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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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Better Public Transit For Oakville

Ontario’s Gas Tax Program is helping people in Oakville get out of their cars and onto public transit. Support from the province is paying off for Oakville, allowing Oakville Transit to make significant transit improvements ...

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Ontario Pension Plan: How will it affect you

Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it will expand the comparability rules under the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP).

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