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Ramsey Fayed

Oakville Man is Patient Spokesperson for Stem Cell Campaign

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Monday, April 24, 2017 4:00 PM

When 20-year-old Ramsey Fayed from Oakville started to feel his throat closing up at night, he knew that “something wasn’t right.” But what he didn’t realize was that his life was in danger. Ramsey was ...

OTHS Relay for Life

Oakville Trafalgar High School Relay for Life

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Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:00 AM

Relay for Life is a bi-annual overnight fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society that OTHS holds every two years. Students form teams of 8-12 and prior to the event, each individual fundraises at least $125 ...

measles

Potential measles exposures in Oakville

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Friday, March 31, 2017 4:38 PM

The Halton Region Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of measles in an Oakville resident that has led to potential exposures in public and health-care settings in Oakville during the period of March 21-29, ...

Youth sitting on a roof

Support Oakville Youth through Trauma

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:00 AM

Radius Child and Youth Services have been helping children, teens and families affected by abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence across the Greater Toronto Area.

Vaccine

Oakville Man confirmed with the 1st Case of Mumps in Halton

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Friday, March 10, 2017 6:30 PM

Ontario, particularly the Greater Toronto Area, is seeing an increase in confirmed cases of mumps primarily involving individuals 20 to 40 years of age.

Keynote Speaker Canadian Club Halton: Dr Julia Upton MD with Husband and Father: Part of Julia's Fan Club!

Dr. Julia Upton MD: “Food Allergy: Why, and What Can Be Done?” March 1 2017

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Julia Upton MD was the recent guest speaker at a Canadian Club of Halton dinner where she discussed the latest understanding of why food allergies have become so common. Her topic: “Food Allergy: Why, ...

Oakville Chamber YPEG Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Dawe Feb 16 2017: "Let's Continue the Conversation on Mental Health!"

A Conversation About Mental Illness With Dr. Ian Dawe – Oakville Chamber of Commerce – YPEG Feb. 16 2017

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Monday, February 20, 2017 3:00 PM

The Young Professional and Entrepreneur Group ( YPEG ) of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce invited Dr. Ian Dawe, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, to have a ‘conversation about mental health”.

Police using electric tracker

Project Lifesaver Halton Program helps locate Missing Person with Cognitive Disorders

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:30 PM

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) and other police services regularly respond to emergencies involving missing persons suffering a cognitive disorder. Project Lifesaver Halton is a proactive life protection program for individuals living with cognitive ...

Sparkler

New Year’s Eve in Oakville: December 31, 2016

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Saturday, December 31, 2016 6:45 AM

Like many, Oakvillians will be celebrating the New Year in style, whether they are heading out on the town at one of the many locations holding formal parties or staying home and watching a movie. ...

Senior Citizens

Shingles Vaccine Free for Oakville Seniors

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Friday, December 30, 2016 9:00 AM

Ontario is reminding seniors who are turning 65 in 2017 that, starting January 1,2017 they will be eligible to get the shingles vaccine free of charge, saving them approximately $170 and helping them stay healthy.

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