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Located to the west of Mississauga along the shores of Lake Ontario, Oakville is one of the GTA's most affluent cities. A self-contained city with all the services one would expect, Oakville's "Bronte Village Mall" functions as Oakville's historic small-town centre not far from Oakville Harbour. Though many who live in Oakville commute into Toronto for work, it is home to a number of creative centres such as the Oakville Galleries, the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and the digital media business incubator, Sheridan SPARK.
Should Toronto burn its trash?
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Toronto refuses to incinerate its waste, though nearby Peel Region has been doing it for years and York Region is now stepping on board. Is it time for the city to revisit its stance on incinerators?
Oakville's lakeshore strip a model of the form
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Take the Lakeshore west far enough and eventually you'll reach Oakville's waterfront strip, one of the best in the GTA. Described as a mix between Yorkville and Niagara-on-the-Lake, its unique mix of cafes, shops and people make it a great example of an urban strip that caters to everyone.
If the shoe fits, make it
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
An Oakville-based footwear company creates jobs in Ethiopia, but not because its president, Tal Dehtiar, believes in corporate social responsibility.
Artists in the GTA: Faisal Anwar celebrates social progress through art and technology
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Oakville's Faisal Anwar not only wants his art to make people think and feel; he wants it to help them connect with their neighbours in Toronto and around the world.
A city beyond sprawl: Oakville applies new urbanism to old heritage
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
A town not known for its pro-pedestrian planning is redeveloping a historical site according to the principles of new urbanism. Oakville will be limiting car-related uses in Palermo Village, all the while trying to promote public transit and neighbourhood employment.
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