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Mayor Burton’s statement on the 2016 Ontario Budget

The release of the 2016 Ontario Budget last week demonstrated a clear partnership between the Province and municipalities.

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January 9, 2016 Declared as Moonshine Cafe Day in Oakville

Mayor Rob Burton and Councillor Cathy Duddeck were on hand at the Moonshine Café in Kerr Village to present café owners John and Jane Marlatt with the Town of Oakville proclamation declaring January 9, 2016 ...

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Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt applaud Crombie Report Recommendations

The recommendations of the Crombie Report are a positive high-level step towards improving Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans, and Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt (MLGB) support the province embracing and enacting the report recommendations in a timely ...

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Mayor Burton thanks the province for passing Bill 73

The provincial government’s Bill 73, the Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, changes the way municipalities’ fund and plan growth through the Development Charges Act and the Planning Act.

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Oakville Mayor’s Student Holiday Card Contest opens today

Mayor Burton is holding his first-ever student holiday card contest for children in Grade 1 – 8.

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Auto Mayors say TPP must keep CANADA-U.S. auto trade rules harmonized

In a letter to the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, the Ontario Auto Mayors have urged the federal government to keep the automotive trade rules harmonized between Canada and the U.S. in the ...

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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.

Mayor Rob Burton with Bring it to Council! student Councillors (L-R) William Sherren, Raaed Majid, Trey Magrin, Emily Hutchinson, Julia Xu, Erin Wright, Bethan Gorman, Gabriella Pareja-Duque, Evan Ibbott, Jacob Pierog, Zoe Perenack and Michael Tahir. (L-R) Instructional Program Leader, Leanne Rust, Halton District School Board, and Lead Teacher Jennifer Moore, Palermo Public School.

Grade 5 Students participate in Mock Town Council

Twelve Grade 5 Oakville students assumed the role of Oakville Town Councillors when they presented and debated their Livable Oakville idea in the first-ever Bring it to Council! competition this afternoon in Council Chambers.

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Ontario Auto-Mayors Roundtable support government funding to the auto sector

The Ontario Auto-Mayors Roundtable support the federal and provincial governments’ investment of $101 million to Linamar Corporation, a parts and auto manufacturer, which is expected to create jobs in the sector.