Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 4.4.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Few communities can match the sense of togetherness and closeness that Oakville has, a trait that draws more people to it by the day. With the upcoming Oakville Community Awards, the people that make Oakville extra special will be given due recognition.

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Posted 3.28.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Glen Abbey Golf Course might be turned to a residential and commercial area soon if ClubLink succeeds in taking away its heritage designation. ClubLink, the company that owns the Glen Abbey Golf Course, filed an application in late December 2018 wanting the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to take away the heritage designation of Glen Abbey Golf Course.

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Posted 3.6.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The weather may still be cold but you really shouldn’t miss this month’s Bronte Creek Maple Syrup Festival at the Bronte Creek Provincial Park! This annual spring tradition is well-loved in Ontario because of its flowing Ontario maple syrup and delicious bacon, pancakes, and taffy as well as lots of fun!

Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s Natural Heritage Education Specialist Sheila Wiebe couldn’t agree more with the above. She thinks that Bronte Creek’s Maple Syrup Festival is one of the best ways to celebrate Ontario’s heritage. If you’re not yet convinced by this, then be sure to check out the other best reasons below!

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Posted 11.4.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The Brown Family Estate is one of the most culturally significant sites in Oakville and as such, the Oakville town council recently passed a notice of intention meaning to designate the Brown Family Estate as a place of cultural heritage and interest.

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Posted 9.21.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The newest fire station and community centre will be having their grand opening this coming Saturday, September 22. Everyone is welcome to celebrate the grand opening of the Trafalgar Park Community Centre and Fire Station #3 from 10 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon at 133 Rebecca St!

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Posted 8.21.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The first thought that usually comes to mind when someone mentions Oakville, Ontario is that it is an affluent community wherein the average home is at around $1.2 million, placing it as the 13th most expensive in terms of real estate in Canada. Though this is true, Oakville is a lot more than that.

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Posted 7.26.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The 2018 RBC Canadian Open is underway and you won’t want to miss a single moment of the action!

Oakville’s very own Glen Abbey Golf Club has been selected again to host this year’s RBC Canadian Open and once again is heralded as the home of Canada’s National Men’s Open Golf Championship, marking the 30th time for Glen Abbey to play host to notable persons and players of the PGA Tour. The championship is currently on-going and will play-out from July 23 to July 29. If you have time, you’d be able to catch some of the action well into this weekend!

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Posted 7.6.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Active and outdoorsy Oakvillians will love this post on Cycle, Walk Oakville! With weeks of fair weather ahead, it is only fitting that our Town has made summer even more enjoyable. Read on to know more about what makes cycling and walking around Oakville a lot of fun!

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Posted 6.20.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Wouldn’t life be a lot easier if you can order your groceries online and simply pick them up at a GO station on your way home? That’s something that is already a reality for five GO stations: Bronte, Clarkson, Whitby, Rogue Hill, and Oakville!

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Posted 5.22.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The fight to save Glen Abbey Golf Course and protect it from destruction continues as Oakville residents attended the Town Hall talk that was set to discuss the fate of the beloved green space.

Although many individuals would love to take part in meetings regarding the Glen Abbey Golf Course, the truth is that only a handful can do so because the meetings are held during weekdays, shared Fraser Damoff, Save Glen Abbey Coalition spokesperson regarding the April 27 pre-hearing.

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