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


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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Kerr Street Mission preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees


Wednesday, November 25, 2015 4:15 PM

“We’ve already been preparing to do more,” says Gary O’Neill, Executive Director of Oakville’s Kerr Street Mission. “KSM has reached out to other local organizations to identify and leverage the support that is available for ...

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In Conversation with Premier Kathleen Wynne


Thursday, October 15, 2015 8:30 AM

On October 13th, Premier Wynne arrived at the Liberal candidate Pam Damoff’s office in her official government issued black Suburban, including driver and security detail. Pam Damoff is running in the new Federal riding of ...

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Building an Active and Healthy Oakville


Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:15 PM

Ontario is helping people of all ages and abilities in Oakville lead active and healthy lives. 

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Local Business Leaders Press Government on Regional Issues


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:00 PM

Local business leaders from Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) chambers of commerce and boards of trade met with Ontario cabinet ministers yesterday to discuss key issues impacting the regional economy.

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ActiveChefs Receives Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant


Friday, May 22, 2015 8:00 AM

Thanks to new funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), ActiveChefs, a federal not-for-profit organization that promotes a healthy active lifestyle for young people, will be able to expand operations throughout Halton.

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Connecting Oakville Seniors with the Care They Need to Live Independently


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:30 PM

Ontario is helping more seniors maintain their strength and recover from illness or injury so they can continue to live more independently.

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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 ...

Ontario Helps Oakville Athletes Pursue their Quest for Gold


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 9:30 AM

The Ontario government is supporting local athletes as they train and prepare to represent Canada at national and international competitions. This year 15 athletes from Oakville have been awarded funding through Ontario’s Quest for Gold program. ...

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Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: Is it good for you?


Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:00 AM

The provincial government is concerned that a lot of Ontarians are not putting aside enough money to retire. It has introduced the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) Act. If passed, it creates a framework to ...

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