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Making a Difference this Giving Season

It always surprises me how quickly the holiday season arrives. With holiday parties, gift shopping and year end business to tie up, it’s certainly a...
November 20, 2014 9:00 AM

“From my head to my heart”

For Terry Smith and Francine Landry, volunteering with and supporting United Way Oakville wasn’t the result of a special ‘aha’ moment. That part came later....
November 19, 2014 4:00 PM

New Installation Unveiled as part of Sheridan’s Temporary Contemporary Initiative

Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus in Oakville is home to new public art with the selection of Jon Sasaki’s work for the Temporary Contemporary installation. Like this:Like...
November 19, 2014 2:00 PM

Theatre Sheridan sets the stage for an exciting new season for 2014/15

Theatre Sheridan proudly announces the line-up of shows for its 42nd season, featuring a blend of Broadway classics, rare gems and innovative, immersive theatrical experiences....
November 19, 2014 9:00 AM

Community members are invited to attend speaking engagement by award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer

Parents, staff members and Grade 7-12 students are invited to attend a free book talk with world-renowned Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer on Thursday, December...
November 19, 2014 9:00 AM

3 Accessory Cheats To Look More Successful

We’ve all at some point embellished how successful we really are, or alluded to making more money than we actually do. Yet there is something...
November 18, 2014 10:30 AM

S.C.R.A.M. – Criminals are not welcome in our neighbourhood!

Halton Regional Police launch Security Camera Registration and Monitoring (S.C.R.A.M.) Program, a new Crime Prevention and Investigative Tool. Like this:Like Loading...

Bronte Village’s Christmas Tree Lighting & Carol Sing

Bundle up, bring your camera, and come down to Centriller Square at Lakeshore Road West and Jones Street which is south of Sobey’s. Experience the...
November 17, 2014 4:30 PM

Santa has arrived in Oakville!

OakvilleNews.Org is happy to report that Santa arrived in Oakville safely on Friday night just in time to oversee the tree lighting ceremonies in Kerr...
November 17, 2014 9:00 AM

Blades Grab Sixth Straight Victory With 6-2 Win Over Hamilton

Blades Grab Sixth Straight Victory With 6-2 Win Over Hamilton

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Steven Ellis

Saturday, November 22, 2014
6:20 PM

The Oakville Blades grabbed their sixth victory in a row on Friday, scoring four goals in the second period in an eventual 6-2 victory over the Hamilton Red Wings. Read more...

Oakville Grade 8s flash mob for charity’s Christmas fundraiser

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Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 PM

Flash mob in Oakville Place Nov 19

It may have seemed like an ordinary day at the Oakville Place shopping centre, but then the opening keys of Dan Macaulay’s Hope is Here could be heard booming from the loudspeakers. A group of St. Marguerite d’Youville Grade 8s began moving to the beat in choreographed synchronization, until all 60 students had taken over the mall. Read more...

Oakville Innovation Awards celebrate excellence in engineering and technology

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Friday, November 21, 2014 9:00 AM

innovation-awards, 2014, Oakville, Ontario

The Oakville Innovation Awards were handed out last night at the Oakville Conference Centre to six Oakville businesses for their outstanding contributions in the field of engineering and technology. The award recipients demonstrated excellence in product/process development or research. Read more...

Halton Region considered hotspot for business

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Saturday, November 22, 2014 6:55 PM

Man making a call

Earlier this month, 200 real estate professionals from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) attended the Halton Real Estate Forum to learn about the importance of business location and access to top talent, and how Halton Region has become an economic hotspot for these key success factors. Read more...

Economic update: Unemployment in Halton Region falls to 4 per cent

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Friday, November 21, 2014 9:00 AM

scrabble: hiring,

According to Halton’s most recent economic update, the region’s unemployment rate in the second quarter of this year (April-June) was 4 per cent – significantly below Halton Region’s five-year average unemployment rate of 5.5 per cent. Read more...