January 2016 Archive

The Al Balkhi family with Peter Goodspeed, Heather Donaldson, Abdul Qayyam Mufti, Sandra Onufryk, Katy Joaquim and the Rev. Dr. Morar Murray-Hayes

Flames of Hope: A Christian Perspective

The first Syrian refugee family sponsored by a group in Oakville arrived on the 21st of December. For the interfaith group that sponsored them, it was a wonderful Hanukah-Christmas gift. This is a very Canadian ...

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Craft a Smoother, Better Resume: A Recruiter’s Perspective

I read resumes for a living. I read other stuff too but resumes are the main focus during the day (and sometimes evenings, much to my husband’s consternation).

Kevin Choi who is an Asian Male with longer hair side parted wearing a black Jacket

Oakville’s Kevin Choi goes missing from Glen Abbey Home: Police Request Assistance

Mr. Choi has been located, safe, sound and in good health.  He is with family.  Halton police thanks the media and the public for their attention to this matter.

Cultural Heritage Landscape Glen Abbey Golf Course

Oakville Council to Debate Interim Control By-Law on Glen Abbey

A staff recommendation for Council to pass an Interim Control By-law (ICB) to restrict the use of the Glen Abbey Golf Course to its existing uses for a period of one year will be debated ...

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Halton District School Board celebrates Black History Month

In recognition of February’s Black History Month, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned events and initiatives to celebrate and honour the contributions of black Canadians, past and present.

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Tentative agreements reached with Halton District Educational Assistants’ Association and PSSP-OSSTF District 20 Halton

The Halton District School Board is pleased to announce that two tentative local agreements have been reached with H.D.E.A.A. and P.S.S.P.-O.S.S.T.F. District 20 Halton.

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Kerr Village Shopper’s Drug Mart Robbed – Police Requesting Assistance

The Halton Regional Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred at the Shoppers Drug Mart, 550 Kerr Street, Oakville at the north-west corner of Kerr Street and Speers Road.

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Local MP Invites Residents to Get Active on Family Day Weekend

Pam Damoff, MP of Oakville North-Burlington, is encouraging both family time and active living by inviting residents to join her on Family Day weekend for a free outdoor skate at Bronte Creek Provincial Park in ...

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Oakville MP John Oliver conducts extensive community consultations on economic solutions

Throughout the month of January, MP John Oliver conducted pre-budget consultations in Oakville to gather community input on economic solutions.

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Body Found in Oakville’s College Park Neighbourhood: Foul-Play Not Suspected

On Thursday January 28, 2016 at 9:00am, Halton Regional Police responded to a report of a male body lying on the ground outside an apartment building on Queens Ave in the Town of Oakville.

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