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Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, I Object! Letter to the Editor

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Friday, June 23, 2017 7:35 AM

I am writing to express my objection to the government’s proposed Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan.

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More Support for People Living with Dementia, and Their Families

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Saturday, May 6, 2017 9:00 AM

As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is improving access to high-quality care for people living with dementia and their care partners. There are approximately 175,000 people in Ontario living with dementia, with the number ...

Theatre Review: Senza Luce is a Sensational Light

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Saturday, April 15, 2017 7:30 AM

It’s rare to find a new, completely original story in contemporary musical theatre. But there’s a blessing in Oakville with Senza Luce, and it’s world premiere production now playing at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus. The ...

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Ontario Adds 28,800 Jobs in January

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Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Employment in Ontario increased by 28,800 in January — bolstered by gains in manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing, and accommodation and food services sectors.

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Ontario to add 100,000 new and affordable day care spaces

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Monday, September 26, 2016 1:15 PM

Within the next five years, the Ontario government will create an additional 100,000 new, licensed child care spaces for Ontario’s working families.

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Canada Road Safety Week: time to be extra careful!

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:45 AM

For the next seven days, until the end of the Victoria Day weekend, motorists who travel anywhere within the Region of Halton – from our urban centres to our rural areas – can expect to ...

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Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt applaud Crombie Report Recommendations

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Friday, December 18, 2015 9:00 AM

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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Ontario Announces First 58 Grocery Store Locations to Sell Beer: 3 in Oakville

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:00 AM

The government is delivering on its promise to allow beer sales in grocery stores by announcing the first 58 locations across the province where Ontarians will be able to buy beer.

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Mayor Burton thanks the province for passing Bill 73

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015 8:30 AM

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’s Business Community Questions How Ontario’s new Cap and Trade will Impact Them

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 3:15 PM

Oakville businesses are expressing concern and uncertainty around the Provincial government’s recent announcement on its planned implementation of a cap and trade system.

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