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2020 proposed Oakville property tax increase is 2 percent

On November 19, 2019 staff presented Oakville’s proposed 2020 operating and capital budgets to the Budget Committee, achieving Council’s direction to keep the overall property tax increase in line with inflation.

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Santa Claus Parade – Everything you need to know

This year’s Oakville Santa Claus Parade is on Saturday, November 16, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. The route begins in Downtown Oakville at Lakeshore Road East and Reynolds Avenue.

Waterworks Park

Tannery and Waterworks Park Officially Opens

On Friday, November 8th, Mayor Rob Burton joined Town Councillors Cathy Duddeck and Ray Chisholm, Councillor Erma Ferrell of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and local residents for the grand reopening of Tannery ...

Global Covenant

Oakville joins Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy ‘Showcase Cities’

Oakville was selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Canada. Over the next year, the townwill receive intensive support to help reduce ...


Oakville aims to green transit fleet starting in 2020

Oakville is taking steps to address climate change and enhance its commitment to foster a greener environment with plans to introduce electric buses to Oakville Transit as early as next year.


It’s Fire Prevention Week October 6 – 13

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign reminds us about the small but important actions we can take to keep ourselves and those around us safe.

Culture Days 2019

A National Celebration of Arts and Culture!

Mark your calendars: the 10th annual Culture Days weekend takes place from September 27 to 29, 2019!

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage Landscape Strategy moves forward

Steps to conserve the cultural heritage of Oakville’s significant landscapes moved ahead this week with Council’s approval to officially designate Erchless Estate a cultural heritage landscape under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

Oakville hopes to add 40 EV charging stations

At last night’s Planning and Development Council meeting, Council approved an application for funding through the Government of Canada’s recently announced Zero-Emissions Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP). The program covers up to 50 per cent of ...

Digital Service Squad

Digital Service Squad supports Main Street businesses

Oakville’s Economic Development department today announced that it received a grant from the Ontario government to fund a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses improve their online capabilities.

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