Oakville News

Job Posting

Attention friendly, outgoing students with a love for Oakville! Position: Visit Oakville Ambassadors Number of positions: 6 Pay: $11 per hour Job Type: Part-time contract (14 hours a week minimum, weekends and holidays) Job Duration: Seasonal (until Labour Day) Location: Bronte Village, Downtown Oakville, Kerr Village Close Date: July 9, 2014  Position Summary: Oakville welcomes approximately […]

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CHCH story on 50 Shades of Black exhibit

Courtesy: CHCH, July 2, 2014 Vogue magazine famously compared a 1926 short, black, Chanel dress to the Model T-Ford — timeless and elegant. Now, the Oakville museum is celebrating black’s lasting impact on women’s fashion in a new exhibition called “50 Shades of Black.” The exhibition includes 50 black dresses from the past 150 years. […]

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Oakville raises the flag for Ontario Tourism Week

Oakville offers visitors lots to do and see submitted photo Raising the flag for Tourism Oakville are, from left, Oakville Mayor Rob Burton, Adrian Uracz, an instructor at iFLY Toronto and iFLY Toronto CEO Alain Guerin, Satish Palasseri, chair of Oakville Tourism Partnership and general manager of Quality Suites Oakville — and the RBC Canadian […]

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Oakville Tourism website wins 2013 Marketing Canada Award

Oakville Beaver file photo This photo of the annual Canada Day celebration fireworks in Bronte Village, and others from the Oakville Beaver’s photo archives, grace the many pages of Visit Oakville, an online tourism site that resulted in the Oakville Tourism Partnership (OTP) picking up first place in the 2013 Marketing Canada Awards. Oakville Beaver […]

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Nominations open for new OTP Board members

The Oakville Tourism Partnership seeks to fill two vacant Board positions: Position 1: Attractions/Tourism Industry Position 2: Financial Representative Nominations to the Board are welcome from all Oakville Tourism related businesses and are to be accompanied by the written consent of the person being nominated. Please return the nomination form to the Nominating Committee no […]

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Oakville Tourism Partnership Annual General Meeting

It’s Tourism Week! Join us for a ‘Year In Review’ The Oakville Tourism Partnership is holding its Annual General Meeting on June 12th, 2013. Come meet our Board of Directors and other industry partners, hear about OTP’s 2012 accomplishments and its plans for 2013. Details: Wednesday, June 12th 2013 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Oakville Municipal […]

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Homewood Suites Oakville comes out on top at Hotel Awards

Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakville has a lot to celebrate lately. The hotel recently received the Spirit Award accolade at an industry awards ceremony that took place in Orlando, Florida. Not only that, but Homewood’s very own Christina Anderson took home the Director of Sales Award of Merit. This is Christina’s 5th consecutive Award of […]

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Oakville recognized as happy, healthy community by the National Post

In a multi-part series, ‘Post Homes’ is featuring some of the most vibrant neighbourhoods in and around the GTA, and our charming waterfront town has made the cut! The article, which can be read in its entirety here, highlights some of the traits that make Oakville the unique and wondrous place it is to both […]

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Oakville’s lakeshore strip named “one of the best in the GTA”

YongeStreet online magazine has given top honours to Oakville’s lakeshore strip The article highlights the unique mix of calm and chaos found along Oakville’s Lakeshore Road, and praises the strip for its eclectic range of businesses that cater to a broad demographic. Check out the full article here to see which of the strip’s businesses […]

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Shopping and Dining Tour of Downtown Oakville

The Sun’s food editor Rita DeMontis was treated to an exclusive tour of some of downtown Oakville’s finest shopping and dining places for the holiday shopping experience. Check out tweets from her whirlwind day.

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