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April 7th COVID-19 Update for Oakville

This is the April 7th COVID-19 Update for Oakville. The updates will be date specific, but will only be released when significant changes occur. If...
April 7, 2020 5:00 PM

Oakville Transit Schedules Changed on April 5th 2020

Oakville Transit administration office is closed to the public until further notice. Additional cleaning and disinfecting treatment of the Oakville Transit fleet has been completed.

Dogs included in amended Physical Distancing By-Law

Yesterday (April 6, 2020) , Oakville Mayor Rob Burton amended the new physical distancing By-law 2020-054 signed last week to include keeping dogs on a...
April 7, 2020 12:38 PM

#OakvilleStrong – images of hope during COVID-19

#OakvilleStrong shows the strength an solidarity of our community during a time of great upheaval, and it is through simple gestures often by children the...
April 7, 2020 10:25 AM

A Boy Named Sue: Curmudgeon’s OpEd

Donald Trump likes to sue. Not only is it fun to sue, it is part of a system. Let’s pick a sample number to represent...
April 7, 2020 9:46 AM

Oakville Man Arrested for Arson and Weapons Offences

​In the early morning of Friday, April 3, 2020 a planter’s box in the vestibule of an apartment building located at 2185 Marine Drive, Oakville...
April 6, 2020 5:27 PM

April 6th COVID-19 Update for Oakville

This is the April 6th COVID-19 Update for Oakville. The updates will be date specific, but will only be released when significant changes occur. If...
April 6, 2020 5:00 PM

Ontario’s COVID-19 Update – April 6th

During these unprecedented times Ontarians are coming together to defeat this pandemic. These next couple of weeks will be critical to ensure our health-care system...
April 6, 2020 3:45 PM

$300 million in direct financial support for Ontario’s parents

The Ontario government is offering direct financial support to parents while Ontario schools and child care centres remain closed as a result of the COVID-19...
April 6, 2020 2:00 PM

Local Personal Protective Equipment Supply Status

Local Personal Protective Equipment Supply Status

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:46 PM

The declared outbreaks in two Regional long-term care homes this weekend has resulted in a greater need for Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”), including masks, gloves, face shields and gowns. PPE supplies are increasingly difficult to acquire and as such, the Region has submitted a request to the Ministry for emergency supplies, particularly masks, in accordance with the process established by the Province. Read more...

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COVID-19 Financial Support Programs: UPDATE

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:22 PM

COVID-19 Financial Support

Welcome back Friends!  I do hope you and your people are staying safe and sane! This seems to be my motto for getting through my first-ever pandemic – safety and sanity. Once we know that we’re on solid ground with our health (safety) and our mental health (sanity), we need to check in with our financial safety and sanity. Read more...

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Parents take a Mindful Self-Compassion Break

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:40 PM

Mindful Self-Compassion Break

As wonderful and magical being a parent can be … dealing with a hungry, screaming newborn; or a biting two-and-a-half-year-old; or a barrage of four-letter words from your sixteen-year-old; or even an irritable, worried adult child is tough at the best of times. Read more...

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Oakville’s businesses need quicker support to survive COVID-19

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 9:00 AM

Lakeshore Road East from Town Square

It's been a tough month for Oakville’s business community. They’re struggling to navigate the economic implications of COVID-19 and many are concerned about the future of their business. Read more...

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First Oakville Long-Term Care Home declared Covid-19 Outbreak

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:35 AM

Long-Term Care Oakville COVID-19 April 3 2020

On April 3, Dr. Meghani notified Regional Council that Public Health had declared an outbreak at Post Inn Village in Oakville after we were advised that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. On April 5, Dr. Meghani notified Regional Council that Public Health had declared an outbreak at Allendale Long-Term Care Home in Milton after an employee also tested positive for COVID-19. Read more...