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Kim Torrrance Celebrating during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kim Torrance on celebrating in tough times

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.”

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Marine Drive closed to expand Bronte Village patio space

As part of the Town of Oakville’s Commercial Recovery Initiative, the Town of Oakville is providing space on Marine Drive this summer to support the reopening of Bronte Village restaurants.

Patio extensions allowed

AGCO eliminates fees, applications needed for patios

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has announced that restaurants and bars can now build or extend a patio without having to go through an application process.

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$5 million in Gas Tax municipal funds arriving early

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that $2.2 billion of the Federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) will be distributed to municipalities earlier than usual. Oakville will receive about $5.9 million.

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Karen Baring, a helping hand for businesswomen

The Oakville business world is shifting all around us these days. To navigate this changing climate, local business owner Karen Baring has been spending her time mentoring and building community among female entrepreneurs.

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Dark days likely to continue for Oakville restaurant industry

“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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James Montague wants Oakville to feel less alone

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.

COVID-19 Collection

Help build Oakville Museum’s COVID-19 Collection

At a time when our community is separated from one another, the Oakville Museum is reaching out to our residents to share their stories as we build a new collection, one which will document the ...

PPE for Halton

PPE for Halton receives remarkable donation for Oakville Doctors

Doctors’ offices across Oakville and Halton are in pressing need for personal protective equipment. Grasshopper Energy has provided a generous donation of 2000 surgical masks, 464 KN95 masks and 58 big boxes with sanitizers to ...

Oakville Town Council

Town Council discusses Pandemic Recovery Plan

Oakville’s Town Council discussed its Pandemic Recovery Plan at its second virtual meeting on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The proceedings were live streamed on the Town of Oakville’s Youtube Channel starting at 9:30 AM. Other ...

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