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Students walking with Canadian Flag

The Ridge is going to The Ridge! Vimy 100 Walk-A-Thon


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 11:00 AM

On April 9th, the students and staff of Iroquois Ridge High School commemorated the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge by walking 3.6km from the high school in Ward 6 to the Royal ...

boy playing drum who is wearing a red t-shirt

Oakville Celebrates Black History Month 2016


Monday, February 8, 2016 9:30 AM

The Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH) partnered with the Oakville Museum to host the exciting Kickoff Celebration to Black History Month 2016. This event is usually held with snow blustering outside. This year, however, ...

Several people on bikes

3rd Annual Oakville Black History Bike Tour


Saturday, July 25, 2015 6:45 AM

Cycle Oakville is pleased to lead the 3rd Annual Black History Bike Tour on Monday, August 3rd – a leisurely guided bicycle tour of historical landmarks celebrating Oakville’s ties to the Underground Railroad.

Sepia Ollie

Visual Exhibit of Oakville’s Black History


Sunday, March 8, 2015 9:00 AM

Freedom’s Story is part of the Creative Campus initiative Sheridan Reads celebration of Lawrence Hill’s Book of Negroes, which speaks to elements of Black History in Canada.

2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award recognizes Oakville Residents


Monday, March 2, 2015 9:00 AM

Oakville residents were recognized as Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award recipients for 2014. Each year, the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards celebrate individuals, groups and communities that have made outstanding contributions to conserving Ontario’s heritage. ...


Oakville celebrates Black History Month 2015 with an artistic flair


Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:00 PM

Oakville’s Black History Month Series 2015 is an annual artistic and cultural showcase by artists and cultural organizations celebrating Black history month. The Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH), together with the Oakville Museum, celebrated ...

2 dancer in 18 century dress

Oakville Museum hosts Emancipation Day Family Picnic at Erchless Estate


Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:00 AM

The Oakville Museum, in partnership with the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton, invites everyone to celebrate a significant achievement in Canadian history at the annual Emancipation Day Family Picnic on the grounds of Erchless Estate ...

Log Cabin in West Oakville Harbour Basin

Oakville History: Lyon Cabin finds a new home by Oakville Harbour


Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:13 AM

Lyon Cabin was built around 1820 when the area was known as Vernerville,

What is That? Oakville History


Monday, March 17, 2014 10:34 AM

The picture above left was taken about 100 years ago. This building on the corner of Thomas and Randall served as the Oakville station for the Hamilton Radial Railway, today’s equivalent of an LRT!

Town announces new heritage grant program


Sunday, February 23, 2014 9:00 AM

Residents could soon see a revitalization of heritage properties around town. Oakville Town Council has approved a three-year pilot Heritage Grant Program to assist heritage property owners with the cost of restoring and maintaining their ...

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