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Updated emergency health services benefits Oakville

Ontario is enhancing and modernizing its emergency health services system to provide people in Oakville with increased flexibility and more options for medical transportation and paramedic services, to ensure they are receiving the right care ...

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$15 Minimum Wage’s Unintended Consequences

The provincial government has introduced legislation that will increase the current minimum wage by over 30% from $11.40 to $15.00 per hour over the next 18 months. Small business owners are expressing concern about the ...

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Helping People in Oakville Get Active

Province Investing in 127 Provincial and Oakville Sport and Recreation Programs which received $85,775.

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Ontario Cutting Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent

Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, lower electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers to provide significant rate relief and ensure greater fairness.

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QEW toll lanes coming to Oakville September 2016

On April 1, 2016 OakvilleNews.Org released an April Fools post about the town approving tolls at all entrances to Oakville. It appears the province was taking notes.

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Oakville Embraces in Theory of Ranked Balloting & Modernization of the Municipal Elections Act

Bill 181, Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016 has passed second reading at Queen’s Park and is currently under consideration by the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

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Halton Region Passes Water Quality Tests: Tap Water is Safe in Oakville

Recently Halton Region received a 100% pass on Water Quality testing from the Government of Ontario. Halton has a total of 11 plants of which two are in Oakville.

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Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt applaud Crombie Report Recommendations

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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Oakville’s Guide on how you can support Syrian Refugees

The federal government is working with Canadian organizations, private sponsors and all levels of government to help Syrian refugees resettle in Canada.

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More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations On The Way

The province is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $20 million this year from the Ontario Green Investment Fund to build more public charging stations for electric vehicles.

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