Eleanor Hayward is running for MPP in Milton Ontario because of her proven track record in community service, focusing on sustainable solutions to enhance the health of people and our ecosystem which are intricately connected.
A co-founding member of Milton Green Environmental Association (Est. 2007), Eleanor serves as past-president and current social media manager. MiltonGreen has successfully participated in numerous projects and events with Eleanor’s help:
- You may have seen her at public town events including Milton Fall Fair, Milton Canada Day and Milton Downtown Street Festival at waste diversion (Blue & Green bin) stations.
- Lobbied Halton Region to launch the Green Cart organics program over an Energy From Waste (EFW) incinerator to extend the life of our waste management site in 2007.
- Co-hosted Halton Green Screens for public education and engagement
- Partnered on a Monarch Waystation pollinator garden installation at the Italian Canadian Club of Milton.
- Encouraged Milton town council to pledge support of the David Suzuki Foundation’s Blue Dot Movement in recognition of the right to a healthy environment.
A graduate of Milton District High School, Eleanor is currently a mature student of McMaster University’s Social Sciences program and was recently recognized with a part-time student award in 2017. Excelling in subjects ranging from gerontology to microeconomics, Canadian politics and global political economy, her foundation of policy issues affecting Milton has expanded further. Eleanor is keen to expand her current knowledge on such provincial issues as healthcare, education, business, water, biodiversity, solid waste management, energy, transportation, indigenous relations, seniors and women’s issues among others. Hayward is driven with purpose to bring equality and justice to the social and environmental conversation now. The Green Party vision resonates with her values, and she appreciates the policy that her constituents come before Party in legislature.
As a regulated health professional for fifteen years, Eleanor practices registered massage therapy as a sole-proprietor business woman in Halton Region, with passion for empowerment. Dynamic Balance Holistic Healing is registered with the province, currently operating from BE Yoga & Wellness in Burlington. She is grateful for a solid professional and personal support network all over Halton. Eleanor’s involvement with Toastmasters International earned her both the Competent Communicator and Leadership certifications, offering extensive practice in terms of public speaking confidence and introduction to parliamentary procedure.
Hayward was a citizen representative for Milton on the Joint Municipal Regional Waste Management Committee of Halton for one term, gaining relevant board experience in political/bureaucratic/civil structure. As the Green Party candidate as Milton’s MPP, she is inspired to serve her community with care.