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Use of Social Media by Mayor Rob Burton: Private or Official?

At council today, a member of the public asked Oakville Town Council to send an affidavit to the integrity commissioner regarding the Mayor Burton’s tweet about Stephen Harper’s decision to hire private security on top ...

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Federal Election 2015: Our Mayor’s Perspective

I have been working with other mayors and with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) to get local issues on the national agenda. We have had increasing ...

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No Code of Conduct complaints during an election. WHAT?

In 2008, Oakville established a “Code of Conduct” (“the Code”), pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, regulating both the behaviours and ethical conduct expected of members of Council members (and the Mayor) – by prohibiting ...

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Time for youth to dip their feet into politics

Anyone who has talked to youth about politics knows it can feel like you’re talking to a wall. Everybody has an opinion, and that comes with the right to share it. But to people in ...

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The Electorate are Never Wrong

It was both a pleasure – and an honour – to have participated as a Mayoral candidate in the recent 2014 Municipal election process. Although this sentiment is probably shared by all municipal candidates, there ...

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Burton, incumbents receive solid endorsements

It was a night for incumbents in Oakville and throughout Halton as virtually all returning candidates were re-elected. Two-term Oakville Mayor Rob Burton romped to a lopsided victory over challenger John McLaughlin, garnering 27,727 votes ...

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Oakville Votes 2014: Who Won

The election is over, and with so many who donated their time and energy to run. Thank you! We hope that if you were not elected, you will continue supporting our great town. Over 41,921 ...

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Voting Day in Oakville: What to do and Who are the candidates

Voting Day Monday, October 27, 2014 is your day to vote for who you feel will best represent you. Voting stations open at 10:00 AM and voting ends at 8:00 PM. Full Roaster of Candidates ...

A Tale of Two Mayoral Candidates: Fiscal Restraint or Financial Mismanagement?

When it comes to political campaigns, sound bites dominate. Bits of information packaged as succinctly as possible are designed to catch the attention of a public whose collective mind may not be as keenly focused ...

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It’s no longer under the radar

It’s been said that in a political campaign, a day is like a year. Well, when I entered this race there were indeed some serious issues that compelled me to seek office to once again ...

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