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Building Hi-Tech Halton

When Ford opened its Oakville Assembly in 1953, Halton became a prime manufacturing centre in Ontario. New development quickly covered farmland as people flocked to the region for the high-paying automotive jobs the plant offered. It was ...

Halton Police Drone: High-Tech Surveillance

Increasingly key components on foreign battlefields, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are slowly starting to trickle back home. And with its Canadian-made Aeryon Scout, Halton Regional Police are on the forefront of domestic drone use.

Oakville’s Favourite Party Drug: MDMA

It’s a common scene at parties across the area. As the music blares and the alcohol begins to buzz, someone pulls from their pocket a small baggie filled with quartz-like crystals. They can be small ...

42 Hits Three Bases, Not a Home Run

42 is the story of Jackie Robinson and the breaking of baseball’s colour barrier. It’s a compelling movie that lacks much nuance or subtlety, saved by its timeless message and powerful themes. Robinson, played by ...

Have a drink, won’t you? Canadians bought $21 billion in booze last year

Telsa Model S – The New Must Have Oakville Car?

A Tesla Motors showroom is unlike any other automaker’s. The lone Canadian outlet is on the ground floor at Yorkdale Mall across from the Apple Store. It’s a small sliver of space with a clean ...

Liveable Oakville: Where are the Trees?

Concerned citizens filled the Trafalgar room at Oakville’s town hall last night to discuss various sustainability issues around the town. Led by Liz Benneian, president of the environmental citizens group Oakvillegreen, much of the meeting focused on the ...