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12 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Oakvillegreen tree planting at Shell Park

The two-hour event is hosted by Ground Breakers, an Oakvillegreen program that has seen the planting of approximately 16,000 native trees and shrubs in Oakville since 2004.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Some areas not safe for Oakville community cleanup this year

The 23rd annual Earth Week Clean up will move ahead on Saturday, April 26, however, it will not include seven forested areas deemed by the Town to be too dangerous because of damage done during the Dec. 22 ice storm.

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Related Topix: Canada, Activism, Science, Ecology,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Arrest made in serial bank heists in Oakville, Burlington

Halton police are crediting video surveillance of a vehicle with helping them track an alleged serial bank robber wanted in connection with nine robberies, which occurred in Oakville, Burlington, Kitchener and Guelph over the last few months.

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Related Topix: Canada, Bank of Montreal, Banking, Financial Services

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Use of Digital Characters in Movies Likely to Increase

OK, they probably don't come cheap. But they don't throw tantrums, don't belong to a union, do what they're told and always arrive at the set on time.

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Related Topix: Canada, San Rafael, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Canada Post vows smooth move to CMBs in Oakville

Canada Post will work with the Town of Oakville to ensure mail delivery for residents will continue to operate smoothly once door-to-door service ends for some 26,400 this fall.

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National Post

Dellen Millard charged with murder of his father and missing Toronto woman, Laura Babcock

Dellen Millard, the man accused in the killing of Ontario father Tim Bosma, is now facing two more murder charges in relation to the death of his father and Laura Babcock, a missing Toronto woman police say he was "romantically linked" with.

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InsideHalton.com

Relay for Life luminaries a symbol of honour

An uplifting tradition that began years ago will continue to shine light on the journey of those who battle cancer.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Globe and Mail

Adams not barred from seeking nomination, but party still investigating

Conservative MP Eve Adams, left, and former PC party Executive Director Dmitiri Soudas walk their friends' dogs, near their home in Oakville, Ont., April 2, 2014.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Oakville.com

Town to Add 31 km of New Pedestrian and Cycling Way

Town Council's approval of the 2014 Active Transportation Capital Program just made getting around Oakville on foot or by bike even easier.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

CFRA

When things are going to the dogs in politics, politicians go for the dogs

When a photo of embattled MP Eve Adams and her freshly unemployed fiancee Dimitri Soudas, late of the helm of the Conservative Party of Canada, landed on the front page of a national newspaper this week, the two leashed pugs underfoot were no mere happenstance.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, North America, Canada, World News, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Conservative MP Eve Adams says she won't back down

An Ottawa gas station owner is publicizing months-old surveillance footage he says shows Tory MP Eve Adams disrupting his business.

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Related Topix: Canada, Stephen Harper

InsideHalton.com

Oakville sisters charged after $8,300 worth of drugs seized

Two Oakville sisters and another Oakville woman are facing charges after Halton police executed a search warrant at a home on Lionstone Drive Wednesday and seized $8,300 worth of drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Independent & Free Press

The new state-of-the-art Oakville-Trafalgar Hospital will cost $2.7 billion

Oakville Hospital Foundation CEO Tina Triano holds up the model of a hospital room created and donated by Javelin Technologies with 3D printing and painted by Oakville Trafalgar High School students.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Education Etc.

Globe and Mail

Former chief of staff headed Soudas investigation

Former Harper chief of staff Guy Giorno spearheaded an internal Conservative Party investigation that uncovered extensive involvement by Dimitri Soudas in his fiancA©e's nomination battle and wrote a report that cost the Tory executive director his job, sources say.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Brandon Sun

New elections law missing measures to crack down on phoney robocalls: critics

If the Conservative party could determine within days that Dimitri Soudas used its closely guarded voter database, why is Elections Canada still in the dark about the data source for fraudulent robocalls almost four years after the 2011 election? Soudas, the party's executive director, resigned Sunday after improperly aiding his fiancee's ... (more)

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Conservatives (UK)

CBC News

NDP willing to seek warrant to get Peter Faist to testify

The New Democrats said Tuesday that they are willing to use a warrant to compel a tech expert to testify before a legislative committee, while Premier Kathleen Wynne publicly distanced herself from the same individual.

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InsideHalton.com

Suspicious van leads to arrest of four in Oakville theft

A Halton police investigation of a suspicious vehicle led to the arrest of four men in connection with the theft of $5,700 worth of tools and copper wire Sunday.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Brandon Sun

Caucus, grassroots pushback led to the loss of Harper's key campaign man

A rare case of collective pushback from both caucus and grassroots party members forced Prime Minister Stephen Harper to cut loose his handpicked campaign point man.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada,

InsideHalton.com

$4,000-$5,000 worth of cigarettes stolen in Oakville break-in

Halton police are investigating after $4,000-$5,000 worth of cigarettes was stolen from a Mac's Convenience Store at 575 River Glen Blvd. early Saturday morning.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Northern Life

Former Sudburian competing in CHU Sainte-Just...

Former Sudburian Phillippe Belanger-Leroux and his students have entered the Sing for Sainte-Justine with Celine Dion contest.

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