October 2014 Archive

Interview like a Star – Don’t make these Mistakes

I polled a couple of colleagues today and was surprised at the rapid pile of responses I got to “biggest interview mistakes”.

Keith Bird

Councillor Keith Bird’s retirement party

Keith Bird decided back in August not to seek re-election as the Town & Regional Councillor of Ward 3 after being elected in 1976.

Oakville’s Climate Change Strategy and Primer

The Town of Oakville’s Climate Change Strategy and accompanying public outreach document, Oakville’s Climate Change Primer, are now available online. The strategy and primer were endorsed by Town Council at its September 22, 2014 meeting ...

Pathways, Which Path will you choose

Halton District School Boards: Pathways Planning Information Nights

The Halton District School Board is hosting several Pathways Planning Information Evenings over the next several months that will allow parents and Grades 7-12 students explore program opportunities that high schools have to offer in ...

Halloween Ap on a smart phone

What’s Happening in Oakville this Halloween

Oakville is buzzing this Halloween with events that will appeal to young and old. So get your calendar app open so you don’t miss a thing this Halloween.

Teacher in front of a class room of students

Halton Student Concussion Education Project engaging students

Grade 9 students were recently introduced to the Halton District School Board’s new concussion education program and say a classroom setting is an effective way to understand the dangers of serious head injuries.

a person holding there head

How Stress Impacts Your Body

We all have stressful events in our lives. Stress impacts each of us differently. Some of us dive head-first into a bag of chips when the going gets tough, while others hibernate at home, praying ...

House decorated for christmas - B&W Line Drawing

Santa Claus Colouring Contest

The Oakville Santa Claus Parade is pleased to launch its annual colouring contest, created again this year by award-winning cartoonist Steve Nease, well-known for his entertaining Pud cartoons.

Sean O'meara with dog

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 ...

Forgotten Crises to CNN Emergencies – from South Sudan to Ebola

Having spent the month of August in South Sudan, Stephen Cornish, Executive Director of Doctors Without Borders Canada (“MSF”) enlightened the Canadian Club audience about the hardships, sad stories and miracles that included feats of heroism ...

Next Page »