Thoughts & Happenings

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.

Read more

Posted 4.11.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Mayor Rob Burton was in a Q and Asession during his Economic Update together with other notable persons such as Aby Alameddine, past chair of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. During the Q and A hosted by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, he said that as far as business risks goes, the future is looking great for Oakville. The update was shared to an auditorium filled with 320 of Oakville’s politicians, business leaders, and police force.

Read more

Posted 3.26.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

We are at it again! Our Town of Oakville is looking for the community’s brightest shining stars! Our Town wants to give due recognition to the altruistic, men, women, and youngsters who volunteer countless hours of their time to make our town a much better place to work, play, and live in. They (and no doubt, everyone of us) wants to hear from these outstanding groups and individuals to know their stories and celebrate their success in helping create the community we have and are enjoying.

Read more

Posted 3.8.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

An iconic landmark is saved as Glen Abbey Golf Course, a golf course that has hosted numerous Canadian Open Tournaments in the past, got extra protection against further planning and development when Oakville City Council voted for measures that can halt the proposed conversion of the land it sits on into another urban development. This was following the Oakville public meetings for changes in the Glen Abbey plans last month.

Read more

Posted 2.20.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The Oakville Town Hall meeting that took place in the 10th of January 2018 made sure to discuss proposed official plan amendment for Glen Abbey. The meeting, one of the first on the topic, aims to both disseminate and gather information about changes to Glen Abbey plans for development.

Read more

Posted 12.6.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Fresh Christmas Trees GIVEAWAY! The 8th Annual Trees for Kids event is underway. Bring a Toy, Gift Card or Cash and get a beautiful FREE Christmas Tree, it’s that simple! (Toys and gift cards go to Kids and Teenagers in need, Cash goes to the Easter Seals charity organization) 

We hope to see you there!

Read more

Posted 10.20.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Mark your calendars for the 21st and 22nd of October as Sovereign House opens its doors to anyone interested about learning more about the Battle of Trafalgar and Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Everyone is welcome to join the two-day event hosted by the Bronte Historical Society that marks the 212th anniversary of the renowned Battle of Trafalgar which took place on the 21st of October 1805.

Read more

Posted 9.14.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The fate of the Glen Abbey Golf Course seems to have been completely decided one Monday night last month as the Oakville City council voted unanimously to name it as a heritage site in the hopes of saving the Glen Abbey Golf Course from destruction in the name of development.

Read more

Posted 9.6.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Kerrfest this coming Friday and Saturday is sure to be a hit as the Kerr Village Business Improvement Association made the event even more exciting by adding Bill Durst and Jully Black to the lineup of performers.

Read more

Posted 7.7.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Mark your calendars for the full day of July 9, 2017 from 10 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon for an entire day of outstanding performances from singer Mike Ford, Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games, juggler and comedian Bob Cates, Oakville Public Library Storytimes, ROCKgarden Party, First Nations Storyteller Cheri Maracle, The Compound Urban Dance, and more. The festival venue will be at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. You may download the full list of performances for the Oakville Children’s Festival 2017 here.

Read more

Pertinent and insightful information on Oakville real estate as well as commentary on current events in our community.