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Long-term care facilities report is devastating

May 26th biggest news comes from Ontario’s long-term care facilities, which have been exposed, thanks to a report from the Canadian military, for their lack of care.

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Resolution calls for increased coronavirus testing

I salute Paramedics as we celebrate Paramedic Services Week. These frontline workers are always an important and integral part of the health and safety of our community and this year even more so. Here in ...


Mayor’s Update: Health, safety and testing

During his daily address on May 21st, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated to Canadians the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we all run the risk of “quarantine fatigue” as federal health officials are calling ...

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Rent Relief for Local Businesses is a Must Do!

There’s been a long wait for rent relief for many local businesses.

Victoria Day 2020: Managing the three Cs of risk

As we head into Victoria Day I know you’re all itching to get out, but please keep the safety of yourself and your loved ones top of mind.

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Stage one of reopening starts in Ontario: Mayor’s Update

On Thursday, May 15th the provincial government made it official, Ontario is entering stage one of reopening.

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Oakville Mayor’s Update – Moving towards the “new normal”

Over the course of the past week we’ve seen a move towards the “new normal”. You’ve read many references to it in this eNewsletter and yesterday, Premier Ford hinted that more information will come tomorrow ...

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Mayor’s Update – Shift towards restoration of public life

Over the past week we’ve seen a shift towards the restoration of public life. And as Premier Doug Ford teased today, details on the first stage of Ontario’s reopening plan will be coming this week.

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Hopeful news as we start another week

As we launch into another week of battling COVID-19, we can do so with some hopeful news. On Monday, May 11th, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams is anticipating that if we continue ...


Stay local, stay apart as greenspace re-opening

Yesterday we announced the re-opening of parkland greenspace as of tomorrow, Saturday, May 9. To clarify, this does not mean you can use sports fields, playgrounds or dog parks, and parking lots at Town facilities ...

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