Oakville open data gaining momentum


The Town of Oakville’s online data catalogue was expanded last week to include datasets on cemeteries, coyotes, and energy consumption at town facilities — part of an ongoing initiative to support local economic development and government transparency through open data.

The town’s data catalogue now contains 40 datasets. The newly-released energy consumption data was specifically requested by the developer community and includes overall usage data and building area-specific detail.


Recipie ideas for those Turkey leftovers


The bird has been carved and served, you’ve indulged in Aunt Maggie’s famous pumpkin pie, waistbands have been loosened and the kids are already starting to talk about Hallowe’en. But before you start decorating with ghosts and goblins you need to do something with the leftovers from the Thanksgiving meal. Many people don’t have the [...]


Fall loose leaf collection starts tomorrow


The Town of Oakville’s annual fall loose leaf collection will run from Tuesday, October 14 to Friday, November 28 in designated neighbourhoods. Information on collection zones and dates can be found at oakville.ca or by calling ServiceOakville at 905-845-6601.


Entertain with ease this Thanksgiving


With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many people start to feel anxious about how to host a large family dinner without becoming stressed in the process. Too often, we lose sight of the reason we gather around a table because the nervousness of creating the “perfect dinner and atmosphere” is almost too overwhelming for many. [...]


Sean O’Meara responds to ‘use it or lose it’ message

In what appears to be a last ditch effort to try and show residents that the Oakville Ward 1
Councillors have not completely abandoned their constituents, last night the Town of Oakville asked
Town staff to see what can be done with the vacant land in Bronte Village.


Mayor and Council send ‘use it or lose it’ message to developers


Council sent a strong message to developers at last night’s meeting by asking staff to report on policies that would encourage landowners to act once they’ve received municipal approval for development, or risk losing the required permission to build.


Advance voting locations throughout Oakville

If you can’t vote on October 27, take advantage of the advance voting from October 6 to 17 with locations throughout the town. You can vote at any one of the advance voting locations regardless of where you reside in Oakville.

You will need your voter card and proper identification to vote. If you are an eligible voter and have not received your voter card in the mail please call 905-815-6015, email elections@oakville.ca, or visit the Clerk’s department at Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road to ensure your name is on the voters’ list.


Town of Oakville Hosts Free Family Events this Weekend


Oakville residents of all ages have many fun and free events to choose from this weekend including the Fire Prevention Week Kickoff at the Oakville Fire department’s training campus, Culture Days at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Doors Open Halton Region presented by the Oakville Museum, and a community planting day at Bronte Bluffs.


Celebrate Oakville Culture Days this Saturday


The Town of Oakville will once again join the Canada-wide Culture Days celebration on Saturday, September 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC).

In partnership with the Oakville Arts Council and QEPCCC’s active members, residents are invited to take advantage of FREE hands-on and behind-the-scenes activities that explore music, dance, visual arts and theatre!


September Events Round-Up


The leaves are changing, there's a crisp breeze in the air. Here's a taste of what's going on in Oakville this fall.

September 10: 6:30-8pm: What’s All the Hoopla: Staff at Oakville Public Library will introduce to their new digital media service.