September 2016 Archive

Blue Jay in Flight

This weekend in Oakville: October 1 & 2, 2016

It’s Culture Days in Oakville with events taking place in  Bronte Village,  and Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. You can learn to belly dance, paint, or take in a little yoga. So, even ...

Movie Review: More Poor than Peculiar

Tim Burton has been inconsistent with his movies the last decade, with both masterpieces (Sweeney Todd, Big Eyes) and blunders (Alice in Wonderland, Dark Shadows) as of late. I’m sorry to say his latest film, ...

Shimon Peres

Oakville Remembers: Shimon Peres

Today, we are remembering one of Israel’s most important leaders, Shimon Peres, who was 93. He was a firsthand witness and often a participant in every moment in Israel’s history.

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Chime the Bells of Freedom!

Never have I been at a public gathering more moving than that of the opening of the African American Museum adjacent the Washington Monument in the American capital a few days ago. Given the rapid ...

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Halton Catholic Board Welcomes Parents & Students to Information Evenings

The Halton Catholic District School Board is pleased to host a variety of information sessions for parents and students to learn more about the programs and educational pathways available. Advanced Placement (AP) Information Evenings Advanced ...

Beer Steins

Thinking of driving impaired? New Rules effective October 2, 2016

Driving impaired by drugs or alcohol is dangerous – it costs lives, money and your license. Now, thanks to the amendments to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), it is going to cost you more. Ontario ...

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Oakville Receiving Increased Funding for Community Health Organization

Ontario is providing $4.1 million in 2016–17 to community health service providers across the province to keep these agencies in a state of good repair so patients can continue to receive high-quality care in a ...

Madeline Schizas and Natalie Walker have been identified as part of Skate Canada’s ‘Next Gen’

Two Oakville Girls Named to List of Top 10 Novice Figure Skaters in Canada

Novice figure skaters Madeline Schizas and Natalie Walker have been named to a list of the top 10 Skaters in their category in Canada and are headed to a training camp whose intention is to ...

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Six Golden Horseshoe Environmental Groups Join Forces to Encourage Ontario to Strengthen our Environmental Bill of Rights

Six environmental groups in Hamilton and Halton, including Environment Hamilton, Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, BurlingtonGreen, MiltonGreen Environmental Association, the Halton Environmental Network, and the Hamilton Blue Dot Committee, are joining forces in encouraging the Ontario government ...

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Mental Health Event to help prevent Suicide

On Friday, October 28, 2016 the Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition will host their annual meeting in Oakville. Mental health advocates Dr. Ian Dawe and Mark Henrick will present their perspectives on resiliency to highlight the ...

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