February 2016 Archive

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Ash tree removals continue in Oakville’s woodlands

On Monday, February 29, 2016 the town will begin year two of the Woodlands Hazard Abatement program to remove ash trees killed by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) from the town’s woodlands. The town is ...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month in Oakville

The Halton Regional Police Service would like to remind citizens that March 2016 is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. This is the 12th anniversary of the annual education and awareness campaign that encourages Canadians to ...

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Forbes ranks Oakville’s Sheridan College among Top 250 Canadian Employers

Sheridan has been named as the 13th top employer in Canada according to a new ranking released by Forbes magazine last week. Sheridan was the only college on the list, coming behind the University of ...

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Access to postsecondary education will be strengthened by the 2016 Ontario Budget investments

Postsecondary education in Ontario will be strengthened by the measures announced yesterday in the 2016 Ontario Budget, says Sheridan’s President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Jeff Zabudsky.

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Explore the Unexplored to Find the Best Careers: A Recruiter’s Perspective

I was at a conference in Ottawa recently. Not just any conference but the annual meeting of the Canadian Nuclear Association.

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When Good Change Starts, Expect Snap-Back: A Christian Perspective

If you cut out all the parts of the Bible that have to do with improving relationships, the Bible would simply not hold together. And it all starts with our relationship with God. When your relationship ...

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STRESS 2016 OMDREB Presidents Charity Gala: Supporting the Nanny Angel Network

Cancer is a scary (or dirty) word. One that brings with it, many stresses. To a mother with young children who has learned that she has cancer and must undergo treatment, this can be devastating ...

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The Politics of Race in Oakville

Recently a writer called to ask me to comment on the launch of Ontario’s long promised Anti-Racism Directorate to address discrimination and evidence based disparities in the province. She asked me a very un-Canadian question.

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McGlynn Steals the Show as Oakville Wins Final Regular Season Game 3-2

Brendan McGlynn put on a show in Oakville’s final game of the 2015-2016 regular season, beating the Aurora Tigers by a score of 3-2 on Friday night.

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Busted: Suspect tries to steal car from Budd’s Chevy in Oakville: Police Search for 2nd Suspect

On Friday, February 25, 2016, Police were called by HARP Security at 1:43 a.m. after they spotted two males in the fenced compound at 410 S.Service Rd W – Budds Chev.

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