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Black Community Oakville

Honouring Oakville’s black community


Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:15 PM

On November 24, 2019 Town Councillors Ray Chisholm, Cathy Duddeck, and Natalia Lishchyna joined Andrew Tyrrell of the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton, and Lorraine Unett and Arlene Duncan, descendants of Jeremiah Adams, at Burnet ...

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage Landscape Strategy moves forward


Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:30 PM

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.

Iroquoian Longhouse

Iroquoian Longhouse digitally recreated by Sheridan Professor


Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:50 AM

Sheridan Digital Creature and Computer Animation Professor Kristian Howald helped recreate a digital Iroquoian Longhouse now on display at the longhouse Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre.


From Workwear to Everywhere: The Story of Denim


Friday, July 12, 2019 1:45 PM

Oakville Museum’s eagerly-anticipated denim exhibit “From Workwear to Everywhere” launched Tuesday, July 19, 2019 evening at Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre.

2019 Weekly Events

2019 Weekly Events in Oakville this summer


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:10 PM

Other than going for walks, having a coffee with friends or going for a swim, here is a list of the 2019 weekly events that take place in Oakville. They take place on a the ...

Denim, a fabric with a history – share yours with us


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:50 PM

The Oakville Museum would like to borrow your well worn clothing for a new temporary exhibit.  From Work Wear to Everywhere: The Story of Denim show will be in the main gallery at the Queen Elizabeth ...

Celebrate Paris with the Oakville Museum: A French Connection


Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:15 PM

“Paris is always a good idea”, said Audrey Hepburn in the 1954 movie, Sabrina. Ah, but springtime in Paris! Equating springtime in the City of Light with extreme bliss is somewhat of a cliché.

Special Glen Abbey Public Meeting

Update: Glen Abbey Public Meeting Update – Pay Attention


Friday, January 4, 2019 4:20 PM

At the Glen Abbey Public Meeting on January 7th, Councillor did not cry uncle.

Harry Barrett

Former Oakville Mayor Harry Barrett dies at 93


Friday, November 30, 2018 7:20 PM

Former Mayor Harry Barrett helped shape Oakville into the wonderful community it is today.

Cultural Appropriation

What is Appropriate & What is Appropriation – A Panel Discussion


Sunday, February 25, 2018 5:00 PM

The next in a series of vital conversations and in response to the calls for action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The Partnership for Truth & Reconciliation in Oakville is presenting a panel discussion ...

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