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How we got where we are: Merton Land Development & the OMB

There has been much debate when it comes to the development of the Merton Lands in Oakville. The 234-hectare area is made up of: Saw...
April 23, 2015 10:00 AM

Town of Oakville named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2015

The Town of Oakville today was named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2015 as selected by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Oakville...
April 22, 2015 5:10 PM

Federal Liberal candidate: Conservative budget aims to buy votes while neglecting real economic and social issues

The Conservative Party’s budget, introduced yesterday, demonstrates a disappointingly narrow understanding of the issues facing Canadians today. The Conservatives have delivered tax cuts to citizens...
April 22, 2015 3:30 PM

Proposed 2015-2016 Halton District school year calendar approved by trustees

At the April 15, 2015 Board meeting, trustees of the Halton District School Board approved the school year calendar for 2015-2016. Final approval of the...
April 22, 2015 1:00 PM

Students prepare to show their short films at local theatre

Students from Sheridan College will be screening their creations this week at film.ca cinemas. On April 22, first-year Bachelor of Film and Television students will present their...
April 22, 2015 9:00 AM

Car Review: Ford EDGE Global Edition

Over the past several months, the parking places around Oakville’s Ford Assembly facility have been bumper to bumper with the new 2015 EDGE. The 2015...
April 21, 2015 10:00 AM

Oakville Day of Mourning 2015

No one should say good bye to a loved one as they leave for work and never see them again because of a preventable death....
April 21, 2015 9:00 AM

A Work of Heart

Halton Healthcare is celebrating 2015 National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 12 – 18) by thanking the more than 1,100 volunteers at its three hospitals and...
April 20, 2015 10:30 AM

Movie Review: Never unfriend the dead

Effective horror movies are like encountering a majestic unicorn in a mundane world, they’re few and far between. Unfriended succeeds with an unapologetic, anti-bullying message. The...
April 20, 2015 9:00 AM

The Rhythm of the Risen Life: A Christian Perspective

It was Easter Sunday evening and the resurrected Jesus had been busy. Jesus had appeared to women in the early dawn. Later that day, he...
April 19, 2015 10:00 AM

Results of the April 14 Public Information meeting regarding Saw-whet

Thank you to the over 600 people who attended the meeting. It is heartening to see so many people interested enough in this matter to...
April 19, 2015 9:50 AM

Increase in Oakville Break & Enters: Police Requesting Vigilance

Increase in Oakville Break & Enters: Police Requesting Vigilance

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Friday, April 24, 2015 2:00 PM

Halton Regional Police are asking residents of Oakville to be cognizant of the following information as a result of recent residential Break and Enters. It is believed there is potential for further entries to occur. Here are ten steps which will help to protect your home and valuables: Read more...

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Prescribed burn at Iroquois Shoreline Woods Park set for April 26

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Friday, April 24, 2015 2:55 PM

White Oak in Spring

Subject to weather conditions, a prescribed burn at Iroquois Shoreline Woods (ISW) Park will take place on Sunday, April 26, 2015, beginning at 12 p.m. The town’s Forestry staff will oversee the prescribed burn in accordance with the Operational Prescribed Burn Plan for ISW Park. Read more...

Grand Opening: Prototype Sports Performance

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Friday, April 24, 2015 4:55 PM

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Prototype Sports Performance, located at 1027 Spears Rd will be holding its Grand Opening on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more...

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Celebrating the Work of Two Local Non-Profits

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Friday, April 24, 2015 9:45 AM

CYAN OPNC Trillium

On Saturday, April 18th, the staff and volunteers at Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre and Community Youth in Action Network (CYAN) hosted a funder and volunteer appreciation event. Read more...

Federal Conservative Perspective: Federal Budget 2015-2016

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Friday, April 24, 2015 3:30 PM

Canadian Quarters Lined Up

After years of spending billions to fight the great recession, followed by years of spending discipline, our federal budget is now balanced. At the height of the recession we were spending $55.6B a year more than came in to create economic activity and help those in need. That was temporary and targeted. Since that time, by freezing, reducing and eliminating spending in many areas, just like families do, our government is now in surplus of $1.4B. Read more...

Sunny California Cabernet Sauvignon

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Friday, April 24, 2015 10:00 AM

California Cabernet Sauvignon

The song "It never rains in Southern California..." might need some updating these days to include the entire state for the fact it has hardly rained in California over the past several years. Although drought conditions continue throughout and water consumption is an issue, at the moment there is no shortage of big ripe fruit-forward wines we have come to expect from this wine region. Read more...

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