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Official portrait of Governor General of Canada David Johnston

Canada’s Governor General to Visit Oakville


Thursday, December 10, 2015 9:15 AM

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be in Oakville on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 to deliver a keynote address during a dinner hosted by the Oakville Community Foundation, in ...

Proposed Bill C-51, Canadian Flag

New Liberal Policies effect on Policing in Oakville: Halton Police Chief’s Perspective


Wednesday, October 21, 2015 2:15 PM

The following response by Halton Police Chief Tanner, was provided to OakvilleNews.Org when he was asked to comment on a Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) press release, regarding potential changes to policing by ...

Canadian Flag waving reflected off mirrored building

An Economist’s Perspective on the Federal & Provincial Budget for 2015


Monday, April 27, 2015 10:00 AM

Yes, they could have been better, or at least I think so. Then again it is almost impossible for an economist to look at a government fiscal plan and think that (in the words of ...

Canadian Quarters Lined Up

Federal Conservative Perspective: Federal Budget 2015-2016


Friday, April 24, 2015 3:30 PM

After years of spending billions to fight the great recession, followed by years of spending discipline, our federal budget is now balanced. At the height of the recession we were spending $55.6B a year more ...

Eye Ball

Editorial: Bill C-51, Human Rights & Civil Liberties


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:00 AM

It was mid-August 1970, when my high school friend Eddie told me a secret that changed Canada. Back then, few of our Anglo-Montrealer crowd spoke French as well as Eddie. He spent his summers up ...

Pioneer Gas Lighted Sign - 99 cents/litre, Bronte Road, QEW, December 12, 2014, Oakville

Are Falling Gas Prices a Gift or a Curse?


Saturday, December 13, 2014 9:00 AM

Okay, I’ll admit it: last time I filled up my car, I was happy to pay less rather than more. For a minute it was like I’d done something clever and found a way to ...

National War Memorial

Letter to the Editor: Remember Canada is Not Lost


Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:30 AM

On October 23rd, Canadians both at home and abroad awoke knowing that a part of them was lost forever. The tragic events of the October 22nd shootings in Ottawa horrified our nation and revealed some ...

Vanessa with her father Terence Young MP Oakville

Vanessa’s Law unanimously passed in House of Commons


Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:30 AM

The Government of Canada welcomes amendments that would strengthen transparency in the proposed patient safety legislation Vanessa’s Law (Bill C-17).

Thomas Muclair

An Open Letter to NDP Leader, Honourable Thomas Mulcair


Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:55 AM

Dear Hon. Thomas Mulcair, I am pleased to note that Bill C-17, Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) has all party support in the House at Second Reading today, subject to potential amendments.

Teen driver

Saving Lives during Canada Road Safety Week


Sunday, May 11, 2014 9:00 AM

May 13th-19th, 2014 will mark Canada Road Safety Week, a national campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This campaign is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential ...

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