Regional Municipality of Halton
|Regional Municipality of Halton|
|Motto(s): Absque labore nihil (Latin for: Nothing without effort)|
Halton Region's location within Ontario.
|Established (Regional Municipality)||1974|
|• Regional Chair|
|• Land||964.01 km2 (372.21 sq mi)|
|• Density||520.4/km2 (1,348/sq mi)|
| • Summer (|
The Regional Municipality of Halton, or Halton Region, is a
Halton is part of the
Halton experienced a growth rate of 17.1% between 2001 and 2006, and 14.2% between 2006 and 2011, giving it one of the highest growth rates in the country. Despite the unprecedented growth in residential development, agriculture and protected lands along the
The Regional Municipality of Halton was established on 1 January 1974 as the successor to the former
Until the 2000 municipal elections, the Chairman of the Regional Council had been appointed by the Ontario government. From that date, it has been an elective position.