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Grievances and social media is not a good first step


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.

Impact Report United Way of Halton & Hamilton

Impact Report for 2018/19 released by United Way


Sunday, July 7, 2019 11:50 AM

“This Impact Report highlights the many ways that your investment is connecting our neighbours to the social supports they need to live and prosper.


Have you watched a tow-truck take your car?


Monday, June 24, 2019 4:04 PM

On Tuesday, June 25, following extensive public and stakeholder feedback, a tow-truck licensing by-law will be presented to Oakville Town Council for approval.

Family Ribfest

Oakville Family Ribfest engaged our tastebuds


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.”

Spirit Awards

18th Community Spirit Awards Recipients


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 9:00 AM

Oakville’s best and brightest volunteers were celebrated for their exemplary contributions to the community at the 18th Community Spirit Awards held last night at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre.

Proposed More Homes

Proposed More Homes, More Choice Act’s negative implications


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 3:05 PM

Proposed extensive changes to the Development Charges Act, the Ontario Heritage Act, the Planning Act would all have significant and potentially negative implications for the town and its residents. That’s the feedback Oakville is sending ...


9-1-1 misuse a pressing issue


Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:00 PM

​On April 16, 2019, a 9-1-1 call was received by the Halton Regional Police. The person reported that a woman had been shot. The call pulled in a large police and EMS emergency response at ...

Economic Strategy

Oakville Chamber of Commerce gives thumbs up to Draft Economic Development Strategy


Monday, April 15, 2019 1:30 PM

The draft Economic Development Strategy being received by the Town’s Planning and Development Council signals that the Economic Development Department is committed to providing a foundation upon which businesses can prosper.

Towne Square

Downtown Oakville Towne Square design moves forward


Monday, April 15, 2019 12:56 PM

A final design for the Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square is going to council for final approval in May.

Town Address

Mayor’s State of the Town Address distinctly different


Sunday, April 14, 2019 9:00 AM

Every year, the Oakville Mayor provides a state of the town address to various community groups. On Friday, April 12th he addressed members and guests of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce at the Oakville Conference Centre.

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