Tag Archive "john-mclaughlin"

Sean O'meara with dog

Burton, incumbents receive solid endorsements

It was a night for incumbents in Oakville and throughout Halton as virtually all returning candidates were re-elected. Two-term Oakville Mayor Rob Burton romped to a lopsided victory over challenger John McLaughlin, garnering 27,727 votes ...

A Tale of Two Mayoral Candidates: Fiscal Restraint or Financial Mismanagement?

When it comes to political campaigns, sound bites dominate. Bits of information packaged as succinctly as possible are designed to catch the attention of a public whose collective mind may not be as keenly focused ...

Scrabble pieces spelling taxes

In the last 7 years did your income grow by 42%: Oakville’s Budget Did!

Doing a quick, informal survey, it appears that a number of people don’t realize that their property taxes are paying for the Town of Oakville’s Budget and Oakville’s portion of Halton Region’s budget and Boards ...

Max Khan

The lingering effects of negative political allegations

During the last several weeks, I’ve had a clear view of what is happening during this municipal campaign. One of the issues I’ve observed is the effect of negative allegations and how we as an ...

Burton says “maybe” to Municipal Land Transfer Tax

The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board was pleased that two of Oakville’s mayoral candidates committed to saying ‘NO’ to legislation which would permit the spread of a Municipal Land Transfer Tax (MLTT) to ...

Oakville Chamber of Commerce: Mayoral Debate

Town citizens filled the Oakville Conference Centre Wednesday, where the first mayoral debate for the 2014 election took place.

John McLaughlin

Oakville Town Council Elections 2014: Candidate for Mayor: John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin submitted his name as a candidate for mayor on September 11th, making the total number of mayoral candidates five.