Tour of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Oakville seniors

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The Town of Oakville and many generous volunteers hosted the 45th annual Tour of Lights party last night to give 160 Oakville seniors an opportunity to take in the holiday light displays throughout town.

This year’s event began with a refreshment stop and entertainment at Town Hall followed by a tour of Oakville’s brightest holiday light displays led by off-duty Oakville Transit drivers and limousine drivers from Ward’s Funeral Home.

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Christmas fire safety from Oakville Fire Department

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Oakville Fire is joining fire departments across Ontario today in support of the Ontario Fire Marshal’s “12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety” campaign to raise awareness of the additional hazards the holiday season can bring and the steps residents can take to stay safe.

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Anti-bullying advocate Kirk Smalley to speak in Oakville

As part of Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, November 16-22, the YMCA of Oakville will host an evening speaking engagement for parents with anti-bullying advocate Kirk Smalley at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 at Oakville Town Hall.

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New Canadians sworn in at Oakville citizenship ceremony

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Twenty-eight new Canadian citizens were welcomed today at a citizenship ceremony hosted by the Town of Oakville in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Oakville’s newest Canadians come from 16 different countries.

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Have your say about public transportation in Oakville

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As part of its current service review, Oakville Transit has launched a new online survey at oakvilletransit.ca to gather feedback and suggestions from residents and workers in Oakville who do not use public transit. The survey will be available until Friday, November 21 at midnight.

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Ontario Kicks Off First Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

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Ontario is kicking off its first Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness Week to talk about the importance of installing CO alarms to keep families and homes in Ontario safe.

Carbon monoxide alarms are now mandatory in all Ontario homes.

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Mayor appoints advisory group on aircraft noise abatement

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) appeared earlier this year to provide an annual update to Halton Regional Council. There was some disappointment on the part of Regional Council that the GTAA had not adjusted the official membership and boundaries of their Community Environment & Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) to reflect flight path changes.

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Oakville Fire reminds you to change your clocks and batteries

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With daylight savings time ending on Sunday, November 2, the Oakville Fire department reminds residents to replace the batteries in their smoke alarms when they change the time on their clocks.

Nearly half of all fatal fires in Ontario occur because there were no working smoke alarms in the home.

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What you need to know for Election Day

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It is election day in Oakville. Today is your chance to have a say in how our wonderful Town is taken care of for the next four years. We will be voting for one(1) of each Mayor, Councillor and Halton District School Board Trustee candidates, and up to four(4) Halton Catholic District School Board Trustee candidates.

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Election Q & A with Del McIntee

Del McIntee is a candidate for Ward 5 Councillor in the 2014 Oakville Municipal Elections.

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