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Dan’s Heart Stopped in OTMH

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Friday, July 13, 2018 10:30 AM

“I was working at a construction site in north Burlington last summer when I felt unwell. Having worked in the construction business for many years I was surprised the heat was getting to me but ...

Effie Triantafilopoulos

Effie Triantafilopoulos becomes parliamentary assistant to Elliott

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 3:00 PM

Doug Ford appointed Oakville North-Burlington MP Effie Triantafilopoulos as the Parliamentary Assistant to Christine Elliott. Elliot became the Minister of Health and Long Term Care.

Healthy Schools Certification

Healthy Schools Certification awarded to nine Oakville Schools

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Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 AM

The Halton District School Board is proud to announce that 20 elementary and secondary schools have been recognized and certified provincially for their work in promoting a healthy school environment.

Some raccoons may have Rabies reports Halton Health Department

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Monday, May 14, 2018 8:48 PM

Halton Region has just reported two potential cases of Raccoons with rabies. This is a reminder that you should avoid all contact with wild animals.

How to parent and keep your sanity

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Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:30 AM

To be able to be the best parent you can be, you need to have humour, patience, understanding, wisdom, knowledge and compassion, not just for others but for yourself too; and that sure is a ...

health care

OP ED: Health Care – how to control the costs

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Sunday, March 11, 2018 9:30 AM

Today health care consumes 42 cents of every dollar spent on provincial programs. This increased from 35 cents since 1998, and barring a major course in direction, it is estimated that 50 cents of every ...

terry fox exhibit

Terry Fox Exhibit comes to Oakville ~ Share your memories

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 AM

The travelling Terry Fox exhibit is coming to Oakville and residents have a unique opportunity to showcase their own memorabilia celebrating the Canadian icon.

pharmacare

No-fee Universal Pharmacare to the rescue?

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Friday, March 2, 2018 10:30 AM

According to a study published on Feb. 13 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2 million Canadians could not afford at least one drug prescribed to them in 2015, based on a survey of over ...

Mental Illness

Mental Illness – My work – My journey

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 11:20 AM

For the past 25 years, I’ve been living with mental illness. It started with panic attacks in my early 20’s and in my early thirties I had my first nervous breakdown.

Maria Estrada UNITED WAY OAKVILLE ROCK

Maria Estrada no longer hides her emotional and physical scars

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Friday, January 26, 2018 9:00 AM

Maria Estrada had been hiding both her mental health issues and the physical scars on her arms from years of self-harm, covering her wrists with bracelets. As she began to understand herself and get the ...

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