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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 ...

Mental Health

Mental Health costs the Canadian Economy $50 Billion – Let’s Talk

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:00 AM

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and their Young Professional & Entrepreneur Group (YPEG), in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk, will host Let’s Talk About… Mental Health in the 21st Century: Stigma, Reality & Hope.

Police

Halton Police – Get their Community

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 9:30 AM

At first glance, if you are like most folks, the connection between community wellbeing and policing might not be readily apparent.

immunization record

Student immunization record required or face suspension

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Sunday, January 14, 2018 4:00 PM

Halton can and might suspend any Oakville High school student who does not have up-to-date immunization record or exemption. Students must provide proof to the Health Department by February 8th. The Health Department in light ...

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Seven year old Oakville girl represents Cystic Fibrosis Canada

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 AM

Sloane, a seven year old girl from Oakville has been chosen to be the face of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

Opioid Crisis Halton Region

Opioid Crisis in Halton region: Get the Facts

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:00 AM

“The opioid crisis in Ontario is a tragic and growing issue, one we are continuing to work diligently to combat.

Oakville seniors

Providing Oakville Seniors with Healthy Choices

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Sunday, September 17, 2017 9:00 AM

One of the collaborative projects funded by the Oakville Community Foundation is well underway and helping Oakville seniors in the community.

Oakville's 2017 Terry Fox Run

Oakville’s 2017 Terry Fox Run – Sunday, September 17

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:30 AM

Oakville’s 2017 Terry Fox Run has residents gearing up to honour Terry Fox and continue his Marathon of Hope to raise money for cancer research.

Bill C-45 MP John Oliver, Town Hall, August 2017, Cannabis

Bill C-45 – Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:40 PM

Oakville was host to a town hall meeting on Bill C-45 – the legalization and regulation of cannabis with the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health at the Operating Engineers Conference Centre on Wednesday, August ...

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