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Lakeshore Bridge to re-open

Yes, great news for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.  The bridge is scheduled to re-open on Friday November 17th at 3:30 pm just in time for the Santa Claus parade taking place on Saturday November 18th beginning at 9 am and it starts off at the corner of Lakeshore Road and [...] Continue reading

Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival on November 25 and 26

Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival comes to Oakville at the vicinity of 184 Church Street.  Church Street will be closed to traffic between Navy and George streets.  The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday November 25, from noon to 6 pm and again on Sunday November 26 from 11 [...] Continue reading

New mortgage lending rules to take affect on January 1, 2018

The latest lending restrictions announced by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI) announced on Tuesday, October 17th, means borrowers would be stress tested at either the five-year average posted rate, or two per cent higher than their actual mortgage rate — whichever one is higher. Among the major new rules is [...] Continue reading

Scam Warning: Smoke detector inspection scam in Oakville

The Oakville Fire department is warning Oakville residents to be wary of telephone and door to door solicitors offering free smoke detector inspections and claiming to be supported by the fire department. If you have any questions, please call the fire prevention office at 905-338-4404. Continue reading

RBC Canadian Open Golf public parking

A reminder that public parking for the RBC Canadian Open, being held at Glen Abbey Golf Course in Oakville, will be available at the following four (4) lots. St. Volodimyr on Dundas Street in Oakville Sheridan College Bronte Go Station (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Oakville Go Station (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Hope [...] Continue reading

House sales down in the GTA

House sales are down in the GTA and might be a result of the new rules brought down by the Provincial government. The rise of the Canadian dollar might also be a contributing factor to lower house sales because it makes our prices higher for foreign buyers relative to global [...] Continue reading