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In Memory of Betty Kading

Some insight and thoughts on for me the best Town Crier ever, my friend! Betty and I met when she became Oakville’s first Town Crier.

“All in the Mind” Art Exhibition

The idea of memory and how it relates to painting is intertwined. This exhibition features a variety of work by 14 artists and their explorations...
October 18, 2014 8:00 AM

Oakville Nudges St. Michael’s For 5-3 Victory

The game between the Oakville Blades and the St. Michaels Buzzers was tight through all 60 minutes, but it would be Oakville who would escape...
October 18, 2014 7:00 AM

Man fatally shot by Halton Regional Police Officer at Oakville’s Monte Carlo Inn

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a fatal police shooting in Oakville.

Take a minute. Take my call.

This week I have spent most of my time talking with candidates who are not looking for new jobs. They have jobs and they like...
October 17, 2014 12:00 PM

Wow! Navarra and Rosado: Sommelier’s Perspective

“The Wines of Navarra: Wow!” is the title of a recent seminar I attended in Toronto about wine produced in the northern area of Spain. Barry Brown,...
October 17, 2014 10:00 AM

Oakville Town Council Elections 2014: Ward 6: Gurinder Singh

Mr. Gurinder Singh, a 20 year resident of Oakville, threw his hat into the ring to become a town councillor for Ward 5 on September...
October 16, 2014 3:00 PM

Thank You Hazel – Women Owe You One

“Women have to work harder”. I knew that already, but I have not said it aloud lately, lest people think I am whining or trying...
October 15, 2014 4:30 PM

Clearview’s Nation Bank Robbed

The Halton Police Service is requesting the publics assistance in identifying a bank robbery suspect.

Letter to Editor: Longo supports Wyecroft Bridge to ease congestion

Dear Municipal Leaders, Thank you for your commitment to our community and public service. We wish you all the best in the upcoming elections.

It’s no longer under the radar

It’s no longer under the radar

A Candidate's Perspective for Ward 5's Town & Regional Councillor

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Monday, October 20, 2014 3:00 PM

It’s been said that in a political campaign, a day is like a year. Well, when I entered this race there were indeed some serious issues that compelled me to seek office to once again serve the people. Read more...

The Ultimate Test

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 10:00 AM

Ancient Roman Gold Coin

Sometimes it seems that life is a long series of tests. I remember a friend had a series of challenges: two close relatives died within a short time, his marriage and job disappeared. A cancer diagnosis was the last straw. Read more...

Ward 5 Issues : What Can and Is Being Done

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Monday, October 20, 2014 4:00 PM

Ward 5, Gridlock, Traffic, Congestion, Jeff Knoll

I've had the pleasure on knocking on many doors and listening carefully to what you are saying. The issues that I keep hearing from them are Air Traffic, Taxes, Gridlock, and controlling Growth and Development and the impacts on existing communities. Read more...

Please No: Why Oakville Should Not Even be Mulling a Land Transfer Tax

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Monday, October 20, 2014 6:00 PM

Real Estate For Sale Sign

Seriously, a municipal land transfer tax (MLTT) for Oakville? Great idea if you want to make it more expensive for new buyers to get into the market, cut into baby boomers’ nest eggs and generally slow down homebuying. Read more...

The lingering effects of negative political allegations

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:00 AM

Ward 6 candidate Max Khan

During the last several weeks, I've had a clear view of what is happening during this municipal campaign. One of the issues I've observed is the effect of negative allegations and how we as an electorate must separate fact from perception. Read more...