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OFFA Online Film Festival previews upcoming events


Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:00 PM

Yesterday marked the OFFA preview for the upcoming OFFA Online Film Festival. In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the 7th annual Oakville Film Festival has moved online. To get things going, OFFA previewed some ...

Oakville community helps Halton emergency responders


Monday, June 1, 2020 8:26 AM

Paramedic Services Week ended Saturday. Some members of the Oakville business community have taken it upon themselves to make sure that Halton region’s paramedics have access to a nice warm meal while they’re working.

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Toronto Zoo’s Scenic Safari is a Success


Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:00 AM

While most attractions are currently closed due to Covid-19, the Toronto Zoo is trying something new – a Scenic Safari. While the animal can safely roam in their enclosures, it’s unsafe to have guests walking ...

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Dark days likely to continue for Oakville restaurant industry


Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:17 PM

“It’s overwhelming,” says Julia Hanna. “There is no playbook for what is happening to us.” Hanna has worked in restaurants for 38 years. As the COVID-19 pandemic goes on longer and longer, it’s becoming clear ...

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Downtown Oakville’s Sidewalk Sale goes Online


Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:00 PM

Downtown Oakville’s annual sidewalk sale goes cyber this so that everyone who may not be able to make it downtown can participate. To kick it off a one-of-a-kind Instagram Live Fundraising Auction takes place on ...

Eid Ramadan 2020

Eid Mubarak – Reflection in the time of COVID-19


Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:00 PM

Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims around the globe, is coming to a close. After one month of fasting, Ramadan culminates in the form of a grand feast and celebration, better known as ...

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James Montague wants Oakville to feel less alone


Friday, May 22, 2020 11:00 AM

For James Montague, it’s important to keep busy during the pandemic. Since COVID-19 began, he’s been organizing meals and birthdays for some of Oakville’s most important citizens.

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Jeff Orson releases new single to raise COVID-19 funds


Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:00 AM

Oakville musician Jeff Orson is raising money to support Covid-19 relief the best way he knows how. He’s written a new single, Pray. And all the proceeds from its song downloads are being donated.

May 18th Oakville COVID-19 Update

May 18th Oakville COVID-19 Update


Monday, May 18, 2020 12:45 PM

This is the May 18th Oakville COVID-19 Update.  As Halton’s Department of Health appears to be ramping up testing in long-term care facilities – over 5 new cases have been confirmed and 5 new LTC ...

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Local food programs receive $70K from Resiliency Fund


Monday, May 18, 2020 12:00 PM

The Foundation, with support from our Family Physician pledge, as well as support from the Rotherglen Children’s REACH Foundation, are pleased to announce additional funding of $70,000 that will go to local food programs.

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