Oakville Historical Society - Jack Fraser 0250

Take a walk through the rich history of Oakville, Ontario.

Established in 1827, the town of Oakville was once centred on Colborne Street – now known as Lakeshore Road. Before contemporary large-scale malls, like Oakville Place, Colborne Street was filled with speciality stores such as Turner’s Butcher Shop, Palumbo’s Fruit & Vegetables Store, and Jack Fraser’s Clothing Store (image courtesy of the Oakville Historical Society). […]

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oakville gardening tips - march

Gardening Tips for March

Spring has officially sprung—according to the calendar, at least. That means it’s time to start thinking about tending to your gardens (or soon-to-be gardens). The temperamental temperature of March can make it tough to gauge when to start working the soil – extremely low nighttime temperatures (like we’ve been having) can slow down, or completely […]

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Oakville is great for both summer and winter recreational activities

Recreational Activities in Oakville

It’s never too cold or too hot for Oakville’s active community, and it doesn’t matter how old you are. One way to keep track of the plethora of daily drop-in classes at Oakville’s dynamic, multi-use facility, the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC), is by going to Rock climbing, zumba, textile classes, […]

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