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North Oakville Secondary Plans changes aired

North Oakville Secondary Plans changes aired 20 February 2018

North Oakville Secondary Plans changes aired

Public invited to give input on plans

Town council has taken another step toward taking control of the type of development permitted to occur in North Oakville. 

Councillors voted during a planning and development council meeting Feb. 12 to receive comments from the public concerning amendments to the North Oakville East and West Secondary Plans. 

Town staff said the Planning Act requires municipalities to review their official plans every five years and council directed that the review be done with the goal of refining the vision of the North Oakville plans.

CHCH interviews Mayor Burton

CHCH interviews Mayor Burton 15 January 2018

CHCH interviews Mayor Burton

Annual 'Meet the Mayor' interview

Bob Cowan of CHCH TV interviews Mayor Rob Burton about the year ahead in Oakville. 

Bob asks Mayor Burton about his decision to run for re-election, his opposition to the development of the Glen Abbey golf course, the Province's decision to put a marijuana store in Oakville, housing affordability, why Mayor Burton says growth is the #1 issue, and the trend in home prices.

MP gives national housing strategy details

MP gives national housing strategy details 24 November 2017

MP gives national housing strategy details

Oakville MP and former Halton Healthcare CEO John Oliver announces housing

Oakville MP John Oliver provided further details of a national housing strategy in his riding on Friday, Nov. 24 — echoing a national announcement made on Wednesday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

Speaking at the John R. Rhodes Seniors Residence on Kerr Street, Oliver said the 10-year, $40-billion national housing strategy aims to reduce chronic homelessness by 50 per cent, create 100,000 new housing units, repair and renew more than 300,000 units and remove more than 530,000 households out of housing need. 

“This is a groundbreaking announcement for Canada,” Oliver said.

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