August 2017 Archive

Bill C-45 MP John Oliver, Town Hall, August 2017, Cannabis

Bill C-45 – Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis

Oakville was host to a town hall meeting on Bill C-45 – the legalization and regulation of cannabis with the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health at the Operating Engineers Conference Centre on Wednesday, August ...

Glen Abbey C. C. robbery part of GTA Crime Spree

Two youths were arrested by the Halton Regional Police Service on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, for their involvement in a GTA crime spree, spanning multiple jurisdictions including Oakville.

23rd Oakville Awards for Business Excellence Nominations Open

Oakville Awards for Business Excellence Nominations Open

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville West, is now accepting nominations for the 23rd Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE). Nominations will be accepted until Friday, September ...

Project Safe Start 2017 Children playing in a school yard

Back to School kicks off with Project Safe Start 2017

As the summer winds down and children are preparing to head back to school, the Halton Regional Police Service are preparing for their Project Safe Start 2017.

Capture Oakville Photography Competition 2017

Capture Oakville Photography Competition 2017

The Capture Oakville Photography Competition 2017 has been announced with submissions being accepted until October 2, 2017. On December 1, 2017, the finalist pictures will exhibited

Glen Abbey Arson – a suspect has been charged

On Monday, August 28, 2017 an Oakville man was charged regarding a Glen Abbey arson. At 3:00 AM on Monday, Halton Regional Police Service and the Oakville Fire Department responded to the area of Upper ...

Sammy's Famous Chip Wagon

Sammy’s Famous Chip Wagon hosts Terry Fox Fundraiser

Sammy’s Famous Chip Wagon has long been famous in Oakville for its celebrated deep fried fish, chicken and chips. After four years of supporting Oakville’s Terry Fox Run, Sammy’s is also becoming famous for its ...

Mohammed Eseifan

Silicon Halton TU20’s Summer Intern: Mohammed Eseifan

We are continuing to share the stories of young people who found summer internships through the Silicon Halton Tech Under 20 (TU20) program. This week will cover Mohammed Eseifan 


The Perils of Indeed

There are a lot of great tools on the inter webs that job seekers can use to find their next great gig. Indeed is definitely one of them but it is not without its perils.

2017 Canada Summer Jobs

2017 Canada Summer Jobs positive impact on Oakville

The federal government gave Oakville $1,021,794.00 in funds for the 2017 Canada Summer Jobs. It resulted in creating 510 jobs

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