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Week 2: Work from home Lessons


Monday, March 30, 2020 5:00 PM

As I head into my third week of social distancing, I feel like I have learned some valuable lessons in this work from home adventure.

Price Gouging Reporting Ontario Stephen Crawford

Price Gouging can be stopped: report it!


Sunday, March 29, 2020 8:05 AM

Today, Premier Doug Ford announced new penalties to combat price gouging and hold offenders accountable for raising prices significantly on the necessary goods Ontarians need to protect themselves and their families from COVID-19. Our government ...

Front Steps Portraits

Front Steps Portraits supporting Oakville Fare Share Foodbank


Friday, March 27, 2020 4:10 PM

Three days ago, Sarah Sims a local professional photographer  started taking five minute Front Steps Portraits of Oakville residents. In just a few days she has already raised over $2,250.00, just slightly short of her ...

Oakville Meals on Wheels

Oakville Meals on Wheels receives $20K gift


Friday, March 27, 2020 10:20 AM

A quiet gift speaks volumes – Oakville Meals on Wheels announced today its receipt of a generous donation of $20,000 from an Oakville family who wishes to remain anonymous. The donation will be used to ...

Property Tax Deferral Oakville March 2020

Oakville property tax deferral approved by Council


Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:16 PM

A two-month property tax deferral has been enacted by Oakville.


Burton applauds Ontario’s first COVID fiscal response


Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:14 PM

Mayor Rob Burton applauds the Province’s beginning economic and fiscal response to COVID-19 as outlined in Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, released Wednesday.

Security for Non-Essential Businesses Halton Regional Police Service

Security Suggestions for Non-Essential Businesses


Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:00 PM

The Province of Ontario has ordered the closure of non-essential businesses.

COVID-19 Emergency Benefits Act Legislation March 25 2020

COVID19 Emergency Response Act Explained


Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:29 AM

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, I am writing to provide you with the latest update on our Government’s response.

Action Plan

Action Plan for Ontario: Responding to COVID-19


Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:53 PM

The government’s action plan is major step towards countering COVID-19. This $17 billion response is a critical first step to ensure our health care system, communities and economy are positioned to weather the challenges ahead. ...

Essential Businesses List Ontario March 24 2020

Provincial list of Essential Businesses allowed to operate


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:05 AM

Yesterday, the Province of Ontario ordered non-essential businesses to shutter their doors by midnight tonight (March 24, 2020). The closure of non-essential businesses is currently in effect for 14 days (April 8th at midnight). In ...

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