March 2015 Archive

Parkinson’s Disease Affects Men More Than Women

“Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis, Research and Treatment” – a disease that often affects a family member or friend and impacts on the lives that surround our afflicted loved one and the lives of the families involved.

Eye Ball

Editorial: Bill C-51, Human Rights & Civil Liberties

It was mid-August 1970, when my high school friend Eddie told me a secret that changed Canada. Back then, few of our Anglo-Montrealer crowd spoke French as well as Eddie. He spent his summers up ...

Greenbelt Fund honours Halton Healthcare

Halton Healthcare Services (HHS) was recently honoured as Local Food Champions in the Broader Public Sector by the Greenbelt Fund at the 2015 Local Food Symposium in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The provincial award recognized Halton Healthcare Food ...

Max Khan, John Oliver

In memory of Max Khan

Max’s sudden, untimely passing came as a terrible shock. I have known Max for eight years, having worked with him on several hospital initiatives before we became federal Liberal colleagues.


Federal Liberal Candidate Max Khan Funeral Arrangements

The family of Max Khan has provided the following information about his funeral, which will be held on Monday, March 30, 2015. 

hand holding healthy soil

Gettin’ Dirty: A Master Gardener’s Perspective

This is the UN Year of Soil so let’s talk about how we can treat it better…and why. We’re learning so much, so quickly and ‘best practices’ are changing month by month. To till, or ...

Close up of a lit candle wick


Remember the ridiculous case of the first sign that Jesus did at the wedding in Cana? How he turned about 600 litres of water into wine? or that story about the father who recklessly gives ...

Max Khan

Federal Liberal Candidate, Max Khan dies suddenly at OTMH

Max Khan the councillor for Ward 6 in Oakville and the nominated Federal Liberal candidate for North Oakville/Burlington has passed away. He was a resident of Oakville for the past 25 years, and served as a ...

Samuel Roy-Bois, Not a new world, just an old trick (installation view), SFU Gallery,

Samuel Roy-Bois: Not a new world, just an old trick

Oakville Galleries is pleased to announce the opening of our spring exhibition Not a new world, just an old trick, a large scalable structure by Vancouver-based artist Samuel Roy-Bois.

Movie Review: Home is a familiar yet heartwarming adventure.

The cute, squishy alien creatures in Dreamworks’ latest picture — based on the acclaimed children’s book The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex — come to earth looking for a place to hide from their ...

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