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Celebrate #OakvilleTogether this Tourism Week

We know travel is on pause right now, so we’re going to spend this Tourism Week celebrating the amazing things local businesses are doing to support #OakvilleTogether! Keep watching the videos below to learn more about how Oakville businesses are supporting frontline workers, helping community organizations and keeping people connected online. Thank you to all […]

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Victoria Day Colouring Contest winners announced

The results are in and the winners of our 2020 Victoria Day Colouring Contest have been announced! Thank you so much to everyone who participated. Every submission we received brought smiles to our faces. Keep reading below for a look at all the incredible drawings. Ages 4 and under: Liam Ages 5-8: Manvika Ages 9-13: […]

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Floral Favourites: Top 5 Oakville gardens

The winter chill is finally starting to thaw and we are so excited to show off all the floral fun Oakville has to offer.  Local outdoor spaces like these are beginning to open up, so please remember to practice social and physical distancing when enjoying these visual feasts.  We know that it is not safe […]

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Enter our Victoria Day colouring contest today!

We know holidays can be a little tough to celebrate in the age of social distancing, so we want to bring a little “colour” to your Victoria Day weekend!  We’ve turned one of our favourite scenes of the fireworks over the Oakville harbour into a colouring sheet, and are looking for some young artists to […]

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OAKVILLE FILM FESTIVAL MOVING ONLINE

Reposted from The OFFA The 7TH annual festival will be moving to an online film festival (June 17-22) and Industry Summit  (May 14-June 25) due to the COVID 19 pandemic and isolation measures and business closures mandated by the federal and provincial governments.   The Oakville Film Festival is expected to return as a live festival event in June […]

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Oakville reopening town parkland for public use

Reposted from Town of Oakville Playgrounds, sports fields, dog parks remain closed under provincial emergency order As the province plans for recovery and the opening of some businesses, the Town of Oakville is taking steps to reopen park green space for neighbourhood use, with some restrictions still in place. Starting Saturday, May 9, 2020, some outdoor […]

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Share your small business community support stories with us!

Tourism Week in Canada kicks off on May 24-31, 2020. Though travel is on pause right now, we want to take this opportunity to promote all of the incredible things our local tourism businesses are doing to help support Oakville residents during COVID-19. This could include restaurants providing meals to local food banks or hospitals, […]

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Online donation app helps support Oakville small business from a distance

Reposted from the Town of Oakville Mayor Rob Burton’s Oakville Economic Task Force announces the launch of Distantly.ca in Oakville; an online crowd-funding platform to connect small business with community donations. “The Oakville Economic Task Force recognized early in the COVID-19 pandemic the need to support local businesses to help them get through this difficult time and […]

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Family Fun: 8 ways to keep the kids entertained as Oakville reopens

We know that kids have short attention spans and that keeping things creative can be a little tough when you’re practicing social distancing.  Thankfully, Oakville organizations are getting innovative and doing their very best to create new outlets and activities for the whole family. Continue reading to learn more about keeping the kids entertained as […]

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Safe Stays in Oakville

Travel is looking a little different these days, and that’s why our hotels are working diligently to maintain safe, clean and comfortable rooms for whoever is in need. Take a little staycation, find a safe space to work and rest your head at one of our incredible local accommodations Information is changing constantly, so please […]

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