When COVID-19 arrived, so did wonderful messages throughout our neighbourhood! Click here for more photos.
Saturday, October 31, 2020, and the 16 Mile Creek was suddenly full of paddle boarders in full Halloween costume. So light-hearted! Click here for more photos.
25 November 2020. Redevelopment of the Glen Abbey Golf Course into a whole new community of over 3,000 housing units is proposed, notwithstanding strong opposition from the Town and Region. If approved through the appeals' process, a precedent will be set which will render our official plans meaningless and lead to unconstrained development throughout the Town. Click here for details.
28 November 2020. Schedule 6 of of a new omnibus bill, Bill 229, the “Protect, Support and Recover from COVID-19 Act”, currently before the legislature, will drastically curtail the mandate of conservation authorities in Ontario. Conservation authorities help protect our sources of fresh water. Public input is needed. Click here for details.
23 November 2020. The new COVID-19 wave has caused outbreaks in several retirement homes in Halton, including Wyndham Manor in our neighbourhood. Our thoughts are with its residents and staff. Click here for a news story from a few days ago.
5 November 2020. Development of a 12-storey, mixed-use residential/commercial building is proposed for a block consisting of 3 lots which together face Navy Street and Centennial Square and run between Randall and Church. The TCRA supports the project in principle but has reservations about some details. Click here for details.
5 October 2020. The proposal to replace the old Medical Arts Building at 358 Reynolds (corner of Reynolds and Macdonald) with a 3-storey condo apartment building comprised of 14 apartments came before the Planning and Development Council today in the statutory public meeting step. TCRA delegated at the meeting in opposition to the proposal. The next step is for the owner to respond to the public input and Council's concerns. Click here for minutes of the meeting.
19 July 2020. First Capital, owner of the Olde Oakville Market Place, proposes a change to the Oakville Official Plan, and a zoning change, to allow two mixed-use high-rise towers to be built on the land at the north-east corner of Cornwall and Trafalgar. Click here for details.
3 November 2020. The new Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre and Neighbourhood Park are ready! They are so beautiful! Our congratulations to everyone responsible - our Mayor, our councillors, the Town Staff, all who worked on the project - and the community activists throughout Ward 3 who lobbied for years for this! Click here for details and information.
26 November 2020. Lakeshore East reconstruction is complete! Congratulations to all concerned on a job very well done! Click here for details.
21 October 2020. Plans for the former hospital site are for it to be used for residential housing, seniors’ housing, a new community centre (now finished and open), and a new park (also now open). Click here for details.
3 November 2020. The new Wyndham Parkette, between Wyndham Manor and Allan Street, is complete. It is beautiful! Click here for details.
8 November 2020. The Town has been unsuccessful in securing a federal grant for repurposing the old Oakville Trafalgar High School building as the permanent home of the Oakville Galleries' renowned art collection. However, Mayor Burton is committed to the preservation of this important heritage building which has played such an important role in Oakville's history. Click here for details.
7 November 2020. An 8-storey condo is proposed for 109 Reynolds (the old Ward Funeral Home site at Church and Reynolds). A Zoning By-law amendment has been passed and the project is now in the detailed design phase ("site planning"). Click here for details.