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Black Mentorship Inc hosting webinar Thursday

Oakville non-profit Black Mentorship Inc (BMI) is hosting a webinar mentoring session this Thursday. Discussion will focus on growing your career during difficult times and will feature special guest MP Pam Damoff.

Oakville man Yasser Albaz finally reunited with family

The family of Yasser Ahmed Albaz announced Thursday, that Yasser had arrived home from Egypt that morning, after a year and a half of detainment at Tora Prison.

Council donates to food banks

African Caribbean Council donates $1600 to food banks

The African Caribbean Council of Halton raised and donated $1,665 dollars to food banks this month as part of their Halton Food Bank Donation Initiative.

Kim Torrrance Celebrating during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kim Torrance on celebrating in tough times

Kim Torrance has always believed in the importance of celebrating important milestones. When COVID-19 arrived however, “conventional ways of celebrating were off the table.”

Stage 2 restaurants

Stage Two sees boosts for Oakville restaurants

Oakville entered Stage Two of the provincial COVID-19 recovery plan last Friday and for the hospitality industry and it couldn’t have come soon enough. New data shows that restaurants and bars experienced a crucial spike ...

Christine Ng shares little messages of hope

There has been a lot of very serious news recently. Although staying informed is vital right now, isolation and news drain can make some people feel hopeless. Christine Ng and some other Oakvillians have found ...

Yasser Albaz detained Egypt

“We can no longer be patient Mr. Prime Minister”

Canadians from across the country continue to protest in support of Oakville’s Yasser Ahmed Albaz, who remains in the Egyptian prison system. On Tuesday, his family demonstrated outside of the Prime Minister’s office (PMO) in ...

Black Lives Matter March in Oakville

Second Black Lives Matter protest this month

The second Black Lives Matter protest this month happened in Downtown Oakville on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

Yasser Albaz is detained in Egypt.

Community protests to bring Canadian home from Egypt

Yasser Ahmed Albaz has been illegally detained in Egypt for a year and half. He began developing COVID-19 symptoms in prison on Thursday. Since then, his family and community have been protesting for decisive action ...

Nicholas Rampertab: making teaching come to life

A recent graduate of Oakville’s Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School, Nicholas Rampertab uses his passion to teach marginalized children robotics. Last week he received the 2020 TD Scholarship for Community Leadership.

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