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Grievances and social media is not a good first step

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:25 PM

It isn’t unusual for us to take to social media to air our grievances. However, is it effective? For the most part it isn’t.  Social media can be amazing communications tool.

Family Ribfest

Oakville Family Ribfest engaged our tastebuds

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Monday, June 24, 2019 2:45 PM

“Ribbers, Rotarians, Foodies,” are just a few words that comprised the staggering number of people who attended the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar’s 8th annual Oakville Family Ribfest. The Rotarians are dedicated to “serving beyond self.”

Law

Divorce, Liberal Style

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Monday, April 15, 2019 5:45 PM

Parliament makes laws.  The judicial system enforces them.  To do so, it takes into account previous cases in which the laws have applied, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and any other relevant legislation, and ...

Environment

Ontario’s Plan for the Environment

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 9:40 AM

On April 1st, 2019 the federal government imposed a carbon tax on the seniors, workers, families, and small businesses. This carbon tax will cost the average Ontario family $260 per year, and the Financial Accountability ...

MP John Oliver

MP John Oliver will not seek re-election

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 2:03 PM

It is an honour and a privilege to represent the residents of the Riding of Oakville in Ottawa, to be part of a great Liberal team, and to serve as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister ...

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.

working in government

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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