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sunset over Morden Road, Oakville, Ontario,

New private tree protections on the horizon

This month, Council will be voting on new amendments that will strengthen our current private tree protections and better preserve our current tree canopy.

Justin Trudeau, John Oliver, Pam Damoff

Oakville’s New Partners in Ottawa: Oakville Mayoral Perspective

All those who put themselves forward for election to represent us in Parliament are to be thanked for the generosity of their offering of their time and talent in the election yesterday. The calibre of ...

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Federal Election 2015: Our Mayor’s Perspective

I have been working with other mayors and with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) to get local issues on the national agenda. We have had increasing ...

The Health of Oakville’s Economy presented to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce

Thank you very much for the kind introduction. You are a very important audience because of your role in the health of Oakville’s economy. Speaking with you is a highlight of every year for me. Let’s thank ...

Karen Brock Photographer, People tour woodlands during the fall

Saving the 14 Mile Creek Valley Merton Lands

Like you Council and I are concerned about what will happen to the lands in the Merton Study area, which encompasses all the undeveloped land between 3rd Line and Bronte Road and from North Service ...

Canada Post announces community mailboxes are coming to Oakville

Canada’s federal government has exclusive jurisdiction over Canada Post’s mail and its delivery. Canada Post even has the right to use municipal rights-of-way for its post boxes and community mailboxes.

Town of Oakville Holiday Update – Lowest Tax Increase in 15 years

2013 was a year full of milestones and positive momentum in Oakville. As a Council, we’ve been steadily controlling growth, debt and taxes to just what fits environmentally and economically. We’re adding community facilities, protecting our ...