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Scott Brison

MP Scott Brison – embrace the digital world

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Friday, September 7, 2018 1:38 PM

Did you know that when you die the government is still notified by a fax. MP Scott Brison the Minister of Digital Government shared this tidbit at an Oakville Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

Parliamentary Secretary John Oliver addressing the House of Commons on December 8, 2015.

Minister of Health’s new Parliamentary Secretary – John Oliver

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Friday, August 31, 2018 5:25 PM

On Friday morning, August 31, 2018 MP John Oliver accepted the position of the Minister of Health’s Parliamentary Secretary.

Canada Summer Jobs Program 2018

Canada Summer Jobs Program 2018 – celebrating success

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:15 AM

We celebrated at Kerr Street Mission with some of Oakville’s students and local organizations who benefited from the Canada Summer Jobs Program 2018 (CSJ) funding of $1,062,284.

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The importance of Women working in Government

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 7:50 AM

Women in Gov’ was the first meeting of its kind. In honour of International Women’s Day, the meeting featured presentations from women who are working in government, whether elected or in the public sector. The ...

pharmacare

No-fee Universal Pharmacare to the rescue?

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Friday, March 2, 2018 10:30 AM

According to a study published on Feb. 13 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2 million Canadians could not afford at least one drug prescribed to them in 2015, based on a survey of over ...

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Federal proposed tax measures effect on Small Business

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Friday, December 15, 2017 11:30 AM

Much has happened since the federal government’s unveiling of its proposed tax measures in July. Together, communities across Canada including Oakville stood by our business owners and voiced our opposition

Affordable Child Care in Oakville

Creating High Quality, Affordable Child Care in Oakville

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 9:00 AM

An announcement in Oakville, Ontario reaffirmed the agreement to create high quality, affordable child care, made on June 12, 2017 by Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers

Infrastructure Investment

Infrastructure Investment solves Canadian Problems

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Friday, July 21, 2017 2:00 PM

A report on infrastructure investment was released by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce called: Stuck in Traffic for 10,000 Years: Canadian Problems that Infrastructure Investment Can Solve. 

Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence, Pam Damoff

Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:45 AM

Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and address ...

Oakville Celebrates National Canadian Film Day

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:00 AM

April 19th 2017 is National Canadian Film Day, billed as the largest film festival in the world, is being celebrated across the town of Oakville with various events both private and open to the public ...

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