Tag Archive "liveable-oakville"

GO Train from above at Oakville Station

Liveable Oakville: Time To Grow Up

My first introduction to the power of urban planning came courtesy of a trek I made as a teenager hitchhiking down the west coast of the United States and spending some time in Portland on ...

Town of Oakville Employment & Commercial Review

As part of the town’s Official Plan Review, we are looking at lands that provide for local jobs, shopping and services. These lands are known as employment and commercial lands.

hand holding Canadian Currency: $5, $10, & $20 Bills

Does Oakville Really Have a “AAA” Credit Rating?

While the “Oakville Beaver” buoyantly endorsed Mr. Burton in this election – the wisdom of such an endorsement is certainly debatable.

Saw-whet Golf Course under threat of development: Voice Your Opinion

This is the public’s opportunity to “officially” speak up about the proposed development in the Merton Lands. The developer’s current proposal would develop 85% of Saw-whet Golf Course and result in 875 residential units plus ...

Karen Brock Photographer, People tour woodlands during the fall

Merton Lands Need Not be Re-Zoned

The capacity crowd caused some of you to be prevented from getting into the meeting room because of fire regulations, and others have told me they went home because they couldn’t find a parking space. That is unfortunate ...

Council calls on province to return to principle of making “growth pay for growth”

Oakville Council is calling on the Province of Ontario to return to the principle of making “growth pay for growth” in its response to the provincial Development Charges in Ontario consultation document. The town highlighted several current ...

And the experts say …

When the Town of Oakville launches the Downtown Plan this Thursday, the audience will hear from an expert guest panel on how culture, urban design, accessibility and commerce can enhance, transform and elevate a community ...

Open house for the Trafalgar Road Corridor Study

Trafalgar Road Corridor Planning Study Open house will be on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Oakville Town Hall’s South Atrium.  Your input is important! The Town of Oakville appreciates your feedback and ideas and we ...

Oakville Council passes new Development Charges By-law

On Monday night, Oakville Council approved the Development Charges (DC) Background study and passed revised DC By-law 2013-020 to ensure Oakville continues to recover a significant share of costs associated with growth-related services and infrastructure. ...