontario municipalities including eight regional municipalities (one is Halton). We believe that engaging two advisors to conduct a credible review of 82 municipalities in less than six months is a flawed process, and that it is highly likely that the Province has already decided to proceed with a forced amalgamation.
We fully support measures to ensure that regional governments are working efficiently and effectively; however, we are strongly opposed to a forced amalgamation. We are convinced that it will:
Our regional governance structure works well, so our focus should be on continually improving it rather than destroying it.
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