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Julia Cawse

Julia Cawse needs our help after a tragic accident

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:00 AM

On Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 7:00 am, the driver of an SUV struck the bike 24 year-old Julia Cawse rode at 80 km/h. She was in the bike lane, using bike lights and wearing ...

Oakville Couple

Oakville Couple successfully pitch “Upseat” to the Dragons

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Monday, October 7, 2019 8:00 AM

Meet Steve Pankratz and Kim Kucher, an Oakville couple taking the baby market by storm. They created the Upseat, an ergonomic chair for infants. Innovation, quality and above all health are at the forefront of ...

Fire

It’s Fire Prevention Week October 6 – 13

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Friday, October 4, 2019 10:00 AM

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.

Charities

Local Charities: Acclaim Health & S.E.N.A.C.A. Merge

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:30 PM

Acclaim Health and S.E.N.A.C.A., two local charities serving older adults, will be merging as of March 31, 2020.  Adding the S.E.N.A.C.A. Adult Day Programs to Acclaim Health’s extensive suite of programs will create exciting opportunities ...

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WARNING: Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing Fentanyl Circulating

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Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 PM

Can you tell the difference between these pills? Neither can we. One of these is oxycodone, and one is fentanyl, made to look like oxycodone.

Oncologists

Two New Oncologists join OTMH Cancer Clinic

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:35 PM

Halton Healthcare is pleased to announce the addition of two new Medical Oncologists to the Cancer Care Clinic at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Zoning

Zoning Approved for Acclaim Health Dementia Care Centre

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:46 PM

Acclaim Health is ecstatic to report that Oakville Town Council unanimously approved the zoning by-law amendment for their new dementia care centre on Monday September 9, 2019.

Oakville Parkinson Superwalk

Oakville Parkinson Superwalk – help find a cure

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Monday, August 26, 2019 3:15 PM

‘No Matter What’ walkers participating in the 6th annual Oakville Parkinson SuperWalk hope to raise $20,000. The walk takes place on Saturday, September 7th at its new location, the Oakville Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 114.

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Oakville’s Leanest – Former Rugby Pro Talks Turkey

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:00 AM

Oakville is home to a diversity of people from all walks of life. We have locally owned cinemas, farmers, communication professionals, cooks, and even athletes, specifically former rugby pro Phil Mackenzie. Yes, we have more ...

West Nile Virus

Oakville mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus

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Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:35 PM

Two batches of mosquitoes trapped this week in Oakville and one batch in Milton have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These are the first batches of WNV positive mosquitoes for Halton this year.

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