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Oakville Community Foundation Awards $502,500 in Grants

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:00 AM

On June 30th,  the Oakville Community Foundation announced it has awarded $502,500 in grants to 18 local charities for 19 projects. The grants announced on Tuesday are part of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF), ...

Council donates to food banks

African Caribbean Council donates $1600 to food banks

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Monday, June 29, 2020 4:55 PM

The African Caribbean Council of Halton raised and donated $1,665 dollars to food banks this month as part of their Halton Food Bank Donation Initiative.

Kim Torrrance Celebrating during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kim Torrance on celebrating in tough times

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Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:20 AM

Kim Torrance has always believed in the importance of celebrating important milestones. When COVID-19 arrived however, “conventional ways of celebrating were off the table.”

Stage 2 restaurants

Stage Two sees boosts for Oakville restaurants

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Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:45 PM

Oakville entered Stage Two of the provincial COVID-19 recovery plan last Friday and for the hospitality industry and it couldn’t have come soon enough. New data shows that restaurants and bars experienced a crucial spike ...

Veronica Tyrrell

Veronica Tyrrell honoured by Town Council

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:55 AM

Veronica Tyrrell, the long time president of the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH) was honoured by Oakville’s Town Council who dedicated a square in her name on Buttonbush Trail in North Oakville.

Wellness Products Drive YMCA Oakville

Update: YMCA Wellness Products Drive on June 18

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Monday, June 22, 2020 5:00 PM

Thanks to generous donations from you, the YMCA of Oakville community, along with the generosity of our partners at Longo’s SouthEast Oakville, Freshco and Aurelle, volunteers packaged 165 wellness products kits for distribution to Children’s ...

CampOak - Summer Camps Oakville Ontario 2020

Town’s CampOak Registration starts June 25th

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Friday, June 19, 2020 1:15 PM

To support Oakville families, the Town of Oakville released its CampOAK summer camp roster which follows the new provincial and regional public health and safety guidelines. It will offer a modified camp experience for children ...

Christine Ng shares little messages of hope

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Friday, June 19, 2020 12:00 PM

There has been a lot of very serious news recently. Although staying informed is vital right now, isolation and news drain can make some people feel hopeless. Christine Ng and some other Oakvillians have found ...

Yasser Albaz detained Egypt

“We can no longer be patient Mr. Prime Minister”

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:15 PM

Canadians from across the country continue to protest in support of Oakville’s Yasser Ahmed Albaz, who remains in the Egyptian prison system. On Tuesday, his family demonstrated outside of the Prime Minister’s office (PMO) in ...

Black Lives Matter March in Oakville

Second Black Lives Matter protest this month

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Monday, June 15, 2020 2:00 PM

The second Black Lives Matter protest this month happened in Downtown Oakville on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

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