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Oakville Library Card - Your Ticket to Unlimited Potential For Growth, Entertainment and Knowledge A library card is the last, best, free deal still available in most Canadian and American cities. In Oakville you can have an Oakville Public Library Card just by going into the library and providin...
The Oakville Horticutural Society has been helping to beautify Oakville's private and public gardens since 1957.Open to all of those who have an appreciation for gardens and gardening, membership in the Oakville Horticultural Society provides the following benefits: Monthly speakers and presentat...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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There was a piece recently from the Regional Office at RE/MAX that tweeked a few noses about part time agents in the business. Now we are going a step further; On twitter  I found this profile;   so while you are at work for the employer who pays your full time salary, you are online twittering a...

By Jo-Anne Smith
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Bronte Waterfront Condos For SaleThe Village of Bronte, a beautiful waterfront community in the southwest corner of Oakville, is home to a wonderful variety of waterfront condos. Overlooking Lake Ontario, Bronte waterfront condos provide breathtaking views and are a just a short walk to the sandy...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Did you know?  Oakville is only a one hour drive from the U.S. borders at Lewiston, Niagara Falls or Buffalo, New York More than half of the population of the U.S.A. and Canada (135 million) are located within 500 miles of Oakville Oakville is located along the shores of Lake Ontario 30 minutes a...
The most commonly seen squirrel in the Oakville region is known as the Eastern Gray Squirrel. The name is somewhat misleading however, since the coat colour most often seen in Oakville and the rest of southeastern Ontario is black.  There are grayish brown variants of the the Gray Squirrel and th...

By Jo-Anne Smith
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Natural Oakville - Bloodroot Bloodroot is a perennial, flowering plant native to Eastern North America as far south as Florida.Bloodroot flowers in woodlands from March to May. The underground root systems, known as rhizomes, branch out and can form a large colony. The plant roots and stems conta...

By Jo-Anne Smith
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Natural Oakville - The Mute SwanIt may seem like the Mute Swan has been in the Oakville area for as long as humans have inhabitated the region, however this is not the case. The Mute Swan was deliberately introduced to North America in the late 1800s by newcomers who admired the birds for ornamen...
Oakville, Ontario is Committed to Earth Hour 2010, Is Your Community?Global warming is the most serious issue facing every single living being on the planet today and as awareness increases, more and more communities are taking action to combat the continuing degradation of our planet's atmospher...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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March 17th will be here in no time so make sure you have some green food colouring on hand.  St. Patrick's Day brings out the green in both the Irish and Irish wannabes.  Yes long before we decided to go green to help our planet Earth, we had green beer, green leprechauns, green shamrocks and gre...
Maple Syrup Festival at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, OakvilleIt's Maple Syrup Festival time again at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. The Maple Syrup Festival runs on March weekends and every day during March break.To enter Bronte Creek Provincial Park, follow Burloak Drive to #1219. Once in the pa...

By Gina Burgio, Hamilton-Niagara-Halton-Peel Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Home & Family Realty)
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Mike Funston Urban Affairs Reporter Oakville has put a temporary roadblock in the way of plans for a 900-megawatt gas-fired power plant that is opposed by the town and a coalition of citizen groups. But it won't stop TransCanada Energy from ultimately building the plant, according to company spok...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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The Oakville real estate market continues to impress with both the number of sales and the sale prices exceeding those of February a year ago.  The total number of sales in Oakville for the first two months of 2010 are up 101% over the same time period in 2009. The average sale price year to dat...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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For 25 years the Town of Oakville has had a twin sister city in Neyagawa, Japan.  In 1984 officials in Neyagawa were looking for a city to twin with and Oakville was suggested by a former resident then living in Japan.  The two mayors at the tiime signed a declaration in April 1984 and the bond w...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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The Halton Regional Police Service has opened the doors of the new Oakville 2 District station at 95 Oak Walk Drive.  The new facility located south of Dundas Street between Oak Park Blvd. and Sixth Line began welcoming the public on March 8th.    Oakville 2 District station on White Oaks Blvd. w...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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I'm sure when this Tim Hortons coffee commercial was filmed prior to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, there was no notion that Sidney Crosby would become a National hero for scoring the winning goal for Canada's Olympic men's hockey team.  That overtime goal against an outstanding U.S. team re...
East Fourteen Mile Creek Trail, West Oak Trails, Oakville, OntarioToday was a beautiful, late winter day that gave a glimpse of the spring nature has in store for us.  Warm and sunny, it was the perfect day for a hike down East Fourteen Mile Creek Trail.My brother Clayton and his family visited w...
Bronte Real Estate Market Report, Oakville - February 2010Situated in the south-west corner of Oakville, the historical Village of Bronte can be found. Bronte is one of Oakville's oldest inhabited regions. Bronte began as a village on the mouth of 12 Mile Creek in 1834. Over time it developed int...
Old Oakville Real Estate Market Report, Oakville, Ontario - February 2010 Oakville's oldest community, Old Oakville was the first area to be settled due to it's natural harbour at the mouth of Sixteen Mile Creek. With the proximity to the harbour, early settlement flourished.Today, Old Oakville e...
Glen Abbey Real Estate Market Report, Oakville - February 2010Glen Abbey, one of Oakville's most affluent neighbourhoods, is located in the west central part of the City of Oakville.It is world reknowned for it's famous golf course, Glen Abbey. Designed by Jack Niklaus, Glen Abbey Golf Course, wi...

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