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Oakville Real Estate Update: January 2015

The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board has released the first official outlook of the 2015 local real estate market.  Stats look favourable for those...
February 26, 2015 9:00 AM

Oakville Wins with MyOakvilleHydro Contest!

To encourage registration for paperless billing and our online customer portal, Oakville Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. (“Oakville Hydro”) held a contest and encouraged customers to...
February 25, 2015 12:30 PM

Protect Your Property Day

The Halton Regional Police is supporting today’s launch of the 2015 Crime Prevention Campaign by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and its...
February 25, 2015 12:00 PM

Halton Police Crack Down on Speeding Drivers on Dundas Street in Oakville

After receiving a RoadWatch complaint, Halton Police conducted some directed traffic patrol in an area in the Town of Oakville and the results are shocking....
February 25, 2015 8:20 AM

Heavy Flurries & Blowing Snow Advisory for Oakville: February 24, 2015

Yup, it is time to welcome another nasty bit of weather for tonight. It’s going to make this evening’s commute a bit of a nightmare....
February 24, 2015 4:55 PM

Oakville’s 2015 Citizen Survey shows satisfaction rate at 85%

The Town of Oakville’s 2015 Citizen Survey results are in! According to the results of the survey conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights, 87 per cent...
February 24, 2015 3:00 PM

Editorial: What the Mayor and Town Can Learn from China

China’s Ambassador to Canada wisely chose at the last minute to ditch a photo opportunity to meet with Canada’s third party leader at a Chinese...
February 23, 2015 6:00 PM

Halton District School Board’s Director David Euale retires August 2015

At the regularly scheduled Halton District School Board meeting of Wednesday, February 18, 2015, trustees accepted, with regret, the resignation of Director of Education David...
February 23, 2015 12:00 PM

Showering with your Plants: It’s a good thing

Showering with your plants down in the bottom of the stall or tub may seem like an odd thing to do but, in the middle...
February 23, 2015 11:00 AM

Oakville Blades Drop First Game to Orangeville After 41-Save Performance by Wyatt Pickrell

Oakville Blades Drop First Game to Orangeville After 41-Save Performance by Wyatt Pickrell


Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:00 AM

The Oakville Blades began their 2014-2015 playoff bid on a sour note, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Orangeville Flyers in the first game of the Southwest conference playoff series. Read more...

Forget the Fortune 500 in your Job Hunt


Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 AM

Chopped up banana

I am at a conference in Ottawa this week. Not just any conference but the annual meeting of the Canadian Nuclear Association. Read more...

Movie Review: Will Smith’s latest movie loses Focus


Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:00 AM


Enter a world of glitz, glamour, crafty dialogue and deceit. Beautiful women stroll along the beige alleys of Buenos Aires, Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) sits idly in a dapper summer outfit — observing his crack team of thieves from a supercar while they swiftly snatch jewelry and wallets. Read more...

2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay coming to Oakville on June 23


Friday, February 27, 2015 11:25 AM

Appachi - Mascot, PAN AM Games, 2015

Oakville’s community spirit will shine bright when the Pan Am flame arrives in Centennial Square on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 as part of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President’s Choice® and OLG.Plans are in the works for a community event to celebrate the occasion. Details, including specific timing, will be confirmed in May. Read more...

Ford’s Oakville Assembly adding 400 New Jobs


Thursday, February 26, 2015 9:35 AM

New 2015 Ford Edge, Oakville Assembly Plant

In a release press release issued this morning, February 26, 2015, Ford Canada announced that it will be hiring 400 new employees, who will be working on the assembly line for the all new EDGE. It's good to know that the $700 million investment by the province and feds has started to translate into real opportunities for Canadian workers. Read more...