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James Montague Oakville

James Montague wants Oakville to feel less alone

For James Montague, it’s important to keep busy during the pandemic. Since COVID-19 began, he’s been organizing meals and birthdays for some of Oakville’s most important citizens.

Oakville Heritage Council

Heritage Committee clears building permit backlog

The Oakville Heritage Committee met on May 19, 2020 to catch up on meetings that have been postponed during COVID-19. The discussion revolved around the building and renovation of Heritage sites.

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Kinza Rizvi on Food Network’s Junior Chef Showdown

For Kinza Rizvi, there has never been a time when she wasn’t cooking. “I would like to stir the bowl by myself, I would not let anyone else do it,” she says.

Kelly Charity Oakville

Kelly Luscombe, helping Oakville’s most vulnerable

“Anything that can pick them up and let them know that someone out there cares.” Kelly Luscombe is a single mother who lives in Oakville with her seven children. She works at the Oak Park ...

Maintaining your mental health in uncertain times

Obeying social distancing and stay-home guidelines is essential to stopping the spread of COVID-19. However, isolation can also lead to issues of mental health. Human beings are naturally social creatures and being stuck at home ...

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Stranded in the Philippines during COVID-19

As Oakville resident, Ilke Geladi puts it, “this time was different.” When she emerged from a seven day biological expedition in the forests of the Philippines, the COVID-19 pandemic had arrived. Things were hectic: “shops ...

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Oakville Food Banks experiencing a 3 fold increase in demand

The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened a lot of people’s livelihoods as well as their financial stability in Oakville. Luckily for the community, there has also been a surge in the desire to help out the ...

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Beloved local business Duran Place for Kids asks for help

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough for Duran Place for Kids. After a combination of a slow spring and the damage from State of Emergency closures, the beloved business faced eviction from their downtown Oakville ...

CEWS brings depth to pandemic response

Registration for the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program began on Monday. The Federal Government’s most recent financial program is designed to encourage Canadian businesses to continue to employ workers they wouldn’t have otherwise ...

Oakville Town Council

Town Council discusses Pandemic Recovery Plan

Oakville’s Town Council discussed its Pandemic Recovery Plan at its second virtual meeting on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The proceedings were live streamed on the Town of Oakville’s Youtube Channel starting at 9:30 AM. Other ...

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