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Oakville to strengthen private tree protection by-law

Oakville’s tree canopy received a significant boost Monday, October 17, 2016 as Council voted to amend the town’s private tree protection by-law in an effort...
October 19, 2016 3:00 PM

Halton Regional Police Victim Services Unit Receives International Award for Excellence

The Halton Regional Police Service is pleased to announce that its Victim Services Unit (VSU) has received an Excellence in Victim Services Award from the...
October 19, 2016 2:45 PM

“The Men of Joshua Creek” Art Exhibition

A local gallery that is predominantly attended by female artists, Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre (JCHAC) will adorn its walls with the works of nine...
October 19, 2016 9:00 AM

Don’t miss Oakville’s 2016 Small Business Week Activities

“Small Business is Big in Canada”! Out of over 1.2 million businesses, a staggering 97% have fewer than 100 employees. Here is another thought to...
October 18, 2016 5:55 PM

Oakville YMCA Peace Awards: Who would you nominate?

According to Vishal and Ishan Vijay, “young people have the power to change the world”. This belief, born from witnessing extreme poverty in India, inspired...
October 18, 2016 5:00 PM

“Break the Silence” and GO PURPLE raising awareness about Child Abuse

On Wednesday, October 19th, the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS), Children’s Aid Societies (CAS) and key partners will mark Child Abuse Prevention Month...
October 18, 2016 10:30 AM

Town of Oakville appoints Paul Boissonneault as Deputy Fire Chief

Following an extensive national search, Paul Boissonneault has been appointed as Oakville’s deputy fire chief of operations. He assumes his new role starting Monday, October...
October 18, 2016 9:51 AM

A national strategy for operational stress injuries made in Oakville

A substantial and unanimous report Healthy Minds, Safe Communities: Supporting our Public Safety Officers was tabled at Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security which provides a...
October 18, 2016 9:15 AM

New Report by Ontario & Oakville Chambers of Commerce Kicks-Off 2016 Small Business Week

To mark the beginning of Small Business Week 2016, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, released the report...
October 18, 2016 9:00 AM

Federal Youth Advisory Council up and running in Oakville North Burlington

Federal Youth Advisory Council up and running in Oakville North Burlington


Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:15 AM

Following in the footsteps of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, over 140 MPs have initiated Constituency Youth Councils across Canada with the goal of connecting young Canadians with opportunities for civic engagement and public service. The first meeting of the newly created Oakville North-Burlington Youth Advisory Council was held on October 12, 2016, at the old Palmero School House. Read more...

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Oakville’s Shell Park recognized by North American landscape design competition


Friday, October 21, 2016 9:30 AM

Shell Park

Oakville’s Shell Park is more than just a popular destination for local gardening enthusiasts. Thanks to the creative efforts of the town’s horticulture staff, it’s now home to an award-winning garden recently recognized by a North American landscape design competition. Read more...

Oakville Events this Weekend: October 22 & 23, 2016


Friday, October 21, 2016 9:05 AM

Strolling through the walk-a-thon. Grown ups find the monsters... pups find a good chew stick LOL

Welcome to the weekend, and the fall weather in Oakville. You've got a number of fun things to do in town, whether you are a morning or evening person. Downtown Oakville continues it celebration of fall with carriage rides. The Oakville Blades will play against Burlington at the Sixteen Mile Sport Complex. If you have a great love of dogs why not head over to Westwood Park in Kerr Village and take part in The Dog Rescuers: Mutt & Monsters Walk-a-thon. Read more...

Board chair sleeps in car for a week to raise awareness for Halton’s homeless


Friday, October 21, 2016 10:00 AM

Car with Sleeping Bag

More than 750 Halton families are forced to sleep in their cars, on a friend’s couch, on the street, or in a shelter on any given night of the week. Read more...

Movie Review: Going Back to Principals


Friday, October 21, 2016 9:00 AM

Film review for the new action blockbuster Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, opening in theatres October 21st, 2016.

It’s hard to argue that anything besides the good old-fashioned action blockbuster at the multiplex is the #1 draw to the movies. And there’s good reason why; almost everyone enjoys the spectacle, the action, and the grandiose size they can be. If it’s soulless, explosive action on the big screen you want - Jack Reacher 2 has you covered. Read more...