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Oakville man Yasser Albaz finally reunited with family

The family of Yasser Ahmed Albaz announced Thursday, that Yasser had arrived home from Egypt that morning, after a year and a half of detainment at Tora Prison.

Council donates to food banks

African Caribbean Council donates $1600 to food banks

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.

Yasser Albaz detained Egypt

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

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 ...

Yasser Albaz is detained in Egypt.

Community protests to bring Canadian home from Egypt

Yasser Ahmed Albaz has been illegally detained in Egypt for a year and half. He began developing COVID-19 symptoms in prison on Thursday. Since then, his family and community have been protesting for decisive action ...

Anita Anand, Oakville MP and Canada's Minister of Public Services and Procurement

Oakville MP Anita Anand in the spotlight

One year ago, Anita Anand was selected as Oakville’s Liberal candidate for the 2019 federal election. She connected electronically with Oakville News to talk about her “whirlwind” year that saw her elected, appointed to a ...

BLM March Oakville

100s participate in peaceful march against racism

The Oakville BLM March took place Thursday, June 4, 2020 and hundreds of people attended. The marchers met in the parking lot of the Oakville Central Library.

CEWS brings depth to pandemic response

Registration for the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program began on Monday. The Federal Government’s most recent financial program is designed to encourage Canadian businesses to continue to employ workers they wouldn’t have otherwise ...

Chamber COVID Webinar

Chamber COVID Webinar with Ministers Anand, Joly & MP Damoff

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce continues to bring programming to their members during the COVID-19 pandemic through virtual platforms. This includes a new line-up of online events and programming such as the Chamber COVID Webinar Series.

Government of Canada COVID Update – April 2, 2020

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve in our community and around the world, I am writing to provide you with the latest update on our Government’s response.

Bill Barnes 100th Birthday Celebration Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar

Bill Barnes’ 100th Birthday celebrated by Rotary

On February 6, 2020, the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar celebrated the 100thBirthday of Bill Barnes, a Founding Member and first President of the Club. He has been a Rotarian for more then 40 years.

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