Category: About Oakville

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 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 www.active.oakville.ca. Rock climbing, zumba, textile classes, […]

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