June 2015 Archive

After Restoration Johnson Paper

Town Council declares August Civic Holiday as ‘Emancipation Day’

On Monday, June 29, 2015, Town Council declared the first Monday in August, which is the Civic Holiday, to be named “Emancipation Day” in honour of Oakville’s African Canadian heritage and to celebrate freedom.

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Oakville’s Ward 6 Candidate: Asjad Hussain

Mr. Hussain’s passion for social work, desire for positive change and healthy community building is clearly apparent after our conversation about his decision to run for Ward 6’s town councillor seat.

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Oakville Transit introduces Home to Hub service in North Oakville

Oakville Transit is introducing a new on-request transit service called Home to Hub that will allow residents in newly developed areas north of Dundas to be picked up at home and dropped off at the ...

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Oakville’s EAB management program receives international recognition

Forestry professionals from Canada, the United States and Europe were provided with a guided tour of Oakville by forestry staff recently to get an up-close look at the town’s highly regarded EAB management program.

Oakville’s Canada Day 2015: Entertainment to Fireworks

Canada Day is always a great time to be in Oakville, and in particular Bronte Village which is pulling out all the stops to ensure that your Canada Day will be filled with great memories. 

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Seeds of Sacrifice: A Christian Perspective on Relationships

Jesus says, ‘The way God wants things is like someone scattering seed on the ground, and watching the seed sprout and grow, the sower still does not know how it happens.” Mark 4.26-34

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Tweet your Career: A Recruiter’s Perspective

Social media can be pretty intimidating. It is a platform built on sound bites and thought capsules. If you can’t say it in 140 characters, no one will hear you.

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SafeTalk: Friends helping Friends in Emotional Distress

Halton Regional Police, Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch, Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)  partner with Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition to further the conversation on Suicide Awareness and Prevention.

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This Weekend’s Oakville Events: June 26th to June 28th

This week Oakville has two big events: the Co-operators Oakville Family Ribfest taking place at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Road campus, and the Oakville Festivals of Film and Art. Along with those is weekend jam packed ...

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Halton Board appoints new Superintendent of Education to fill vacancy

At a Special Board meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, trustees with the Halton District School Board announced the appointment of Jacqueline Newton as Superintendent of Education, effective August 24, 2015.

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